Guerney, T., Langridge, P., Owen-Norris, D. & Layfield, M. (2007). Songs from the pleasure garden
Philip Langridge is joined by a fine cast of musicians for this recording of songs from the Georgian era, centred around the rural paradises in and around London, the Pleasure...
Beeston, M., Bailey, M., Burrin, P. & Mutter, C. (2007). The cold dancer
Dempster's 2005 quartet, his fourth, is entitled The Cold Dancer, and is immediately compelling through its savage attacks with scrunchy chords, searing melodic lines and seet...
Harris, M. (2004). An Edinburgh celebration.
Burrin, P., Bailey, M., Beeston, M. & Stanzeleit, S. (2002). Kenneth Leighton, Quartets 1 & 2, Seven Variations for String Quartet op. 43
Edinburgh Quartet play the quartet works of the highly respected Kenneth Leighton.
"Their infinite ability to sustain and constantly to change colour make them a perfect vehic...
Ferguson, P. (2002). Castle: By Fire and Sword.
Burrin, P., Bailey, M., Beaston, M. & Stanzeleit, S. (2001). Scottish string quartets
Landmark recording bringing together the works of four Scottish composers, Kelly (Kellie), Mackenzie, McEwan, and Wilson, representing the Classical, Romantic, and Impressioni...
Borland, D. The Singer's Psyche: a psychological approach to vocal performance training. (Thesis)
Eccles, J. Poetry and symmetry as organizing forces in music. (Thesis)
Aspects of poetry and symmetry are taken to represent the tension within the
compositional process between spontaneous impulses and intuitive insights
on the one hand, and mor...
Davidson, L. Towards a fusion of western classical/contemporary and traditional Scots bagpipe composition techniques: "Manntaireachd". (Thesis)
The body of research that this document accompanies and which forms a folio
of compositions has sought to develop a new type of music utilising elements
from both the western ...
Zammit, V. Towards a notion of cultural soundscape as aninformant to original music composition - withparticular reference to that of the Maltese Islands. (Thesis)
In this folio of compositions, which includes orchestral, chamber, electroacoustic
and solo pieces, an attempt was made to capture some aspects that constitute
the Maltese cul...
Moir, Z. (2018, June). Music From The Mundane: Found Sounds and Popular Music Composition. Paper presented at Association of Popular Music Education Annual Conference, Tennessee, USA
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Moir, Z. (2018, June). Towards a Critical Consideration of Higher Popular Music Education: 5 Questions and some proposed answers. Paper presented at Association of Popular Music Education Annual Conference, Tennessee, USA
Atton, C. (2014, April). What can we learn from ‘unpopular’ music and its audiences?. Paper presented at Studying Music: An International Conference in Honour of Simon Frith, University of Edinburgh
The sociology of popular music has tended to eschew conventional musicological approaches and instead to locate the listening experience as one rooted in social uses and pleas...
Atton, C. (2013, October). Cultures of Listening: The popular aesthetics of 'difficult music'
Difficulty and complexity are values most often associated with a modernist avant-garde of ‘serious’ music. Their presence in popular music tends to attract the opprobrium of...
Medbøe, H. (2013, April). Groovin’ High and Low: exploring the jazz vernacular. Paper presented at Rhythm Changes 2013, Salford UK
Debate over origin and authenticity aside, the musical language of jazz is today spoken and understood amongst a diversity of communities the world over. Standard repertoire, ...