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Following the Distributors: Syco Systems and the Selling of Musical Instruments.

Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2018, September)
Following the Distributors: Syco Systems and the Selling of Musical Instruments. Paper presented at Art of Record Production (ARP)/International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) UK & Ireland Branch Conference
Since the 1980s and 1990s, scholars in Science and Technology Studies (STS) and, more specifically, those adopting the Social Construction of Technology (SCOT) approach have b...

Becoming a User? Science & Technology Studies (STS) and the Design/Use of Digital Synthesizer/Sampling Instruments

Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2018, June)
Becoming a User? Science & Technology Studies (STS) and the Design/Use of Digital Synthesizer/Sampling Instruments. Presented at Workshop on Objects of Electronic Sound & Music in Museums
This provocation will give an overview of a research project about the historical and contemporary uses of digital synthesizer/sampling instruments. One of the problems I face...

University of Edinburgh Reid Hall Concert Series

Exhibition / Performance
Ashton, N. University of Edinburgh Reid Hall Concert Series. Performed at Reid Concert Hall, University of Edinburgh. 21 November 2017 - 22 November 2017. (Unpublished)

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Ashton, N. University of Edinburgh Reid Hall Concert Series. Performed at Reid Concert Hall, University of Edinburgh. 21 November 2017 - 22 November 2017. (Unpublished
Piano Recital, Nicholas Ashton, Programme: Mendelssohn Gondolierlied op 19 no 6 Liszt Nuages gris Debussy Snow is dancing Debussy Des pas sur la neige Ligeti arc-en-ciel Ber...

Sandy Brechin and Friends

Exhibition / Performance
Brechin, S., Currie, J., Dignan, J. & Brady, P. Sandy Brechin and Friends. Performed at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe - Acoustic Music Centre. 15 August 2017 - 15 August 2017. (Unpublished)

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Brechin, S., Currie, J., Dignan, J. & Brady, P. Sandy Brechin and Friends. Performed at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe - Acoustic Music Centre. 15 August 2017 - 15 August 2017. (Unpublished
Wild man of the accordion Sandy Brechin gathers together from all four corners of the car park some of his oldest chums (and a few born more recently) for the usual musical ma...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe - The Sandy Brechin Band

Exhibition / Performance
Brechin, S., Currie, J., Oke, W., Mill, A., Anderson, R. & Brady, P. Edinburgh Festival Fringe - The Sandy Brechin Band. Performed at Merchants Hall, Edinburgh. 9 August 2017 - 9 August 2017. (Unpublished)

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Brechin, S., Currie, J., Oke, W., Mill, A., Anderson, R. & Brady, P. Edinburgh Festival Fringe - The Sandy Brechin Band. Performed at Merchants Hall, Edinburgh. 9 August 2017 - 9 August 2017. (Unpublished
The king of Celtic 'ccordion, Sandy Brechin, brings his lightning-fast fingers to the Fringe once again, along with his mad-cap humour, featuring hits from his many albums plu...

What I discovered inside Edinburgh’s museum of musical instruments

Other
Durkin, R. (2017)
What I discovered inside Edinburgh’s museum of musical instruments. https://theconversation.com/what-i-discovered-inside-edinburghs-museum-of-musical-instruments-77495
No abstract available.

At the End of a Perfect Day - Dougie MacDougall of Alturlie and Special Friends

Digital Artefact
MacDougall, D. & Currie, J. (2016)
At the End of a Perfect Day - Dougie MacDougall of Alturlie and Special Friends
Dougie MacDougall has been a well-know and well-respected figure on the Scottish traditional music scene around Inverness. He has waited until his 88th year to make this recor...

enlightenment

Other
Hails, J. (2016)
enlightenment. London, UK
Musical work for solo or duo microtonal trumpet(s) and fixed media.

Following the Instruments, Designers, and Users: The Case of the Fairlight CMI

Journal Article
Harkins, P. (2015)
Following the Instruments, Designers, and Users: The Case of the Fairlight CMI. Journal on the Art of Record Production,
The focus of this article is the Fairlight Computer Musical Instrument (CMI), which is generally regarded as the first commercially available digital sampler. However, its des...

enlightenment

Other
Hails, J. (2014)
enlightenment
Work for solo harp with optional fixed media. Written for harpist Milana Zaric to play and dedicated to the memory of the poet Simon Howard. First performance on 24th March 20...