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Sleepwalkers, Beware: Towards a Post-Structuralist Critique of Popular Music in Higher Education

Book Chapter
Moir, Z., & Hails, J. (2019)
Sleepwalkers, Beware: Towards a Post-Structuralist Critique of Popular Music in Higher Education. In Z. Moir, B. Powell, & G. Dylan Smith (Eds.), The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and PracticesLondon and New York: Bloomsbury Publishing
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Performing the Scratch Orchestra's Nature Study Notes: creating and exploring a third sphere through improvised communal action.

Conference Proceeding
Hails, J. (2014)
Performing the Scratch Orchestra's Nature Study Notes: creating and exploring a third sphere through improvised communal action
In June 2014, a disparate group of trained and untrained performers gathered together at the Chisenhale Dance Space to perform items from the Scratch Orchestra’s 1969 Nature S...

De contemplationis digitis.

Other
Hails, J. (2003)
De contemplationis digitis. Cheltenham, UK
In this piece, my research aim was to develop the contrary relationship of the flute (blown, sustained sound) to piano (struck, decaying sound) in the context of a playful for...

Der Heimat zu.

Other
Hails, J. (2001)
Der Heimat zu. Cheltenham, UK
This piano piece is written using a floating, non-functional tonal language that recalls the other composers featured in the programme, while remaining recognisably modern. It...

Cantus 1.

Other
Hails, J. (2002)
Cantus 1. London, UK
The objective in writing Cantus 1 was to produce a very controlled piece of violin writing using a limited number of pitches, while the piano plays a very passive role, quietl...

Pied Beauty.

Other
Hails, J. (2014)
Pied Beauty. Edinburgh, Scotland
Composition for soprano and two scordatura violas (alternatively, for soprano and stereo fixed media playback)

Failed Time, Successful Time, Shadowtime: An Interview with Brian Ferneyhough.

Book
Fitch, L., & Hails, J. (2010)
Failed Time, Successful Time, Shadowtime: An Interview with Brian Ferneyhough. In M. Paddison, & D. DELIÈGE (Eds.), Contemporary Music: Critical and Theoretical Perspectives, 319-330. Ashgate

Nine for ones in nine: a schizophrenic cyborg love story.

Presentation / Conference
Hails, J. (2016, April)
Nine for ones in nine: a schizophrenic cyborg love story. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier Staff Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland
By appropriating the images of the schizophrenic and the cyborg from Deleuze and Guattari, and from Donna Haraway respectively, this paper seeks to discuss the relationship be...

Sh

Other
Hails, J. (2014)
Sh. Edinburgh, Scotland
Sh is a work for solo guitar that lasts around three minutes.

for one

Other
Hails, J. (2016)
for one. Print manuscript in the possession of the composer
Musical work (duration 19') for oneunspecified melodic sustaining instrument. Work employs specific tuning related to just intervals.

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