Associate Professor of audio Engineering
Medboe, H., Bares, W., Webster, E., Frost Fadnes, P., Inglis, C., Kahr, M., …Heyman, M. (2017). Continental Drift: 50 years of jazz from Europe. In Moir, Z. & Atton, C. (Eds.). Continental Drift: 50 years of jazz from Europe - Conference Proceedings, v, vi. ISBN 978-1-78808-706-3
Following popular exposure in France to the proto-jazz of James Reese Europe and his 369th “Harlem Hellfighters” Infantry Regiment during the latter years of WW1, the jazz bug...
Dempster, K. (2002). Seven fans for Alma Mahler
"Seven Fans for Alma Mahler" is based on the tumultuous love affair between Oskar Kokoschka and Gustav Mahler's widow, and on the seven beautiful fans he painted for her throu...
Burton, K. (in press). Site-specific performance: perspectives from the composer, performer and audience. Scottish Journal of Performance, ISSN 2054-1953
Having previously been commissioned to write site-specific music for Chicago Architecture’s Open House Chicago programme, I successfully proposed the idea to the Cockburn Asso...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The feeling of being immersed within a live performance by an ensemble of world class musicians can be a deeply engaging and highly valued cultural experience for audiences as well as for the performe...
This proposal details activities that will ensure the continued enhancement and ongoing operation of the leading-edge GÉANT network, supporting a range of network and added-value services, targeted at...
19 October 2017
19 October 2017
As a composer Katrina’s work is informed by a variety of visual stimuli: painting, sculpture, photography, dance and architecture. During her PhD studies she was awarded a num...
30 November 2017
30 November 2017
Following the success of her site-specific composition for Craigsbank Parish Church, presented on September 23rd 2017 as part of Edinburgh Doors open Day, Katrina has been inv...
Senior Lecturer T&R
Medbøe, H., & Moir, Z. (2017). Promotion anxieties: Jazz promoters within the UK scene. Jazz Research Journal, 11(1), (7-27). doi:10.1558/jazz.32504. ISSN 1753-8637
De nitions and roles of the promoter within the ecology of the music industries have over recent years become the subject of attention by academics working within the eld of ...
(2016). Beyond Borealism: New Perspectives on the North. ISBN 1909408336
Since the 1970s, jazz from Scandinavia has represented a distinct reimagining of the erstwhile American music form with the term “Nordic tone” being liberally applied in the m...
Harkins, P. (2011). La Transmission Perdue et Retrouvee : Le Sampler Comme Outil de Composition et de Decontextualisation de L’Enrigistrement. Réseaux. 172, 92. doi:10.3917/res.172.0092. ISSN 0751-7971
According to Brian Eno, the recording studio is a composition tool that enables musicians to enjoy a more direct relationship with sound. This article examines the role of the...
Harkins, P. (2010). Appropriation, Additive Approaches and Accidents: The Sampler as Compositional Tool and Recording Dislocation. Journal of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, 1(1), (1-19). doi:10.5429/2079-3871(2010)v1i2.3en. ISSN 2079-3871
Brian Eno describes the recording studio as a compositional tool that has enabled composers to enjoy a more direct relationship with sound. This article will explore the use o...
Harkins, P. (2009). Transmission Loss and Found: The Sampler as Compositional Tool. Journal on the Art of Record Production. 4. ISSN 1754-9892
This article explores the use of the digital sampler as one of the studio tools that forms part of this creative process and focuses on interviews with a group of Edinburgh mu...
Burton, K. (2008). NY10128. Edinburgh, Scotland
This work for chamber orchestra explores the relationship between music and architecture, specifically that of the Guggenheim Museum, NYC.
It was commissioned by the Edinbur...
Harkins, P. (2017, June). Questioning the Digital Revolution: Continuity and Change in the Design and Use of Music Technologies. Paper presented at 19th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, Kassel, Germany
The use of digital technologies since the 1980s have changed the way in which music is stored, distributed, and consumed. The use of digital technologies has also reshaped the...
Ferguson, P. Development of a 3D audio panning and realtime visualisation toolset using emerging technologies. (Thesis)
This thesis documents a body of research that links the field of electro-acoustic
diffusion and spatialisation with practice in the music and film post-production
Medbøe, H. (2015). Medbøe/Eriksen/Halle - The Space Between. Norway
An album of original compositions performed by Haftor Medbøe (guitar), Espen Eriksen (piano), Gunnar Halle (trumpet)
Released on Losen Records, November 2015 with financal su...
This study focuses on three albums of original music performed and recorded by...