Stephen Cottrell (City University) – Music, Mediation and Identity in Middle England: Seven Decades of Desert Island Discs

Music Research Forum Stephen Cottrell (City University) Music, Mediation and Identity in Middle England: Seven Decades of Desert Island Discs Thursday 23rd February, 1 – 2pm, MT.G18 The cultural artefacts with which we surround ourselves as individuals are often taken by those we encounter to be somehow indicative of our private selves. Our book collections,…

Alexis Porfiriadis (BSU) – Composing for improvisers with verbal and graphic notation

Music Research Forum Alexis Porfiriadis (BSU) Composing for improvisers with verbal and graphic notation Thursday 16th February, 1 – 2pm, MT.G18 This presentation will focus on Alexis Porfiriadis’ verbal and graphic score compositions of the last four years. Porfiriadis is interested in composing for improvisers and in systematically investigating the possibilities opened up by verbal…