The Reid School of Music at the University of Edinburgh has a long and distinguished history, combining tradition with innovation, and theory with practice. The School has a broad view of music, not confined to one kind of musical genre or tradition but engaging with classical and popular music, Western and non-Western music, professional and amateur music making.

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  • Sonikebana, version 1.0 documentation example 

    Parker, Martin
    This is a recording of a sound installation hosted at St. Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh on the 4th and 5th April 2018. The project was designed for the OrganiCity-funded smart-cities project called City Sounds. This is a mix ...
  • Valuing live music: The UK Live Music Census 2017 report 

    Webster, Emma; Brennan, Matt; Behr, Adam; Cloonan, Martin; Ansell, Jake
    The UK’s first ever national live music census took place in 2017. For 24 hours from noon on Thursday 9th March, volunteers in cities across the country went out and about to live music events, from pub gigs to massed ...
  • UK Live Music Census toolkit 

    Webster, Emma; Brennan, Matt; Behr, Adam; Cloonan, Martin; Ansell, Jake
    The UK Live Music Census toolkit is intended for any people or organisations seeking to measure the value of live music in their local area. It draws on our own experiences of running live music censuses in cities across ...
  • Pixidust - Yati Durant (r) and Jules Rawlinson (l) 26.05.17 take 1 

    Durant, Yati; Rawlinson, Jules
    This is an audio recording of the first take of improvisations by Yati Durant and Jules Rawlinson on 26th May 2017 using two modular synthesizers and an Elektron Machinedrum mixed directly to the input of Pixivisor software. ...
  • Pixidust - Yati Durant (r) and Jules Rawlinson (l) 26.05.17 take 2 (repatch) 

    Durant, Yati; Rawlinson, Jules
    This is an audio recording of the second take of improvisations by Yati Durant and Jules Rawlinson on 26th May 2017 using two modular synthesizers and an Elektron Machinedrum mixed directly to the input of Pixivisor software. ...
  • Pixidust - Yati Durant (r) and Jules Rawlinson (l) 25.05.17 take 2 

    Durant, Yati; Rawlinson, Jules
    This is an audio recording of the second take of improvisations by Yati Durant and Jules Rawlinson on 25th May 2017 using two modular synthesizers and an Elektron Machinedrum mixed directly to the input of Pixivisor software. ...
  • Pixidust - Yati Durant (r) and Jules Rawlinson (l) 25.05.17 take 1 

    Durant, Yati; Rawlinson, Jules
    This is an audio recording of the first take of improvisations by Yati Durant and Jules Rawlinson on 25th May 2017 using two modular synthesizers and an Elektron Machinedrum mixed directly to the input of Pixivisor software. ...
  • Pixidust - Yati Durant (r) and Jules Rawlinson (l) 26.05.17 take 3 

    Durant, Yati; Rawlinson, Jules
    This is an audio recording of the final take of improvisations by Yati Durant and Jules Rawlinson on 26th May 2017 using two modular synthesizers and an Elektron Machinedrum mixed directly to the input of Pixivisor software. ...
  • Pixidust - Yati Durant (r) and Jules Rawlinson (l) 25.05.17 take 3 

    Durant, Yati; Rawlinson, Jules
    This is an audio recording of the third take of improvisations by Yati Durant and Jules Rawlinson on 25th May 2017 using two modular synthesizers and an Elektron Machinedrum mixed directly to the input of Pixivisor software. ...
  • Orchestral conducting motion capture data 

    Huang, Yu-Fen; Moran, Nikki; Coleman, Simon
    ## Overview ## This data set includes 54 items of motion capture data in C3D format, featuring recordings of orchestral conductors’ physical movements. These were collected in the biomechanics laboratory at the Institute ...
  • Improvising Duos - visual interaction collection 

    Moran, Nikki; Jakubowski, Kelly; Keller, Peter E.
    This dataset includes 24 items of audio-visual data in MP4 format, featuring recordings of live, improvised musical duo performances collected in Leipzig, Germany between April-July 2011 as part of the Improvising Duos ...
  • Häxan concert 31.10.15 mix 1 

    Durant, Yati
    This is the complete 2 hour performance of a spontaneous composition concert in the Reid Concert Hall on 31st October 2015 to the film Häxan (1922) by Benjamin Christensen with a score by Yati Durant. The ensemble was made ...
  • Improvising Duos - Audio only 

    Moran, Nikki; Keller, Peter
    This dataset comprises the audio recordings created as part of the Improvising Duos project. A small portion of the complete audio recordings were used to create the stimuli for the perceptual study reported in Moran, ...
  • Negotiating Sonic Space for Group Electronics 

    Green, Owen; Williams, Sean; Murray-Rust, Dave; Rawlinson, Jules; Hayes, Lauren Sarah; Meckin, Dave; Zhang, Lin; Ekeus, Henrik; Kellet, Rachel
    Audio, video, image and PDF files relating to practice-led research supporting an article entitled "Negotiating Sonic Space for Group Electronics" Music and Sonic Art. (ed. Mine Dogantan Dack) Cambridge Scholars Press, ...
  • Interpretation and performance practice in realising Stockhausen’s Studie II 

    Williams, Sean; von Jungenfeld, Rocio; Stockhausen, Karlheinz; Webb, Craig
    This collection consists of audio, video, images and spreadsheet data relating to my new realisation of Stockhausen's "Studie II". This material is supplemental to an article for the Journal of the Royal Musical Association ...
  • Some Thoughts on Cinematic Listening 

    Davison, Annette C.
    In this video essay I explore the idea of cinematic listening, drawing on my experience as a teacher and researcher of film audio-viewing and as an audio-viewer myself. The initial focus is Jules Dassin's heist film Rififi ...
  • Meanings of Interaction Among Musicians Improvising (MIAMI) 

    Wilson, Graeme B; MacDonald, Raymond AR; Duff, Malcy; Duncanson, Lindsay; Gabrysch, Marek; Green, Owen; Keay, Cath; Knox, Dawn Felicia; Lloyd, Emma; Lozano-Thornton, Dario; Masson, Sheila; Parr-Burman, Michael; Robertson, Ali; Stockbridge, Jamie; Smith, Grant; Wallder, Dan; Williams, Sean
    Post-genre improvisation is a key direction in current music, and is aligned with trends in other arts (e.g. performance and sound art, collaborative or process-based practice). Collective improvisation demonstrates a ...
  • Yati Durant and Christian Svalesen w/Häxan 27.04.2015 2 mix 2 

    Durant, Yati; Svalesen, Christian
    Second attempt at spontaneous composition for screen with Häxen (up to Part 2, 1922, Benjamin Christensen), attempt to simplify “flow”, improve reactivity, balance and tempo, search for expression. The improvisation process ...
  • Yati Durant and Christian Svalesen 27.03.2015 mix 1 

    Durant, Yati; Svalesen, Christian
    Initial attempts at spontaneous composition. Two players facing each other. No usage of screen elements in order to develop musical communication language. Setup included Laptop running Ableton Live, Korg Kaoss pad, ...
  • Yati Durant and Christian Svalesen 30.03.2015 mix 1 

    Durant, Yati; Svalesen, Christian
    Continuing attempts at spontaneous composition. Two players facing each other. No usage of screen elements in order to develop musical communication language. Setup included Laptop running Ableton Live, Korg Kaoss pad ...

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