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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  • 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 04.05.2015 mix 1 

    Durant, Yati; Svalesen, Christian
    Third attempt at spontaneous composition for screen with Häxan (up to Part 2, 1922, Benjamin Christensen), both are facing the screen (and sound source), attempt to improve reactivity through development of a graphic ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • Yati Durant and Christian Svalesen 13.03.2015 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 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, Christian Svalesen and Jack Weir w/Mclaren 13.05.2015 mix 1 

    Durant, Yati; Svalesen, Christian; Weir, Jack
    Spontaneous composition for screen with McLaren (Experimental footage). First attempt with inclusive guitar (+effects). The film was selected at random without prior knowledge of its content, short discussion about ...
  • Yati Durant and Christian Svalesen w/Häxan 13.04.2015 mix 1 

    Durant, Yati; Svalesen, Christian
    First attempt at spontaneous composition for screen with Häxan (up to Part 2, 1922, Benjamin Christensen), attempt to experiment with “letting the film do the hard work” utilizing simple and direct processes. The improvisation ...
  • Yati Durant and Christian Svalesen 06.04.2015 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 ...
  • Yati Durant and Christian Svalesen 16.03.2015 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, ...
  • Improvising Duos 

    Moran, Nikki; Keller, Peter E
  • gruntCount - bass clarinet version - live performance at Live Interfaces Conference, Lisbon November 2014 

    Parker, Martin; Furniss, Peter
    Live performance and encore at the Live Interfaces conference in Lisbon, Portugal on 23rd November 2014. Mixed from live recording by Peter Furniss.
  • LLEAPP 2013 final performance recording 

    Williams, Sean; Rawlinson, Jules; Hayes, Lauren; Green, Owen; Linson, Adam; Rudnicki, Radek; Canning, Rob; Aulbert, Frauke; Koutsomichalis, Marinos; Vine, Bill; Patel, Amit; Lloyd, Emma; Hendrickse, Jan; Michalakos, Christos
    This is a live recording of the final performance of the LLEAPP 2013 workshop on 18th April 2013 at Inspace, Edinburgh. Performers were: Lauren Hayes, Frauke Aulbert, Rob Canning, Owen Green, Marinos Koutsomichalis, Adam ...

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