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Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony and Harmoniemusik: recovering a lost soundscape

Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony and Harmoniemusik: recovering a lost soundscape

Posted on 25 January 2017 by Laura Stephenson

Boxwood & Brass, specialists in Harmoniemusik (for wind instruments) from the two or three decades either side of 1800, will be in concert here in February as part of our […]

Coma Notes

Coma Notes

Posted on 9 November 2016 by Jessica Kelly

  We recently teamed up with the poet James Nash and the Cardiff-York Universities Coma and Disorders of Consciousness Research Centre to put together an evening of new music by […]

Musical creativity and communication in the age of social media

Musical creativity and communication in the age of social media

Posted on 21 September 2015 by Jessica Kelly

Dr Robert Fokkens writes about our involvement with the Signum Quartet's exciting #qwartweet project... Over the next 18 months, Cardiff University composers will be partnering an exceptional German chamber ensemble – […]

The Big Ears Workshop

Posted on 2 June 2015 by Jessica Kelly

Composer Richard McReynolds is studying for his PhD in composition. Here he tells us about his involvement in a workshop collaboratively creating prototype accessible interfaces, and using them to create […]

Music and Ceramics – a collaboration

Posted on 22 May 2015 by Jessica Kelly

PhD composer John Cooney on an exciting collaboration with National Museum Wales... "When the chance came to be involved in a collaboration with National Museum Wales, and to write a […]

In the Media: Urban Birds

Posted on 15 July 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Image by Flickr user sussexbirder - shared under creative commons licence Staged by the PRS for Music Foundation to coincide with this year's Commonwealth Games, the first ever New Music […]

Research in the media: Urban Birds

Posted on 13 March 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Dr Arlene Sierra appeared on the BBC Radio Wales Arts Show this week to discuss her new work - Urban Birds for three pianos with percussion and sampled birdsong - […]