Posts by Eva Moreda Rodriguez

Success for Sound Thought 2017 with more than 700 in attendance

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Kevin Leomo is a composer and a recent graduate of the MMus at the University of Glasgow. Sound Thought has been a regular event in Glasgow since 2007, when current Lecturer in Music at the University of Glasgow, Dr. Drew Hammond, established Sound Thought as a means to promote the practice and research of music… Continue reading

Sound Thought post-graduate festival starts next week: bigger than ever and still free!

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Lina Tobler is currently studying towards a MSc in Sound Design and Audiovisual Practice at the Music subject area. She sits in the organizing committee of Sound Thought. The Sound Thought Festival is back, bigger than ever and still free! This year marks the 10th anniversary of Glasgow University’s annual Sound Thought Festival, which will… Continue reading

New solo exhibition by Louise Harris launches at the Alchemy hub

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Dr Louise Harris is a Lecturer in Sonic and Audiovisual Practice. This blog post follows up on some of the works and ideas presented in a previous blog post.   On the evening of May 4th, 2017, my solo exhibition, Auroculis, will launch at the new Alchemy hub in Hawick on the Scottish Borders.  Alchemy… Continue reading

Passionate about live music? The first ever census of live music in the UK needs you!

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The University of Glasgow’s Music research area is one of the institutions organizing a pioneering live music census which will take place in seven British cities on Thursday 9 March. With live music facing significant pressures (up to 40% of venues in London have closed in the last eight years), the project intends to provide… Continue reading

Climbing down from the Ivory Tower: A first-time experience in the world of community learning.

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John Markey is currently writing his PhD on music and sectarianism in the West of Scotland under the supervision of Prof. Martin Cloonan. I was recently asked by a colleague to take part at a weekly Community Learning Group in Rutherglen, attended mainly by retirees and run by the local council. The idea is to… Continue reading

October news round-up: addressing the gender imbalance in classical composition and reconstructing 18th-century ceilidhs

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Cerulean orbits, a new piece by lecturer Dr Jane Stanley, is currently being toured around Australia by violinist Benjamin Beilman and pianist Andrew Tyson under the sponsorship of Musica Viva. The arts organization approached Jane as part of the Hildegard Project, which aims at addressing the gender imbalance in music composition. Jane has stated that… Continue reading

Successful workshop on women in the 18th century organized by recent PhD graduates

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Dr Brianna Robertson-Kirkland and Dr Elizabeth Ford obtained their PhDs from the Music subject area during 2016, focusing on 18th-century music. Thursday September 8 saw our workshop Women and Education in the Long Eighteenth Century (WELEC) at the Glasgow Women’s Library.  Postgraduates, early career researchers, invited speakers, and the general public came together to explore… Continue reading

Research in the spring (II): Phonographs in fin-de-siècle Madrid

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Dr Eva Moreda Rodríguez is a Lecturer in Music in the Music subject area. She has recently published Music and exile in Francoist Spain with Ashgate.   My first research trip to Madrid in the summer 2007 involved 11-hour days in the Press and Newspapers room of the Biblioteca Nacional de España (BNE) and crashing… Continue reading