Edward Beazley / Reflections…

The intension of this piece was to capture the spirit of taking time out, getting away from life’s pressures and just being in the moment for those few precious opportunities of stillness and sanctuary.  Sporadic changes in time signature has the potential to disrupt this tranquillity and provide a sense of anticipation and hope that peace will eventually return.

Written for Plus Minus, it was a pleasure to have the opportunity to work with them on this piece.

Some other pieces to explore …

Jianan Wang / Unicorn

MA Composition

Unicorn was written for Plus Minus Ensemble and lasts approximately five minutes. The reason for the title is that the structure reminds me of a unicorn. This is my first time composing a happy piece. I am influenced by the soundtrack of the anime Attack on Titan, but my piece is not as grand. In […]

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Jamie Floyde / Powerlines in Antarctica

MA Composition, Uncategorized

Bath Spa Music · Jamie Floyde: Power Lines In Antarctica Powerlines in Antarctica is an ambient piece inspired by soundscape artists such as Brian Eno, Nurse with wound and Prurient. The piece is made up from everyday sounds ranging from keys and doorbells to vacuum cleaner sounds and distant ambulance sirens. The intention was to […]

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Paige Halliwell / Rubble Houses

MA Composition, Uncategorized

Rubble Houses (2019), for six voices, explores the voice without pitch; focusing on creating alternative vocal sounds and exciting rhythmic patterns.Inspired by the old British tradition of Bonfire Night to remember the story of Guy Fawkes in 1605, this work seeks to create an exciting atmosphere of textural clouds of sustained sounds, juxtaposed alongside rhythmic […]

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