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Professor Matthew Fairclough BA (Hons), MMus

Director of Music Technology and Deputy Head of Music Music

    Publications

    Selected Publications

    1. Another Look (Composition - Undated)
    2. Waiting for Waves at Newgale (Composition - 2012)
    3. Clicks (Composition - 2011)
    4. Static (Composition - 2009)
    5. The Boom and the Bap (Performance - 2011)

    2020

    Transient Response (Score) (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2020). Transient Response (Score) [Score].

    2019

    Credo in USA (performance) (Performance)

    Burgess, J., Farrrer, R., Huggan, C., Wilson, S., Buckley, L., & McCarthy, E. (2019, December 3). Credo in USA (performance) [Concert Performance]. RNCM, Manchester, UK..

    Radically Impure (Score) (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2019). Radically Impure (Score) [Musical Score].

    Radically Impure (performance) (Performance)

    Fairclough, M. (2019, October 15). Radically Impure (performance) [Performance]. Prague, Czech Republic.

    The Passion of Joan of Arc (Film Score Performance) (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., MacGregor, J., Lockheart, M., Scott, J., & Gabriel, S. (2019, August 20). The Passion of Joan of Arc (Film Score Performance) [Concert Performance]. Great Hall, Dartington, Totnes.

    Radically Impure (Performance) (Performance)

    Fairclough, M. (2019, March 30). Radically Impure (Performance) [Concert Performance of REF Composition]. Liverpool.

    Léger Exibition (Performance) (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., & Worth, R. (2019, March 4). Léger Exibition (Performance) [Concert Performance]. Tate Gallery, Liverpool.

    Antarctica (performance) (Performance)

    Bowler, L. (2019, January 1). Antarctica (performance) [Concert Performance]. Home, Manchester.

    2018

    Nosferatu - (Film Score Performance) (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., MacGregor, J., & Vloeimans, E. (2018, August 21). Nosferatu - (Film Score Performance) [Concert Performance]. Great Hall, Dartington, Totnes.

    Feminine Hygiene (Performance) (Performance)

    Bowler, L. (2018, April 6). Feminine Hygiene (Performance) [Concert Performance]. Sound of the City Festival, Salford.

    Powerplant, Milton Court (Performance) (Performance)

    Burgess, J., & Hinde, K. (2018, April 1). Powerplant, Milton Court (Performance) [Concert Performance]. Milton Court, Barbican, London.

    Cascade (Score) (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2018). Cascade (Score) [Score].

    2017

    Survivor Opera (Performance) (Performance)

    Bowler, L., Venables, P., & Eakin-Young, P. (2017, December 14). Survivor Opera (Performance) [Performance]. Milton Court, Barbican, London.

    fff (Performance) (Performance)

    Bowler, L. (2017, November 24). fff (Performance) [Concert Performance]. Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.

    Metropolis (Film Score Performance) (Performance)

    MacGregor, J., & Vloeimans, E. (2017, August 23). Metropolis (Film Score Performance) [Public Performance. Live score for Film Metropolis]. Great Hall, Dartington Hall, Totnes.

    Public Performance - Dartington Summer School (Performance)

    Gildas String Quartet. (2017, August 23). Public Performance - Dartington Summer School [Performance of Black Angels by George Crumb]. Great Hall, Dartington Hall, Totnes.

    Concert Performance - Halle St Peters, Manchester (Performance)

    Bowler, L., Venables, P., & Eakin Young, P. (2017, July 27). Concert Performance - Halle St Peters, Manchester [Public Performance of opera. Work in Progress]. Halle St Peters, Manchester.

    Concert Performance - Britten Studio, Aldeburgh (Performance)

    Bowler, L., Venables, P., & Eakin Young, P. (2017, July 14). Concert Performance - Britten Studio, Aldeburgh [Public Performance of opera. Work in Progress.]. Britten Studio, Malthings, Snape, Aldeburgh.

    Concert Performance - Wolverhampton (Performance)

    Burgess, J., & Hinde, K. (2017, June 8). Concert Performance - Wolverhampton [Concert Performance]. University of Wolverhampton.

    Through the leaded light (Score) (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2017). Through the leaded light (Score) [Score].

    2016

    Concert Performance - Aldeburgh (Performance)

    Bowler, L., Venables, P., & Eakin Young, P. (2016, November 10). Concert Performance - Aldeburgh [Public Concert Performance of collaborative opera. Work in progress]. Britten Pears Concert Hall, Maltings, Snape, Aldeburgh.

    Certain Moments (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2016). Certain Moments [Score].

    2015

    Performance of The Boom and the Bap (Performance)

    Fairclough, M. (2015). Performance of The Boom and the Bap [Performance]. Southampton.

    2014

    Performance of 'Static' (Performance)

    Fairclough, M. (2014). Performance of 'Static' [Performance]. Liverpool.

    Performance of 'Clicks" (Performance)

    Fairclough, M. (2014). Performance of 'Clicks" [Performance]. Liverpool.

    Performance of The Boom and the Bap (Performance)

    Fairclough, M. (2014). Performance of The Boom and the Bap [Performance]. Corsham.

    Performance of 'The Boom and the Bap' (Performance)

    Fairclough, M. (2014). Performance of 'The Boom and the Bap' [Performance]. Oxford University.

    Performance of Audiotectonics, Joby Burgess (Performance)

    Fairclough, M. (2014). Performance of Audiotectonics, Joby Burgess [Performance]. Liverpool.

    Sunrise - performance Joanna MacGregor and Andy Sheppard (Performance)

    Sunrise - performance Joanna MacGregor and Andy Sheppard (2014). [Performance]. Howard Assembly Rooms, Opera North, Leeds..

    2012

    Waiting for Waves at Newgale (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2012). Waiting for Waves at Newgale [ Score].

    2011

    Clicks (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2011). Clicks [ Score].

    The Boom and the Bap (Performance)

    Burgess, J., & Powerplant. (2011). The Boom and the Bap [Public Performance].

    The Boom and the Bap (Performance)

    Burgess, J., Fairclough, M., & Hinde, K. (2011). The Boom and the Bap [Public Performance].

    2010

    Deloitte Ignite Festival Soundscapes (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2010). Deloitte Ignite Festival Soundscapes [ Score].

    Looking Back (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2010). Looking Back [ Score].

    Resonances Soundscapes (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2010). Resonances Soundscapes [ Score].

    Shards and Splinters (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2010). Shards and Splinters [ Score].

    2009

    Bird Concert and Piano Song (Performance)

    Remix Ensemble., Fairclough, M., & Harvey, J. (2009). Bird Concert and Piano Song [Public Performance].

    Bird Concerto and Piano Song (Performance)

    Sinfonietta, L., Fairclough, M., & Harvey, J. (2009). Bird Concerto and Piano Song [Public Performance].

    Different Trains (Performance)

    Smith Quartet., & Fairclough, M. (2009). Different Trains [Public Performance].

    Guitar and Electronics (Performance)

    Osterjo, S., & Fairtclough, M. (2009). Guitar and Electronics [Public Performance].

    Latitude Festival (Performance)

    Sinfonia, B., & Fairclough, M. (2009). Latitude Festival [Public Performance].

    Micro Residency (Performance)

    Burgess, J., & Fairclough, M. (2009). Micro Residency [Public Performance].

    Parade (Performance)

    Sinfonia, B., Efterklang., & Fairclough, M. (2009). Parade [Public Performance].

    Performance of Static (Performance)

    String Quartet, E., & Fairclough, M. (2009). Performance of Static [Public Performance].

    Powerplant (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., Hinde, K., Burgess, J., & Elysian string Quartet. (2009). Powerplant [Public Performance].

    Stages (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2009). Stages [ Score].

    Static (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2009). Static [ Score].

    Steve Reich Symposium (Performance)

    Psappha., & Fairclough, M. (2009). Steve Reich Symposium [Public Performance].

    2008

    Art of Noises (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., & Hinde, K. (2008). Art of Noises [Public Performance].

    Bach meets Moondog (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., MacGregor, J., Sheppard, A., Roachford, S., & Britten Sinfonia. (2008). Bach meets Moondog [Public Performance].

    Berio Sinfonia (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., & Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. (2008). Berio Sinfonia [Public Performance].

    Cogs (Composition)

    Fairclough, M., & Hinde, K. (2008). Cogs [ Score].

    Cross Talk (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., & New Noise. (2008). Cross Talk [Public Performance].

    Greenpeace, Climate Change Concert (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., & Britten Sinfonia. (2008). Greenpeace, Climate Change Concert [Public Performance].

    Import Export (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., Burgess, J., & Hinde, K. (2008). Import Export [Public Performance].

    Performance with Electronics (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., & Smith String Quartet. (2008). Performance with Electronics [Public Performance].

    Powerplant (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., Burgess, J., Hinde, K., & Elysian String Quartet. (2008). Powerplant [Public Performance].

    Sound Design (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., MacGregor, J., Yusef, D., & Britten Sinfonia. (2008). Sound Design [Public Performance].

    Tones (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2008). Tones [ Score].

    2007

    Audiotectonics I and Carbon Copy (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., & performance, W. P. (2007). Audiotectonics I and Carbon Copy [Public Performance].

    Audiotectonics II (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., & performance with New Noise. (2007). Audiotectonics II [Public Performance].

    Carbon Copy (Composition)

    Fairclough, M., & Burgess, J. (2007). Carbon Copy [ Score].

    Chaplin Operas, Benedict Mason (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., & 6 performances with London Sinfonietta. (2007). Chaplin Operas, Benedict Mason [Public Performance].

    Sometimes Moved (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2007). Sometimes Moved [ Score]. Retrieved from http://www.liv.ac.uk/music/staff/mfairclough

    2006

    British Council Tour (Performance)

    Matthew Fairclough sound designPsappha mixed ensembleCaracas Sin. (2006). British Council Tour [Public Performance].

    Deep River (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., MacGregor, J., & Sheppard, A. (2006). Deep River [Public Performance].

    Electronic Music Event (Performance)

    Fairclough, M. (2006). Electronic Music Event [Public Performance].

    Fiddlesticks (Performance)

    Fairclough (sound design,diffusion), M., & Mitchell Ensemble Bash, M. (2006). Fiddlesticks [Public Performance].

    Leeds International Concert Series (Performance)

    Fairclough sound design diffusion, M., & Noise oboe percussion, N. (2006). Leeds International Concert Series [Public Performance].

    Moondog Meets Bach (Performance)

    Matthew Fairclough sound designJoanna MacGregor pianoAndy Sheppa. (2006). Moondog Meets Bach [Public Performance].

    Most Wanted Series, Arts Council (Performance)

    Fairclough sound design electronics, M., & Burgess percussion, J. (2006). Most Wanted Series, Arts Council [Public Performance].

    Music Festival Performance (Performance)

    Fairclough sound design/electronics, M., oboe percussion, N. N., & Kenny trombone, J. (2006). Music Festival Performance [Public Performance].

    Music of the World (Performance)

    Fairclough sound design electronics, M., & Noise oboe percussion, N. (2006). Music of the World [Public Performance].

    Phases, Steve Riech Festival (Performance)

    Matthew Fairclough sound design electronicsJoby Burgess percussi. (2006). Phases, Steve Riech Festival [Public Performance].

    Powerplant (Performance)

    Fairclough sound design electronics, M., & Burgess percussion Elysian String Quartetkathy Hinde visuals, J. (2006). Powerplant [Public Performance].

    Powerplant Collaboration (Performance)

    Fairclough sound design electronics, M., Burgess percussion, J., Balachandar mridangam, M., & Misha tabla, R. (2006). Powerplant Collaboration [Public Performance].

    SPNM, Sound Source (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., & Chapman, J. (2006). SPNM, Sound Source [Public Performance].

    Siren Song (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2006). Siren Song [ Score].

    The Music of Steve Riech (Performance)

    Fairclough sound diffusion electronics, M., & Smith Quartet string quartet. (2006). The Music of Steve Riech [Public Performance].

    Warp Records CD Launch (Performance)

    Matthew Fairclough electronicsJoby Burgess percussion. (2006). Warp Records CD Launch [Public Performance].

    2005

    Audiotectonics II (Composition)

    Faiclough, M. (2005). Audiotectonics II [ Score]. Retrieved from http://www.liv.ac.uk/music/staff/mfairclough

    Audiotectonics III (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2005). Audiotectonics III [ Score]. Retrieved from http://www.liv.ac.uk/music/staff/mfairclough

    Beta (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., & New Noise. (2005). Beta [Public Performance].

    Hildegard (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., Leonard, S., Ebrahim, O., Percussion Group of The Hague., London Chamber Choir., & Sound Intermedia. (2005). Hildegard [Public Performance].

    Live Electronics in Contemporary Music (Conference Paper)

    Fairclough, M. (2005). Live Electronics in Contemporary Music. In BETA Composition, technology and Beyond (pp. NA). Liverpool: N/A.

    More Still Vibes (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2005). More Still Vibes [ Score].

    New Noise and John Kenny (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., New Noise., & Kenny, J. (2005). New Noise and John Kenny [Public Performance].

    Petworth Music Festival (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., & New Noise. (2005). Petworth Music Festival [Public Performance].

    Powerplant (Performance)

    Faiclough, M., Burgess, J., Hinde, K., & The Elysian String Quartet. (2005). Powerplant [Public Performance].

    Sound Source (Performance)

    Fairclough, M., & New Noise. (2005). Sound Source [Public Performance].

    2004

    Audiotectonics I (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2004). Audiotectonics I [ Score]. Retrieved from http://www.liv.ac.uk/music/staff/mfairclough

    Re-percussions (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2004). Re-percussions [ Score].

    2002

    Hototogisu (Composition)

    Fairclough, M., MacGregor, J., & Hinde, K. (2002). Hototogisu [ Score].

    Inside Out in China (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (2002). Inside Out in China [ Score].

    2001

    1000 Birds (Composition)

    Fairclough, M., & Hinde, K. (2001). 1000 Birds [CD-ROM]. Retrieved from http://www.bath.ac.uk/icia/archive/exhibitions01.shtml#9

    Undated

    Another Look (Composition)

    Fairclough, M. (n.d.). Another Look [Score and software patch].