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Pippa has written and devised so many different types of music for different musical settings so you may not find what you’re looking for here. Her work includes orchestral, world, beats, pop, electronica, acoustic, choral, acousmatic, atmospheric underscoring, sonic art and traditional Scottish tunes. Examples of her music are also on Film, Dance, Theatre and Orchestral pages.

POP-UP Duets with Janis Claxton Dance – Winner of the Creative Edinburgh Awards 2016. See the new excerpt here.

 

At the opening of Celtic Connections Festival last month in Glasgow, I arranged 3 songs for Karine Polwart Trio and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. I Burn But I Am Not ConsumedCover your Eyes and Half A Mile.

Here’s a film clip:

And there’s a link to the full text here.

Here is Half A Mile, the closing track of Karine’s 2012 album Traces. You can watch it here:

POP-UP Duets – Janis Claxton Dance

Music & Lyrics by Pippa Murphy

See us on BBC’s Loop!!

POP-UP – Winner of the Creative Edinburgh Awards 2016. See the new excerpt here.

Artistic Director and Choreographer – Janis Claxton
Composer – Pippa Murphy
Dancers – James Southward, Christina Liddell, Carlos Javier Martinez.
Dramaturg – Clive Andrews
Costume Designer – Matthias Strahm
Producer: Mike Griffiths

Music and Lyrics – Pippa Murphy
Kathryn Joseph – Vocals
Pippa Murphy – Piano, Violin, backing vocals
Tom Bancroft – Drums
Su-a Lee – Cello
Diana de Cabarrus – Guitar
Tom Lyne – Bass

Produced and mixed by Pippa Murphy
Vocals recorded and mastered at Caribou Recording by Mattie Foulds

Theatre – Stellar Quines

archaeology, ancient Scottish rituals, burial chambers, fire, fairies
Corrina Hewat – Harp
Pippa Murphy – Piano
Sandra MacKay – Gaelic Voice

 

S?ry?daya
Flute – Richard Blake, Cello – Rudy De Groote, Bass – Ninian Perry, Violin – Sharat Srivastava, Guitar – Chayan Adhikari, Sarod – Bhanu Sharma. Vocals – Pippa Murphy, Subhadra Kamath

Anamchara – Nocturnal Blessing
Scottish Opera Youth Orchestra and Chorus. Words by Alexander McCall Smith. Performed as part of the Commonwealth Games 2014. Theatre Royal Glasgow.

https://soundcloud.com/pippa-murphy/anamchara-nocturnal-blessing-part-2

 

Extract from Anamchara – Songs of Friendship: Scottish Opera Connect Youth Orchestra and Chorus

Extract from Anamchara – Songs of Friendship: Scottish Opera Connect Youth Orchestra and Chorus

https://soundcloud.com/pippa-murphy/i-saw-you-anamchara-extract

 

For Cello, Bass, Flute, Prepared Piano and Electronics

 

Woman in Mind – Dundee Rep Birmingham Rep

 

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