Lauren Redhead

My name is Lauren Redhead and I am a composer from the UK.
I am interested in new music and new aesthetics.

Publications

A full list of my publications can be found here, at my institution’s repository. Below are links to articles that can be mostly accessed online:

Selected publications with links:

2018

‘The Avant Garde as Exform’, Tempo, vol. 72, no. 286 (September 2018) read it here - sorry, not open access

2017:

Lauren Redhead, Alistair Zaldua, Steve Gisby and Sophie Stone, ‘Performing Temporal Processes’, New Sound: International Journal of Music, 50 (2018) read it here
‘Entoptic landscape and ijereja: music as an iterative process’, New Sound: International Journal of Music, 49 (2017) read it here

2016:

’ /(h)weTH: voice - breath - body - form(s)’, co-authored with R. Armstrong, in New Sound: International Journal of Music, Special Issue: Voice of Women, 46 (2016) pp155-167 Open Access Link

2015:

‘The Beautiful and the Political’, in Contemporary Music Review Special Issue ‘Music and Politics’, ed. by Alistair Zaldua, 34.2-3 (2015) Read it here
‘The Beautiful and the Political’, in Contemporary Music Review: here 50 free downloads - please only click if you do not have institutional access

2014

Quotation, Psychogeography, and the ‘Journey Form’ in the Music Theatre of Bernhard Lang and Chico Mello
CMR Special Issue on Musical Borrowing, ed. by Pwyll ap Siôn and Lauren Redhead, 33.2 (2014) Read it here
My article on Chico Mello, Bernhard Lang, Quotation and the Journey Form, from this issue: here 50 free downloads - please only click if you do not have institutional access

‘New Music as Patriarchal Category’ in Gender, Age and Musical Creativity, ed. by Lisa Colton and Catherine Haworth, (Farnham: Ashgate, 2015)

2013

“The reason why I am unable to live in my own country as a composer is a political one”: The politics of self-alienation in the music of Chris Newman, Terz Magazine, Special Issue: Komponieren in Exil, (November 2013)

2012

‘Young British Women: New Directions in Sound Art’, Terz Magazine, Special Issue: Female Sound Art (Austria, 2012)

‘Re-Performing the Material and Narrative of the Post-War Avant-Garde,’ New Sound, Special Issue, Contemporary Music at the Fringe, Issue 38 (2012) online here

2011

‘Relational Aesthetics and the Western Canon of Increasingly Historical Works’, British Postgraduate Musicology Online, Issue 11, (2011) here

‘“A father who presents a constant challenge to the present”: Nostalgia and Utopia in Quotations of the Nineteenth Century in Late Twentieth Century Music’, Proceedings of the 2010 Belgrade Conference, ‘Between Nostalgia, Utopia, and Realities’ (2011).

2009

‘Musical Nonlinearity and the Aesthetics of Time and Space’, ACT Revue, Volume 4 (Foundation Destellos, 2009)

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