Dr. Sohrab Uduman

Title: Reader, Study Abroad Tutor, Examinations Officer
Phone: Tel. 01782 733005
Email: m.s.uduman@keele.ac.uk
Location: Room F1, The Clockhouse
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Contacting me: via email
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Read music at the University of Surrey and went on to study composition at the University of Birmingham with Vic Hoyland and Jonty Harrison, receiving his PhD in 1993.His music has received several awards, including an international prize at the Huddersfield Festival of Contemporary Music, The Bourges International Competition for Electroacoustic Music, the George Butterworth award and the Oskar Back Foundation Prize for Young European Composers. Sohrab Uduman's music has featured at many festivals, including the Oxford Festival of Contemporary Music, The Spitalfields Festival, the Cheltenham International Festival of Music, Darmstadt, Britten Festival Brugges and Agora Festival at the Centre Georges Pompidou Paris.
 
Recent works include Tracing metamorphoses for string quartet and live computer transformation commissioned by the Institute de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM) for the Arditti quartet. Current projects include a series of compositions for instruments and real-time computer processing; these include Breath across autumnal ground for harpsichord and live electronics, performed at the Spitz, London and Ausruf for quarter-tone trumpet and live electronics, which received its first performance at St. Pauls, Huddersfield in October 2007. He was Lecturer in Composition at the University of Durham for several years and arrived at Keele in February 1996.

Selected Publications

  • Uduman MS. 2016. A share of night to bear - for soprano and ensemble.
  • Uduman MS. 2016. 'Dann klingt es auf...' for piano trio.
  • Uduman MS. 2016. Upon Convergence for solo clarinet (2008, 8"). Composition
  • Spasov M. 2015. Using Strange Attractors to Control Sound Processing in Live Electroacoustic Composition. COMPUTER MUSIC JOURNAL, vol. 39(3), 25-45. link> doi>
  • Uduman MS. 2015. Glitschig - for bass clarinet and piano.

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Journal Articles

  • Spasov M. 2015. Using Strange Attractors to Control Sound Processing in Live Electroacoustic Composition. COMPUTER MUSIC JOURNAL, vol. 39(3), 25-45. link> doi>

Other

  • Uduman MS. 2016. A share of night to bear - for soprano and ensemble.
  • Uduman MS. 2016. 'Dann klingt es auf...' for piano trio.
  • Uduman MS. 2016. Upon Convergence for solo clarinet (2008, 8"). Composition
  • Uduman MS. 2015. Glitschig - for bass clarinet and piano.
  • Uduman MS. 2015. Seven Bagatelles for Piano.
  • Uduman MS. 2014. Three Days on The Road - for bass clarinet.
  • Uduman MS. 2012. Derriere le Miroir for harpscichord, visual artist and live electronics. Composition, score, performance software, video recording
  • Uduman MS. 2012. Echoes beneath the Moonlight's Star for flute, clarinet and real-time computer transformation. Composition, score
  • Uduman MS. 2008. Chants, airs and dances for alto flute/alto recorder and live electronics. Composition, score, performance software, CD recording
  • Uduman MS. 2008. Penumbra for bass-clarinet and live electronics. Composition, score, performance software, CD recording
  • Uduman MS. 2008. Upon Convergence for solo clarinet (2008, 8") First performance: October 2008, Peter Cigleris, University of Keele. Composition, Performance
  • UDUMAN MS. 2007. Ausruf: For quarter-tone trumpet and live electronics (2007, 10"). First performance: Steve Altoft, University of Huddersfield, (October 2007). Composition, performances. Performances include: Steve Altoft, University of Keele, November 2007.
  • UDUMAN MS. 2007. Breath across autumnal ground: Composition for harpsichord and live electronics (2006, 8"). First performance: Jane Chapman, CNMAT, University of California Berkeley (April 2007). Composition, performances.Performances include: Jane Chapman, Spitz, London, (July 2007).
  • Uduman S. Tracing Metamorphoses.
  • UDUMAN MS. 2001. Contour for G-alto recorder and live electronics; and Contour for E-Flat Clarinet and Live Electronics (2001, 6"). First Performance: Susannah Borsch, de Ijsbreker, Amsterdam 2001. Composition, performances, digital media.Recordings include: Kate Romano, Metier; Susanna Borsch, Karnatic Lab Records. Performances include: Susanna Borsch, Great Malvern (June 2002); Helge Stiegler, Konzerstaal Vienna, (January 2003); Helge Stiegler, Festaal, Landmusikschule, Austria, (February 2003); Helge Stiegler, Festaal, Landmusikschule, Austria, (February 2003).
  • UDUMAN MS. 2001. Tracing Metamorphoses (String Quartet and Live Electronics, 2001-2, 25"), commissioned by IRCAM, Centre Pompidou, funded by the AHRC. Composition, performances.Performances include: Arditti Quartet, Agora Festival IRCAM, Paris, commissioned by IRCAM Centre Pompidou (May 2002); Arditti Quartet, Britten Festival, Concertgebouw, Brugges (June 2003).
  • Uduman MS. Chants, airs and dances. performed by Carin Levine Keele October 2006.
  • Uduman MS. Berceuse. ABRSM spectrum 4 London (november 2005), spectrum 4 (2002).
  • Uduman MS. Morpheus' Dances. Jane Chapman, Turner Sims concert hall Southampton.
  • Uduman MS. Still Suspended. ABRSM London (may 2001),.
  • Uduman MS. Breath across autumnal ground for harpsichord and live electronics with optional film. 9 November 2012, Goska Isphording, harpsichord & Jorrit Tamminga, live electronics, November Music Festival, de Muzerije, Den Bosch, Netherlands.
  • Uduman MS. Breath across autumnal ground for harpsichord and live electronics with optional film. March 2011, Jane Chapman, University of Liverpool, School of Music.
  • Uduman MS. Breath across autumnal ground for harpsichord and live electronics with optional film. May 2010, Jane Chapman, Late Music Concert Series, Unitarian Chapel, St Saviourgate, York.
  • Uduman MS. Breath across autumnal ground for harpsichord and live electronics with optional film. November 2009, Jane Chapman, Cutting Edge Series, The Warehouse, London.
  • Uduman MS. Cassandra for female singer and tape. June 2010, Summer Aria 2010 - Synthesis of the Arts, Pärnu Ooper, Estonia.
  • Uduman MS. Cassandra for female singer and tape. January 2010, Kai Kallastu, Pärnu Contemporary Music Days, Pärnu Ooper, Estonia.
  • Uduman MS. Chants, airs and dances for alto flute/alto recorder and live electronics. September 2008, Helge Stiegler, Bürgerspitalkirche, Waidhofen an der Ybbs, Austria.
  • Uduman MS. Chants, airs and dances for alto flute/alto recorder and live electronics. April 2008, Helge Stiegler, Schlossgalerie Steyr, Austria.
  • Uduman MS. Chants, airs and dances for alto flute/alto recorder and live electronics. August 2008, Carin Levine, Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music, Belfast.
  • Uduman MS. Contour for G-alto recorder or e-flat clarinet and live electronics. October 2011, Adam Starkie, Radio Accent 4, Alsace, France.
  • Uduman MS. Contour for G-alto recorder or e-flat clarinet and live electronics. June 2011, Adam Starkie, Salle d'Orchestre, Conservatoire Strasbourg.
  • Uduman MS. Contour for G-alto recorder or e-flat clarinet and live electronics. Mark Dimitroff, May 2010, Tanna Schulich Hall, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
  • Uduman MS. Contour for G-alto recorder or e-flat clarinet and live electronics. Helge Stiegler, November 2007, Edelholz Festival, Recklinghausen, Germany.
  • Uduman MS. Drawing 2, Electronic Music (November 2012, 30 mins.) First performed: Liverpool Biennial 2012, Camp and Furnace Drawing Sessions No 2, 12 November 2012.
  • Uduman MS. In accord, in motion for flute, clarinet, viola, cello, piano. February 2009, Ensemble Meitar, International Festival of Contemporary Music and Video Art, Tel-Aviv, February 2009.
  • Uduman MS. Penumbra for bass-clarinet and live electronics. February 2011, Sarah Watts, The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent.
  • Uduman MS. Penumbra for bass-clarinet and live electronics. July 2009, Sarah Watts, Skopje Summer Festival, Macedonia.
  • Uduman MS. Penumbra for bass-clarinet and live electronics. May 2009, Sarah Watts, The Space, London.
  • Uduman MS. Upon Convergence for solo clarinet. November 2009, Veljko Klenkoviski, 18th International Review of Composers, Belgrade.
  • Uduman MS. Upon Convergence for solo clarinet. October 2008, Peter Cigleris, University of Keele.

For more information go to www.sohrabuduman.co.uk  


Scores and performance materials available from BMIC and the composer m.s.uduman@keele.ac.uk