Below are a selection of videos, podcasts and recordings from UCL relating to music and sound
- Concert : The virtuosa singer in the academies of early modern Italy: This event presents music by some of the early virtuose singers, poets and composers, and explores contexts, protagonists and musical features.
- IAS Festival Sea, Song, Writing: On the Palmy Beach: Conversation launching the UCL European Institute’s short film Sea, Song Writing, featuring composer Judith Weir, soprano Ruby Hughes, cellist Natalie Clein and pianist Julius Drake – in dialogue with literature scholars Jennifer Rushworth and Annika Lindskog (both SELCS).
- #MadeAtUCL Series 2 - Episode 2 - Voice: Join Cassidy as she finds out from UCL experts how people are regaining their voice after their voice boxes are removed (Prof Evangelos Himonides, Professor of Technology, Education, and Music, UCL Institute of Education www.shoutatcancer.org)
- Northern Chile: Music and protest on social media: In the marginal city of Alto Hospicio, Chile, music becomes a way of advocating for social justice and a better life. Social media is just as important as traditional media, like radio, for spreading the message. This short documentary film was made as part of the UCL Global Social Media Impact Study (http://whywepost.com).
- Rural China: Street dancing mothers: The women use the Chinese social media network QQ to talk to communicate with each other outside their daily dance practice. The team captain talks about how they share videos, new dance moves and music, but also about how they use the platform to discuss their home life with each other.
- Singing Truth to Power: Politics, Opera, and the Russian State: Collaboration with filmmaker Graham Riach, about directing, performing and seeing the opera 'The Life & Death of Alexander Litvinenko'.
- ‘Talvin Singh in Conversation’ at the IAS: Musician, programmer and producer Talvin Singh, winner of the 1999 Mercury Music Prize, in conversation with Tariq Jazeel in an event hosted by the IAS in collaboration with the Centre for the Study of South Asia in 2017. Singh discusses his current and early work, the role of creativity, experimentation and fluidity in his music, as well as its broader relevance for Britain's South Asian diaspora, for British multiculture more generally, and in India and beyond. He also performs tabla and plays some previously unreleased recorded tracks.
- Using Poetry Performance to Create Place and Belonging: how Professor Kathryn Riley and DancePoet TioMolina use poetry and music to develop the talents and skills of young people and help create a sense of place and belonging in the classroom.
- African-American entertainers in pre-jazz Europe In conversation with the UCL European Institute's Uta Staiger, the historian of modern Germany, Jeff Bowersox (UCL SELCS), talks us through popular forms of Black music and dance at the time, including minstrelsy, spirituals and the cakewalk, and tells us how particular touring companies and artists fared.
- How can music help us to sit less, move more and be more productive? Professor Anna Cox talks to Dr Joe Newbold, an expert in Sonic Interaction Design, about how he's managed to combine his passion for music with his curiosity about how we interact with technology.
- Landscapes Within: Experience the Music: a debut musical performance offering the opportunity to experience music in a new way. You will be encouraged to engage with the music by becoming aware of your body and its responses to what you are hearing.
- Ryo Fukaura interview: music, memories and ambitions: conversation with Ryo Fukaura (UCL Medical student)
- The Music that Survived the Nazis, Episode One Shrli Gilbert's 2-part programme for the BBC World Service, aired 22nd Jan 2022
The Music that Survived the Nazis, Episode Two (aired 29th Jan 2022)
- UCL Chamber Music Club - Live recordings
- UCL Electronic Music Society