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Pippa Murphy


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    All on a Summer's Evening - Karine Polwart,
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    Lark in the Clear Air - Karine Polwart,
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    Labouring and Resting - Karine Polwart,
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    Tyrannic Man's Dominion - Karine Polwart,
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    The Moor Speaks - Karine Polwart,
PIPPA MURPHY – Composer, Sound Designer & Producer
Pippa Murphy is an award winning Scottish composer who writes for theatre, dance, film and orchestras. She regularly arranges for orchestras including Celtic Connections' with Karine Polwart and the BBC SSO conducted by Jules Buckley. She has written and produced original songs for POP-UP Duets with Janis Claxton Dance Company performed in National Museum of Scotland featuring Kathryn Joseph on vocals. Her Sound Design for Karine Polwart's Wind Resistance in the Edinburgh International Festival won the CATS award 2017 for best Music and Sound. Pippa was classically trained playing piano,violin and percussion from an early age. She completed her BMus, MA and PhD in composition at Birmingham University.
She has written music for BBC 2, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 3, Scottish Opera, Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, St Magnus International Festival, and numerous theatre companies including The Lyceum Edinburgh, Stellar Quines, Dundee Rep, Birmingham Rep, Traverse Theatre, 7:84.
She lectures at Edinburgh University and guest lectures at RCS, Aberdeen and St Andrews University. She was Artist in Residence at the Scottish Parliament 2014. She composed the opera 'Anamchara' with writer Alexander McCall Smith performed by Scottish Opera as part of the Commonwealth Games 2014.
FB: /pippamurphymusic/
Twitter @pippamurph


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