Pascale Criton/Stephen Altoft
Microtonal Projects have long been associated with the french composer, Pascale Criton. She was a featured composer twice at UKMicroFest, where she was a Keynote Speaker, and has also appeared with the ‘cellist, Deborah Walker at EUROMicroFest 2017. We are delighted to announce that Pascale is now contributing to the Microtonal Trumpet project. She and…
MicroFest Prague 2020
On 17th October Microtonal Projects (Stephen Altoft and Donald Bousted) took part in the online MicroFest Prague 2020. We presented a video on the subject of 19-division Harmony, focussing on the Microtonal Trumpet project and took part in an online forum. Our intention was to encourage composers who had not written in 19 before by…
The Microtonal Flugelhorn
Stephen Altoft’s article on the microtonal flugelhorn can be downloaded here.
The Microtonal Trumpet
A free pdf book with many other resources free from this website via the contact form on The Microtonal Trumpet page.
Sometime in 2010, and I regret to say I’m not sure when, Kirsten Edwards and I were asked to present a programme for Resonance FM as a means of advertising our forthcoming UK MicroFest 4 at The Vortex Jazz Club, London. These are the notes for the show. There was some improvisation and some editing…
Microtonal Projects at Art’s Birthday, Freiburg
Art’s Birthday, 17th January 2020, E-Werk, Freiburg, Germany. SWR2 broadcast Microtonal Projects (Stephen Altoft, trumpet and flugel horn; Donald Bousted, electronics) present works by Stephen Altoft and Donald Bousted for 19-div trumpet and microtonal flugelhorn (48-div, just intonation) with electronics. This is the first performance of Stephen’s microtonal flugelhorn, which arose out of a talk…
EUROMicroFest 2019 – full programme
ENGLISH PROGRAMME Please click on the link above to see the full programme in English. If you are coming, please bring this along. Programmes for the three concerts will be available in German at the venues.
Marc Sabat – keynote presentation
Attunement In this keynote, Marc Sabat, will share his artistic practice and how it is shaped by listening to qualities of tuneable Just intervals. Marc is a Canadian composer of Ukrainian descent who has been based in Berlin since 1999. He makes pieces for concert and installation settings, drawing inspiration from investigations of the sounding…
EuroMicroFest 2019 – Microtonal Talks
MICROTONAL TALKS Elisabeth-Schneider-Stiftung, Saturday 25, May, 2019, 2pm – 4.30pm As is usual at EUROMicroFest, we ask a small number of distinguished guests to present an insight into their work. 2.00pm || Historical Tunings and Temperaments on Guitar: An Introduction to their Realisation with Modern Microtonal Fretboards with Michael Kudirka (USA). 2.30pm || Composer Matthias…
David Henkelman at EUROMicroFest 2019
David Henkelman (CA) will give a keyboard recital on Saturday 25. May, 2019 at Museum für Stadtgeschichte, Wentzinger Haus, 11am- 12pm He will play music from the 17th and early 18th Centuries in historical tunings – at least two different tunings will be used Works by Johann Christoph Bach (1642-1703), Michelangelo Rossi (1601/1602-1656), Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643),…
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