about

Composer, pianist, mellotronist, improviser and member of progressive rock band Beggars Opera

Virginia Aurora Scott was born in 1948 in Glasgow, Scotland and is a graduate of the Royal Scottish Conservatoire of Music.

Recorded music includes:

Volcano Diaries 2009 TMK 1301
Schumanntron 2010  TMK 1303
Volcano Diaries Two 2011 TMK 1302
The Karpestra Dairies  TMK 1304

Written works include:

How the Song Grows: solo oboe d’amore for Jennifer Porcas (24.42 ) in 3 movements

Celtic Dreams: oboe/ cor anglais and bassoon for Three Reeds (9.17 )

Skydancer: flute/ guitar for Lynne Plowmann and Sally Hillier ( Arts Council Wales Commission ) 12.13

Eyes Completely Open (Bowie Transcription): solo oboe for Katherine Pluygers (Coma workshop ) 9.53

The Fading Sun: solo piano (Boosey and Hawkes ) 2 mins

Terma: 2 pianos (Huddersfield Festival ) Rainer Burke Robert Ruhle 10.09

Moss Heights: solo piano 13 pieces ( 27 mins)

Performance venues include: Huddersfield Festival of Contemporary Music, Bangor Cathedral, Aberystwyth University, BMIC London, Norwegian Church Cardiff, Ucheldre Centre Angelsey and workshops at COMA.

Open improvisation collaborators include: Rainer Burke Lindy Karpestra and Andrew Keeling 

More videos on Virginia Scott’s Vimeo

 

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