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Jazz Piano score - 'Clouds and Life' - May 2017
A new jazz piano score & recording have been added to Ian's online profile at Free-scores.com
The track can also be found on Ian's Soundcloud profile.
Short Film - 'Reflections at Midnight '- April 2017
A short film to enhance a jazz piano soundtrack.
Jazz Piano score - 'Reflections at Midnight' - April 2017
A new jazz piano score has been added to Ian's online profile at Free-scores.com - Over 300 scores have been downloaded since last November - Ian would like to thank everyone for their interest in his music. The track can also be found on Ian's Soundcloud profile.
Jazz Piano Concert at Nicholas' Church, Harwich - Sunday 12th June 2016
A concert that celebrated the Queen's 90th Birthday
The programme included well known songs by George Gershwin, Cole Porter and Jerome Kern.
Ian Harris - piano
- Film Screening in Venice - 25th May 2016
Winter Clouds At Crowfield has been selected for inclusion in the Francesco Pasinetti Video Festival 2016. Ian's film will be screened at the Casa del Cinema on Wedneday 25th May at 17:00, in a programme comprising of 17 films.
La Casa del Cinema opened in
2008 and is designed to accommodate the activities of the Pasinetti video
library. Located on the ground floor of a wing of Palazzo Mocenigo where, on
the first floor, already operating for some years are the offices of the Circuit
City Cinema. The new structure is intended to enrich the programming of the
Pasinetti video library e.g. classics in their original version with subtitles,
exhibitions of art films, film and video productions. The Casa del Cinema also
has ten individual workstations for the consultation of the film heritage (over
10,000 titles) and inventory of the library (books and film magazines), as well
as an exhibition space for photographic exhibitions.
- New music added to Soundcloud - April 2016
9 electro-acoustic soundtracks have been uploaded to Ian's Soundcloud profile. This collection of works from 2004, not previously available, shows Ian's interest in the combination of music fragments and electronically generated abstract sounds, to create soundtracks for imaginary films or installations.
- Recital & Service at St Nicholas' Church, Harwich - Sunday 28th February 2016
As part of a special service at St Nicholas' Church, on the theme of 'sudden bereavement', Ian performed six of his own piano compositions at key moments during the hour long service, to enhance the theme of reflection. The service began at 5pm and Ian played the first two of his compositions just before the start at 4.45pm.
Winter Clouds At Crowfield - Ian Harris
L’espoir d’été - Ian Harris
December Light At Iken - Ian Harris
Fall Of The Last Barrier - Debbie Wiseman
Je vois l’océan - Ian Harris
Elegy - Ian Harris
When Summer Ends - Ian Harris
New Piano Music - September 2015
Several of Ian's new pieces for piano written this year are now available to listen to on Jango - Free Internet Radio, tracks include December Light At Iken & When Summer Ends.
The Journey's Threads - new CD release - September 2014
Classical and Jazz fuse in this ethereal vocal and instrumental music. 7 new pieces of music featuring the counter tenor voice of Daniel Tucker and the violin playing of Michael Peck, combined with the piano, classical guitar, vocals and electronics of Ian Harris. An album that moves from breathtaking simplicity to dazzling virtuosity.
Ian Harris - piano, classical guitar, vocals & electronics
Daniel Tucker - counter tenor
Michael Peck - violin
"elite and polished"
Kelly O’Neil, Review You
impression left by this work is that of beauty”
Dan MacIntosh, Review
“musical craftsmanship and thoughtfulness”
Alex Henderson, Review You
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Concert at St Nicholas' Church Harwich - Saturday 6th September 2014
Supporting the work of the Tearfund - Featuring local musicians who gave their time to this worthwhile charity. Musicians included a violinist, singers, guitarists and pianists. Ian performed his own arrangement of a Prélude by
Maurice Ravel, followed by three film themes.
Ian performing a Prélude by Ravel - photograph© Ian Harris 2014
New Music - November 2012
Three new works
'La Serenissima' for classical guitar,
Inspired by several visits to Venice over the years, capturing the essence and duality of this beautiful city. Click on above link for an MP3 excerpt, and link below to view the full score.
Time Threads for two pianos
Michael Tippett meets J.S. Bach, a subtle exchange of ideas inspired by these two composers from different centuries
& Child Of Wisdom for choir
Music written for Christmas
Click on link below to view the full score.
British Music Collection Open Day - 19 November 2012
Sound and Music and the University of Huddersfield will be hosting an Open Day
for the British Music Collection during the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival on Monday 19th Nov.
please follow link to Ian's profile at the British Music Collection , where details of Ian's work Cloud Garden can be viewed.
Radio Broadcast on Radio Orange Vienna - 3rd June 2012
Two tracks from Ian's CD the Wisdom Of Winter were broadcast in a programme entitled
"Das Private ist politisch!"-"The personal is political".
The podcast can be downloaded here
Adagio - Classical Guitar and Film event in Harwich - Sat 31 March 2012
Classical Guitar - Ian Harris
music from Spain, Italy, Germany, Brazil, Argentina and the UK, included
the first performance of Ian's pieces El Verano Espanol and Soleil d'avril
and a screening of Monet's Dream
Ian performs Milonga del Angel by Astor Piazzolla - still from event video © Ian Harris
full programme details