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Rose Dodd, PhD is a composer, editor and writer about music

Based in Amsterdam, Rose Dodd is a composer of instrumental & electronic music, a writer and reviewer of contemporary music. Studying at Dartington College of Arts with Frank Denyer, continuing her composition studies at the Royal Conservatory, Den Haag with Diderik Wagenaar, she completed her PhD in 2006 with Christopher Fox. 

Embedding single line narrative within ambient, electronic soundscapes, block-ambient sound worlds, with attention to detail similar to Icelander Skuli Sverisson,

Shakuhachi homage in Foraging music no1, for clarinet, 2013

Hardanger fiddle homage in mobius iifor hardanger fiddle, 2011

Scottish fiddle foregrounded in Waternish ballad, 2014. 

Dodd has a fascination with the music scenes of Norway and the Netherlands, these interests are reflected in most recent writings, Deep in the Norwegian Forest (Seismograf, DE 2018), Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2018: Male hegemony unmasked (GonzoCircus, NL 2018)

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