Phil Brissenden

Lecturer in Music

  • Adelphi Building AP306
  • T: 01612956135
  • M: AP106
  • E: p.brissenden2@salford.ac.uk
  • SEEK: Research profile

Office Times

Monday 9.00 – 12.30

Biography

Phil Brissenden began as a pianist and composer. He is now a multi-instrumentalist and focuses on musical instrument design. His Phd project is a patented invention, integrating a reverse action keyboard with a zither interface, called the reverse action piano harp

The official website for this instrument is:
http://www.reverseactionpianoharp.com

Recordings demonstrating the instrument playing music from various genres are to be found at:
https://soundcloud.com/phil-brissenden

Teaching

Composition, Studio Composition, Music Technology and Studio Production, Acoustics

Research Interests

Musical Instrument Design. Evolutionary origins of pitch sense and tunin.

Qualifications and Memberships

MA Music – Composition. University of Durham

Publications