Lecturer in Music
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:
Recordings demonstrating the instrument playing music from various genres are to be found at:
Composition, Studio Composition, Music Technology and Studio Production, Acoustics
Musical Instrument Design. Evolutionary origins of pitch sense and tunin.
Qualifications and Memberships
MA Music – Composition. University of Durham