Professor Michael P Ellison

BM(N.England Cons.), MA(Tufts), PhD(UCSB)

  • BS8 1SA

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Research interests

Contemporary acoustic orchestral, chamber and vocal music. Working collaboratively with live advanced ensembles. Turkish makam, Anatolian folk music, tuning, integrating Turkish (and sometimes other Asian) instruments and voices in creating new 'transcultural' music.   Interdisciplinary creative projects with dance, video performance, theater, literature (see especially The Sea-Crossed Fisherman [Deniz Küstü], 2016)


  • transcultural
  • total music theatre


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  • Bin Boğalar Efsanesi: Where To?

    Translated title of the contribution: Legend of 1000 Bulls - Where To?Ellison, M., Jones, S. & Kemal, Y., 8 Jun 2022, (Unpublished) 300 p. Istanbul : Istanbul Music Festival.

    Research output: Other contribution

  • Performance Philosophy and Spirituality: The Way of Tasavvuf

    McClure, H. & Ellison, M., 2019, (Submitted) Routledge Companion to Performance Philosophy : Global Texts, Contexts & Traditions volume. Cull Ó Maoilearca, L. & Lagaay, A. (eds.). Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

  • Derivations: for kemençe and viola

    Ellison, M., 11 Jun 2018

    Research output: Non-textual formComposition

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