About Ash Madni

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  • The wobbly ladder – a microtonal String Quartet composition
    Since Arnold Schoenberg coined the phrase “Emancipation of dissonance”, composers have, unapologetically , deviated from conventional tonalism, which is no bad thing. However, whilst the 12 tone school […]
  • A viola concerto for Brett Douglas Deubner
    Recently I had the privilege of speaking to the brilliant violist Brett Douglas Deubner. We spoke at length about his wonderful playing, music and my compositional […]
  • Orpheus
    Like most composers, my inspiration comes from multiple sources. Shostakovich’s  2nd movement of his 8th String quartet remains one of my favourite String Quartet pieces of […]
  • Vespasian and the II Augusta
    Inspired by the fantastic Vespasian series of books, written by the novelist Robert Fabbri, this piece commemorates the invasion of Britain in 43AD. The Second Augusta […]
  • An aria for Ayesha
    About 5 years ago, I decided to compose a piece for my eldest daughter, Ayesha, for her wedding day, so that we could play the music […]

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