Natasha Barrett

Natasha Barrett

Natasha Barrett (UK, 1972) began working seriously with electroacoustic composition during a master’s degree in analysis and electroacoustic composition, studying with Jonty Harrison at the University of Birmingham (UK).

This study also gave her the opportunity to work with Beast (2) (Birmingham ElectroAcoustic Sound Theatre) which has greatly influenced her current work, and lead on to a doctoral degree in composition supervised by Denis Smalley, awarded in 1998 at City University (London, UK). Both degrees were funded by the Humanities section of the British Academy. In the same year, a grant from Norges forskningsråd (The Research Council of Norway) enabled her to work as a resident composer at NoTAM (Norsk nettverk for Teknologi, Akustikk og Musikk / Norwegian network for Technology, Acoustics and Music) in Oslo (Norway). Afterwards, she worked for one year as a senior lecturer at the music conservatory in Tromsø (Norway).

She is now a freelance composer and teacher, based in Oslo. In her spare time, she is active in NICEM (Norsk seksjon av International Confederation for Electroacoustic Music / Norwegian section of the International Confederation for Electroacoustic Music), an organization whose main activity focuses on the performance of electroacoustic music in Norway and abroad.

Her compositional output consists of works for instruments and live electronics, sound installations, dance, theatre, and animation projects, but all activity is rooted in her work with acousmatic tape composition, which features most strongly amongst her creations.
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Natasha Barrett Discography


HGCD 329 Natasha Barrett Rocks & Wraiths(CD) Nota Bene Records HGCD 329 UK 1997 Sell This Version
HGCD 768 Natasha Barrett Chillies and Shells(CD) Nota Bene Records HGCD 768 UK 1998 Sell This Version
IMED 0262 Natasha Barrett Isostasie(CD, Album) Empreintes DIGITALes IMED 0262 Canada 2002 Sell This Version
ACD 5018 Ore* | Barrett* | Holopainen* | Vinjar* | Winther* | Ratkje* | Wallin* Ore* | Barrett* | Holopainen* | Vinjar* | Winther* | Ratkje* | Wallin* - Sinus Seduction(CD, Album) Aurora (5) ACD 5018 Norway 2002 Sell This Version
ACD 5037 Natasha Barrett Kraftfelt(DVD-A, Album + CD, Album) Aurora (5) ACD 5037 Norway 2005 Sell This Version
ACD 5056 Natasha Barrett Trade Winds(SACD, Album, Hybrid, Multichannel) Aurora (5) ACD 5056 Norway 2007 Sell This Version
c74-013 Tanja Orning, Natasha Barrett Tanja Orning, Natasha Barrett - Dr.Ox(CD, Album) c74 c74-013 US 2008 Sell This Version
EM 1012 Stefan Östersjö & Natasha Barrett Stefan Östersjö & Natasha Barrett - Black Bile Extempore(CD, Album) Elektron Records EM 1012 Sweden 2009 Sell This Version
IMED10104/105 Natasha Barrett Bouteilles De Klein(2xDVD-A) Empreintes DIGITALes IMED10104/105 Canada 2010 Sell This Version
+3dB020 Natasha Barrett Peat + Polymer(2xCD, Album) +3db Records +3dB020 Norway 2014 Sell This Version


none Natasha Barrett ...Fetters...(CD, Promo) Aurora (5) none Norway 2006 Sell This Version