Collections One – Just Ham Performed and recorded December 2017 Released: Dec 31st 2017 <a href=”http://justham.bandcamp.com/album/collections-one”>Collections One by Just Ham</a>
The Hostage by Brendan Behan. Directed by Jake Murray. Performed 6th – 9th Dec, 2018 at The Patrick Centre, Birmingham (Birmingham Hippodrome). Original Music by Peter Bell & Rob Roberts. Band: Peter Bell (Bouzouki), Rob Roberts (Piano), Sean Morrison (Fiddle). The music for the show was a mix of traditional songs and Irish melodies glued… Read more The Hostage – RBC Theatre Company
Several Softly Songs was written for the Carnelian Saxophone Quartet. Premiered at the Royal Northern College of Music as part of New Music North West. 13th Nov, 2017. Instrumentation: Sop. Sax, Alt. Sax, Tn. Sax, Bari. Sax.
EP composed, and recorded over a weekend in July 2017 in collaboration with Wilson The Person. The EP is constructed from found material in and around my living room where we recorded. <a href=”http://wilsontheperson.bandcamp.com/album/beyond-the-window”>Beyond The Window by wilson the person, Peter Bell</a>
Phedra by Jean Racine, translated by Robert David MacDonald. Directed by Gareth Somers. Performed 22nd – 24th June, 2017 at the Cresent Theatre, Birmingham. Music by Dani Blanco and Peter Bell. Band: Dani Blanco (Various), Peter Bell (Bouzouki, Frame Drum). The music for the show was a mix of rich soundscapes by Dani and live… Read more Phedra – Birmingham School of Acting
Written for Soprano Molly Wildsmith. Takes text describing Molly’s home city of Liverpool and transforms it using a series of processes. Requires a Liverpudlian accent.
Performed by Just Ham at the Flatpack Film Festival 2017 in Birmingham. 8th April, 2017. Live soundtrack and narration for the animated short film The Adventures of Sam Space. In collaboration with actor Graeme Rose (Stan’s Café).
Day long installation at Vivd Projects as part of Vivid Trip and the No Frontiers Festival 2017. 1st April. 2017. Members of the public were invited to join an electronic jam session governed by an electronic system of sampling and re-sampling. In collaboration with LACO. featuring… the cow from the OP-1
Mary Queen of Scots got her head chopped off by Liz Lochhead. Directed by Erica Gould. Performed 22nd- 25th March, 2107 at the Crescent Theatre Studio, Birmingham. Music by Peter Bell. Band: Peter Bell (Bouzouki/Electronics/Perc), Ben Morriss (Percussion), Stephen Plummer (Percussion). The music for the show was dark tapestry of recorded fiddle with live electronics… Read more Mary Queen of Scots got her head chopped off – Birmingham School of Acting
Written for pianist Fumiko Miyachi. Premiered at Birmingham Conservatoire on 31st Jan, 2017. When the piano plays the voice recording is revealed. The text is based on several 13th century Japanese tanka poems. Voice: Chalcedony Williams. Photo: Patrick Ellis