Robin Hartwell is a Fellow in the Music department of Liverpool Hope University where he has worked since 1991. He has combined teaching in a many areas of music with composition, music analysis and music journalism. He has published on rhythm in Webern, post-modernism in music and on Music and Sacred Space. He has given papers on his own music and on music and film. He has a special interest in the music of Stockhausen and has been a regular attendee at the Stockhausen summer schools. An article on the final section of the opera cycle Licht, Sonntag, is in preparation.
As a composer, Robin’s works include: short stage works (The Discourse of the Soothsayer, Jean-Jacques); music for dance (Sadie’s Quartet); orchestral works (Salome Dances, Jubilee); chamber music, (Pas de Deux, Cruciform Trio, Unequal Division, The Dancers); choral music (Sermon to the Birds, Madonna and Child, Voyages and Buildings); electronic music (piano pieces 1 and 2, after John Cage, Venice postcards, The Pixelators); and solo music.