Author Archives: Ben Winters

Avid for Ovid

Avid for Ovid who specialise in creating solo dance performance based on Ovid’s Metamorphoses will be giving a free performance on Wednesday, 3 June, 5.30-6.30pm, at the Jacqueline du Pré Building, St Hilda’s College, Oxford. Attendance is free, but please … Continue reading

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Digital Music Genres Talk

The OU’s Centre for Research in Computing will be hosting a talk by Christopher Haworth (Oxford University) on 21 May 2015, entitled ‘Participation Over Belonging: Using Digital Methods to Analyse Digital Music Genres’. Further details can be found here.

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Department Research Day 20 May 2015

Here is the programme for the department’s upcoming research day: Open University Music Department Research Day Wednesday 20th May 2015 Music Research Studio, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes  12:45 Welcome and lunch 13:30 Malcolm Atkins – Narrative in Dance and Music … Continue reading

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2nd Workshop on Philosophy of Human+Computer Music

Following on from the success of last year’s inaugural event, PhD researcher Tom Hewitt of the OU’s Music Department is co-convening the Royal Musical Association’s Music and Philosophy Study Group’s 2nd Workshop on Philosophy of Human+Computer Music, to be held … Continue reading

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Part 2 of the new MA in Music (A874)

Here in the Music Department, we’re currently working on completing part 2 of our new MA in Music. This second module (A874) follows on from A873, which is currently in the first year of its presentaion, and explores three main study … Continue reading

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CHASE Studentships in Music at the Open University

The Department of Music at the Open University invites applications for October 2015 entry to our PhD programme. The Open University is part of the CHASE AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership together with the Courtauld Institute of Art, Goldsmiths, University of … Continue reading

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OU Book History seminar series, London

 All are welcome to come along to this year’s series of OU / Institute of English Studies Book History Research Group seminars at Senate House, London. The topic is Paper, Pen and Ink 2: Manuscript Cultures in the Age of Print. … Continue reading

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New Ashgate Screen Music Series

Ashgate have announced a new Screen Music Series to be edited by Profs. James Deaville, Kathryn Kalinak, and the OU Music Department’s Dr Ben Winters. The series welcomes monographs and edited collections about music in film, television, video games, and … Continue reading

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The Impact of Nazism on Twentieth-Century Music

A new book has just been published by Böhlau Verlag entitled The Impact of Nazism on Twentieth-Century Music. Edited by Erik Levi, and arising from the proceedings of a 2008 conference in London, it features a chapter by OU Music … Continue reading

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New book on film music by Ben Winters

Routledge have just published a new book about film music by music department lecturer Ben Winters. It’s called Music, Performance, and the Realities of Film: Shared Concert Experiences in Screen Fiction. The book examines the relationship between narrative film and … Continue reading

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