Author Archives: Helen Coffey

Robert Johnson: Complete Works

Robert Johnson Complete Works, edited by Dr Elaine Moohan is now in press and will be available shortly from the Scottish Music Centre, Glasgow. This edition of Johnson’s (d. c. 1560) works is the result of a lengthy research project … Continue reading

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OU Music Research Day – 30 April

The next OU Music Research Day will take place on 30 April 2019 in the OU’s London Office. The provisional programme is as follows: 10:30  Coffee 11:00  Natalie Burton – Structural pluralism in Gerald Finzi’s Earth and Air and Rain 11:30  … Continue reading

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PhD Studentships in Music at the Open University

The Music Department invites applications for October 2019 entry to its PhD programme. Our research was rated 1st in the UK in the Guardian’s analysis of the last Research Excellence Framework, and 8th in the Times Higher Education table. We … Continue reading

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OU Music Research Day – 14 March 2018

The next OU Music Research Day will take place on 14 March 2018 in the OU Library’s Research Meeting Room. Here is the provisional programme: 10:30   Coffee and Welcome 11:00   Workshop – Preparing a Conference Paper 12:00   David Rowland – … Continue reading

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PhD Studentships in Music at the Open University

The Department of Music at the Open University invites applications for October 2018 entry to its PhD programme. Our research was rated 1st in the UK in the Guardian’s analysis of the REF 2014 results, and 8th in the Times … Continue reading

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Researching Music for Dance

As part of his Honorary Associate work, Malcolm Atkins has been researching the practice of writing music for dance. Malcolm has been asked to participate in a project that emanated from the research of the Aberdeen anthropology department in looking … Continue reading

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Music for Dance

Associate Lecturer Malcolm Atkins has written an article for the Department of Classical Studies’ journal Practitioners’ Voices in Classical Reception Studies. This article is about Malcolm’s practice of writing music for danced narrative with the group Avid for Ovid and includes … Continue reading

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Elaine Moohan speaks at Association of British Choral Directors Convention

Elaine Moohan, currently working on The Complete Works of Robert Johnson (due for publication in April 2018), delivered a session in conversation with Rebecca Tavener at the annual convention of the Association of British Choral Directors, Saturday 26th August 2017. … Continue reading

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Statistics in Historical Musicology

Three years after completing his PhD on the use of statistics in the study of music history (some of which is covered in our MA module A873), Honorary Associate Andrew Gustar has launched a new website www.musichistorystats.com as a resource … Continue reading

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Sounds and Songs of Littlemore

As Musician in Residence at St Mary and St Nicholas Church, Associate Lecturer Malcolm Atkins has been trying to engage the local community in the creation of and contemplation of sound and song and continued his own research into the nature … Continue reading

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