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New MA in Music from October 2014

Here is advance notice of the new MA in Music, which will be taught and assessed entirely online. The first part of the MA, A873, is a 60-credit module which introduces a wide range of music research skills in the context of the … Continue reading

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Theosophy and music: the composer Edmund Rubbra

Enchanted Modernities: Theosophy and the Arts in the Modern World This conference will be held 25–27 September at the University of Amsterdam.  It is the first to be organised by a newly established research network set up jointly by the … Continue reading

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Katia Chornik: After her PhD

Katia Chornik, who completed her PhD with the Open University’s Music and English departments in 2010, is now developing her research in Manchester. She’s moved on from her thesis on the role of music in the novels of Alejo Carpentier to … Continue reading

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Music and Image

There will be a research day on the theme of Music and Image on Tuesday 27 March. Further details to follow.

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David Grant completes PhD on William Wallace

Postgraduate student David Grant has completed his doctorate on William Vincent Wallace’s opera Maritana. This was one of the most popular and successful operas composed in the middle of the nineteenth century and one of the few works by a … Continue reading

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Music and Place

On Monday 5 December the Music department held a research day on the theme of Music and Place. This included a wide range of topics and approaches, from the music played at the wedding of Queen Mary I in 1554 … Continue reading

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‘Music and Place’ 5 December

There will be a research day on the theme of Music and Place on Monday 5 December. Full details are attached below. Music and Place

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