Monthly Archives: October 2012

Handel Institute Conference: ‘Handel at Court’

OU music department staff Donald Burrows and Helen Green will present papers at the Handel Institute conference, which will be held at The Foundling Museum, London, on 24 and 25 November. Donald will talk about the relationships of George I … Continue reading

Posted in Events, News, Research | Leave a comment

Music Research Day, 15 November 2012

The Music Department will hold its autumn research day on Thursday 15 November from 10:00am to 4:00pm. We will meet in the Music Research Studio on the Milton Keynes campus. See poster here for details and contact information. All are … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Skyfall

With the new James Bond film seemingly the talk of the media, Ben Winters offers a few thoughts on its music in this short article on OpenLearn.

Posted in News | Leave a comment

New post on OUP Music blog

Catherine Tackley has contributed a new post to the Oxford University Press Music blog. http://blog.oup.com/2012/10/big-band-swing-music-recordings/

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Book Launch: Benny Goodman’s Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert

Book Launch: Benny Goodman’s Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert (Oxford University Press) Sunday 18 November, 2pm Upstairs at the Kings Arms, 11 Bloom Street, Salford M3 6AA http://kingsarmssalford.com/ On January 16, 1938 Benny Goodman brought his swing orchestra to America’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Atlantic Sounds: Ships and Sailortowns

Dr. Catherine Tackley (Music, The Open University) and Dr. Graeme Milne (History, University of Liverpool) are delighted to announce a new AHRC Research Networking project ‘Atlantic Sounds: Ships and Sailortowns’. The ‘Atlantic Sounds’ project aims to investigate, from a UK … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment