Monthly Archives: June 2013

OU itunesU channel presents World Music

This week the OU’s iTunes U channel is promoting a selection of its content on World Music. Norma Waterson: English Folk Singing The tracks on this album focus on English Folk singing, the traditions behind the songs, and the stories … Continue reading

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Global Circulations of Jazz, Paris

Catherine Tackley is an invited speaker at a conference on the ‘Global Circulations of Jazz’ taking place on 27-28 June at the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris. The event is co-organized by the Centre Européen de Sociologieet de Science … Continue reading

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Special issue of Black Music Research Journal featuring OU Music Research

Issue 33/1 of the Black Music Research Journal, a themed number exploring race and musical transmission in British jazz, has just been published. Edited by Jason Toynbee (OU Sociology) and Byron Dueck (OU Music), it features articles by researchers who … Continue reading

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OU Music Academics at Cardiff Conference

The OU’s Music Department will be well-represented at the biennial conference on music in nineteenth-century Britain, to be held in Cardiff 24-27 June. Professor Trevor Herbert will speak on Military Music, Dr Helen Barlow on Listening Experiences, and Dr Rosemary … Continue reading

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Atlantic Sounds Colloquium 2: Music, Heritage, Regeneration, Tourism; Falmouth, 14 June 2013

The programme for the second Atlantic Sounds Colloquium has now been launched. This event takes place at the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth, Cornwall, timed to coincide with Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival, which takes place from 14-16 June 2013. … Continue reading

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“Symphony” episodes 3 and 4 on BBC4

Episodes three and four of “Symphony”, the award-winning collaboration between the BBC and the music department, will be shown this Friday (7 June) and next (14 June) at 8pm on BBC4. Episode three is entitled “New Nations, New Worlds,” and the … Continue reading

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Young people and music research study showcased by Musical Progressions Roundtable

Ruth Herbert has been invited to share findings from her nationwide British Academy-funded study of young people’s subjective experiences of music outside school at the next meeting of the Musical Progressions Roundtable later this month. The MPR is a network … Continue reading

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