Monthly Archives: July 2015

‘Story of Swing’ at the Proms

Catherine Tackley is on the panel for a free ‘Proms Extra’ event taking place at the Royal College of Music ahead of the ‘Story of Swing’ Prom on 11th August (5:45pm). The discussion will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 during the interval.

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Registration open for ‘Listening to music: people, practices and experiences’

24-25 October 2015, the Royal College of Music, London, UK The conference is held as part of our collaborative AHRC-funded Listening Experience Database (LED) Project www.open.ac.uk/Arts/LED ,which also involves the English Department, KMi and the Royal College of Music. The keynote speaker will … Continue reading

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Music and the Asylum in nineteenth-century Britain

Dr Rosemary Golding has secured funding from the Wellcome Trust to support a series of archive visits aimed at exploring the role of music within asylums in the nineteenth century. Asylum balls are a well-known feature of the institutions, but … Continue reading

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OU Musicologists in Glasgow

The Music Department is well-represented at this week’s conference on Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain, being held at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow. Martin Clarke is giving a paper on Sir Frederick Bridge and the Methodist Hymn Book, while … Continue reading

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