Monthly Archives: June 2017

LED panel at Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain Conference

On 28 June, members of the OU Music Department took part in a panel on ‘Working class listening in the long nineteenth century’ at the Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain conference at the University of Birmingham. Charied by Trevor Herbert, this … Continue reading

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Public talk at Bethlem Museum of the Mind

Rosemary Golding will be giving her talk on music in nineteenth-century asylums at Bethlem Museum of the Mind this coming Saturday, 1 July. The talk, which was postponed from March, considers the ways in which music was used in asylums … Continue reading

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Sue Elliott (MA Open) has conference paper accepted

One of the MA graduates of 2016, Sue Elliott, has had a paper accepted for a leading conference, the First International Conference on Women’s Work in Music. Sue’s MA dissertation forms the basis of her conference paper,’Women Composers and the … 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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MA students writing online

Across the MA in Music, Open University students have the opportunity to develop different writing styles, with the chance to submit assignments that include blogs, concert reviews, CD liner notes, programme notes, online journal articles, encyclopedia entries, review articles, colloquy discussion pieces, lecture-recitals and conference papers. A number of this year’s … Continue reading

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MA Study Day

On Saturday 17 of the students from the two year groups of the MA met in Milton Keynes for a Study Day. In the morning those who’ve just finished A873 were first introduced to the second module and then spent … Continue reading

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June Academic of the Month: Fiona Richards

I work across the department’s curriculum, and in particular on the MA in Music. Students on Part 1 of the MA have just finished this module, while the Part 2 students are working towards submitting their dissertations. We’ve seen some wonderful, … Continue reading

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PhDs in Music at the Open University

The Department of Music at the Open University invites applications for February 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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Impact and the Victorian University

Rosemary Golding has been invited to speak at an event to be held later this month at Glasgow University, looking at the impact of Victorian Universities as well as the potential impact of Victorian Studies on the modern world. Rosemary’s … Continue reading

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