Monthly Archives: November 2017

Music, Modern Culture, and the Critical Ear

A new book co-edited by Ben Winters (with Nicholas Attfield) has just been published by Routledge. Entitled Music, Modern Culture, and the Critical Ear, it is a collection of essays in honour of Ben’s doctoral supervisor at Oxford, Prof. Peter Franklin. It features … Continue reading

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The Music of Time series continues

The BBC World Service series The Music of Time continues with its exploration of the interactions between music, identity and social change at key points in history. In this episode, Wyre Davies explores the collision between Chile’s Nueva Canción music … Continue reading

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PhD Studentships in Music at the Open University

The Department of Music at the Open University invites applications for October 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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Researching Music for Dance

As part of his Honorary Associate work, Malcolm Atkins has been researching the practice of writing music for dance. Malcolm has been asked to participate in a project that emanated from the research of the Aberdeen anthropology department in looking … Continue reading

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Liz Lane featured in The Sampler newsletter

Composer Liz Lane, who teaches for the Music Department on module A224: Inside Music and on our collaborative Certificate The Practice of Music Making, is featured as Guest Editor in this month’s new music newsletter The Sampler: https://thesampler.org/ Liz’s edition of the newsletter features blog … Continue reading

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