Monthly Archives: June 2018

What Music Will You Study on the New OU Music BA? Video 9

The final video in our series on the new OU Music BA features Dr Robert Samuels talking about The Practice of Music Making, our innovative collaborative module with Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

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New Monograph on Female Musicians of Interwar France

Dr Laura Hamer’s new monograph, Female Composers, Conductors, Performers: Musiciennes of Interwar France, 1919–1939, has just been published by Routledge. The book considers a wide range of  female composers working in interwar France, including the early Prix de Rome winners, Marguerite … Continue reading

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OU Music Welcomes Dr Laura Hamer

OU Music is delighted to welcome Dr Laura Hamer to the position of Staff Tutor in Music. Dr Hamer is a cultural musicologist specialising in women in music, encompassing both classical and popular traditions. She studied music at the universities of … Continue reading

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What Music Will You Study on the New OU Music BA? Video 8

This week, our series on the new OU Music BA features Dr Byron Dueck discussing clapping games, dance music, and the role these play in A342, Central Questions in the Study of Music.  

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Studying music at the OU – a student’s story

Have you ever wondered how you can study for a music degree part-time and at a distance? It may not even have occurred to you that you can. In this video, teacher Gareth Hand explains his educational journey with us, … Continue reading

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New book of essays on The Music Profession in Britain, 1780-1920

March saw the publication of a volume of essays edited by Music Department Senior Lecturer Rosemary Golding, focused on the history of the music profession in nineteenth-century Britain. The essays are drawn from a wide range of scholars including the … Continue reading

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