Author Archives: Naomi Barker

March Academic of the month: Naomi Barker

I volunteered to be Academic of the month for March as I have been involved in some activities rather different from my usual routine, and that present some exciting opportunities for the future. Our MOOC, started its second presentation at … Continue reading

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Has historically informed performance done its job?

Would you be able to recognise the performers of a Beethoven symphony from just a couple of bars of a recording? That was a challenge issued during the course of a pre-concert panel discussion ‘has historically informed performance done its … Continue reading

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Online music tuition

Following the appearance of an article in a local newspaper today about a pioneering effort to bring music lessons to children in rural parts of Yorkshire, BBC Radio York interviewed Naomi Barker about online music tuition. The project which launched … Continue reading

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3. Music has many forms

Music has many forms, from songs to sound tracks, sonatas to symphonies. Whatever form of music takes your fancy, you’re likely to find it somewhere in our modules. Just as novelists and poets all use the same letters to make … Continue reading

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