Monthly Archives: February 2017

February Academic of the Month: Ben Winters

During February I was on study leave from my departmental duties as Lecturer in Music—which include being Qualification Lead for Music and chairing A874 (the second part of the MA in Music)—but while this may imply something of a holiday, … Continue reading

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Listening Experience Database Project study day in Glasgow

The hidden listeners: uncovering the historical evidence for the experience of music 29 March 2017, 11.00-15.00 Blythswood Room, Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow Booking: How, where and why have people listened to music in the past? What did the … Continue reading

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“Stimmung” by Karlheinz Stockhausen: concert, 25th February

If you’re in the Northeast this weekend you might have a look at the programme for the Musicon Festival in Durham. I’ll be doing the sound projection for a performance of Stockhausen’s “Stimmung” – a piece from 1968 featuring six … Continue reading

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Pre-concert talk: 20 February

Another event in the Department’s Academic Partnership with The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment takes place on Monday 20 February at The Southbank Centre, London. The pre-concert talk is part of a Study Day which will bring together undergraduate and postgraduate students … Continue reading

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Pre-concert event: Friday 10 February

A pre-concert talk, Méhul: The First Romantic takes place on Friday 10 February before a concert by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment at St John’s, Smith Square, London. This is another event as part of the Department’s Academic Partnership … Continue reading

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OU Music Research Day – 26 April 2017

The next Music Research Day will take place on Wednesday 26th April in the Music Studio on the OU’s campus in Milton Keynes.  If you would like to attend, please e-mail Jacquie Green on by Tuesday 18th April, providing details … Continue reading

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January Academic of the Month: David Rowland

I am a Professor of Music and have been at the OU since 1989. I have written on many music modules and was Dean of Arts for several years until 2014. Now I’m safely back in Music, spending much of … Continue reading

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Music and Statistics: Trajectories into Academia

OU Honorary Associate Andrew Gustar has written about his experiences of studying at the OU in a new blog post on the Royal Musical Association’s website.   In this, Andrew describes his trajectory from mathematics into music and how both these … Continue reading

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