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Graduate supervisors

Sam Barrett, Pembroke College
Medieval song repertories, especially with Latin texts. Issues in medieval notation, transmission, composition and performance. Late antique and early medieval music theory. Topics in Jazz.

Stefano Castelvecchi, St. John’s College
18th- and 19th-century opera, particularly Mozart and Rossini. Theory and practice of textual criticism.

Richard Causton, King’s College
Composition and orchestration. Contemporary Italian music. Music in Europe since 1945.

Nicholas Cook, Darwin College
Music analysis, analysis of music performance. Multimedia. Music and science.

Ian Cross, Wolfson College
Science and music. Music cognition, psychoacoustics, computational representations of musical structure. Music and evolutionary theory.

Ruth Davis, Corpus Christi College
Ethnomusicology, with particular reference to the Mediterranean and Middle East.

Sarah Hawkins
Perception and production of speech and aspects of singing; acoustic analysis of sound; acoustic phonetics; behavioural experiments in music cognition; interaction in music-making and conversation.

John Hopkins, Homerton College
Practice-Based studies; composition and contemporary music.

Martin Ennis, Girton College
19th-century German music (especially Brahms). Analysis of 18th- and 19th-century music.

Iain Fenlon, King’s College
History of European music, 1450-1650. Social history of Renaissance music, particularly in Italy and Spain. Music manuscripts and printed sources (codicology, history of the book). Monteverdi.

Marina Frolova-Walker, Clare College
19th-century Russian music, Soviet and post-Soviet music. Music and politics, Nationalism, Socialist Realism.

Monique Ingalls, Wolfson College
Christian popular devotional music; the intersections between spiritual practice and popular music performance; and the use of popular congregational music in pilgrimage, public demonstrations, and “virtual devotion” via YouTube.

Nicholas Marston, King’s College
Theory and analysis, particularly Schenkerian analysis; Beethoven; Schumann; source studies; text/music relationships in early nineteenth-century Lieder.

Susan Rankin, Emmanuel College
Medieval music, with emphasis on analysis and source work. Chant and other monophonic repertoires (9th-13th centuries); early polyphony (11th-13th centuries); chant within polyphonic repertoires (14th/15th centuries); musical notation (neumatic and later medieval) and palaeography/codicology.

John Rink, St John’s College
Performance studies, theory and analysis, and nineteenth-century studies.

Jeremy Thurlow, Robinson College
Composition. 20th-century French music, especially Messiaen, Dutilleux and Debussy.

Ben Walton, Jesus College
Social and cultural history of music in the 19th century, particularly in France; 19th- and 20th-century opera; musical romanticism; 19th-century music criticism and historiography; the transmission of European opera to other continents during the 19th century.

Geoffrey Webber, Gonville and Caius College
German baroque music and church music and liturgy of all periods.

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