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Faculty of Music


29th April
John Sloboda (Emeritus Professor of Psychology, University of Keele
Honorary Professor of Music, Royal Holloway, University of London)
The Psychology of Tone Deafness

6th May
Vladimir Orlov (University of Cambridge)
Sovietised Saint. Religious symbolism in ‘Alexander Nevsky’ by Eisenstein and Prokofiev

13th May
Martin Stokes (University of Oxford)
Religious Revival and Music in the Contemporary Mediterranean: Some Comparative Notes

20th May
Ghofur Woodruff (University of Cambridge)
A consumer-based semantics of music

27th May
Bettina Varwig (King’s College London)
Histories of Heinrich Schütz

3rd June
Marcus Pearce (University College London)
From expectation to aesthetics in the perception of music