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Faculty of Music


October 8
David Meredith
Music Processing Algorithms

October 15
Steven Zohn (Temple University, U.S.A.)
Naive Questions and Laughable Answers: An Eighteenth-Century Job Interview

October 22
Julian Johnson (Royal Holloway, University of London)
‘Like an axe-blow’: Silencing the Voice in Mahler

October 29
David Metzer (University of Columbia; Visiting Fellow, Peterhouse)
Sound and Expression in Helmut Lachenmann’s The Little Match Stick Girl

November 5
Patrick Carnegy
Wagner and the Art of the Theatre

November 12
Pieter Bergé (University of Leuven)
The Art of Not-Playing an Analytical Observation: Some Remarks on the Main Theme Structure of Beethoven’s Adagio Op.31/2, ii.

November 19
Elaine Kelly (University of Edinburgh)
A Winter’s Tale: Romanticism and Artistic Discontent in the Late GDR

November 26
Michael Wolpe (Jewish Music Institute, Israel)
The Beginning of the 21st Century – A Title or a Genre?

December 3
The Robin Orr Lecture, 2008
Peter Hill (University of Sheffield)
Messiaen and birdsong in the 1950s