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Dr Björn Heile (University of Glasgow)

‘Aesthetic and socio-political considerations and the failure of their integration in Mauricio Kagel’s work post-1968’


Björn Heile is Reader in Music since 1900 and Head of Music at the University of Glasgow. He is the author of The Music of Mauricio Kagel (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006), the editor of The Modernist Legacy: Essays on New Music (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2009), co-editor (with Martin Iddon) of Mauricio Kagel bei den Darmstädter Ferienkursen für Neue Musik: Eine Dokumentation (Hofheim: Wolke, 2009) and co-editor (with Peter Elsdon and Jenny Doctor) of Watching Jazz: Encountering Jazz Performance on Screen (OUP, forthcoming). He is currently preparing a large collaborative research project on the performance practice of Mauricio Kagel’s experimental music.

Wednesday, 18 February, 2015 - 17:00 to 19:00
Event location: 
5.00pm, Recital Room, Faculty of Music