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Read more at: Colloquium: Dr. David Andrés Fernández, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Colloquium: Dr. David Andrés Fernández, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Wednesday, 16 March, 2022 - 17:00

Processional Chant in Late Medieval and Early Modern Iberia: Space, Music, and History at the Cathedral of Saragossa Between 1592 and 1598, Diego de Espés (c1531-1602) finished the first draft of his History of the Metropolitan Church of Saragossa. Espés, apart from being an historian, was a portion beneficiary and...


Read more at: Colloquium: Dr. Adam Cathcart, University of Leeds

Colloquium: Dr. Adam Cathcart, University of Leeds

Wednesday, 9 March, 2022 - 17:00

Defending the Island: On North Korean Film Music This paper traces the evolution of film music composition in North Korea through three films dealing with the Korean War: “Young Partisans” (1951), “Wolmi Island” (1982), and “Meet in Pyongyang” (2012). The outer two films allow for framing of North Korena cinema and...


Read more at: Colloquium: Dr. Alana Mailes, University of Cambridge

Colloquium: Dr. Alana Mailes, University of Cambridge

Wednesday, 2 March, 2022 - 17:00

"Such Wine, such Women, such Musick”: Stuart Diplomats and the Siren Song of Italian Courtesans


Read more at: Colloquium: Dr. Anna Bull, University of York

Colloquium: Dr. Anna Bull, University of York

Wednesday, 23 February, 2022 - 17:00

'You should listen to me because I'm the one playing it’: Embedding youth voice within instrumental classical music education Instrumental tuition in classical music has been criticised for reproducing the ‘master-apprentice’ model in which the authoritative knowledge of the teacher is prioritised over young people’s...


Read more at: Colloquium: Dr. Renee Timmers, University of Sheffield

Colloquium: Dr. Renee Timmers, University of Sheffield

Wednesday, 16 February, 2022 - 17:00

An embodied and cross-cultural perspective on aesthetic emotions in music Whether aesthetic emotions are distinctive from emotions experienced in everyday non-aesthetic contexts is argued for and disputed on various grounds. Indeed, both differences and similarities are relevant: whilst not categorically different...


Read more at: Colloquium: Dr. Erin Johnson-Williams, Durham University

Colloquium: Dr. Erin Johnson-Williams, Durham University

Wednesday, 9 February, 2022 - 17:00

Sounding Incarceration: The Colonial Hymn as Biopolitics This paper considers the colonial hymn as a means of negotiating biopolitical strategies of control in the concentration camps of the South African War (1899–1902). In these spaces of enforced ‘congregating’, communal hymn singing emerged as a form of theological and...


Read more at: Colloquium: Dr. Katie-Rose Sanfilippo, City, University of London

Colloquium: Dr. Katie-Rose Sanfilippo, City, University of London

Wednesday, 2 February, 2022 - 17:00

Using music to support maternal mental health in The Gambia Mental health problems in the perinatal period are a particular challenge in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and can affect the mother and her developing child. It is thus of high priority to develop new low-cost, non-stigmatising and culturally...


Read more at: Colloquium: Dr. James Olsen, University of Cambridge

Colloquium: Dr. James Olsen, University of Cambridge

Wednesday, 26 January, 2022 - 17:00

The fantastic and the human: understanding the relationship between octatonicism and tonality in Messiaen’s Le Banquet Céleste and Back to the Future The connection between the octatonic scale and the idea of the ‘fantastic’ can be traced back at least as far as late nineteenth-century Russian music: Richard Taruskin (1996...


Read more at: Colloquium: Keith Howard; Professor Emeritus and Leverhulme Fellow, SOAS, University of London

Colloquium: Keith Howard; Professor Emeritus and Leverhulme Fellow, SOAS, University of London

Wednesday, 17 November, 2021 - 17:00

Creativity Curtailed, Ideology Imposed: Reconstructing a Hidden History of North Korean Music and Dance For half a century, a monolithic artistic policy has gone hand in hand with absolute political autocracy in North Korea. This, according to official statements, is because the state has developed a Korean style of human...


Read more at: Colloquium: Errollyn Wallen, Wort Residency 2021-22

Colloquium: Errollyn Wallen, Wort Residency 2021-22

Wednesday, 1 December, 2021 - 17:00

Errollyn Wallen in conversation with Professor Richard Causton Since we expect a larger than usual turnout for this event, kindly arrive 15 minutes early.