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Research Colloquium: Juliana M. Pistorius

‘A Traviata of irony and enjoyment’: coloured opera as political act in apartheid South Africa Juliana M. Pistorius (Lincoln College, University of Oxford) All Music Research Colloquia begin at 5.15pm in the Denis Arnold Hall at the Faculty of Music. The Colloquia feature leading figures as well as younger scholars presenting their research in papers on all kinds of music-related topics. The speakers come from Oxford and many different universities around the world. This series is organised by graduate students, Stefanie Arend…

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12 Oct
The Barn, St John’s College (St Giles),
St John's College, St Giles Oxford , OX1 3JP
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Seminar in Ethnomusicology and Sound Studies: Luis-Manuel Garcia

Interpellation and the Ethical Turn in Electronic Dance Music Luis-Manuel Garcia, University of Birmingham   Recently, electronic dance music (EDM) discourse in cities around the globe has shown an increasing interest in rediscovering the genre’s roots in subaltern communities. In this paper I track the “call to ethical action” in EDM communities in Berlin, attending to the various forms the “call” takes as nightlife organizers summon dancer-listeners to political engagement. Such appeals manifest as musical invocations, sonic conjurations, verbal appellations,…

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Research Colloquium: Justin Williams

Postcolonial Melancholia and Humour in UK Hip-hop Justin Williams (University of Bristol) All Music Research Colloquia begin at 5.15pm in the Denis Arnold Hall at the Faculty of Music. The Colloquia feature leading figures as well as younger scholars presenting their research in papers on all kinds of music-related topics. The speakers come from Oxford and many different universities around the world. This series is organised by graduate students, Stefanie Arend and William Drummond. Presentations are followed by discussion and…

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23 Oct
The Bate Collection, Faculty of Music,
The Bate Collection, Faculty of Music St Aldates, Oxford, OX1 1DB
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Bate Collection: Family Friendly Events

Gallery activities including trails, colouring and word-searches.

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24 Oct
The Bate Collection, Faculty of Music,
The Bate Collection, Faculty of Music St Aldates, Oxford, OX1 1DB
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Bate Collection: Family Friendly Events

Gallery activities including trails, colouring and word-searches.

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Research Colloquium: Tom Perchard

Reimagining Popular Music History Tom Perchard (University of London) All Music Research Colloquia begin at 5.15pm in the Denis Arnold Hall at the Faculty of Music. The Colloquia feature leading figures as well as younger scholars presenting their research in papers on all kinds of music-related topics. The speakers come from Oxford and many different universities around the world. This series is organised by graduate students, Stefanie Arend and Edward Spencer. Presentations are followed by discussion and a drinks reception.…

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25 Oct
The Bate Collection, Faculty of Music,
The Bate Collection, Faculty of Music St Aldates, Oxford, OX1 1DB
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Bate Collection: Family Friendly Events

Gallery activities including trails, colouring and word-searches.

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26 Oct
The Bate Collection, Faculty of Music,
The Bate Collection, Faculty of Music St Aldates, Oxford, OX1 1DB
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Bate Collection: Family Friendly Events

Gallery activities including trails, colouring and word-searches.

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27 Oct
The Bate Collection, Faculty of Music,
The Bate Collection, Faculty of Music St Aldates, Oxford, OX1 1DB
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Bate Collection: Family Friendly Events

Gallery activities including trails, colouring and word-searches.

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Composer Speaks Series: Professor Edward Hughes

Waves, light, rhythms and lines: scoring ‘Brighton: Symphony of a City’ Edward Hughes studied at Pembroke College, Cambridge University, with Robin Holloway and Alexander Goehr, and at Southampton University with Michael Finnissy. He is Professor of Composition at the University of Sussex. His work has been described as ‘polyphonic, clear and unique’. Commissions include City of London Festival (an opera to a libretto by Glyn Maxwell, The Birds, for The Opera Group), Brighton Festival, I Fagiolini, Glyndebourne, Tacet Ensemble and…

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