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September 2018

Operatic Workings of the Mind

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - September 21 @ 3:00 pm
Faculty of Music, Faculty of Music, St Aldate's
Oxford , OX1 1DB
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Operatic Workings of the Mind: Representations of Consciousness in Eighteenth-Century Opera Convenor: Professor Suzanne Aspden When we assess the merit of an opera, the level of psychological insight it offers is usually a prime criterion. And yet opera historians and musicologists generally fail to recognise the historical and cultural contingency…

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October 2018

Research Colloquium: Elizabeth Eva Leach

October 9 @ 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, St Aldate's
Oxford, OX1 1DB
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Elizabeth Eva Leach (University of Oxford) A Little Knight Music: medieval songs, tournaments, and other forms of violence The Colloquia feature leading figures, as well as younger scholars, from across the world. They present their research in papers on all kinds of music-related topics. Graduate students Jason Weir and Rosie…

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Seminars in Ethnomusicology and Sound Studies: Barbara London

October 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on October 25, 2018 at 5:00pm

The Barn, St John’s College (St Giles), St John's College, St Giles
Oxford , OX1 3JP
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Barbara London (Yale University) Sound Art: Beyond the Comfort Zone Sound as an art medium emerged during the 1960s after a fifty-year gestation. In the spirit of counterculture and revolution, artists were experimenting with time-based art that was intangible and difficult to commodify and collect. Today, when the experience of sound…

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Research Colloquium: Moshumi Bhowmik

October 16 @ 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, St Aldate's
Oxford, OX1 1DB
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Moushumi Bhowmik Migration, Memory and Music: Field Recordings from Bengal and the Diaspora The Colloquia feature leading figures, as well as younger scholars, from across the world. They present their research in papers on all kinds of music-related topics. Graduate students Jason Weir and Rosie McMahon organise the series. Presentations…

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Seminar in Medieval and Renaissance Music

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wharton Room, All Souls College, All Souls College
Oxford, OX1 4AL
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Antonio Chemotti (HERA Project SoundMe, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw) Musical past and regionalism in early modern Silesia: the hymnbook of Valentin Triller Convenor: Margaret Bent Each presentation is followed by an hour of discussion, with wine. Free admission – Open to all. No advance booking necessary. Abstract: Always a…

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Oxford Conducting Institute Seminar

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, St Aldate's
Oxford, OX1 1DB
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With Dr John Traill & Doctor Cayenna Ponchione For particpants only Repertoire: Grieg, Holberg Suite Music students: to take part, email events@music.ox.ac.uk

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Research Colloquium: Charlotte Bentley

October 23 @ 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, St Aldate's
Oxford, OX1 1DB
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Charlotte Bentley (University of Cambridge) New Orleans and the Creation of Transatlantic Opera, 1819-1859 The Colloquia feature leading figures, as well as younger scholars, from across the world. They present their research in papers on all kinds of music-related topics. Graduate students Jason Weir and Rosie McMahon organise the series.…

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Seminars in Ethnomusicology and Sound Studies: Griffith Rollefson

October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Barn, St John’s College (St Giles), St John's College, St Giles
Oxford , OX1 3JP
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Griffith Rollefson (University College Cork, National University of Ireland) Watch the Throne: Critical Excess and the New Gilded Age Jay Z and Kanye West’s 2011 Watch the Throne is a self-avowed “luxury rap” album centered on Eurocentric conceptions of nobility, artistry, and race.  In this paper, I examine how the…

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New Music: Lieder Composition Workshop

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

With Clare McCaldin (mezzo-soprano) and Libby Burgess (piano). Co-presented with the Centre for Comparative Criticism and Translation. Professors Martyn Harry and Robert Saxton convene the series with musical director Dr John Traill. All events are open to the public and free to attend. For advanced booking, email new.music@music.ox.ac.uk.

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Oxford Conducting Institute Workshop

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, St Aldate's
Oxford, OX1 1DB
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With Dr John Traill & Doctor Cayenna Ponchione Repertoire: Grieg, Holberg Suite Preparatory seminar for participants: Tuesday 23 October (3rd week), 2-4pm, Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, 2-4pm Music students: to take part, email events@music.ox.ac.uk

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