Projects

Transforming 19th-Century HIP

Transforming 19th-Century HIP

Transforming C19 HIP (TCHIP) is a 5-year research project hosted by the University of Oxford Faculty of Music. The project began in April 2016 and is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The orchestral and chamber music of the C19th is some of the most widely performed music...

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Balzan Research Project

Balzan Research Project

Towards a global history of music aims to promote post-European historical thinking. The programme is not intended to create a global history by itself, but to explore, through assembled case studies, parameters and terminologies that are suitable to describe a history of many different voices..

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DIAMM

DIAMM

DIAMM (the Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music) is a world-leading resource for the study of medieval manuscripts. Its website presents information on thousands of manuscripts, as well as nearly 15,000 images and associated metadata..

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Hearing Landscape Critically

Hearing Landscape Critically

Sound and music are intrinsic to our experience of the world in myriad ways: we orient ourselves acoustically as much as spatially. It is almost impossible to conceive of music and/or sound without invoking metaphors of space and/or place..

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Italian Opera Aria on the London Stage 1705-1801

Italian Opera Aria on the London Stage 1705-1801

The project is based on the surviving libretti, both printed and manuscript, for operas in Italian performed in London. It provides a mechanism by which aria texts can be traced through different libretti as they were moved from one opera to another by impresarios, conductors, and singers.

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MusDig

MusDig

Music, Digitization, Mediation: Towards Interdisciplinary Music Studies (MusDig) is a five-year research programme based in the Faculty of Music at Oxford University which examines the wide-ranging changes to music and musical practices afforded by digitization and digital media..

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Staging History

Staging History

The aim of the project is twofold: firstly, to explore the influence of historical events on the writing and staging of drama – musical drama in particular – in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries; secondly, to investigate the interaction (or lack thereof) between the stages of London and New York, investigating the transfer of dramas, themes, and casts across the Atlantic.

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Music and Late Medieval European Court Cultures (MALMECC)

Music and Late Medieval European Court Cultures (MALMECC)

Music And Late Medieval European Court Cultures (MALMECC) is a five-year research project (2016-2020) funded by an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council. MALMECC will, for the first time, systematically explore late medieval (c. 1280-1450) court cultures and their music synoptically across Europe.

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Tudor Partbooks

Tudor Partbooks

This three-year project – a collaboration between the Universities of Oxford and Newcastle funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council – will digitize all the extant manuscripts of Tudor polyphonic music from c.1510-1580 preserved in partbook format.

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The Rameau Project

The Rameau Project

The Rameau Project is the first major international multidisciplinary research project devoted to the operas of Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764)..

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Past Projects

Past Projects

Now concluded research projects

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