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    October 2019

    Research Colloquium: Dr Moritz Kelber

    October 15 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

    Dr Moritz Kelber (University of Bern) | (De-)Constructing the Enemy in Early Modern Dance The war against the Ottoman Empire was one of the most important political issues in the German-speaking lands throughout the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. However, the idea of an imminent threat from the Turks dates back…

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    Research Colloquium: Dr Stephen Millar

    October 22 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

    Dr Stephen Millar (Cardiff University) | From Belfast to the Somme (and Back Again): Legitimising Loyalist Paramilitaries Through Political Song Abstract During the Northern Ireland conflict (1968-1998), paramilitary groups were supported and sustained by a sociocultural apparatus that helped legitimise their position within the community and disseminate their political message.…

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    Research Colloquium: Dr Angela Impey

    October 29 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

    Angela Impey (SOAS, University of London) | Googlebox and Beyond: Film, festival and the politics of self-recognition in north central Namibia This paper reflects on the cultural landscapes of the Damara of west central Namibia whose lives and identities remain deeply destabilized by the legacy of cultural-spatial deterritorialization inflicted by German…

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    November 2019

    Research Colloquium: Dr Annelies Andries

    November 5 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

    Dr Annelies Andries (University of Oxford) | From Trauma to Tragedy: Sounding out War in Revolutionary and Napoleonic France Abstract The decades straddling 1800 saw a profusion of violent conflicts in Europe, considered by some historians as the first ‘Total War’ (Bell 2007). This socio-political situation tends to be linked…

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    Research Colloquium: Dr Ross Cole

    November 12 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

    Dr Ross Cole (University of Cambridge) | Vaporwave and the Off-Modern Vaporwave is a term that emerged during the early 2010s to describe a wraithlike nexus of imagery, memes, and experimental music on the Internet. Tracing its ambivalent obsession with the globalized consumer culture of the 1980s and ’90s––manifest in its…

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    Oxford Conducting Institute Workshop

    November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Music students | to take part, email events@music.ox.ac.uk. Free for observers. Preliminary seminar for participants | Tuesday 12 November, 2-4pm, Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music

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    Research Colloquium: Dr Hannah Robbins

    November 19 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

    Dr Hannah Robbins (University of Nottingham) | “Too Darn Hot”: Cultural Tensions and Personal Identity in Kiss Me, Kate Contemporary reception to Cole Porter and Bella Spewack’s Kiss Me, Kate is centred in the musical’s association with Shakespeare’s controversial play The Taming of the Shrew. Following the interpersonal mishaps of the actors appearing in a…

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    Solo Piano Composition Workshop

    November 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Free and open to all. With pianist Richard Casey.

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    Research Colloquium: Dr Amy Brosius

    November 26 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

    Dr Amy Brosius (University of Birmingham) | Rivalry and ritual revenge: singers, patrons and honour culture in mid-seventeenth century Rome Abstract Rivalries between singers are a well documented phenomenon in the history of Western singing culture. Because of the seeming ubiquity of such rivalries they have often been treated uncritically in…

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    Introduction to Composition Workshops with The Kreutzer Quartet

    November 29 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

    Open to Faculty of Music students only. The Kreutzer Quartet, one of Europe’s most dynamic and innovative string quartets, will talk about their work with composers and the rehearsal and performance process, with time for Q&A.

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    December 2019

    Research Colloquium: Dr Marten Noorduin

    December 3 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

    Dr Marten Noorduin (University of Oxford) | Towards an Understanding of Early to Mid-Nineteenth-Century Orchestral Rehearsal Practices in London It is a truism that rehearsals have a substantial influence on musical performances. Nevertheless, despite the widely shared interest in the performance practices of nineteenth century chamber and orchestral music, the…

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    January 2020

    Performance Clinic: Elizabeth Kenny

    January 31, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Elizabeth Kenny Solo song in the Seventeenth Century: from lute song to opera Performance clinics are the place for students to hone performance skills with a visiting professional who will also share their experiences of building a musical career. They are led by Faculty Director of Performance Liz Kenny. Free and open…

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    February 2020

    Mixed Ensemble Composition Workshop

    February 6, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Free and open to all. With Ensemble ISIS conducted by Dr John Traill. Convened by Richard Causton, University of Cambridge.

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    March 2020

    Beethoven: Perfomance Clinic and Concert

    March 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

    Anneke Scott and Steven Devine Beethoven, Marches for Military Music Programme 1-4pm         Performance Clinic 4.30-5pm   Outdoor Concert 6-7pm         Concert and Tour Period horn player Anneke Scott works with wind and brass students to explore the lesser-known Marches for Military Music by Beethoven, culminating in an outdoor concert. The event continues…

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