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Apr

Research Seminar: Keeping Britain Musical

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May

Research Seminar: Electrosexual Music

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Jun

Previous events

Research Seminar: ‘Getting it right’: Classical Music as a Middle-class Social Practice

Wednesday 2 December 2020

Anna Bull will draw on her recently published book, Class, Control, and Classical Music, to discuss why classical music remains predominantly played by white middle-class people in the UK.

Research Seminar: Reviving the Brave Belgians: Mechanical recording practices as a guide in historical performance

Wednesday 25 November 2020

This talk introduces Leverhulme-funded research project '(Re)constructing Early Recordings: a guide for historically-informed performance', which focuses on the reconstruction and simulation of the mechanical recording process to capture instrumental performances using wax cylinders and discs, alongside digital technologies.

Research Seminar: Fenced In! Imagining Musical Whiteness on the American Western Frontier

Wednesday 18 November 2020

Marta Robertson explores the iconic American ballet Appalachian Spring (1944) through the lens of Japanese American influences on the initial production.

Locked Up: Overcoming the challenge of making electronic music remotely during the lockdown

Wednesday 28 October 2020

Lockdown has presented musicians with a problem. No longer able to enjoy music in the same space, how do we listen to music, collaborate and create? Some would say electronic musicians are uniquely placed to explore how we can work together. In this presentation, Ben Eyes (University of York) will look at some of the work he has done to overcome the challenge of how we make music remotely and how we might enjoy music together.