Research seminar archive

Research Seminar

Wednesday 10 June 2015

Dr Kate Kennedy (University of Cambridge)

Musical instruments and friction: ideas for thinking historically

Wednesday 3 June 2015

Professor Rachel Beckles Willson (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Research Seminar

Wednesday 27 May 2015

PhD students

Music, Health and Wellbeing: Ethnography, Ethics, and ‘Good Musicking’

Wednesday 13 May 2015

Tia DeNora (University of Exeter) and Gary Ansdell (Nordoff Robbins)

Transmission: the art of communicating science

Wednesday 6 May 2015

Becs Andrews, Jon Hughes, Mike Brockhurst (Biology), C2D2

Movements and Shakers: Complexity to simplicity and back again

Wednesday 22 April 2015

Richard Powell & Martin Scheuregger

Censoring creativity from Plato to Bach

Wednesday 22 April 2015

Dr Stephen Rose (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Migration and the Jewish archive: Russian synagogue music in the Cape of Good Hope

Wednesday 4 March 2015

Stephen Muir (University of Leeds)

Spring Postgraduate Forum 2015

Tuesday 24 February 2015

Postgraduate students present papers, workshops and seminars

Praying for a safe delivery: Mary Tudor, Thomas Tallis and the Chronology of Tudor Music

Wednesday 18 February 2015

Magnus Williamson (University of Newcastle)

Early British Rhythm Clubs: Ideals and Realities

Wednesday 4 February 2015

Catherine Tackley (Open University)

'Sea of Blood': A Night at the North Korean Opera

Wednesday 21 January 2015

Professor Keith Howard (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London)

The Musicology of Record Production: or how to use theory to make better recordings

Wednesday 14 January 2015

Dr Simon Zagorski-Thomas (London College of Music, University of West London)

The Textility of Live Coding

Wednesday 26 November 2014

Dr Alex McLean (University of Leeds)

Jazz and Television in Portugal during the New State regime

Wednesday 12 November 2014

Pedro Cravinho (University of Aveiro)

Music, empathy and cultural understanding

Wednesday 29 October 2014

Professor Eric Clarke (University of Oxford)

A Climbing Vine Through Concrete: jazz in 1960s apartheid South Africa (CANCELLED)

Wednesday 22 October 2014

Dr Jonathan Eato (University of York)

Monteverdi's English Pupil: the Life and Music of Walter Porter (c.1587–1659)

Wednesday 15 October 2014

Prof. Jo Wainwright (University of York)

Crossing the boundary line: Music and the nation in 1915.

Wednesday 8 October 2014

Bill Brooks (University of York)

Research Seminar

Wednesday 25 June 2014

Victoria Bernath (University of York) / Simone Spagnolo (Trinity Laban)

Research Seminar

Wednesday 18 June 2014

Katie Molloy / Chris Mullender

Recent Developments in Microtiming as a Compositional Material

Wednesday 4 June 2014

Dr Richard Beaudoin (Harvard University)

Research Seminar

Wednesday 21 May 2014

Ian Hoggart / Richard Powell

Creativity in Composition: Pieces, Processes, Performances

Wednesday 14 May 2014

Dr Tom Armstrong (University of Surrey)

From Composed Theatre to the Musicality of Theatre

Wednesday 7 May 2014

Dr David Roesner (University of Kent)

Living Electronic Music

Wednesday 30 April 2014

Professor Simon Emmerson (De Montfort University)

Producing and Creating Music for Recording

Wednesday 5 March 2014

Craig Leon (Composer, arranger, producer)

Musical taste and the social power of algorithms

Wednesday 15 January 2014

David Beer (University of York, Dept. of Sociology)

Visualising music for mobile devices: Björk’s Biophilia

Wednesday 27 November 2013

Professor Nicola Dibben (University of Sheffield)

Reconstructing Shakespeare’s Songbook

Wednesday 20 November 2013

Professor Ross W. Duffin (Case Western Reserve University)

What they don't teach you at University: the true secrets of success in the music business

Wednesday 13 November 2013

Dr David Patmore (University of Sheffield)

Musical Hypnosis: Sound and Selfhood from Mesmer to Brainwashing

Wednesday 30 October 2013

Dr James Kennaway (University of Newcastle)

Albert Giraud’s Pierrot Lunaire

Wednesday 23 October 2013

Professor Roger Marsh (Department of Music, University of York)

Memory and Make Believe: the Ian Bruce Huntley Archive

Wednesday 9 October 2013

Dr Jonathan Eato (Department of Music, University of York)

Victorian Legacy and the Violist in 1901

Wednesday 26 June 2013

Vic Bernath (Department of Music, University of York)

Imposed or Embraced: A Composer’s Reflection on Chineseness

Wednesday 19 June 2013

Professor Hing-yan Chan (University of Hong Kong)

In re: Experimental analysis

Wednesday 12 June 2013

Professor Bill Brooks (Department of Music, University of York)

The Composer’s Voice in Peace and Politics

Wednesday 22 May 2013

Tony Britten (Director of Benjamin Britten – Peace and Conflict, 2013)

Music-Mindedness: Discovering a new component of personality

Wednesday 15 May 2013

Dr Marcel Zentner (Department of Psychology, University of York)

Musical taste and the social power of algorithms

Wednesday 8 May 2013

David Beer (Dept of Sociology, University of York)

A Labour of Trust: Working (at) Ensemble Interaction

Wednesday 1 May 2013

Anthony Gritten (Royal Academy of Music)

Handel under Attack: Operatic Rivalry in London's 1733-34 Season

Wednesday 13 March 2013

Dr Graham Cummings (University of Huddersfield)

Research seminar

Wednesday 6 March 2013

Professor Andrew Kirkman (University of Birmingham)

A Dramaturgy of Sound: Towards an Aesthetic Approach

Wednesday 27 February 2013

Dr Caroline Wilkins (Brunel University)

Scripts and Songs from the World War II Jewish Ghetto at Theresienstadt

Wednesday 20 February 2013

Dr Lisa Peschel (Department of Theatre, Film and Television, University of York)

Findings from Interdisciplinary Research on the Music Masterclass

Wednesday 6 February 2013

Dr Darren Reed (Department of Sociology, University of York), Dr Beatrice Szczepek Reed (Department of Education, University of York), Liz Haddon (Department of Music, University of York)

2013: Benjamin Britten and British Music Today

Wednesday 30 January 2013

Professor Arnold Whittall (King's College London)

Research Seminar

Wednesday 12 December 2012

Ricardo Alvarez & Teresa Winter (University of York)

Lecture/Recital: 'The Piano Music of Robert Helps'

Wednesday 5 December 2012

Dharshini Tambiah (University of York)

Research Seminar: 'Old, wise and furiously heretical: Women and music after 50'

Wednesday 28 November 2012

Sophie Fuller (Trinity Laban Conservertoire of Music & Dance)

Research Seminar: 'Rhythm Changes: place and the ‘cold commodities’ of European jazz'

Wednesday 21 November 2012

Tony Whyton (University of Salford)

Research Seminar: 'Tallis in Wonderland'

Wednesday 7 November 2012

Robert Hollingworth (University of York)

Research Seminar

Wednesday 31 October 2012

Jingdi Li & Andrew Passmore (University of York)

Research Seminar: 'Stravinsky in Exile'

Wednesday 24 October 2012

Jonathan Cross (University of Oxford)

Research Seminar: 'Local/National: Yorkshire Musical Festivals as British Musical History'

Wednesday 17 October 2012

Charles McGuire (Oberlin College Conservatory of Music)

The Revolutionary Kernel of Reactionary Music

Wednesday 20 June 2012

Dr J.P.E. Harper-Scott (Royal Holloway)

An overview of Ligeti’s sketches

Wednesday 13 June 2012

Richard Steinitz (University of Huddersfield)

Performance and Creativity: Harpsichord as Cultural Microcosm

Wednesday 6 June 2012

Jane Chapman (Royal College of Music)

A Kind of “in-between”: Jazz and Politics in Portugal

Wednesday 16 May 2012

Pedro Cravinho (University of Aveiro)

Beyond the Radif: New Forms of Improvisational Practice in Iranian Music 

Wednesday 2 May 2012

Dr Laudan Nooshin (City University)

Filling in the blanks: restoring the pedagogical bassoon works of Julius Weissenborn (1837-1888)

Wednesday 7 March 2012

Dr Doug Spaniol (Butler University/University of York)

Modernism and the Austro-German Tradition: Helmut Lachenmann and Wolfgang Rihm

Wednesday 29 February 2012

Dr Alastair Williams (Keele University)

Integrating Iranian culture into contemporary sound practice

Wednesday 22 February 2012

Pouya Ehsaei (University of York)

Know Where You Are: Kenny Wheeler, the performers’ composer

Wednesday 8 February 2012

Dr Jonathan Eato (University of York)

Chance and Certainty: John Cage’s Cosmos

Wednesday 1 February 2012

Dr Benjamin Piekut (Cornell University)

The Accidental Serialists, or, the Darmstadt School and how it got that way.

Wednesday 25 January 2012

Martin Iddon (Leeds University)

Shibusa: a practice-led collaborative research project

Wednesday 18 January 2012

Monty Adkins (Huddersfield University)

Has Anyone Heard Yakhal’ Inkomo? Listening to the voices of South Africa’s Jazz Community

Wednesday 14 December 2011

Dr Jonathan Eato, University of York

Research Seminar

Wednesday 7 December 2011

Masumi Yamamoto, University of York

Cool Ideology: Miles Davis and Ascenseur pour l’échafaud

Wednesday 23 November 2011

Dr Tom Perchard, Goldsmiths, University of London

'Each is at the Centre'...Thoughts on a Cagean View of [Music] History

Wednesday 26 October 2011

Professor David Nicholls, University of Southampton

Postgraduate Research Seminar

Wednesday 29 June 2011

Two recently-completed PhD students present their research on the impact of sound-archival work in ethnomusicological settings, followed by an open discussion for all on the later stages of the PhD.

Striggio 40-part Mass: From dream to chart-topper

Tuesday 21 June 2011

Robert Hollingworth (I Fagiolini)

Gamelan composition in Britain: case studies

Wednesday 8 June 2011

Ginevra House

Who Dies?: Musical/Dramatic Transformations in Derek Jarman’s Last Films

Wednesday 9 March 2011

Paul Attinello (Newcastle University)

What do musicians think about during memorized performance?

Wednesday 2 March 2011

Tania Lisboa (Royal College of Music)

Berg as Influenced by Swing: Contextual and Auditory Grounds

Wednesday 23 February 2011

Ian Bamford-Milroy

Affective Listening

Wednesday 9 February 2011

Anahid Kassabian (University of Liverpool)

The Organ of Corti: a case study for a listening aid using a sonic crystal array

Wednesday 2 February 2011

David Prior (University College Falmouth)

Improvisation and Collaboration in Digital Music

Wednesday 26 January 2011

Radoslaw Rudnicki

Accountancy for Free-lance Musicians

Wednesday 19 January 2011

Adrian Rodaway

Single or triple threat: university music students and musical theatre learning

Wednesday 8 December 2010

Elizabeth Haddon (University of York)

Searching for Unity in Diversity: Theosophy and Fin-de-Siècle British Musical Culture

Wednesday 1 December 2010

Christopher Scheer (State University of Utah, Logan)

Bridging the Gap: The Bel Canto Roots of Pop Singing

Wednesday 24 November 2010

Robert Toft (Visiting Professor from University of Western Ontario)

What's in a name? Opera beyond boundaries

Wednesday 10 November 2010

Áine Sheil (University of York)

Forgotten Musicians: The New Symphony Orchestra, 1905-1938

Wednesday 3 November 2010

Emily Worthington (University of York)

Listening to the other: musical dialogue across cultures

Wednesday 27 October 2010

Stefan Östersjo

Research Forum

Wednesday 20 October 2010

How did I end up here? The question that got me started ...

The Women's Musical Club of Winnipeg: Impresario as Imperial Gauge

Wednesday 30 June 2010

Muriel Smith (University of York)

Modes, Mantras and Gandharvas: John Foulds’ Passage to India

Wednesday 23 June 2010

Nalini Ghuman (Mills College)

Melchiore de Barberiis: lute intabulations

Wednesday 16 June 2010

Niki Androniku (University of York)

Alessandro Scarlatti's cantatas for soprano and basso continuo in the Osborn Collection

Wednesday 26 May 2010

Marina Theodoropoulou (University of York)

Making sense of the self

Wednesday 5 May 2010

Liz Haddon (University of York)

The Creative Musician in the Commercial World

Wednesday 17 March 2010

Bill Bruford

Holding it together: approaches to musical coherence after 1990

Wednesday 10 March 2010

Mark Hutchinson (University of York)

Composition vs. Collaboration: Authority vs. Meaning

Wednesday 3 March 2010

Paul Barker (Central School of Speech & drama)

On Fenno-Ugric Landscapes

Wednesday 24 February 2010

Veljo Tormis discusses his vocal works ranging from folk dance to theatre and heavy metal, including films of recent productions of The curse upon iron.

Reading between the notes: Sight-reading & Sociability in the Sixteenth Century

Wednesday 10 February 2010

Richard Wistreich (Royal Northern College of Music)

Opera and performance studies: some reflections on theory and practice

Wednesday 3 February 2010

Aine Sheil (University of York) – Opera and performance studies: some reflections on theory and practice

Reseach Seminar

Wednesday 27 January 2010

Chris Macklin (Mercer University) – Plague, plainsong, and the musical marginalia of Glasgow, MS Hunter 432