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Faculty of Music Colloquia

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The weekly Colloquia present engaging and thought-provoking research papers covering an eclectic mix of topics and musical styles. They provide stimulating opportunities to hear and discuss the latest research by distinguished scholars and musicians from the UK and abroad.

Colloquia are held on Wednesday evenings in the Recital Room of the Faculty of Music, West Road. Please arrive at 4.50pm for a 5.00pm start. Papers are followed by discussion and a drinks reception with the speaker. Admission is free and open to the general public. All are welcome to attend.

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0 upcoming talks and 16 talks in the archive.

Le roi caché : incognito and false identity in Baroque opera

UserProfessor Reinhard Strohm, University of Oxford.

HouseRecital Room, Faculty of Music.

ClockWednesday 20 May 2015, 17:00-18:30

'Capturing sounds, designing notation, writing music'

UserProf. Susan Rankin, University of Cambridge.

HouseRecital Room, Faculty of Music.

ClockWednesday 29 April 2015, 17:00-18:30

‘“It goes like this”: agency and the rhetoric of classical music performance’

UserProf Mary Hunter (Bowdoin College).

HouseRecital Room, Faculty of Music.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2015, 17:00-18:30

The Politics and Aesthetics of Choral Singing in Alentejo, Portugal

UserSalwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco - Instituto de Etnomusicologia – Centro de Estudos em Música e Dança, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal .

HouseRecital Room, Faculty of Music.

ClockFriday 06 March 2015, 17:00-18:30

From the “Jet Set” to intrigue: bossa nova and the 1960s international spy thriller

UserDr Kariann Goldschmitt (University Cambridge).

HouseRecital Room, Faculty of Music.

ClockWednesday 11 February 2015, 17:00-18:30

The Anatomy and Physiognomy of Early Modern Vocal Identity

UserRichard Wistreich.

HouseRecital Room, Faculty of Music.

ClockMonday 26 January 2015, 17:00-18:30

To the Ear a Great Compassion: Listening, Counting and Number

UserSteven Connor, University of Cambridge.

HouseRecital Room, Faculty of Music.

ClockWednesday 21 January 2015, 17:00-18:30

"The demoniac tune of the zarabanda”: erotic dance-songs in Early Modern Spain

UserProf Álvaro Torrente (Universidad Complutense de Madrid).

HouseRecital Room, Faculty of Music.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Navigating the music industry: explorations in creativity, technology and law

UserDr Ananay Aguilar (University of Cambridge).

HouseRecital Room, Faculty of Music.

ClockWednesday 19 November 2014, 17:00-18:00

Beyond socialist realism: political aesthetics in the German Democratic Republic

UserDr Golan Gur (Newton International Fellow of the British Academy; University of Cambridge).

HouseRecital Room, Faculty of Music.

ClockWednesday 12 November 2014, 17:00-18:00

Orr Lecture: Sir Harrison Birtwistle in interview with Richard Causton

UserProf Sir Harrison Birtwistle .

HouseWest Road Concert Hall.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 17:30-18:30

Intermediality and “synmediality” in video art: Robert Cahen and Pierre Boulez

UserProf Raffaele Pozzi (Università degli Studi di Roma Tre) .

HouseRecital Room, Faculty of Music.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

Sounding marginality and social disorder: the battle for Madrid’s soundscape, 1850-1930

UserDr Samuel Llano (University of Durham).

HouseRecital Room, Faculty of Music.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

The head v. the hands: the teaching of counterpoint and of thorough bass in early 18th-century Naples

UserProf Michael F Robinson (Emeritus Professor, Cardiff) .

HouseRecital Room, Faculty of Music.

ClockWednesday 15 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

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