Daily Archives: December 16, 2015

The Composition and Performance as Research Debate – some more responses

Since the placing online of the video of the ‘Can Composition and Performance be Research?’ debate at City, there has been much response from many musicians and academic, not least in social media and on some blogs. Here are a couple of important links following those already placed online:

Composer Scott McLaughlin has written a detailed report of the event with commentary and evaluation. Ian Pace has also published two further blogs reflecting on things – one on a variety of issues here, and also a history of the 300-word statements associated with RAE/REF submissions here, the status and necessity of which has been somewhat ambiguous.