The video of the full debate which took place at City University on June 1st, 2016 ‘Are we all Ethnomusicologists Now?’, is now online for all to view.
Participants were Amanda Bayley (Bath Spa University), Tore Tvarnø Lind (Copenhagen University), Laudan Nooshin (City University), Ian Pace (City University) and Michael Spitzer (Liverpool University). The debate was chaired by Alexander Lingas (City University).
We are delighted to announce the following doctorates awarded in the Music Department in the 2015-16 academic year:
Liam Cagney: ‘Synthesis and Deviation: New Perspectives on the Emergence of the French courant spectral 1969-74′ (supervisor: Ian Pace)
Tatjana Goldberg: ‘Maud Powell, Marie Hall and Alma Moodie: A Gendered Re-Evaluation of Three Violinists’(supervisor: Ian Pace)
Ikuko Inoguchi: ‘Concepts of Time in the Works of John Cage, George Crumb and Toru Takemitsu and Implications for Performance’(supervisor: Ian Pace)
Miranda Crowdus: ‘Hip Hop in South Tel Aviv: Third-Space, Convergent Dispossession(s), and Intercultural Communication in Urban Borderlands’ (supervisor: Laudan Nooshin)
Jocelyn Howell: ‘Boosey & Hawkes: The Rise and Fall of a Wind Instrument Manufacturing Empire’ (supervisor: Stephen Cottrell)
Vasileios Rakitzis: ‘Alfred Cortot’s Response to the Music for Solo Piano of Franz Schubert: A Study in Performance Practice’ (supervisor: Ian Pace; Guildhall advisor: Caroline Palmer)
Christopher Suckling: The Realisation of Recitative by the Cello in Handelian Opera Current and Historical Practices’ (supervisor: Alexander Lingas; Guildhall advisor: Alison McGillivray)
Annie Yim: ‘Robert Schumann’s Musical-Aesthetic Influence on Brahms’ Piano Trio in B Major, Op.8 (1854 Version) as Illustrated by Schumann’s Piano Trio in D Minor, Op.63’ (supervisor: Christopher Wiley; Guildhall advisor: Joan Havill)
Many congratulations to the students and their supervisors.
Cappella Romana, the American-based vocal ensemble founded by Reader in Music Alexander Lingas, appeared yesterday on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune. Dr Lingas and Spyridon Antonopoulos, who received his doctorate from City and is now an Honorary Research Fellow in the Department, were interviewed by host Sean Rafferty. The archived broadcast is available here