Amanda Bayley – Analysis of cross-cultural collaborations with the Kronos Quartet

Music Research Forum Amanda Bayley (BSU) Analysis of cross-cultural collaborations with the Kronos Quartet Wednesday 29th January, 2pm, MT.G18 In their fortieth anniversary year the Kronos Quartet continue to bring an inventive and adventurous approach to their already diverse repertoire. Their collaborations with composers and performers from around the world demonstrate how Western, conventional roles…

Amanda Bayley – Analysis of cross-cultural collaborations with the Kronos Quartet

Music Research Forum Amanda Bayley (BSU) Analysis of cross-cultural collaborations with the Kronos Quartet Wednesday 29th January, 2pm, MT.G18 In their fortieth anniversary year the Kronos Quartet continue to bring an inventive and adventurous approach to their already diverse repertoire. Their collaborations with composers and performers from around the world demonstrate how Western, conventional roles…

Katherine Williams (University of Bristol/Cardiff University): Popular Music and Art Music Coincide: Rufus Wainwright’s Coexisting Conceits

Music Research Forum Katherine Williams (University of Bristol/Cardiff University) Popular Music and Art Music Coincide: Rufus Wainwright’s Coexisting Conceits Wednesday 15th January 2014, 2pm, MT.G18 Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright has slowly established himself as a fixture of the popular music world since his debut album (1998). Yet from the outset, his indie pop songs have consistently…

Simon Zagorski-Thomas: The Musicology of Record Production

Music Research Forum Simon Zagorski-Thomas The Musicology of Record Production Wednesday 8th January 2014, 2pm, MT.G18 In this presentation I will explore the idea of sonic cartoons – the notion that recorded music should be considered as a creative form of schematic representation which is as different from live performance as cinema is different from…

Simon Zagorski-Thomas: The Musicology of Record Production

Music Research Forum Simon Zagorski-Thomas The Musicology of Record Production Wednesday 8th January 2014, 2pm, MT.G18 In this presentation I will explore the idea of sonic cartoons – the notion that recorded music should be considered as a creative form of schematic representation which is as different from live performance as cinema is different from…