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1 Singing the Reformation in English A Historical and Practical Introduction to Miles Coverdale’s Goostly Psalmes and Spirituall Songes by Henrike Lähnemann, Chair of Medieval German Literature and Linguistics and Fellow of St Edmund Hall. Henrike Lähnemann 15 Nov 2017
2 Why play Opera at all? Stephen Langridge explains why, in his view, opera is still a relevant and important art form. Stephen Langridge; Michael Burden 14 Nov 2017
3 Music, Empathy and Cultural Understanding In this TORCH Talk, Professor Eric Clarke talks about 'Music, Empathy and Cultural Understanding' at the Ashmolean Museum's Supersonic LiveFriday. Eric Clarke 04 Jul 2017
4 Orchestral Musicians' Experiences: Inside Out In this TORCH Talk, Dr Cayenna Ponchione-Bailey presents on 'Orchestral Musicians' Experiences: Inside Out' at the Ashmolean Museum's Supersonic LiveFriday. Cayenna Ponchione-Bailey 04 Jul 2017
5 Creative Commons Recreating the music of an ancient Greek chorus: Euripides Orestes Research into ancient music. Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, Armand O Angour 23 Jun 2017
6 Creative Commons Transforming The Operatic Voice Looking at the relationships between philosophy and the creative practice of music. Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, Toby Young 23 Jun 2017
7 Performance of 'Night Dance (Fantasy)' Musicians Dan Hulme and Nick Fowler perform Night Dance (Fantasy) at a recent Live Friday event, held at the Ashmolean Museum on March 3rd 2017. Dan Hulme, Nick Fowler 13 Jun 2017
8 Creative Commons Woman. Alone: Directing Opera Katie Mitchell talks about her time directing Opera. Katie Mitchell, Elaine Kidd, Michael Burden 14 Feb 2017
9 Words for Winter: Tales of Home The event showcases the best of Oxford’s writing. Gathering together tales from all over the globe, of tradition, family, darkness, light and celebration. Pete Salmond, Charlene Pablo, Erica McAlpine, Nancy Campbell 13 Dec 2016
10 Concert at the Mariensee Convent with the Oxford Bach Soloists Concert at the Mariensee Convent with the Oxford Bach Soloists (A lecture-recital tracing the origins of Bach's Cantata 'Christ lag in Todesbanden' (BWV 4) at Mariensee Convent in Northern Germany. Henrike Lähnemann, The Oxford Bach Soloists, Alex Lloyd 05 Dec 2016
11 Shakespeare and Music Alice Harberd, Michael Dobson, Fleur Smith, Adriana Stoiber, and Simon Smith discuss Shakespeare and Music. Alice Harberd, Michael Dobson, Fleur Smith, Adriana Stoiber 25 Jul 2016
12 Creative Commons Linked Data and Leitmotifs – Digitally Researching the Reception of Richard Wagner’s Music-Dramas Carolin Rindfleisch, (Faculty of Music, University of Oxford), gives a talk for the 2016 Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School. Carolin Rindfleisch 07 Jul 2016
13 Creative Commons Histories of the ephemeral: writing on music in the late Mughal world Dr Katherine Butler Schofield speaks at the South Asia Seminar on March 8th, 2016 Katherine Butler Schofield 28 Jun 2016
14 Medieval Song Oxford students discuss medieval songs. Aled Walker, Meghan Quinlan, Joseph Mason 13 May 2016
15 Creative Commons Text in the Social Sciences Session 4: Topic Modeling Félix Krawatzek and Andy Eggers discuss methods to analyse large bodies of text in more systematic and reliable ways. Félix Krawatzek, Andy Eggers 18 Apr 2016
16 Music Iain Morley talks about evidence of music making in the Stone Age and makes a bull roarer. Iain Morley 13 Oct 2015
17 The Greece of the East: Writing the History of Music in Meiji Japan A talk from Dr Jonathan Service, Wadham College, Oxford, at the Nissan Institute. Jonathan Service 22 Jun 2015
18 Anthropology, Ethnomusicology, the Anthropology of Dance: Same Difference? Andrée Grau (University of Roehampton) discusses the anthropology of dance and its development as a discipline of anthropology. The talk also reflects on the discipline's neglected figures (27 February 2015) Andrée Grau 27 May 2015
19 Humanities and Science: Randomness and Order An interdisciplinary discussion exploring the role of randomness and order in physics, probability, history and music. Ian Walmsley, Jonathan Cross, Alison Etheridge, Chris Wickham 18 Feb 2015
20 Managing a playing collection Andrew Lamb, Bate Collection of Musical Instruments, gives a talk on how to manage a collection of musical instruments which are fragile but need to be played to understand them. Andrew Lamb 21 Oct 2014
21 Creative Commons Renée Fleming, "In Conversation" Humanitas Visiting Professor in Opera Studies Renée Fleming, in conversation with Edward Seckerson. Renée Fleming, Edward Seckerson 10 Jul 2014
22 Creative Commons Was Schubert a musical brain? Prof. Raymond Tallis deepens his argument against the idea that we are our brains. He believes there is a distinction in kind between humans and other animals. This he illustrates by appeal to the differences between the music of Schubert and the singing Raymond Tallis 07 May 2014
23 Creative Commons The Physics of the Violin Jesse Liu, winner of the the departmental Speaking Competition for undergraduates, gives a short talk on the physics of a violin. Jesse Liu 13 Dec 2013
24 Imogen Cooper: Masterclass Humanitas Visiting Professorship in Classical Music and Music Education, Imogen Cooper, gives a piano masterclass to students. Imogen Cooper 17 Sep 2013
25 Creative Commons In conversation: Music theatre between opera and drama - Contemporary opera, modern staging, bad or good public. Gerard Mortier in conversation with Ashutosh Khandekar, Editor of Opera Now followed by a roundtable discussion with Hugo Shirley, Deputy-Editor of Opera magazine. Gerard Mortier, Ashutosh Khandekar, Hugo Shirley 17 Jun 2013
26 Creative Commons In conversation 'Mozart, our contemporary' Gerard Mortier in discussion with Adeline Mueller, Weston Junior Research Fellow (Music), about Mozart and his influence on Classical music as part of the Humanitas lecture series on Opera Studies. Gerard Mortier, Adeline Mueller 17 Jun 2013
27 Creative Commons The Salzburg Festival - circa 100 years after Hofmannsthal's idea about the festival Gerard Mortier gives a lecture about Opera for the Humanitas lecture series on Opera Studies. Gerard Mortier 17 Jun 2013
28 Peter D McDonald in conversation with Amit Chaudhuri Peter D. McDonald talks to Amit Chaudhuri about his work as a novelist, critic and musician, focusing on his interest in the specificity of the many media he uses and on the challenge of thinking about cultural interconnectedness in new ways. Peter McDonald, Amit Chaudhuri 05 Jun 2013
29 Creative Commons Performance - interpretation or identification? Symposium Symposium with Imogen Cooper actor, Simon Callow, musicologist, Professor Eric Clarke and Professor Jason Stanyek. Imogen Cooper, Simon Callow, Eric Clarke, Jason Stanyek 28 May 2013
30 Creative Commons The Hidden Power of the Re-Creative Process in Music Imogen Cooper, 'Recognized worldwide as a pianist of virtuosity and poetic poise', gives a lecture for the Humanitas lecture series on Classical Music and Music Education. Imogen Cooper 28 May 2013
31 Creative Commons Richard Wagner: 200 Today Lecturer and conductor Dr Paul Coones delivers a lecture celebrating the 200th birthday of Richard Wagner. The talk is preceded by Siegried's Horn Call played by Sophie Dillon and includes the rarely performed Kinder-Katechismus zu Kosel's Geburtstag. Paul Coones 22 May 2013
32 Creative Commons Roger Wright: Controller of the Proms and Radio 3 Roger Wright - Controller of the Proms and Radio 3 and the most powerful broadcaster of Classical Music in Europe - Roger will talk about his career and the challenges of his professional life. Roger Wright 22 Oct 2012
33 Creative Commons Distributed Creativity in Musical Performance Professor Eric F. Clarke gives a talk for the Keble College Creativity series on creativity in musical performances. Eric F Clarke 17 May 2012
34 Creative Commons The Work of Music: Music and Mathematics A talk given at Wolfson College as part of a lecture series entitled "The Work of Music". Timothy Gowers 06 Feb 2012
35 Creative Commons The Work of Music: Music and Psychology A talk given at Wolfson College as part of a lecture series entitled "The Work of Music". Eric Clarke 06 Feb 2012
36 Human Sciences Symposium 2011: The Impact of Exceptional Early Cognitive Environments on Musical Development This presentation by Prof. Adam Ockelford was delivered at the 2011 Human Sciences Symposium on The Musical Brain held on 26 February in Oxford. It focuses on case studies of blind and autistic children. Adam Ockelford 25 Jul 2011
37 Human Sciences Symposium 2011: The Musical Brain - Opening Presentation On 26 February 2011, the Human Sciences Symposium focused on the The Musical Brain and the links between music, evolution and human psychology. This podcast is the opening presentation by Dr Iain Morley on Music and its Evolutionary Context. Iain Morley 25 Jul 2011
38 Creative Commons The Changing face of Art Journalism (1945-2011) Peter Aspden, Arts Writer, Financial Times, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute on 22nd June 2011. Peter Aspden 19 Jul 2011
39 Dept Seminar: Why do Bayaka Pygmies sing so much? In this Anthropology Dept seminar (28 January 2011), Dr Jerome Lewis (University College London) examines the place and cultural transmission of music and sound to the Bayaka Pygmies of the Central African Republic and Congo. Includes examples. Jerome Lewis 18 Mar 2011
40 Creative Commons 7. Musical Expression James Grant, lecturer in philosophy, University of Oxford gives his seventh lecture in the Aesthetics series on the expression of emotion in music. James Grant 15 Mar 2011
41 Creative Commons Sonic Sources and the study of Bela Bartok's 'Romanian Folk Dances Eight presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. Joshua Waldon 22 Feb 2011
42 Acrylic Variations 5-8 Parts 5-8 of a short film, featuring Mark Rowan-Hull and Neil Heyde and Christopher Regate of the Royal Academy of Music. The film shows a collaborative art project of Rowan-Hull's painting and Heyde and Regate's music. Produced by Rowan-Hull and Heyde. Mark Rowan-Hull, Neil Heyde, Christopher Regate 27 Jan 2010
43 Acrylic Variations 1-4 Part 1 to 4 of a short film, featuring Mark Rowan-Hull and Neil Heyde and Christopher Regate of the Royal Academy of Music. The film shows a collaborative art project of Rowan-Hull's painting and Heyde and Regate's music. Produced by Rowan-Hull and Heyde. Mark Rowan-Hull, Neil Heyde, Christopher Regate 27 Jan 2010
44 Correspondence: Performance, Visual Art and the Senses Recently appointed Creative Arts Fellow at Wolfson College, artist Mark Rowan-Hull, gives a talk on his work, in particular, the collaborative works between him and musicians. Mark Rowan-Hull 27 Jan 2010
45 Creative Commons Women composers at Oxford: Cinderella (1858-1944) and other role models In the history of the University, women and music have shared a Cinderella-like status before the 20th Century. In this talk, Dr Wollenberg looks at how women composers have continued to change the face of Oxford music in new ways. Susan Wollenberg 28 Oct 2009
46 Challenges and opportunities in a changing world Dr Kohn is a pharmacologist, entrepreneur and a musician. In his lecture he drew on his experience throughout his distinguished career, combining his love of music and his life as a baritone of professional standing with that of a medical scientist. Ralph Kohn 05 May 2009
47 Challenges and opportunities in a changing world Dr Kohn is a pharmacologist, entrepreneur and a musician. In his lecture he drew on his experience throughout his distinguished career, combining his love of music and his life as a baritone of professional standing with that of a medical scientist. Ralph Kohn 05 May 2009