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Sound Thought post-graduate festival starts next week: bigger than ever and still free!

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Lina Tobler is currently studying towards a MSc in Sound Design and Audiovisual Practice at the Music subject area. She sits in the organizing committee of Sound Thought. The Sound Thought Festival is back, bigger than ever and still free! This year marks the 10th anniversary of Glasgow University’s annual Sound Thought Festival, which will… Continue reading

Sound Thought: Afterthoughts

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By Richy Carey Richy is a 1st-year PhD student working on the phenomenological language of audio-visual music. Sound Thought is an annual music and sonic arts festival run by University of Glasgow postgraduates. Held this year at the Glasgow Centre for Contemporary Arts from the 30th March till the 1st  April, the festival brought together… Continue reading

Impacting and informing: Some reflections on nearing the end of a research project

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By Professor Martin Cloonan Martin Cloonan is Professor of Popular Music Politics and Principal Investigator of the AHRC- and ESRC-funded project The Musicians’ Union: A Social History. My colleague John Williamson and I are currently moving towards the end of a four year project examining the history of the British Musicians’ Union (MU). The project… Continue reading

Press coverage for John Butt and The Musicians’ Union: A Social History

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The Dunedin Consort’s recording of Bach’s Christmas Cantata and Magnificat, conducted by Prof John Butt, and the exhibition at the Mitchell Library marking the end of the research project The Musicians’ Union: A Social History have both enjoyed press coverage during the Christmas holidays. Prof Butt discussed the genesis of Bach’s Magnificat and Christmas Cantata… Continue reading

Professor Martin Cloonan introduces ‘Popular Music Industries and the State: Policy Notes’

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By Professor Martin Cloonan Martin Cloonan is Professor of Popular Music Politics at the University of Glasgow’s Music subject area. He is currently Principal Investigator on the AHRC-funded project The Musicians Union: A social history.   In October 2015 Routledge published the book Popular Music Industries and the State: Policy Notes, co-authored by Shane Homan… Continue reading

The Ninth International Conference on Music since 1900 at the University of Glasgow

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Earlier this month, the University of Glasgow’s Music subject area hosted the Ninth International Conference on Music since 1900. From 7th to 9th September, about 90 delegates from fifteen different countries enjoyed two and a half days of keynote lectures, papers, panels and lecture-recitals on a variety of aspects of music and sound in the… Continue reading

International Conference on Music Since 1900 at the University of Glasgow – Keynote speaker details available

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The next International Conference on Music Since 1900 will be hosted by the University of Glasgow from 7th to 9th September 2015. If you are a researcher of 20th- and 21st-century music, check the call for papers here! In collaboration with BAFTA Scotland and the British Audiovisual Research Network (BARN), we are pleased to announce… Continue reading