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New solo exhibition by Louise Harris launches at the Alchemy hub

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Dr Louise Harris is a Lecturer in Sonic and Audiovisual Practice. This blog post follows up on some of the works and ideas presented in a previous blog post.   On the evening of May 4th, 2017, my solo exhibition, Auroculis, will launch at the new Alchemy hub in Hawick on the Scottish Borders.  Alchemy… Continue reading

Passionate about live music? The first ever census of live music in the UK needs you!

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The University of Glasgow’s Music research area is one of the institutions organizing a pioneering live music census which will take place in seven British cities on Thursday 9 March. With live music facing significant pressures (up to 40% of venues in London have closed in the last eight years), the project intends to provide… Continue reading

October news round-up: addressing the gender imbalance in classical composition and reconstructing 18th-century ceilidhs

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Cerulean orbits, a new piece by lecturer Dr Jane Stanley, is currently being toured around Australia by violinist Benjamin Beilman and pianist Andrew Tyson under the sponsorship of Musica Viva. The arts organization approached Jane as part of the Hildegard Project, which aims at addressing the gender imbalance in music composition. Jane has stated that… Continue reading

Successful workshop on women in the 18th century organized by recent PhD graduates

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Dr Brianna Robertson-Kirkland and Dr Elizabeth Ford obtained their PhDs from the Music subject area during 2016, focusing on 18th-century music. Thursday September 8 saw our workshop Women and Education in the Long Eighteenth Century (WELEC) at the Glasgow Women’s Library.  Postgraduates, early career researchers, invited speakers, and the general public came together to explore… Continue reading

Research in the spring (II): Phonographs in fin-de-siècle Madrid

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Dr Eva Moreda Rodríguez is a Lecturer in Music in the Music subject area. She has recently published Music and exile in Francoist Spain with Ashgate.   My first research trip to Madrid in the summer 2007 involved 11-hour days in the Press and Newspapers room of the Biblioteca Nacional de España (BNE) and crashing… Continue reading

Research in the spring (I): A KEAR residency and a change of research trajectory for Dr Louise Harris

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Dr Louise Harris is an electronic and audiovisual composer and Lecturer in Sonic and Audiovisual Practices. Hers is the first of two blog posts intending to provide a glimpse into research trips undertaken recently by members of staff in Music; a post by Dr Eva Moreda Rodríguez about her archival research in Madrid focusing on… Continue reading

Music theory, meaning and femmes fatales at the 2016 Cramb Residency

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‘No theory, no sex’: thus introduced Susan McClary her discussion of femmes fatales in Alessandro Stradella’s little-known oratorio San Giovanni Battista. Although she did manage to induce a few nervous laughs among the audience of the Cramb Lecture, her warning to withhold the sauciest aspects of the music before she explained what exactly makes them saucy brought… Continue reading

Concerto Caledonia reimagines the 18th-century ceilidh

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Led by Dr David McGuinness, a Senior Lecturer in the Music subject area, early music ensemble Concerto Caledonia delves into the roots of Scottish dance music in its recently released 13th album, Nathaniel Gow’s Dance Band. The crack team of stars fiddlers – including PhD student Aaron McGregor – looked together at some of the… Continue reading

The music of the Spanish exiles: a means of national reconciliation?

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Dr Eva Moreda Rodríguez is Lecturer in Music and specializes in the political and cultural history of Spanish music in the 20th century. By a rather fortunate coincidence, the publication of my book Music and Exile in Francoist Spain with Ashgate last month coincided in time with the launch of three separate CDs containing music… Continue reading