Mysticism, Music and Modernity

Posted on 13 February 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Professor Rachel Cowgill,  Head of School On 1 January I flew out to Chennai on the east coast of India to spend a week researching in the library of the Theosophical Society at Adyar. The Theosophical Society was founded in New York in 1875 and, taking its starting point from the writings of Helena Blavatsky,
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World’s musical hotspots face threat of creeping gentrification

Posted on 7 February 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Sam Murray, PhD student, Cardiff University School of Music This article originally appeared on The Conversation.     The music venue Night and Day in Manchester is threatened following complaints from residents living nearby about noise. They suggested pictures fell from walls because the bass was so loud”. The venue, however, has been a stalwart of Manchester’s music scene,
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Completed PhD thesis on Alun Hoddinott

Posted on 16 January 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Serialism, modality and poetic rhetoric in Alun Hoddinott’s Five Poems of Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Op. 152 no. 2 (1994) Jeremy Huw Williams completed his PhD thesis at the School of Music in 2013 under the supervision of Professor Robin Stowell and Dr Charles Wilson. The full text of his thesis – Serialism, modality and poetic rhetoric
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How Study Days can benefit postgrads

Posted on 16 December 2013 by Jessica Kelly

You know that thing that nobody ever *really* explained when you signed up to do a PhD?  That thing where you have to submit abstracts to conferences, and then go stand in front of other musicologists and speak on your original work?  And your insides feel like jelly and you get sweaty palms and you
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