Research Seminar Series, October - November 2013

Monday Research Seminars, 4.00-5.30pm in Ensemble Room 1 (G.03), Department of Music, Jessop Building, 34 Leavygreave Road, Sheffield, S3 7RD.

The Research Seminar Series is a series of talks by leading researchers at this university and elsewhere. The series is aimed at postgraduate students and staff but undergraduates and external visitors are welcome at every talk.

October Details

Peter Hill (University of Sheffield) discusses the new Messiaen work La Fauvette Passerinette he has reconstructed from the composer's sketches.

N.B. This seminar takes place at 12:00 as part of the department’s Graduate Study Day.


Simon Mawhinney (Queen's University, Belfast) talks about his large-scale work for piano Marlacoo.

N.B. The talk will be followed at 5.30 by Mary Dullea's performance of Marlacoo in the Rush-Hour Concert in Firth Hall.


Adam Ockelford (University of Roehampton) - 'Music, Language and Autism'

This seminar is supported by SEMPRE (Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research) and will take place in the Humanities Research Institute.

November Details
4th Rory Allen (Goldsmiths, University of London) - 'Idols of the market place: how Francis Bacon can help us to understand musical emotions'
18th David Patmore (University of Sheffield) - 'What they don't teach you at University: the true secrets of success in the music business. Lessons from the recording industry, the Third Reich, and elsewhere.'
December Details
2nd Justin London (Carleton College, Minnesota) - 'Really Bad Music: Musical and Moral Issues'.