This scheme is suitable for graduates in music, especially in the fields of historical musicology, music aesthetics, theory and analysis.
It aims to offer knowledge and expertise for a career in higher education and writing about music.
We offer a wide range of expertise, with particular strength in the following areas:
- Critical Musicology: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Music, especially in modern times.
- Ethnomusicology: African (including African diaspora); Celtic and Islamic regions, especially from an anthropological perspective; other areas may be considered.
- Historical Musicology: Contemporary British Music, Music and Musical Life in Vienna 1750-1830, Music and Aesthetic Debate in the C18th, Opera in France in the C19th, Music and Society in C19th Britain, Performance Practice, Popular Music, Post-war French Music. Other areas may be considered.
These areas are cross-fertilised by other staff specialisms which include:
- Biographical studies
- Historiography of music
- Performance practice and organology
- Sketch and source studies
- Music and politics
- Popular culture and aesthetics
- Analytical and theoretical perspectives