Visiting Students are offered selected core topics in music history, theory and philosophy, performance and compositional techniques.
Range of courses
TUTORIALS IN MUSIC*
*Tutorials can be offered in any of these topics, in any term and any year.
Philosophy of Music
Musical Thought and Scholarship
Musical Analysis and Criticism
Techniques in Composition
Performance Workshop (any instrument; any period from Baroque to contemporary classical music)
Topics in Music History before 1750
Sacred Polyphony in England
The Renaissance Madrigal
Introduction to Seventeenth-Century Opera
Topics in Music History after 1700
Introduction to Eighteenth Century Opera
The String Quartet after Beethoven
Pastoral Idylls: the 19th Century Symphony
Modernism in Vienna, 1900-1935
History of Electronic Music
Experimental Music after 1950
COURSES IN MUSIC**
**These courses are offered through lectures (not tutorials). Courses are offered in different terms every year; and some are offered in alternating years. Subject to availability.
Early Dance Music
Music for the Dead
Leider in Theory and Practice
Music & Society in England, 1851-1914
Psychological Perspectives on Performance
Sound Art and Environment
Opera and Music Theatre
The Socio-Cultural Study of Music
Chant and Liturgy
Advice on written work to be submitted
Two pieces of written work should be submitted with your application. Essay work should be presented to a high standard of literacy and of scholarly quality. Compositional work should be presented to professional standards of musical literacy and high level of technical competence.