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The results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) have confirmed Leeds as one of the leading institutions for the study of music in the UK. Amongst universities offering studies in Music, Leeds has ranked 11th in the United Kingdom, and 8th amongst the universities of the research-intensive Russell Group, with 83% of our research regarded as falling into the categories of international excellence and world-leading activity. Read More
Eshkeri's soundtrack to Nick Park's animated comedy augments a growing CV
Compositional contribution to winning entry in international Classical awards
Queen's award to Peter Holman for major early music contribution
Five-yearly national assessment exercise gives thumbs up to department's record
Dr David Fligg (Royal Northern College of Music) explores the composition of Gideon Klein's String Trio, completed just days before the composer's deportation from the Terezín ghetto to Auschwitz, where he was eventually killed.
Nicasio Gradaille (Conservatorio Superior de Música de Vigo, Spain) will give a lecture recital on David Tudor's realizations and performances of Solo for Piano by John Cage.
Guitarist Diego Castro explores Brian Ferneyhough’s seminal contribution to solo guitar repertoire, Kurze Schatten II (1983-89), examining its relationship with eponymous texts by Walter Benjamin, and the impact of that relationship upon performance practices, taking into account Ferneyhough’s concerns with Benjamin’s notions on philosophy of history and his concept of ‘aura’.
The School of Music at the University of Leeds is one of the largest and most diverse academic music departments in the country. The School has an international reputation for research and brings together acclaimed scholars, composers and performers in purpose-built premises at the heart of the Leeds campus.Read More