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My research includes the following areas:

  • Performance practice and history in the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries
  • Aesthetics of performance and reception
  • Transcription, arrangement and appropriation

Here is a 2004 paper on the simulation of live performance in the music video:

Capturing life and selling the mix- the simulation of live performance in the music video

Here is a list of selected publications:

Forthcoming ‘From transcendental to trance: a cross-cultural approach to virtuosity in performance’, Musica Scientiae
2018 ‘Perspectives on the Barenboim-Said Akademie in a post-colonial world’, Reflective Conservatoire Conference, London (February 2018)
2017 ‘Mapping trends and framing issues in higher music education: Changing minds/changing practices’, London Review of Education, Vol. 15, no. 3, November 2017
2016 ‘Mapping Trends and Framing Issues in Higher Music Education: Changing Minds/Challenging Practices’, ISME World Conference (July 2016)
2016 ‘Putting the trance into transcendental: a cross-cultural approach to virtuosity in performance’, Performance Studies Network Conference, Bath Spa University (July 2016)
2016 ‘Vanity or heroism: tracing virtuosity across musical cultures’, Interdisciplinary Symposium on Virtuosity, Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest, (March 2016)
2013 ‘Towards an understanding of four hands: Vaporize‘, With Four Hands Conference, promoted by Middlesex University, Institute of Musical Research, and AHRC Research Centre for Musical Performance as Creative Practice (July 2013)
2013 ‘Anatomy of a festival: programming, reception and impact of the Bath International Music Festival (1948-2012)’. Kingston University Research Seminar (April 2013)
2009 ‘I weave for you a marvellous web’, Sixth Biennial International Conference on Music Since 1900, Keele University (July 2009)
2008 ‘Strauss’s Ständchen: pianistic response and legacy’, Performing Romantic Music Conference, Durham University (July 2008)
2006 ‘Creativity, originality and value in musical performance’, Musical Creativity (ESCOM), co-authored with Aaron Williamon, Sam Thompson and Tania Lisboa
2005 ‘Playing with the alter ego: control, vanity and selflessness in multi-tracking’, Creative production for classical music conference (King’s College London, sponsored by CHARM, Thames Valley University and Royal Holloway, 5 June 2006)
2006 ‘The reflective conservatoire: teaching, learning, research’, co-authored paper with Rosie Burt, Janet Mills and Hilary Moore, The Reflective Conservatoire Conference (GSMD, 16-18 February 2006)
2006 ‘Enesco and the class of 1896’, Music and Ideas public seminar, presented jointly with Nathaniel Vallois (Royal College of Music, 2 March 2006)
2005 Eyewitness Companion Guide to Classical Music (London: Dorling Kindersley), jointly authored
2004 ‘Singing a borrowed song: appropriation and authority in changing media’, Music and Media Conference (Harvard University)
1999 ‚Das Post-2000 Konservatorium: Relevanz und Reaktion’, Conference Proceedings of Kunst Curriculum ’99 (Linz, 1999)
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