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The University of Southampton

'Music in Video Games'- Study Afternoon Seminar

21 October 2014
Building 2, Room 1083 Music University of Southampton Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ

For more information regarding this seminar, please telephone Hettie Malcomson on 023 8059 4400 or email .

Event details

Part of the Music Research Seminar series - an afternoon with four notable speakers from Universities in the UK and USA.

All welcome - free admission.

Kevin Donnelly (University of Southampton): ‘Play is Purposeless Art: What is Video Game Music?

William Gibbons (Texas Christian University): ‘Remixed Metaphors: Manipulating Classical Music and its Meanings in Video Games’

Tim Summers (University of Oxford): ‘Playing against the Rules: Game Music's Challenge to Musicology'

Mark Sweeney (University of Oxford): ‘Songs of Skyrim: Folk Music and Identity in The Elder Scrolls V’

Further details to follow.

Research Seminar poster
Research Seminar poster
Donnelly Gibbons Lerner Book cover
Donnelly Gibbons Lerner Book cover

Speaker information

Kevin Donnelly,Reader in Film.

William Gibbons, Texas Christian University. Assistant Professor of Musicology.

Timothy Summers, University of Oxford. Lecturer in Music.

Mark Sweeney, University of Oxford. Research Student.

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