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MusicPart of Humanities
Understanding musical worlds. Discover music's role in history, culture and society
Composing the future.  Develop your creative voice
Connecting to communities. Explore music therapy, community music and the music profession

We are among the largest and liveliest music departments in the UK. Our innovative and eclectic curriculum and vibrant research culture create a flourishing environment for studies in performance, composition and musical scholarship of all kinds.

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Our academic faculty members specialise in musicology and ethnomusicology, composition, music technology and performance.

18 November 2019

Yazz Ahmed

We are delighted to welcome Yazz Ahmed to the Music Department’s lu...

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22 November 2019

Emotional Resonances - The Instincts Of Ac...

Have you ever been excited by the sound of an approaching ice-cream...

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29 November 2019

USV with Mônica Vasconcelos

Following hugely successful explorations of The Kinks’ Village Gree...

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