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Schumann's Song Cycle

24 October 2016, 15:30 - 16:00


Talk


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The Weston Library: Lecture Theatre

Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG



Laura Tunbridge discusses Schumann and the song cycle, a form Schumann took from Beethoven and Schubert and developed in new directions.


Artist Portrait

Laura Tunbridge

Laura Tunbridge

Speaker

Laura Tunbridge is a musicologist whose research has centred on German Romanticism, with a particular interest in vocal and chamber music and its reception through criticism, performance, and composition. She studied at Oxford (B.A.), Nottingham (M.A.) and Princeton (PhD) and taught at the Universities of Reading and Manchester before joining the Faculty of Music at Oxford in 2014, where she is now a Professor and Henfrey Fellow and tutor in music at St Catherine’s College. Laura’s books include Schumann’s Late Style (C... Read Full Biography

This event is part of a series:

The Schumann Project

The Schumann Project: 14-29 October 2016 The fifteenth Oxford Lieder Festival will be the Schumann Project, a unique survey of Schumann's complete songs. The Schumann Project will explore Schumann's life and times, his friends and contemporaries, his influences and his legacies, and his literary and artistic interests. This two-week feast of song will feature Oxford Lieder's trad...