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Discover how research from our Department of Music has created an impact.

Discovering Gustav Mahler’s music

Professor Julian Johnson’s work with institutions such as the BBC, the South Bank Centre, the Philharmonia Orchestra and Glyndebourne Opera has made a substantial contribution to public understanding of the music of Gustav Mahler and Viennese Musical Modernism.

Influencing concert programming

Professor Stephen Rose’s research into German music between 1500 and 1750 has influenced concert programming at the highest international level and enhanced public awareness of the cultural meanings of the music they hear.

Raising awareness of silent film music

Professor Julie Brown’s research into silent film music in Britain has led to collaborations with film festivals and major film venues and her public lectures have brought about an enhanced public awareness of this lost media art.

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