(b Sheffield, Dec 15, 1926; d Budapest, April 28, 1986). English musicologist. He studied music with F.H. Shera at Sheffield University from 1944 to 1948 (BMus 1948). He was awarded the MA for a dissertation on Weelkes in 1950 and was appointed a lecturer at Queen’s University, Belfast, in 1951. He became reader in music in 1960, and in 1964 went to Hull University as senior lecturer. In 1969 he became professor of music at Nottingham University, where he instituted a postgraduate course on the editing and interpretation of Renaissance and Baroque music, and in 1975 Heather Professor of Music at Oxford University. In 1976 he became joint editor of Music and Letters, in 1978 he was named president of the Royal Musical Association, and in 1982 he was elected to the directorium of the International Musicological Society. As a writer of criticism, he contributed regularly to ...
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Subjects: Contemporary Music
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