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Professor Jim Samson FBA

About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Music, Royal Holloway, University of London

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Music, University of Exeter, 1970
  • Professor of Music, University of Bristol, 1970
  • Professor of Music, Royal Holloway University of London, 1970
  • , University of Bristol, 1970
  • , University of Exeter, 1970
  • Emeritus Professor of Music, Royal Holloway, University of London, Royal Holloway University of London, 1970

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 2002 - 2005

Publications

The Music of Szymanowski 1980

Virtuosity and the Musical Work: The Transcendental Studies of Liszt 2003

Music in the Balkans 2013

The Music of Chopin 1985

Music in transition 1977

Chopin (Master Musicians) 1996

The Cambridge history of 19th century music 2002

Other History of Art and Music Fellows

Professor Richard Widdess

Musicology of South Asia, including history, theory, analysis and social context of music in North India and Nepal; music and religion in South Asia; analysis of world music; music cognition, performance and meaning in oral traditions

Professor Briony Fer

Modern and contemporary art; abstraction; special interests in the legacies of the constructive avant-gardes and in contemporary art; the relationship between art and theory; new critical perspectives on art