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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

Sir Nicholas Penny

Italian painting of the sixteenth century; European Sculpture 1480-1920; the history of the collecting and display of European art.

Professor Svetlana Alpers

Painting and its cultural circumstances in Europe, 1500 to the present; writing about and critical attitudes to looking at art; the practice and uses of photography

Professor Susanne Küchler

The anthropology of material aesthetics, mathematics and memory; The nature of innovation and the cognitive work of images, taking insights from ethnographic research in Oceania to the laboratory context of materials science