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Professor Laurence Dreyfus FBA

About this Fellow

Composition and Performance, History and Criticism of Music: Baroque/Classical/Romantic

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor Emeritus of Music, University of Oxford; Emeritus Fellow, Magdalen College, Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Yale University, 1982 - 1989
  • Associate Professor, The University of Chicago, 1989 - 1990
  • Associate Professor, Stanford University, California, 1990 - 1992
  • Professor of Music, University of Oxford; Tutorial Fellow, Magdalen College, Magdalen College University of Oxford, 2006 - 2016
  • Thurston Dart Professor of Performance Studies in Music, King's College London University of London, 1992
  • Thurston Dart Professor of Performance Studies in Music, King's College London, King's College London University of London, 1992 - 2005
  • Washington University of St Louis, Other Foreign Institutions, 1981 - 1982
  • Professor Emeritus of Music, University of Oxford; Emeritus Fellow, Magdalen College University of Oxford, 2016

Publications

Bach's continuo group: players and practices in his vocal works 1987

1970

Hermann Levi's shame and Parsifal's guilt: a critique of essentialism in biography and critiscism Cambridge Opera J 1994

1970

Bach and the patterns of invention 1996

1970

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Professor Patrick Wright

'Heritage' and the power of tradition in British culture since 1890; the cultural dimensions of international relations since 1945; place and belonging in relation to globalisation

Professor George Lewis

Music composition and improvisation; interactive media and computer music; history and criticism of experimental music and improvised music (United States and Europe); critical improvisation studies