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Professor Laurence Dreyfus FBA

About this Fellow

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

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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

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

Bach and the patterns of invention 1996

Other History of Art and Music Fellows

Professor Christopher Page

Research into the performance of music with special reference to the Middle Ages and to the cultivation of plucked stringed instruments in Western Europe between the sixteenth century and the nineteenth

Professor John Butt

Music History USA, Canada and/or Mexico Resident in California for 9 years Central Europe Much work on German musical culture