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Professor Richard Middleton FBA

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About this Fellow


Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Music, Newcastle University

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer in Music, Reader in Music and Cultural Studies, The Open University, 1972 - 1997
  • Professor of Music, Newcastle University, 1998 - 2005
  • Professor of Music, University of Newcastle, Newcastle University, 1998 - 2005
  • , University of Birmingham, 1970 - 1972
  • Emeritus Professor of Music, Newcastle University, 2006


Pop Music and The Blues 1972

Studying Popular Music 1990

Voicing the Popular 2006

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History of British art in the late 19th and 20th centuries, including the imagery of the suffrage campaign, early 20th-century British modernism, art education, and the London art world in the 1960s.