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

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Ethnomusicology: music as an agent of change in culture and modern history; music and religion and race; music in European Judaism and Islam.