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Keynote, NIMiMS symposium

I was so Naïve!’ Forty years of frustration with music, musicians, musicology and popular music studies. Keynote, NIMiMS symposium, Leeds Beckett University, 17 January, 2015


Troubles with Tonal Terminology

On the de-ethnocentrification of structural terminology. XII Congreso SIBE, Universidad de Extremadura, Cáceres, 8 November 2012.

Dénoter la voix : une approche pragmatique et didactique (in French and English)

Keynote, colloque international La voix dans les chansons : approches musicologiques, Lyon & Paris 2016-03-03, 04.

The VVA Way to a Commonsense Conceptualisation of Music:

Visual-Verbal Association and image as metonymic intermediary in the understanding of musical meaning. Keynote presentation at conference Transpositions: Music/Image, XIII International Conference of the Department of Musicology, Faculty of Music, University of the Arts, Belgrade, 13 October 2016.

Linking Musical Text and Context

Putting the music back into popular music studies…

Prepared for the 2nd-year BA degree course in Music

Music in [Popular] Music Studies:

An epistemological necessity, a.k.a [Popular] music studies and the need for an urgent reform of music theory. PowerPoint presentation given at the Music Departments at the univerisities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, 1-2 November 2016.