Department of Music

Music, Space and Place

Much of our research explores music and musical culture in a specific time and place; transnational and transcultural exchange; and urban geographies and mobility. 

Solfeggi stacks in Naples

What we cover

  • Medieval and Renaissance Europe
  • 18th-century Italy
  • 19th-century London, Paris and Weimar
  • 20th-century Amsterdam
  • Vietnam
  • East and Southeast Asia
  • Digital media in revealing and preserving musical heritage

Research with us

Find out more about our research degrees, funding, facilities and support.

Research degrees


Who's involved?

Research and supervision staff

Postgraduate research students

  • Joseph Grech: Musical Traditions in Gozo, 1800-1900
  • Mohamad Fitri Haris: The Islamic Music Industry in Malaysia
  • Maco Pollaci: Late 19th-century Naples

Collaborative partners (academic and non-academic)

  • Jean Andrews (Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies)): Zarzuela
  • Esperanza Rodriquez-Garcia: renaissance cities
  • Andrew Leyshon (School of Geography): musical economy
  • Music in London

Past projects

Mapping the Post-Tridentine Motet, conference (Nottingham, 17-19 April 2015)

Find out about all our projects

Department of Music

The University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts Centre
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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