Our research within music focussed around three main research themes and within these centres research groups are developed to dedicate research to specific projects, examples are outlines below:
Centre for Research in New Music (CeReNeM) is a Research Institute and covers:
new music performance
new music studies
creative and technical aspects of film music
Creative Coding Lab (CCL) brings together composers and technologists interested in the augmentation of creativity
Democracy in Music explores intersections between ideas of democracy and musical practice
Centre for Music, Culture and Identity (CMCI) covers:
musicological aspects of film music
Integrated Methodologies for Film Musicology explores the complex genesis and structure of film soundtracks
Popular Music Studies Research Group hosts its own seminar series and various specialist activities within CMCI.
Research Centre for Performance Practices (ReCePP) covers:
Synergies between musical and dramatic performance.
Nineteenth-Century Performance Research Group works on the reconstruction of historical performance techniques
(Re)constructing Early Recording explores strategies for preservation and the development of performance practices based on them