I have decided to start storing all of my code in a GitHub repository. Upcoming projects include: Pitch-Class Set Theory Analysis Tools – this project will take MusicXml input files and performed automated analyses using Allen Forte’s theory of Pitch-Class Set Theory AnalysisA ‘Countdown Solver’ written purely as a coding exerciseCode from my Z-80 computer, which I hope to start working on again soon The link to my page is here: https://github.com/drjknowles Git Logo
My new book chapter, ‘Gesualdo in the Twentieth Century’, has now been published in Critical Music Historiography: Probing Canons, Ideologies and Institutions and is available from Ashgate. It is based on a 2011 conference paper I gave at the Radical Music History symposium at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. View on Ashgate’s website here.
Registration is now open for the Gesualdo 400th Anniversary Conference at the University of York, 23rd-24th November. Visit the website: http://400.gesualdo.co.uk for details.
Call for Papers Gesualdo 400th Anniversary Conference Saturday 23rd – Sunday 24th November University of York in affliation with the RMA Celebrating the music of Gesualdo, the 400th Anniversary Conference will combine academic paper sessions with a series of singing workshops and performances throughout the weekend. James Wood will give a keynote speech on his reconstructions of Gesualdo’s second book of Sacrae Cantiones and forensic psychiatrist Dr Ruth McAllister will present an analysis of the murder of Gesualdo’s first wife based on contemporaneous accounts. On the Saturday, I Fagiolini will give a concert of secular music by Gesualdo and his…
I have been interviewed by the Italian News website TG News about my research on Gesualdo. You can read the interview here (in Italian). Update: Sadly, this page is no longer available.