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  • How did Aretha Franklin inspire the civil rights movement?

    By Leah Kardos

    Aretha Franklin's death last week saw the loss not just of a sublime singer, but also one of key figures in the US...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Aug 2018

  • How did Aretha Franklin inspire the civil rights movement?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Aug 2018
    Aretha Franklin's death last week saw the loss not just of a sublime singer, but also one of key figures in the US Civil Rights movement. Leah Kardos pays...
  • Inventing the record business

    By Eva Moreda Rodríguez

    As Spotify prepares to float itself, Eva Moreda Rodríguez hails their distant ancestors. Uncover the early years of...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Mar 2018

  • Inventing the record business

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Mar 2018
    As Spotify prepares to float itself, Eva Moreda Rodríguez hails their distant ancestors. Uncover the early years of the recording industry
  • Rod Stewart was a 1970s ally

    By Professor Robert Morrison

    With a powerful ballad and a refusal to bend the knee to his record label, Rod Stewart was an early, unapologetic...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Sep 2017

  • Rod Stewart was a 1970s ally

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Sep 2017
    With a powerful ballad and a refusal to bend the knee to his record label, Rod Stewart was an early, unapologetic supporter of equality. Robert Morrison...
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    The Music of Time

    How does music gain the meaning different societies give it?

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    Radio Programme

    10 mins

    Updated on:

    01 Aug 2017

  • The Music of Time

    Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Aug 2017
    How does music gain the meaning different societies give it?
  • How did music influence Virgina Woolf?

    By Emma Sutton

    Virginia Woolf once wrote that music was "nearest to truth", and it was inarguably a major influence on her work....

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jul 2017

  • How did music influence Virgina Woolf?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 Jul 2017
    Virginia Woolf once wrote that music was "nearest to truth", and it was inarguably a major influence on her work. Emma Sutton uses Woolf's story A Simple...
  • How the ZX Spectrum and ZX81 shaped Frank Sidebottom

    By Rhys James Jones

    Rhys James Jones traces the legendary Frank Sidebottom's roots back to the early days of home computing. (When ...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Apr 2017

  • How the ZX Spectrum and ZX81 shaped Frank Sidebottom

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2017
    Rhys James Jones traces the legendary Frank Sidebottom's roots back to the early days of home computing. (When "computing" was a thing you did, and doing it...
  • Do music lessons help with children's other classes?

    By Fernand Gobet, Giovanni Sala

    There's been research which suggests picking up an instrument can improve children's educational performance across...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Jan 2017

  • Do music lessons help with children's other classes?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Jan 2017
    There's been research which suggests picking up an instrument can improve children's educational performance across the board. But is there really any proof?
  • OpenLearn Live: 12th December 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The production wing of a Viennese art movement; monkey typing; and what happens when you play Lennon in a coffee shop...

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    15 mins

    Updated on:

    12 Dec 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 12th December 2016

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    Duration 15 mins Updated 12 Dec 2016
    The production wing of a Viennese art movement; monkey typing; and what happens when you play Lennon in a coffee shop? Learning and research across the...
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    Songs of Love and Hate: On Leonard Cohen

    By Professor Richard Danson Brown

    After Leonard Cohen's death, Richard Danson Brown explores the way the songwriter specialised in conveying...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Nov 2016

  • Songs of Love and Hate: On Leonard Cohen

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 15 Nov 2016
    After Leonard Cohen's death, Richard Danson Brown explores the way the songwriter specialised in conveying difficulties in father-son relationships through...
  • Researching Nirvana: Whatever, Nevermind

    By Amber Joy Powell, Caity Curry

    Nirvana's album Nevermind - and the subsequent suicide of Kurt Cobain - has turned a grunge statement into a cash...

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    Updated on:

    01 Nov 2016

  • Researching Nirvana: Whatever, Nevermind

    Updated 01 Nov 2016
    Nirvana's album Nevermind - and the subsequent suicide of Kurt Cobain - has turned a grunge statement into a cash machine. Can research tell us how?

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  • Recording music and sound

    This free course, Recording music and sound, provides an historical introduction to music and sound recording in the creative industries and offers...

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    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    27 Jul 2018

  • Recording music and sound

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    Recording music and sound
    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 27 Jul 2018
    This free course, Recording music and sound, provides an historical introduction...
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    Understanding musical scores

    This free course, Understanding musical scores, provides a general introduction to how to understand a musical score, and insights into what...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Apr 2018

  • Understanding musical scores

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    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 09 Apr 2018
    This free course, Understanding musical scores, provides a general introduction to...
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    An introduction to music research

    In this free course, An introduction to music research, we have gathered together materials to allow you to explore the ways in which music may be...

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    16 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    07 Jul 2016

  • An introduction to music research

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    Advanced level Duration 16 hours Updated 07 Jul 2016
    In this free course, An introduction to music research, we have gathered together...
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    Assessment in secondary music

    This free course, Assessment in secondary music, will identify and explore some of the key issues around assessing music in secondary schools....

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    11 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    22 Jun 2016

  • Assessment in secondary music

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    Advanced level Duration 11 hours Updated 22 Jun 2016
    This free course, Assessment in secondary music, will identify and explore some...
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    Teaching secondary music

    This free course, Teaching secondary music, will identify and explore some of the key issues around teaching music in secondary schools. Through...

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    11 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    22 Jun 2016

  • Teaching secondary music

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    Advanced level Duration 11 hours Updated 22 Jun 2016
    This free course, Teaching secondary music, will identify and explore some of the...

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    Music, sound and technology

    Course Course
    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Sep 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This module explores the nature of musical sound and the ways that technology can...

    Central questions in the study of music

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Sep 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    What does music mean? What does it do? These are the queries at the heart of this...

    MA Music part 2

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 1200 hours Updated 24 Sep 2018 Register by 20 Sep 2018
    This module is the second part of the MA in Music. You will explore three main...

    Inside music

    Course Course
    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Sep 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This module is an introduction to the creative principles of music. You'll begin...

    MA Music part 1

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Sep 2018 Register by 20 Sep 2018
    This module is the first part of the MA in Music, which is taught and assessed...
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