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Dr Robert Samuels's OpenLearn Profile

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Dr Robert Samuels

About me

Robert Samuels was educated at Southend High School for Boys and Robinson College, Cambridge. He studied English and Music, graduating with a B.A. in 1985. After a year of voluntary work, he returned to Robinson College in 1986, and graduated with an M.Phil. in Musicology in 1987. He then studied for a Ph.D. in Music from 1987 to 1989, eventually graduating in 1994 with the thesis, Semiotics and Mahler: Analyses of Musical Signification in the Sixth Symphony. In 1989 he was appointed Leverhulme Research Fellow in the Department of Music, the University of Lancaster, and in 1990 he was appointed Lecturer in the same department. In 1995 he was appointed Lecturer in the Music Department of the Open University, where he is currently Head of Department.


Dr Robert Samuels's research

Robin Charles Laney, Robert [trans.] Samuels and Emilie Capulet (2015-06-16) Cross entropy as a measure of musical contrast, In Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9110, Springer International Publishing

Anthony Prechtl et al. (2014) Algorithmic music as intelligent game music, In AISB50: The 50th Annual Convention of the AISB

Robert [trans.] Samuels (2014) Schubert’s instrumental voice: vocality in melodic construction in the late works(13), Rodopi

Anthony Prechtl et al. (2014) Methodological approaches to the evaluation of game music systems, In Audio Mostly Conference, ACM

Robert [trans.] Samuels (2011-12) The act of performance as Mahlerian topic 12, Rodopi

Robert [trans.] Samuels (2011-12) Narrative form and Mahler’s musical thinking, In Nineteenth-Century Music Review 2(8)

Robert [trans.] Samuels (2010-07) The Double Articulation of Schubert: Reflections on Der Doppelgänger, In The Musical Quarterly 2(93)

Robert [trans.] Samuels (2010) Mahler within Mahler: allusion as quotation, self-reference, and metareference 11, Rodopi

Delia Da Sousa Correa, Katia Marcela Chornik and Robert [trans.] Samuels (2009) Literature and music: Interdisciplinary research and teaching at the Open University, In Working With English: Medieval and Modern Language, Literature and Drama(5)

Robert [trans.] Samuels (2008) Entendez-vous la musique? Review of Peter Dayan: Music Writing Literature, from Sand via Debussy to Derrida. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006, In Intégral: The Journal of Applied Musical Thought(Volume)

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