2nd International Congress of Musicology

Athens Concert Hall, 4-6 November 2003


Nicholas Cook

He is Research Professor of Music and former Dean of Arts at the University of Southampton, having previously taught at the University of Hong Kong and the University of Sydney. He has published journal articles on a wide range of musical topics, from aesthetics and analysis to psychology and pop, and his books include A Guide to Musical Analysis (1987), Music, Imagination, and Culture (1990), Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (1993), Analysis through Composition (1996), Analysing Musical Multimedia, and Music: A Very Short Introduction (both 1998). Coeditor (with Mark Everist) of Rethinking Music (1999), and editor of the Journal of the Royal Musical Association, he chaired the Music Panel in the 2001 UK Research Assessment Exercise, and was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in the same year. Forthcoming publications include The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century Music (coedited with Anthony Pople) and Empirical Musicology: Aims, Methods, Prospects (coedited with Eric Clarke).