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Dr David Maw

Dr David MawQualifications

MA DPhil

Role or Position

Lecturer in Music

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Academic Background

Read music at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, as Organ Scholar; doctorate on the secular songs of Guillaume de Machaut at Wadham College, Oxford, as John Brookman Graduate Organ Scholar. College Lectureships in Oxford since 1995, presently at Oriel and Queen's Colleges, in addition to Christ Church.

Undergraduate Teaching

Techniques of Composition, History of Music, Keyboard Skills

Research Interests

Music before 1450 (especially French music of the 13th and 14th centuries); musical analysis; 20th-century music (including Jazz); composition

Publications include:

Articles chiefly on 13th- and 14th-century French music, including: "'Trespasser mesure': Meter in Machaut's Polyphonic Songs", The Journal of Musicology 2004; "Accent and Metre in Later Old French Verse: The Case of the Polyphonic Rondel", Medium Aevum 2006; "Machaut and the 'Critical' Phase of Late Medieval Polyphony", Music and Letters 2006.


Reading, walking, cinema


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