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Dr James Garratt - personal details

Contact details

Role: Senior Lecturer in Music and University Organist

Tel: 0161 275-4988

Location: Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama-SU.05
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL




James Garratt studied music at the University of Oxford and subsequently at Cardiff University. Following the completion of his PhD in 1999, he took up a lectureship at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, where he worked until moving to Manchester in August 2002.

James's publications include Palestrina and the German Romantic Imagination: Interpreting Historicism in Nineteenth-Century Music (Cambridge University Press, 2002), and Music, Culture and Social Reform in the Age of Wagner (Cambridge University Press, 2010). He is currently completing two further books for Cambridge University Press, one on Music and Politics, the other on Music and Aesthetics. Other current projects include a monograph entitled Music, History and the End of Art.

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  • MA  University of Oxford
  • PhD  Cardiff University
  • ARCM  Royal College of Music
  • FHEA  Higher Education Academy
  • Member, Royal Musical Association, International Musicological Society
  • Peer Review College Member, Arts and Humanities Research Council