The Power of Music

Derek Scott

  Professor of Music at Salford University

Derek Scott has worked professionally in radio, TV, concert hall and theatre. He is the author of the book The Singing Bourgeois (Open University Press), editor of Music, Culture and Society: A Reader (Oxford University Press), and author of numerous articles concerning music and ideology. He has been at the forefront in identifying changes of critical perspective in music and sociology. He is the General Editor of Ashgate's Pop and Folk Series, and a member of the Editorial Boards of Popular Musicology and the internet Critical Musicology Journal. He was a founder member of the UK Critical Musicology Group in 1993 and organizer of their first major conference in Salford in 1995. He is also a composer whose works include two symphonies for brass band.

Biography

Derek Scott has worked professionally in radio, TV, concert hall and theatre. He is the author of the book The Singing Bourgeois (Open University Press), editor of Music, Culture and Society: A Reader (Oxford University Press), and author of numerous articles concerning music and ideology. He has been at the forefront in identifying changes of critical perspective in music and sociology. He is the General Editor of Ashgate's Pop and Folk Series, and a member of the Editorial Boards of Popular Musicology and the internet Critical Musicology Journal. He was a founder member of the UK Critical Musicology Group in 1993 and organizer of their first major conference in Salford in 1995. He is also a composer whose works include two symphonies for brass band.

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