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Dr Giles Hooper BA, MA, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Music Music

    Teaching

    Music in Film

    The role of music in film, in particular how it contributes to issues such as narrative, character-development, and emotional affect. At present, the music of John Williams is both a central component of teaching and research in this area.

    Music in Videogames

    The role of music in videogames, in particular how it contributes to action, story-telling and immersion.

    Critical Studies and Aesthetics

    Historical and critical studies, including Aesthetics, Modernism, and Adorno. Analysis, including twentieth-century repertoires, both classical and popular. Topics have ranged from Mahler to rock music and from pitch-class set analysis to issues of gender and identity in music cultures.

    Modules for 2020-21

    ART SONG

    Module code: MUSI326

    Role: Teaching

    BEETHOVEN'S LIFE AND WORKS

    Module code: MUSI331

    Role: Teaching

    COMPOSITION FOR DIGITAL GAMES

    Module code: MUSI305

    Role: Teaching

    COMPOSITION FOR FILM AND TELEVISION

    Module code: MUSI205

    Role: Teaching

    INDEPENDENT PROJECT: RESEARCH

    Module code: MUSI399

    Role: Teaching

    INTRODUCTION TO CLASSICAL MUSIC HISTORY

    Module code: MUSI130

    Role: Teaching

    INTRODUCTION TO POPULAR MUSIC HISTORY

    Module code: MUSI140

    Role: Teaching

    MUSIC DIRECTION, LEADING AND CONDUCTING

    Module code: MUSI200

    Role: Teaching

    MUSIC IN GAMING

    Module code: MUSI273

    Role: Module Co-ordinator

    MUSIC IN WORLD CINEMA

    Module code: MUSI270

    Role: Teaching

    MUSIC, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY

    Module code: MUSI220

    Role: Teaching

    OPERA AND POLITICS

    Module code: MUSI232

    Role: Teaching

    POPULAR MUSIC COMPOSITION 2

    Module code: MUSI310

    Role: Teaching

    POST-WAGNERIAN MUSIC AND PHILOSOPHY

    Module code: MUSI230

    Role: Teaching

    SOUND STUDIES

    Module code: MUSI322

    Role: Teaching

    THE FILM MUSIC OF JOHN WILLIAMS

    Module code: MUSI370

    Role: Module Co-ordinator