Research opportunities in the Department of Music
The Department of Music at York is internationally recognised for creative, practical and scholarly approaches to music, and allows you the time and space to develop your own distinctive approach to the discipline.
Algebraic Methods in Musical Composition
Dr W Turner, Dr E Henke
Applications accepted all year round
Algebraic operations have been used as compositional tools for centuries. For example, the group theoretical operation of translation on the integers can be identified with the musical operation of transposition.