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Dr

David Irving

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Melbourne Conservatorium Of Music
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Dr

David Irving

 
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Dr

David Irving

 

David R. M. Irving studied violin and musicology at Griffith University and the University of Queensland, and undertook his doctoral studies at the University of Cambridge. He was a Junior Research Fellow at Christ's College, Cambridge, held a post-doctoral position at King's College London, and then taught at the University of Nottingham, the Australian National University, and the University of Melbourne.

He became an ICREA Research Professor in March 2019 and is based at the Institució Milà i Fontanals-CSIC (Barcelona). His research spans from music in early modern intercultural exchange to early modern global history and historical performance practice. He is co-general editor of the forthcoming Cultural History of Music series from Bloomsbury, and co-editor of the Cambridge University Press journal Eighteenth-Century Music. His awards include the Jerome Roche Prize from the Royal Musical Association and the McCredie Musicological Award from the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

Projects

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Additional Information

David R. M. Irving was a Visiting Fellow on the collaborative project "Musical Transitions to European Colonialism in the Eastern Indian Ocean", funded by the European Research Council and based at King's College London (2011-15). In 2014, he held an International Research Visitorship at King’s College London on the Balzan Prize Research Programme in Musicology "Towards a Global History of Music", directed by Prof. Reinhard Strohm (University of Oxford), to work on the project "Analogues of Antiquity: World Cultures, Ancient Greek Music, and Comparative Anthropologies, 1500-1800". In 2015-2019 David led an ARC Discovery Project on Malay Music and Dance in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. In collaboration with MCM Lecturer Jenny McCallum, this was a pioneering ethnomusicological study of Malay music and dance in Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, examining local performance traditions as key factors in preserving and strengthening unique cultural identities.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2015

McCredie Musicological Award

Australian Academy of the Humanities

2010

Jerome Roche Prize

Royal Musical Association

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Awards

Credentials

Positions

Positions


Honorary

Melbourne Conservatorium Of Music

Casual

Melbourne Conservatorium Of Music

Education

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Cambridge

Master of Philosophy

The University of Queensland

Bachelor of Music with Honours

Griffith University

Licentiate in Music

Australian Music Examinations Board

Associate in Music

Australian Music Examinations Board

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