20 Years of Organised Sound: A Brief History

Issue 20/1 of Organised Sound marks the start of the journal’s twentieth year, offering the perfect opportunity to take a closer look at the formative years of OS and how the journal has developed into the focal point of electroacoustic music studies that it is today.…


What is Music Education?

It might be presumed that by having the words music education in its title, the British Journal of Music Education (BJME) would have a coherent view as to what its main topic of interest ought to be!…


Introducing Ben Jonson Online

The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson is now available as an online resource collection.    The first release of the online version of The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson took place in January 2014.…


The Challenge of Defining ‘Twentieth-Century Music’

This blog post, adapted from Robert Adlington and Julian Johnson’s Editorial of the latest issue of Twentieth-Century Music (TCM), considers what ‘Twentieth-Century music’ actually means, and how we define it after the end of the Twentieth Century.


Winner announced for the 2013 American Society for Theatre Research / Cambridge University Press Prize

Dassia Posner, Assistant Professor of Theatre at Northwestern University, was recently awarded the American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR)-Cambridge University Press Prize for her paper “Baring the Frame: Meyerhold’s ‘Reflective Analysis’ of Gozzi’s Love of/for Three Oranges.


Western Art Music in Japan: A Success Story?

This blogpost is adapted from Dr. Margaret Mehl’s introduction to the latest special issue of Nineteenth-Century Music Review. Japan’s successful modernization on Western premises, in the second half of the nineteenth century, included the introduction and adoption of Western music.…


Microhistory: a new avenue for theatre history?

This blogpost is adapted from the Editorial of Theatre Survey 55.1 by Guest Editor Peter A. Davis. Much work has been done over the past several decades to delineate new theatre historiographies and reimagine theoretical approaches to telling the history of the theatre.…


TEMPO – Tentative Affinities

This blogpost was adapted from the inaugural editorial by TEMPO’s new Editor Bob Gilmore and Reviews Editor Juliet Fraser. 2014 marks the 75th anniversary of TEMPO, and it seems appropriate to ask – in our world of instant connectivity, where information, attitudes and opinions are scattered online as freely as bat droppings – if the new music world still needs a quarterly periodical such as this.…