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us: Greer, David, 1937-

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    • David Clive
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      Greer, David Clive, 1937-
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    • found: "O, let us howl, some heavy note": commentary and transcription [for voice and keyboard instrument], in The Duchess of Malfi, 1964: title page (David Greer)
    • found: Hamilton Harty: his life and music, 1980: title page (David Greer)
    • found: A numerous and fashionable audience: the story of Elsie Swinton, 1997: title page (David Greer)
    • found: International who's who in music, 16th ed. (Greer, David (Clive); born May 8, 1937, London, England; professor of music)
    • found: Durham University Department of Music, via WWW, November 16, 2012 (Professor David Greer, MA (Oxon), MusD (Dublin), FRSA; Emeritus Professor in the Department of Music, Durham University; graduated from Oxford in 1960; from 1963 to 1972 he was Lecturer in Music at Birmingham University; in 1972 he was appointed Hamilton Harty Professor of Music at The Queen's University of Belfast, where he remained until 1984, when he became Professor of Music at Newcastle University; in 1986 he was appointed to the Professorship at Durham University, where he remained until his retirement in 2001; his publications cover topics from the 15th to the 20th century, but his main area of research is English music of the 16th-17th centuries, focusing on the madrigal and lute song, and the inter-relationships between music and literature; he also has an interest in British and Irish musical life in the 20th century, and has published work on the Irish composer and conductor Hamilton Harty; he is also author of A Numerous and Fashionable Audience: the Story of Elsie Swinton, a study of an Edwardian society lady; for many years he was the editor of the Journal (formerly Proceedings) of the Royal Musical Association; earlier in his career, he was active as a conductor; in Birmingham he specialised in directing performances of 20th-century music; in Belfast and Newcastle he conducted the University Orchestra and Choir; while in Belfast he appeared regularly as guest conductor of the Ulster Orchestra; he has also served as adjudicator at music competitions at home and abroad)
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