David Fanning

David Fanning

Prof

  • Professor of Music, Music

Personal profile

Biography

Qualifications:

  • MusB (Manchester)
  • PhD (Manchester)
  • GRNCM

Honours:

  • FRNCM

Research interests

Keywords: Nielsen, Shostakovich, Soviet Music.

Major Publications:

  • The Breath of the Symphonist: Shostakovich's Tenth (London, 1988)
  • Expressionism Reassessed, ed. (Manchester, 1994)
  • Shostakovich Studies, ed. (Cambridge, 1995)
  • Nielsen Symphony No. 5 (Cambridge, 1997)
  • Nielsen Aladdin - critical edition (Copenhagen, 2000)
  • Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8 (Aldershot, 2004)
  • Nielsen Piano Works - critical edition (Copenhagen, 2006)
  • The Cambridge Companion to Shostakovich, ed. (Cambridge, 2008)
  • Mieczslaw Weinberg: In Search of Freedom (Hofheim, 2010)

Teaching

Recent/Current teaching:

Undergraduate: 

  • Music post 1900
  • Dissertation
  • Special Subject (Shostakovich)
  • MusM Advanced Music Studies

Postgraduate:

  • Dissertation

Further information

Public Profile:

  • Pianist with The Quatuor Danel 
  • Reviewer for The Daily Telegraph, Gramophone, BBC Radio 3
  • Public speaker for orchestras, e.g. Halle, BBC Philharmonic, LSO, CBSO

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Creative Manchester

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