Mark Humphreys

Warden's Lodgings, New College, Oxford.

Academic interests


University Education Research Interests Academic Awards
Papers Publications



University Education

  • University of Sheffield, Department of Music (1994 - 1997).
    B.Mus. (First Class Honours)

  • University of Manchester, Department of Music (1997 - 1998).
    Mus.M. (with Distinction). Abstract.

  • University of Oxford, New College (1998 - 2005).
    D.Phil. Abstract.

Research Interests

  • Daniel Purcell
  • Music of the English Baroque

  • Liturgical, and particularly Cathedral, music

  • Music theatre, especially English restoration drama

  • Performance practice

  • Editorial techniques

Academic Awards

  • 1998 - 2001: Arts and Humanities Research Board - Postgraduate Studentship

Papers

  • 'Without his brother's imagination'?: A glance at the reception of Daniel Purcell. RMA Research Students' Conference (University of York), December 1998. Abstract. Review.
  • Thematic Catalogues of British and British-based Composers 1660-1800. Fifteenth Annual Conference on Music in Eighteenth-Century Britain (London), November 1999.

  • Daniel Purcell and Magdalen College, Oxford. RMA Research Students' Conference (University of Huddersfield), January 2000. Abstract.

  • Works by 'Mr Purcell': Problems of authenticity. Third International Conference on Baroque Music (Trinity College, Dublin), July 2000. Abstract.

  • Daniel Purcell and Theatrical Competition. John Eccles and His Contemporaries:Theatre & Music in London, circa 1700 (Florida State University, Tallahassee), February 2005. Abstract.

Publications
  • Thematic Catalogues of British and British-based Composers 1660-1800, A Handbook for Studies in 18th-Century English Music X (1999), 51-84.

  • The Theatre Music of Samuel Arnold (review), in NOTES (June 2000), 970-971.
  • Imagination and Historical Sense: Waynflete Lectures report, in Early Music 28/4 (Nov 2000), 677.

  • Daniel Purcell, in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians Second Edition vol. 20, 626-627.

  • William Congreve, in Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart Personenteil vol. 4, 1470-1471.

  • Purcell Manuscripts: The Principal Musical Sources (review), in The Consort 56 (2000), 72-73.

  • The Autographs of Daniel Purcell: A Handlist and Introduction, A Handbook for Studies in 18th-Century English Music XIV (2003), 17-37.

  • Several articles in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press, 2004).

  • A pastoral and 'the Scottish Play' (review of Music for Macbeth (ed. Amanda Eubanks Winkler) and Maurice Greene, Phoebe: A Pastoral Opera (ed. H Diack Johnstone), in Early Music 33/3 (August 2005), 524-526.

  • John Eccles and His Contemporaries:Theatre & Music in London, circa 1700 (conference report), in Eighteenth-Century Music 2/2 (September 2005), 380-382.

  • Commentary sleeve notes for several compact discs including ASV and CRD records.

Publications as Editor
  • A Handbook for Studies in 18th-Century English Music XI (Oxford: Burden & Cholij, 2000), with Philip Olleson.

  • A Handbook for Studies in 18th-Century English Music XII (Oxford: Burden & Cholij, 2001), with Philip Olleson.

  • A Handbook for Studies in 18th-Century English Music XIII (Oxford: Burden & Cholij, 2002).

  • A Handbook for Studies in 18th-Century English Music XIV (Oxford: Burden & Cholij, 2003).

  • A Handbook for Studies in 18th-Century English Music XV (Oxford: Burden & Cholij, forthcoming).