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Theory of Music was founded in 2007 by the composer and writer Barry Mitchell. The main purpose of Theory of Music is to publish resources for the study of the history and theory of music and broadly related subjects.
The main activities engaged in by Theory of Music are:
- the publication of resources provided free on this website
- e-books that are available commercially (currently only in versions for kindle sold by Amazon)
- one to one tuition in music history and theory (this can be done face to face or remotely)
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Barry Mitchell August 2012
28 October 2014
Theory of Music’s translation of Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda (https://theoryofmusic.wordpress.com/2008/02/04/a-translation-of-il-combattimento-di-tancredi-e-clorinda-by-monteverdi/) used in National Centre for Early Music Young Composers Award in partnership with BBC Radio 3.
10 October 2014
Theory of Music’s translation of Schubert’s Winterreise (https://theoryofmusic.wordpress.com/2009/07/18/english-translation-of-schuberts-winterreise-poems-by-w-muller/) used at 2014 Oxford Leider Festival workshop.
World renowned mezzo-soprano Sarah Walker CBE will use the translation of Winterreise from Schubert’s Wanderers at her Oxford Lieder Festival masterclass on 16 October 2014 . The venue is St. Columba’s Church, Alfred St. Oxford. See: http://www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/events/1280