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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 when it was first set up was to publish resources for the study of the history and theory of music and broadly related subjects.
2 December 2016
Theory of Music was incorporated as a company limited by guarantee on 28 June 2016. The company is registered in England and Wales and the company registration number is 10255324. The company’s articles of association can be downloaded from the link below.
Other company documents can be found on the Company docs page on this website. The company’s first director was Barry Mitchell, who is also the company secretary. Richard Skelding joined the company as a director soon afterwards.
Theory of Music Ltd has the following object: to advance education in the subject of music and in subjects related to music.
Theory of Music Ltd has the following powers:
- to provide educational resources
- to undertake research
- to create music
- to do all such lawful things as shall further the attainment of the company’s object, whether independently or jointly with similar organisations.
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
5 April 2015
Theory of Music has accepted an invitation to attend the official launch of the innovative online instrument tuition website http://musicalorbit.com/ The event will take place on Monday 20th April 2015 at The Nave, 78 Bishopsgate, EC2N 4AG at 5pm. The launch will be reviewed on this website.
25 March 2015
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 the 2015 Kunstenfestivaldesarts.
One of Europe’s most significant arts festivals, the Kunstenfestivaldesarts, will include a talk about a performance by the theatre company Societas Raffaello Sanzio which was based on Monteverdi’s Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda. The performance was in Italian but the English documents published in connection with the talk will feature excerpts from the translation of Il Combattimento which appears on this site. For more information about the Kunstenfestivalesarts contact Daniel Blanga-Gubbay founder of the arts organisation Aleppo (www.aleppo.eu). His email address is daniel.aleppo.eu. For more information about Romeo Castellucci, founder of Societas Raffaello Sanzio see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romeo_Castellucci#cite_note-labiennale-1
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