Composition and Performance can be, and often have been, Research
Tempo (2015) Vol. 70, No. 275, pp. 60-70

John Croft’s article ‘Composition is not Research’ challenges a conception and ideal of compositional work in academia which has grown in prominence over several decades in the UK. As a performer-scholar, who also writes non-performance-related scholarship, I welcome this challenge, ...

Peter Dickinson at 80
Tempo (2015) Vol. 69, No. 272, pp. 53-59


Pierre Boulez at 90
Tempo (2015) Vol. 69, No. 272, pp. 51-52


Tempo (2015) Vol. 69, No. 272, pp. 103-105



TEMPO exists to document the international new music scene while contributing to, and stimulating, current debates therein. Its emphasis is on musical developments in our own century, as well as on music that came to prominence in the later twentieth century that has not yet received the attention it deserves. The articles and reviews cover the new music scene in all its complexity, featuring discussion of compositional trends, performance practices, listening practices, new music contexts and reception histories. TEMPO is sympathetic both to writing about new forms of creative practice (electronic, interdisciplinary, performance-based) and to writing that employs innovative methods of enquiry that differ from the aims of traditional musicology.

Publisher Cambridge University Press
Country United Kingdom
ISSN (Print) 0040-2982
ISSN (Online) 1478-2286
Year started 1939
Indexed 4709 articles
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