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Dr Alexander Binns

Lecturer in Music

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of The Arts

Summary

Director of Postgraduate Studies in Music/ Programme Director, MMus/ Convenor Newland Lecture Series in Music Alexander Binns's main research interests deal with music in film, the use of music in Japanese culture, musical modernism, opera and, more generally, music as an interdisciplinary phenomenon and its relationship with space and geography, in particular the city. He has published within these areas and has received external research funding from a range of bodies including the Anglo-Daiwa Foundation, the Sasakawa Foundation and the AHRC.

Undergraduate

Undergraduate - Music, History and Society - Film Music - Special Study Postgraduate - Contexts of Music - Music Studies I - Music Studies II - Technical Skills I - Technical Skills II - Special Study

Book Chapter

Music and fantasy types in Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands

Binns, A. (2012). Music and fantasy types in Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands. The music of fantasy cinema, 132 - 147. Equinox Press

Looking and listening : music and sound as visual trope in Ukiyo-e

Binns, A. (2011). Looking and listening : music and sound as visual trope in Ukiyo-e. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203629987

'Sounding' Japanese : traditions of music in Japanese cinema

Binns, A. (2017). 'Sounding' Japanese : traditions of music in Japanese cinema. In M. Mera, R. Sadoff, & B. Winters (Eds.), The Routledge companion to screen music and sound, 428-439. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Cozarinsky's La guerre d'un seul homme and musical categories : (Re)-framing Pfitzner, Strauss, Schreker, and Schoenberg cinematically

Binns, A. (2018). Cozarinsky's La guerre d'un seul homme and musical categories : (Re)-framing Pfitzner, Strauss, Schreker, and Schoenberg cinematically. In N. Attfield, & B. Winters (Eds.), Music, Modern Culture, and the Critical EarTaylor & Francis (Routledge)

Journal Article

Book review: Recomposing the past: Representations of Early Music on stage and screen

Binns, A. (2019). Book review: Recomposing the past: Representations of Early Music on stage and screen. Music and Letters, 100(1), 165–168. https://doi.org/10.1093/ml/gcz004