Ian Biddle

Contacto profissional/ Professional Contact
Endereço/ Adress
International Centre for Music Studies,
School of Arts and Cultures,
University of Newcastle upon Tyne,
Newcastle Upon Tyne,

Telefone/ Phone
0191 222 8844
0191 222 5242

Filiação institucional/Institutional Affiliation
University of Newcastle

Categoria ou actividade/ Activity
Senior Lecturer; Director of the CETL Music and Inclusivity and Head of Music

Formação Académica/ Education
PhD (Newcastle)
BA (Hons) first class (Nottingham)

Investigação/ Research
Domínio de especialização/ Research Domains

Áreas de Interesse/ Interest Areas
Music and Ideology; Lacanian Psychoanalysis; Music and Gender; Historiography; Cultural Theory.

My research interests focus on musical aesthetics and theory, music and politics, music and gender and music and queer theory. My recent work has included research into German group Kraftwerk and the cybernetic imagination, and Flamenco vocalities (with Esther Zaplana, University of Northumbria at Newcastle).

Grupo de Investigação no INET/ INET Research Groups
Etnomusicologia e estudos de música popular

Co-ordinating Editor for the journal Radical Musicoloy, Convenor of the Popular Music Research Group, Organiser of Music Research Forum

Actividade Docente e Profissional/Academic Positions and Professional Activities
2005-present: Senior Lecturer University of Newcastle
1998-2005: Lecturer A/B University of Newcastle
1997-1998: Lecturer A University of East Anglia, Norwich
1995-1996: Lecturer A (temporary) University of Newcastle

Publicações/ Publications
Ian Biddle. On the radical in musicology. Radical Musicology 2007, 1, 4000 words.
* Biddle, Ian and Freya Jarman-Ivens. Introduction. In: Ian Biddle and Freya Jarman-Ivens, ed. Oh Boy: Popular Music and Maculinity. routledge, 2006, pp. 1-28.
* Biddle, Ian and Vanessa Knights (eds.). Music, National Identity and the Politics of Location: Between the Global and the Local. London: Ashgate, 2006.
* Biddle, Ian. The singsong of undead labour: Gender nostalgia and the vocal fantasy of intimacy in the ‘new’ male singer/songwriter. In: Freya Jaman-Ivens, ed. Oh Boy! Popular Music and Maculinity. Routledge, 2006.
* Biddle, Ian. 'Vox electronica: Nostalgia, irony and cyborgian vocalities in Kraftwerk’s Radioaktivität and Autobahn'. Twentieth-Century Music 2004, 1(1), 81-100.
* Biddle, Ian & Vanessa Knights. Repensar la nación: entre lo local y lo global en el siglo veintiuno. In: V Conference of Latin American Branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music 2004, Rio de Janeiro
* Biddle, Ian. 'Of Mice and Dogs: Music, Gender and Sexuality at the Long Fin de Siècle'. In: Clayton, M., Herbert T., and Middleton, R., ed. The Cultural Study of Music: A Critical Introduction. London and New York: Routledge, 2003, pp. 215-226.
* Biddle Ian. 'Nationalism'. In: John Shephard, ed. The Encyclopedia of Popular Musics of the World. London and New York: Continuum, 2002, pp. 288-292.
* Biddle Ian. 'Hegel'. In: Stanley Sadie, ed. The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. London: Macmillan, 2001.
* Biddle, Ian. 'The Gendered Eye: Music Analysis and the Scientific Outlook in German Early Romantic Music Theory'. In: Suzannah Clark and Alexander Rehding, ed. Music Theory and Natural Order: from the Renaissance to the Early Twentieth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001, pp. 183-196.
* Biddle, Ian. 'Das Ich, das Begehren und die Wiedergeburt des Komponisten: Neuere Werke von Roger Redgate' ['The Ego, desire and the rebirth of the compser function: Roger Redgate's recent compositions']. Musik und Ästhetik 1999, 3(12), 5-25.
* Biddle Ian. 'Policing Masculinity: Schumann, Berlioz and the Gendering of the Music-critical Idiom'. Journal of the Royal Musical Association 1999, 124(2), 196-220.
* Biddle, Ian. 'F W.J. Schelling's Philosophie der Kunst: an Emergent Semiology of Music.'. In: Ian Bent, ed. Music Theory in the Age of Romanticism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996, pp. 25-36.

Discografia/ Discography

Obra Musical/ Work List

Comunicações/ Papers in Conferences
* Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland, Valencia, Spain, 2005
* V Congresso da Seção Latino-Americana da Associação Internacional para o Estudo da Música Popular, IASPM-LA, Rio de Janeiro, 2004
* Practising Popular Music: 12th Biennial International Conference of IASPM (International Association for the Study of Popular Music), Montréal 2003
* Annual Conference for the Society for Music Theory (Philadelphia 2001)
* A Tale of Three Cities: Janáèek's Brno Between Vienna and Prague (School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies, University of London, 1999)

Outros Elementos que considere importantes/ Other Activities

Current Work

Recently completed works include several entries for encyclopaedias, including the Revised New Grove entry on 'Hegel' and the Encycopedia of Popular Musics of the World entry on 'Nationalism', a chapter on music and sexuality for a book edited by Richard Middleton, Trevor Herbert and Martin Clayton, entitled The Cultural Study of Music: A Critical Introduction for Routledge and an article on the German electronic group Kraftwerk for the first edition of Cambridge University Press's new journalTwentieth-Century Music. He also co-edited a book with Vanessa Knights (Department of Spanish, University of Newcastle) entitled Between the Global and the Local: World Musics and National Identities.

Dr Biddle has recently completed a new single-authored book entitled Listening to Men: Musical Thought, Masculinity and the Austro German Tradition 1789-1914 based on research funded by the AHRC.

He is working on a co-edited book with Kirsten Gobson on music and masculinity in the Western Canon for Ashgate.