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9 Last updated 26 June 2020.

Biography

Steven Jan studied music at the University of Leeds and went on to complete a PhD there, entitled 'Aspects of Mozart 's Music in G Minor: Toward the Identification of Common Structural and Compositional Characteristics’, under the supervision of Professor Julian Rushton. The dissertation was published by Garland in 1995 in their Outstanding Dissertations in Music from British Universities series. Before joining the Music Department at Huddersfield in January 2001 he taught at the University of East Anglia and in the School of Academic Studies at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester. He is currently Senior Lecturer and Music/Music Technology Research Coordinator.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Music and memetics
  • Music and evolutionary thought/theory
  • Music theory and analysis
  • Computer-aided musicology, music theory and music analysis
  • Computational creativity
  • Musicological research on Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven

Research Expertise and Interests

  • music theory
  • music analysis
  • musicology
  • evolutionary theory
  • memetics
  • computational creativity
  • Haydn
  • Mozart
  • Beethoven
  • evolutionary thought
  • computer-aided musicology

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Research Output

The Butterfly Schema in the Classical Instrumental Style: A Product of the Tendency for Congruence

Rawbone, T. & Jan, S., 1 Mar 2020, In : Music Analysis. 39, 1, p. 85-127 43 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • The Theory and Analysis of Computer-Generated Music: A Case-Study of Colossus

    Jan, S., Aug 2018, Proceedings of the Third Conference on Computer Simulation of Musical Creativity, CSMC2018. Dublin, Eire, 24 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
  • The Two Brothers: Reconciling perceptual-cognitive and statistical models of musical evolution

    Jan, S., 4 Apr 2018, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 9, APR, 344.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    "The Two Brothers": Reconciling Perceptual-Cognitive and Statistical Models of Musical Evolution

    Jan, S., Mar 2017, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on New Music Concepts (ICNMC 2017). Della Ventura, M. (ed.). Milan: AB Editore, p. 21-47

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
  • Open Access
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  • Activities

    External Examination (PhD)

    Steven Jan (Examiner)

    11 Jan 2019

    Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

    3rd Computer Simulation of Musical Creativity Conference (Event)

    Steven Jan (Programme Committee Member)

    20 Aug 201822 Aug 2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

    20th Biennial International Conference on Nineteenth-Century Music (Event)

    Steven Jan (Programme Committee Member)

    2 Jul 20184 Jul 2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

    Empirical methodologies for musical research: Computer-aided music analysis

    Steven Jan (Speaker)

    5 Jan 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    British Forum for Ethnomusicology and the Royal Musical Association Research Students' Conference (Event)

    Steven Jan (Reviewer)

    4 Jan 20186 Jan 2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesConference Peer-review

    Press / Media

    Will AI Change the Future of Music?

    Steven Jan

    19/10/17

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment