Proffil o Bruce Wood

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Bruce Wood
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Athro mewn Cerddoriaeth
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mus005@bangor.ac.uk
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+44 (0) 1248 382186
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Ysgol Cerddoriaeth

Cefndir: 

Addysgwyd Bruce Wood yn Ysgol Ramadeg Grimsby, a wedyn yng Nghaergrawnt, lle ennillodd raddau M.A, Mus.B. a PhD a bu’n ddisgybl organ i Syr David Willcocks. Bu’n athro am sawl blwyddyn yn Ysgol Leys, Caergrawnt, ac Ysgol Cranleigh, cyn cael ei benodi’n ddarlithydd yn Mangor ym 1979. Yn 2005 cafodd ei benodi’n Athro Cerddoriaeth, ac ymddeolodd  yn 2010.
Prif ddiddordebau ymchwil Bruce  yw cerddoriaeth cyfnod yr Adferiad (yn enwedig gwaith Henry Purcell a John Blow) a cherddoriaeth Seisnig yr 20fed ganrif, yn enwedig gan Elgar, ac mae wedi cyhoeddi’n helaeth ar y meysydd hyn. Mae’n gadeirydd ar Gymdeithas Purcell. Mae wedi rhoi nifer o ddarlithoedd gwadd ( ym Mhrifysgolion Manceinion, Efrog, Caer-wysg, Surrey, Southampton, Hull, Huddersfield, yn y Brifysgol Agored, ac ym Mhrifysgol Michigan, UDA)  a darlithoedd cyhoeddus ( yn y Royal Festival Hall, Llundain;  Gŵyl Birmingham;  Gŵyl Caergrawnt;  Gŵyl Caer;  Gŵyl Spitalfields;  ar gyfer Opera Glyndebourne, Opera Comique, Paris, ac ar gyfer Camerata Efrog Newydd yn Conservatoire Boston ac yng Nghymdeithas Efrog Newydd ar gyfer Diwylliant Moesegol, UDA)  ac mae wedi cyfranogi at  ryw 70 o ddarllediadau ar BBC Radio 3, Radio 4, Gwasanaeth y Byd, a BBC2.

Diddordebau Ymchwil: 

Cerddoriaeth cyfnod yr Adferiad, yn enwedig gweithiau Henry Purcell a John Blow;  cerddoriaeth Seisnig yr 20fed ganrif, yn enwedig gan Elgar.

Rwyf yn Gadeirydd ar Gymdeithas Purcell.

Prif gyhoeddiadau

Llyfr

Purcell: An Extraordinary Life (Oxford, 2009)


Cyfrolau mewn casgliadau o argraffiadau ysgolheigaidd

  • (with Andrew Pinnock), Henry Purcell, The Fairy Queen (Collected Works, Volume 12; London: Stainer & Bell, 2009)
  • John Blow, Venus and Adonis (Purcell Society Companion Series, 2; London: Stainer & Bell, 2008)
  • Henry Purcell, Three Occasional Odes (Collected Works, Volume 1; London, Stainer & Bell, 2008)
  • Henry Purcell, Symphony Songs (Collected Works, Volume 27; London: Stainer & Bell, 2007)
  • Henry Purcell, Royal Welcome Songs, 1684-88 (Collected Works, Volume 18; London: Novello, 2004) 
  • Henry Purcell, Royal Welcome Songs, 1680-83 (Collected Works, Volume 15; London: Novello, 2000)
  • John Blow, Anthems III: Nine anthems with Orchestra (Musica Britannica, Volume 79; London: Stainer & Bell, 2002)
  • Henry Purcell, Birthday odes for Queen Mary, 1692-94 (Collected Works, Volume 24; London: Novello, 1998)
  • John Blow, Anthems II: Nine Anthems with Strings (Musica Britannica, Volume 64; London: Stainer & Bell, 1994)
  • Henry Purcell, Birthday odes for Queen Mary, 1689-91 (Collected Works, Volume 11; London: Novello, 1993)
  • Henry Purcell, Three odes on St Cecilia’s Day (Collected Works, Volume 10; London: Novello, 1990)
  • John Blow, Anthems I: Seven Anthems with Orchestra (Musica Britannica, Volume 50; London: Stainer & Bell, 1984)

Cyfraniadau at gyfrolau o draethodau

  • “‘Only Purcell e’re shall equal Blow’”, in Purcell Studies, ed. Curtis Price (Cambridge, 1995), 106–144
  • ‘Purcell’s Odes: A Reappraisal’, in The Purcell Companion, ed. Michael Burden (London, 1995), 200–253
  • ‘Genius of England: Purcell and his Age’, in Fairest Isle, ed. David Fraser (London, 1995), 39–46
  • ‘The First Performance of Purcell’s Funeral Music for Queen Mary’, Performing the Music of Henry Purcell, ed. Michael Burden (Oxford, 1996), 61–81

Erthyglau mewn gweithiau cyfeirio

  • The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (Llundain, 1980), erthyglau ar Bartholomew Isaack, John Walter
  • The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2il argraffiad (Llundain, 2000):  erthyglau ar John Blow, Henry Cooke, Henry Hall, James Hawkins, Pelham Humfrey, William Tucker, Thomas Tudway, John Walter

Erthyglau eraill

  • (with Andrew Pinnock), ‘Come, ye sons of art — again: court cross-subsidy for Purcell’ s opera orchestra, 1690–1695’, Early Music, xxxvii (2009), 445–466
  • (with Andrew Pinnock), ‘A mangled chime: the accidental death of the opera libretto in Civil War England’, Early Music, xxxvi (2008), 265–284
  • ‘“Fled is that music”: performing Purcell’s choral works in the 1990s’, published simultaneously in the journals Cathedral Music (London, 1995) and Europa Cantat (Hanover, 1995)
  • (with Andrew Pinnock), ‘The Fairy Queen: a fresh look at the issues’, Early Music, xxi (1993), 44–61
  • (with Andrew Pinnock), ‘“Unscarr’d by turning times”?: the dating of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas’, Early Music, xx (1992), 372–390 
    • Prof. Wood and Dr Pinnock also contributed three shorter articles to the controversy which this one engendered.
  • (with Andrew Pinnock), ‘A Counterblast on English Trumpets’, Early Music, xix (1991), 436–443
  • ‘The English Amphion’, The Listener (22 June 1989), 36–37
  • ‘A newly identified Purcell autograph’, Music & Letters, lix (1978), 329–332
  • ‘Matthew Locke’, Music and Musicians, xxv (1977), 34–38
  • ‘Cavendish Weedon: impresario extraordinary’, The Consort, xxxix (1977), 221–224
  • ‘A Purcell coronation anthem lost and found’, Musical Times, cxviii (1977), 466–468
  • ‘A note on two Cambridge manuscripts and their copyists’, Music & Letters, lvi (1975), 308–312