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CARL ERIK KÜHL

Carl Erik Kühl was born in Copenhagen 1947. He holds degrees in philosophy (University of Aarhus, 1967) music theory (Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus, 1971) and musicology (University of Aarhus, 1973). He carried out ethnomusicological fieldwork in Bosnia in 1973. As a pianist he has performed in chamber music recitals and radio recordings in Norway, Denmark, Germany and Japan. He has also worked as conductor of the Tromsoe Chamber Choir in Norway (1980-84). Since 2007 he is editor of the music journal PubliMus.

 

Research Areas

Philosophy:
phenomenology, analytical ontology, philosophy of action (praxeology), philosophical anthropology, philosophy of art, theory of time, Aristotle, Marx, Heidegger, Gadamer, Wittgenstein.

Music-Theory:
the analysis of musical structure, the foundations of music analysis, the phenomenology of music; the aesthetics of music and music as a “form of life”; the music of Palestrina, Haydn, Brahms, Mahler.

Positions Held

1977-79
Associate Professor in Music Theory at The Music Conservatory, University of Tromsoe.

1979-85
Research Fellow at Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, University of Tromsoe,.

1991-
Associate Professor in Music Theory at The Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, Esbjerg.

2004-
Associate Professor in Music Theory at Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus.

1997-2002
Senior Associate Professor at Centre for Cultural Research, Aarhus University.

2002-2003
Visiting Research Fellow at University of Durham,England.

2005-2006
Senior Associate Professor at Centre for Cultural Research, Aarhus University.

2007-
Editor of PUFF/PubliMus, Journal of Music, Musicology and Music Education.

Grants

1996-97
Post-Doc research grant of Danish Ministry of Culture.

1997-2000
Post-Doc research grant of Danish Research Council for the Humanities.

2002-2003
Post-Doc research grant of Danish Ministry of Culture.