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Dr Dai Griffiths

Senior Lecturer in Music

School of Arts

Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

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Modules taught

U66005 Notation and Harmony

U66071 Music Analysis

P66011 Advanced Musicology II

Journal articles

  • Griffiths D, 'Elevating form and elevating modulation'
    Popular Music 34 (01) (2015) pp.22-44
    ISSN: 0261-1430 eISSN: 0261-1430
    Abstract Website
  • Griffiths D, 'Words to songs and the internet: a comparative study of transcriptions of words to the song "Midnight Train to Georgia", recorded by Gladys Knight and the Pips in 1973'
    Popular Music and Society 36 (2) (2012) pp.234-273
    ISSN: 0300-7766 eISSN: 0300-7766
    Abstract Website
  • Griffiths D, 'Internal rhyme in 'The Boy with a Moon and Star on his Head', Cat Stevens, 1972'
    Popular Music 31 (3) (2012) pp.383-400
    ISSN: 0261-1430 eISSN: 0261-1430
    Abstract Website
  • Griffiths D, 'After relativism: recent directions in the high analysis of low music'
    Music Analysis 31 (3) (2012) pp.381-413
    ISSN: 0262-5245 eISSN: 0262-5245
  • Griffiths D, 'What was and is critical musicology?'
    Radical Musicology (2011)
    ISSN: 1751-7788 eISSN: 1751-7788
  • Griffiths D, 'The High Analysis of Low Music'
    Music Analysis 18 (2000) pp.389-435
    ISSN: 0262-5245 eISSN: 0262-5245


  • Griffiths D, review of The Rock Canon: Canonical Values in the Reception of Rock Albums, in Music and Letters 91 (2010) pp.471-473
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  • Griffiths D, review of Citizenship and Migration: Globalisation and the Politics of Belonging, in Sociology-the Journal of the British Sociological Association 35 (2001) pp.589-590
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  • Griffiths D, review of Webern and the Lyric Impulse: Songs and Fragments on Poems of Georg Trakl - Shreffler,ac, in Music Analysis 16 (1997) pp.144-154
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Other publications

  • Griffiths D, 'Words for the Dying'
    Journal of the Society for American Music 4 (2010) pp.390-392
    ISSN: 1752-1963 eISSN: 1752-1963

Areas of expertise

Popular Music

Critical Musicology

Analysis of popular song