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    HI Guys,

    So, my instruments are piano, singing and organ, (Gr 8,8,0)

    However, I'm applying for the Oxford Course with a discipline in composition as it's a really big interest for me.

    Do you have any suggestions on books or articles I should read to boost my UCAS form? I would love to know your insights or advice? Books like The Oxford Psychology of Music or A Short introduction to the history of Music would be useful.

    Cheers
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    (Original post by MusicmaestroBAR)
    HI Guys,

    So, my instruments are piano, singing and organ, (Gr 8,8,0)

    However, I'm applying for the Oxford Course with a discipline in composition as it's a really big interest for me.

    Do you have any suggestions on books or articles I should read to boost my UCAS form? I would love to know your insights or advice? Books like The Oxford Psychology of Music or A Short introduction to the history of Music would be useful.

    Cheers
    Look at what will be taught and read around those topics.

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    A good starting point is Nicholas Cook's Music. A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press. Think it's like 1998 or 1999 publication),as it'll give you a flavour of the musicological issues that will be taught at Oxford :yep: That aside, just read something that interests you and talk intelligently/pertinently about it. Though it should be noted that unlike other subjects like, say English literature, there's no expectation in music that you will refer to books you've read :fyi:
 
 
 
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