Stephen Downes

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Stephen Downes is Professor and Head of Music at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is the author of six monographs, including Music and Decadence in European Modernism (2010), After Mahler: Weill, Britten, Henze and Romantic Redemption (2013), editor of Aesthetics of Music: Musicological Approaches (2014) and co-editor of The Szymanowski Companion (2015). He is a winner of the Wilk Prize for research in Polish music (University of Southern California) and was awarded the Karol Szymanowski Memorial Medal. He is co-editor of the journal Music and Letters.


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and from

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