SOAS University of London

SOAS South Asia Institute

Music Expertise

Name/Title Area of Expertise
Richard Widdess 
Professor of Musicology
History and theory of Indian classical music; dhrupad; Newar music of Nepal; historical ethnomusicology; analysis of musical performance; cognitive approaches to music; music and meaning; music and religion
Richard Williams
Lecturer in Ethnomusicology
Music of South Asia; Hindustani classical music; historical ethnomusicology; cultural history; historical musicology and musical aesthetics; lyric, song, and musical literature; music and gender; music and religion; history of emotions