- Jasmina Talam
(b Sarajevo, Oct 6, 1937). Bosnian/Croatian musicologist. He finished the study of English language and literature at the Faculty of Philosophy in Sarajevo (1961) and later on, the study of musicology at the Academy of Music in Sarajevo (1963). He completed his doctoral studies in musicology at Oxford University with a dissertation on the topic of Anglo-Italian Interactions in Fourteenth-Century Music (1967). After completing the doctorate, he taught at the Academy of Music in Sarajevo. At the same time, he founded the ensemble ‘Musica Rediviva’ which performed music from the Middle Ages and Renaissance. From 1969, he has lived in Great Britain. Between 1969 and 1978, he was lecturer in music at Reading University. He was conductor of a choir ‘Palestrina’ whose repertoire included music from the Renaissance and early Baroque polyphony. From 1978 until 2005, he was lecturer (later reader) in musicology at Magdalen College in Oxford. He had taught music from the Middle Ages, the Italian Renaissance and early Baroque, the history of interpretation, the aesthetics of music, and the music of Viennese modernism. He has held several visiting fellowships at Cornell University (New York, USA) and was a visiting lecturer at King’s College, London. Nowadays, he is emeritus fellow at Magdalen College in Oxford....