- Western music
- Music Hermeneutics
- Music Aesthetics
Name: Xinkun Chen
Title: Associate Professor
PhD, Music Aesthetics, Shanghai Conservatory of Music (2014)
MA, Historical Musicology, Nanjing Normal University (2002)
BA, Musicology, Hefei Normal college (1996)
Western music; Music Hermeneutics; Music Aesthetics
2011 Author and PI of a 3-year research grant named A Study on Western Interpretation of Contemporary Music Hermeneutics from the Government of Jiangsu Province of China
2010 The fourth participant of a 3-year research grant named A History of the Development of Chinese Music Aesthetics（1978-2008） from the central government of People’s Republic of China
2008 Author and PI of a 2-year research grant named A Study on Research-Based Teaching and Research-Based Learning in Music Appreciation from Nanjing Normal University
2007 Author and PI of a 2-year research grant named A Study on Beethoven's Late Music Works from Nanjing Normal University
2014 Xinkun Chen. interdisciplinary thought: The Key to Insight into Musicological analysis, Journal of Xinghai conservatory of Music, 2014, 20-25.
2013 Xinkun Chen. The imagination of music interpretation. Chinese Music Education, 2013, 228(7):8-12.
2013 Xinkun Chen. Vision, history and methods of Music hermeneutics. Journal of Shenyang Conservatory of Music, 2013(special issue):80-81.
2012 Xinkun Chen. The Study on Gadamer's music hermeneutics. Exploring Music, 2012, 116(3):93-96.
2011 Xinkun Chen. Aesthetic characteristics of Brahms' First Piano Concerto. Journal of Shenyang Conservatory of Music, 2011, 29(4):53-55.
2011 Xinkun Chen. Multiple Perspectives and Interdisciplinary research. Music Arts, 2011, 125(2):136-140
2009 Xinkun Chen. The problems and Solutions in teaching Western History. Voice of the Yellow River, 2009, 299(12):32-33.
2009 Xinkun Chen. The Moon Reflected in Er-quan and its Tragedy. Journal of Jiangnan University, 2009, 8(5):129-131
2008 Xinkun Chen. Dialogue between popular music and classical music. People's Music, 2008, 531(4):76-78.
2006 Xinkun Chen. Virtual Dreams: Interpretation of popular music. People's Music, 2006, 493(9):66-69.
2006 Xinkun Chen. A new dimension of romantic music interpretation. Journal of the Central Conservatory of Music, 2006, 105(4):98-102.
2004 Xinkun Chen. Fusion of horizons in music appreciation. People's Music, 2004, (6):23-25
2003 Xinkun Chen. Aesthetic tendencies of romantic music in the 19th century Europe. Journal of Huaihai Technology Institute, 2003, 10(3):75-78.
2002 Xinkun Chen. From obedience to confliction: Relationship between music and the recipient before the 20th century. Journal of the Central Conservatory of Music, 2002, 8(4):33-36.
2001 Xinkun Chen. Comparing Ji Kang’s and Hanslick’s views on the relationship between music and affection. Hundred Schools in Arts, 2001, 24(3):101-104.
Honors and Awards:
2013 An invited talk at the 4th Congress of Western Music Association in Shenyang, China
2011 Recipient of “Grand Prize for Arts Education in the Essay Contest of Jiangsu Province” from the Education Department of Jiangsu Province
2008 Recipient of “Second Prize for Arts Education in the Essay Contest of Jiangsu Province” from the Education Department of Jiangsu Province
2007—present Member of Jiang Su Musician Association
2005—present Member of China Western Music Association
2005—present Member of Music Aesthetics Association