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Xinkun Chen Associate Professor

Academic Area: 
  • Western music
  • Music Hermeneutics
  • Music Aesthetics
Bio: 

Name: Xinkun Chen

Title: Associate Professor

Educational Background:

PhD, Music Aesthetics, Shanghai Conservatory of Music (2014)

MA, Historical Musicology, Nanjing Normal University (2002)

BA, Musicology, Hefei Normal college (1996)

Research:

Research Interests:

Western music; Music Hermeneutics; Music Aesthetics

Research Projects:

2011  Author and PI of a 3-year research grant named A Study on Music Hermeneutics from the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China

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

Journal Articles:

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 ofSecond Prize for Arts Education in the Essay Contest of Jiangsu Province” from the Education Department of Jiangsu Province

Academic Title:

2007—present  Member of Jiang Su Musician Association

2005—present  Member of China Western Music Association

2005—present  Member of Music Aesthetics Association

Contact:chenxinkuntq@163.com