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David Chung

Prof. David Chung

Programme Director of Master of Arts in Music and Professor, Department of Music

Phone number34117871
ORCID number0000-0001-5401-2048



B.A. (CUHK), M.Phil. (Cambridge), Ph.D. (Cambridge)

Research area(s):

French baroque keyboard music; performance practice; keyboard transcriptions

Teaching area(s):

Style and performance; pedagogy; chamber music; classical performance practice; early keyboard performance

Selected output(s):

‘French harpsichord doubles and the creative art of the 17th-century clavecinistes’, in Musical Improvisation in the Baroque Era, edited by Fulvia Morabito. Turnhot: Brepols, 2019, pp. 3–29.

Online Thematic Keyboard of Lully Keyboard Arrangements,, created 1 September 2018.

‘The Menetou manuscript: a study of styles and repertory for the harpsichord during late-seventeenth-century France’, Revue de musicologie 2 (2015): 407–436.

Keyboard Arrangements of Music by Jean-Baptiste Lully. Critical edition, in Monuments of Seventeenth-Century Music, Vol. 1 of the Web-Library of Seventeenth-Century Music. 2015. (

‘Revisiting le bon goût: observations on the irregularities and inconsistencies in French harpsichord music 1650–1730’, Music and Letters, 92 (2011), pp.183–201.

Current project(s):

Source studies of baroque harpsichord music
Performance and creativity of French baroque music

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