Conferences in musicology

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List of forthcoming conferences

  1. Psaltiki (Psaltic art) as an autonomous science: Scientific branches – Related Scientific Fields – Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Interaction, Melissiatika, Greece, June–July 2014
  2. Back to the Future: Popular Music and Time, São Paulo, June–July 2015
  3. CMPCP Performance Studies Network Conference, Cambridge, July 2014
  4. Analysis, Cognition and Ethnomusicology Conference: BFE and AAWM 2014, London, July 2014
  5. All Quiet? Film Music and the First World War, Berlin, July 2014
  6. Listening to Early Modern Catholicism. New Perspectives from Musicology, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA, July 2014
  7. Performing Eighteenth-Century Iberian Music, Barcelona, July 2014
  8. On Collecting: Music, Materiality and Ownership, Edinburgh, July 2014
  9. Folklore, Ethnology, and Ethnomusicology Conference, Aberdeen, July 2014
  10. International Scientific Meeting for Sound and Musical Instrument Studies, Braga, Portugal, July 2014
  11. The Wisdom of Music, Hilo, Hawaii, July 2014
  12. Hollywood’s Musical Contemporaries and Competitors in the Early Sound Film Era, Guildford, July 2014
  13. Adolphe Sax, His Influence and Legacy: A Bicentenary Conference, Brussels, July 2014
  14. Continuities and Ruptures: Artistic Responses to Jewish Migration, Internment and Exile in the Long Twentieth Century, Leeds, July 2014
  15. 16th Biennial International Conference on Baroque Music, Salzburg, July 2014
  16. Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference 2014, Birmingham, July 2014
  17. György Ligeti and the Future of Maverick Modernity, Maccagno, Italy, July 2014
  18. Music, Marxism, and the Frankfurt School, Dublin, July 2014
  19. North American British Music Studies Association Biennial Conference 2014, Las Vegas, August 2014
  20. Critical Perspectives on Music, Education, and Religion, Helsinki, August 2014
  21. Lines and circles, Kozani, Greece, August 2014
  22. FIMTE 12th Symposium on Spanish Keyboard Music, Almería, Spain, August 2014
  23. Forte / Piano: A Festival Celebrating Pianos in History, Ithaca, NY, USA, August 2014
  24. The Music of War: 1914–1918, London, August 2014
  25. Royal Musical Association Annual Conference, Leeds, September 2014
  26. 5th Annual Future Music Forum, Barcelona, September 2014
  27. Schoenberg at 140, Canterbury, September 2014
  28. Voices and Books, Glasgow, September 2014
  29. SysMus14 – 7th International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology, London, September 2014
  30. Doctors in Performance, Helsinki, September 2014
  31. Meyerbeer and French Grand opéra, Pistoia, Italy, September 2014
  32. VIIIth European Music Analysis Conference, Leuven, Belgium, September 2014
  33. Operatic Geographies, Urban Identities, Oxford, September 2014
  34. A Laboratory of Spring, Torun, Poland, September 2014
  35. South African Society for Research in Music (SASRIM) Eighth Annual Congress, Johannesburg, September 2014
  36. Symposium: Early Music Revivals and their Neoclassical Echoes (1870-1970), Melbourne, September 2014
  37. RMA 50th Annual Conference, Leeds, September 2014
  38. International Musicological Conference: Nationality / Universality ‘Musical historiography in Central and Eastern Europe’, Radziejowice, Poland, September 2014
  39. Perspectives on Musical Improvisation II, Oxford, September 2014
  40. Beyond black tie and bubbly: rescuing opera from stereotypes, Oxford, September 2014
  41. Music for Audio-Visual Media, Leeds, September 2014
  42. The Hofkapellmeister in Thuringia around 1700. Symposium in memory of Philipp Heinrich Erlebach (1657-1714), Rudolstadt, Germany, 10-11 October 2014
  43. Schubert as Dramatist, Oxford, October 2014
  44. Musica Britannica Critical Music Editing Study Day Methodology, Sources, Repertoire, 1600-1900, Leeds, October 2014
  45. 5th International “Music on Stage” conference, Sidcup, October 2014
  46. SEMPRE conference: Children’s musical worlds, Reading, October 2014
  47. Musical Life Outside of London, 1500–1800: Networks, Circulation, Sources, Newcastle, October 2014
  48. ‘The Other’ in music theory. Differences and alternatives, Geneva, October 2014
  49. INTIME 2014. Voice and Text: Experimentation/Transformation, Coventry, October 2014
  50. Theatres of the World War I, St Petersburg, October 2014
  51. Out of Bounds: Ethnography, History and Music, Cambridge, MA, USA, October 2014
  52. REEM 2014 Annual Conference: Music And Empire In East-Central Europe, Durham, October 2014
  53. Performing ‘Early’ Music in the Age of Recordings: National Styles and Influences in Performance – Then and Now, Tel Aviv, October 2014
  54. XXI Annual Conference Society Italian of Musicology, Verona, October 2014
  55. Punk Scholars Network: First Annual Postgraduate Symposium, Leicester, October 2014
  56. Principles of Music Composing: Sonorism, Vilnius, October 2014
  57. International Mozart Conference Salzburg, October 2014
  58. Modernisation in the Music of Eastern Europe (1900–1940): The Perspective of Paratactic Comparativism, Vilnius, Lithuania, October 2014
  59. Identities – An interdisciplinary approach, Istanbul, October 2014
  60. 5th International ‘Music on Stage’ conference, Sidcup, October 2014
  61. Ivan Zajc (1832-1914): Musical Migrations and Cultural Transfers in the ‘Long’ 19th Century in Central Europe and Beyond, Zagreb, Croatia, October 2014
  62. P.A. Locatelli and J.-M. Leclair: Legacy in the xixth Century – International Conference, Bergamo, Italy, October 2014
  63. Neoclassical Reverberations of Discovering Antiquity, Turin, Italy, October 2014
  64. Sensation and Sensibility at the Keyboard in the Late Eighteenth Century: Celebrating the Tercentenary of C. P. E. Bach, Ithaca, NY, USA, October 2014
  65. Music and shared imaginaries: nationalisms, communities, and choral singing, Aveiro, Portugal, October–November 2014
  66. Emigration, Integration and Creative Productivity: Alfred Schnittke in Hamburg, 1990-1998, Hamburg, November 2014
  67. Society for Music Analysis (SMA) Music Analysis Workshop, Cardiff, November 2014
  68. The Wizard of Oz and the Western Cultural Imagination: A Conference celebrating and interrogating 75 years of the MGM Musical, Brighton, November 2014
  69. C.P.E. Bach and Eighteenth-Century Keyboard Culture, Oxford, November 2014
  70. The Study of Musical Experiences: Data Collection, Interpretation and Analysis, Bergen, Norway, November 2014
  71. Charles Dibdin and his World, London, November 2014
  72. Sounds of Wars and Victories: Images of Military Musicians on Battlefields and Promenades, New York, November 2014
  73. Music and War in Europe from the Napoleonic Era to the WWI, Lucca, Italy, November 2014
  74. Music and Figurative Arts in the Twentieth Century, Lucca, Italy, November 2014
  75. Pietro Marchitelli, Michele Mascitti, And Neapolitan Instrumental Music, Chieti, Italy, November 2014
  76. Audio Technologies for Music and Media, Ankara, Turkey, November 2014
  77. The Charisma of Dissonance, Melbourne, November–December 2014
  78. Nineteenth-century grand opera outside Paris, Copenhagen, December 2014
  79. ACADPROG Network–Prog Rock Conference, Dijon, December 2014
  80. 9th Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, Berlin, December 2014
  81. Nationalism in Music in the Totalitarian State (1945-1989), Budapest, January 2015
  82. II International Congress: Music and Audio-visual Culture MUCA, Murcia, Spain, January 2015
  83. RMA Research Students’ Conference, Bristol, January 2015
  84. Hearing Landscape Critically: Music, Place, and the Spaces of Sound, Cambridge, MA, USA, January 2015
  85. Industrielle Volksmusik for the Twenty-First Century. Kraftwerk and the Birth of Electronic Music in Germany, Birmingham, January 2015
  86. Dreams of Germany – Music and (Trans)national Imaginaries in the Modern Era, London, February 2015
  87. Compositional Aesthetics and the Political, London, February 2015
  88. Postmodernity’s Musical Pasts: Rediscoveries and Revivals after 1945, New York, March 2015
  89. International Conference on the Multimodal Experience of Music, Sheffield, March 2015
  90. Music under German Occupation, 1938 -1945: Complicity and Resistance, Manchester, March–April 2015
  91. 2nd International Conference on Music and Consciousness, Oxford, April 2015
  92. 6th International Musicological Student Conference-Competition, Tbilisi, Georgia, April 2015
  93. Mapping the post-Tridentine motet (ca. 1560-ca. 1610): Text, style and performance, Nottingham, April 2015
  94. MVSA Conference May 2015 – Victorian Sense and the Senses, Iowa City, USA, May 2015
  95. Over and Over Exploring repetition in popular music, Liege, June 2015
  96. 2015 International Music Analysis Conference (KeeleMAC) and Postgraduate Summer School, Keele, July 2015
  97. Seventeenth Nordic Musicological Congress, Aalborg, Denmark, August 2015
  98. Music and the Nordic Breakthrough: Sibelius/Nielsen/Glazunov 2015, Oxford, August–September 2015
  99. Royal Musical Association Annual Conference, Birmingham, September 2015
  100. Tracking the Creative Process in Music, Paris, October 2015

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