Conferences in musicology

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List of forthcoming conferences

  1. Composition in the 21st Century, Dublin, March 2014
  2. Beyond Pythagoras, Huddersfield, March 2014
  3. McGill University, Music Graduate Symposium, Montreal, March 2014
  4. Creativity, Circulation and Copyright: Sonic and Visual Media in the Digital Age, Cambridge, March 2014
  5. Cutting Edge: Culture, Identity, Representation, Ormskirk, March 2014
  6. Communication in Music, Arts, Therapy and Education Practices, Stavanger, Norway, March 2014
  7. INTER/actions: Symposium on Interactive Electronic Music, Bangor, March 2014
  8. Conference at the Horniman Museum: Roots of Revival, London, March 2014
  9. Leeds International Jazz Education Conference (LIJEC), Leeds, March 2014
  10. International Festival for Artistic Innovation 2014, Leeds, March 2014
  11. Creativity, Circulation and Copyright: Sonic and Visual Media in the Digital Age, Cambridge, March 2014
  12. Creative Diaspora: Émigré Composers From The Former USSR, Seattle, March 2014
  13. Contesting Freedoms: A colloquium on post-1994 music studies in South Africa, Pretoria, March 2014
  14. The modernization of the musical life in the Spain of Isabel II: beyond Martín Sánchez Allú (1823-1858), Madrid, March 2014
  15. The String Quartet in Spain from the End of the Eighteenth Century to Today, Granada, Spain, March 2014
  16. The Melodramatic Moment, 1790-1820, London, March 2014
  17. The Triumph of Russian Music – a Window to the World. Celebrating the 170-year anniversary of Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov, St Petersburg, March 2014
  18. Visions of the Beyond: Olivier Messiaen and French organ music, London, March 2014
  19. ‘Straight from the heart’: a conference on love and rock music, Montpellier, April 2014
  20. Improvisation: Educational Perspectives (1 day workshop), Edinburgh, April 2014
  21. Contamination, Purity, Ownership: exploring interactions between dance and music, Kingston, April 2014
  22. Ludomusicology Conference 2014, Chichester, April 2014
  23. Voices and Books, 1500-1800, Manchester, April 2014
  24. The College of Organists examined: the foundation and early history of the RCO, Oxford, April 2014
  25. Arditti Quartet Workshop: International Call for New Works for String Quartet 2014, London, April 2014
  26. International Students’ Scientific Conference: The Sound Ambiguity, Wrocław, Poland, April 2014
  27. Displacing the Voice: Popular Music in Spanish Cinema 1923-2013, New York, April 2014
  28. RMA Study Day: Music and Mathematics, Leeds, April 2014
  29. 5th International Musicological Student Conference-Competition, Tbilisi, Georgia, April 2014
  30. Musical Practices – Continuities and Transitions XII, Belgrade, April 2014
  31. Musica Scotica Ninth Annual Conference, Aberdeen, April 2014
  32. Music from the perspective of globalization, Poznań, Poland, April 2014
  33. Joint BFE/RMA Study Day: Music, Circulation, and the Public Sphere, Manchester, April 2014
  34. SEMPRE Conference: Researching Music Technology in Education: Critical Insights, London, April 2014
  35. American Bach Society, Biennial Meeting 2014, Gambier, OH, USA, May 2014
  36. Confronting the National in the Musical Past, Helsinki, May 2014
  37. Entertainment! – Post Punk, New Wave and Authenticity, London, May 2014
  38. TAGS Conference 2014, Egham, May 2014
  39. Translation in Music: An International Interdisciplinary Symposium, Cardiff, May 2014
  40. Shifting Perspectives: Approaches to Music Performance Research, Cardiff, May 2014
  41. Music Science Today: the permanent and the changeable, Dauvagpils, Latvia, May 2014
  42. Music and the Moving Image IX, Steinhardt, NY, USA, May–June 2014
  43. Music and/as Process Study Group 2nd Annual Conference, Canterbury, May–June 2014
  44. Goethe in Performance, Performance in Goethe, Vancouver, May–June 2014
  45. Adopting the Cultural Other: Western Participatory Borrowings, Bangor, June 2014
  46. 4th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis (FMA), Istanbul, June 2014
  47. Niccolò Jommelli, Christoph Willibald Gluck and Pedro António Avondano, in the occasion of their 300th anniversary: The circulation of musical repertoires in 18th century Europe, Lisbon, June 2014
  48. Music and Screen Media, Liverpool, June 2014
  49. Amateur Music-Making in the British Provinces, Leeds, June 2014
  50. 18th Biennial Conference on Nineteenth-Century Music, Toronto, June 2014
  51. Fifth International Symposium on Music /Sonic Art: Practices and Theories, Karlsruhe, Germany, June 2014
  52. Opera’s second life: beyond the European context, Sydney, June 2014
  53. 12th Annual Conference of the Society for Musicology in Ireland, Dublin, June 2014
  54. Music and Philosophy, King’s College London, 27-28 June, 2014
  55. Electroacoustic Music Beyond Concert Performance, Berlin, June 2014
  56. OBERTO Student Conference, Oxford, June 2014
  57. Celebrity Studies Conference, Egham, June 2014
  58. Psaltiki (Psaltic art) as an autonomous science: Scientific branches – Related Scientific Fields – Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Interaction, Melissiatika, Greece, June–July 2014
  59. CMPCP Performance Studies Network Conference, Cambridge, July 2014
  60. All Quiet? Film Music and the First World War, Berlin, July 2014
  61. Performing Eighteenth-Century Iberian Music, Barcelona, July 2014
  62. On Collecting: Music, Materiality and Ownership, Edinburgh, July 2014
  63. Folklore, Ethnology, and Ethnomusicology Conference, Aberdeen, July 2014
  64. International Scientific Meeting for Sound and Musical Instrument Studies, Braga, Portugal, July 2014
  65. The Wisdom of Music, Hilo, Hawaii, July 2014
  66. Hollywood’s Musical Contemporaries and Competitors in the Early Sound Film Era, Guildford, July 2014
  67. Adolphe Sax, His Influence and Legacy: A Bicentenary Conference, Brussels, July 2014
  68. Continuities and Ruptures: Artistic Responses to Jewish Migration, Internment and Exile in the Long Twentieth Century, Leeds, July 2014
  69. 16th Biennial International Conference on Baroque Music, Salzburg, July 2014
  70. Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference 2014, Birmingham, July 2014
  71. György Ligeti and the Future of Maverick Modernity, Maccagno, Italy, July 2014
  72. Music, Marxism, and the Frankfurt School, Dublin, July 2014
  73. North American British Music Studies Association Biennial Conference 2014, Las Vegas, August 2014
  74. Critical Perspectives on Music, Education, and Religion, Helsinki, August 2014
  75. FIMTE 12th Symposium on Spanish Keyboard Music, Almería, Spain, August 2014
  76. The Music of War: 1914–1918, London, August 2014
  77. Royal Musical Association Annual Conference, Leeds, September 2014
  78. Doctors in Performance, Helsinki, September 2014
  79. Meyerbeer and French Grand opéra, Pistoia, Italy, September 2014
  80. VIIIth European Music Analysis Conference, Leuven, Belgium, September 2014
  81. South African Society for Research in Music (SASRIM) Eighth Annual Congress, Johannesburg, September 2014
  82. Symposium: Early Music Revivals and their Neoclassical Echoes (1870-1970), Melbourne, September 2014
  83. RMA 50th Annual Conference, Leeds, September 2014
  84. International Musicological Conference: Nationality / Universality ‘Musical historiography in Central and Eastern Europe’, Radziejowice, Poland, September 2014
  85. Perspectives on Musical Improvisation II, Oxford, September 2014
  86. Beyond black tie and bubbly: rescuing opera from stereotypes, Oxford, September 2014
  87. Music for Audio-Visual Media, Leeds, September 2014
  88. The Hofkapellmeister in Thuringia around 1700. Symposium in memory of Philipp Heinrich Erlebach (1657-1714), Rudolstadt, Germany, 10-11 October 2014
  89. Theatres of the World War I, St Petersburg, October 2014
  90. XXI Annual Conference Society Italian of Musicology, Verona, October 2014
  91. Punk Scholars Network: First Annual Postgraduate Symposium, Leicester, October 2014
  92. Principles of Music Composing: Sonorism, Vilnius, October 2014
  93. International Mozart Conference Salzburg, October 2014
  94. Modernisation in the Music of Eastern Europe (1900–1940): The Perspective of Paratactic Comparativism, Vilnius, Lithuania, October 2014
  95. Identities – An interdisciplinary approach, Istanbul, October 2014
  96. 5th International ‘Music on Stage’ conference, Sidcup, October 2014
  97. Ivan Zajc (1832-1914): Musical Migrations and Cultural Transfers in the ‘Long’ 19th Century in Central Europe and Beyond, Zagreb, Croatia, October 2014
  98. P.A. Locatelli and J.-M. Leclair: Legacy in the xixth Century – International Conference, Bergamo, Italy, October 2014
  99. Neoclassical Reverberations of Discovering Antiquity, Turin, Italy, October 2014
  100. Emigration, Integration and Creative Productivity: Alfred Schnittke in Hamburg, 1990-1998, Hamburg, November 2014
  101. The Wizard of Oz and the Western Cultural Imagination: A Conference celebrating and interrogating 75 years of the MGM Musical, Brighton, November 2014
  102. Charles Dibdin and his World, London, November 2014
  103. Sounds of Wars and Victories: Images of Military Musicians on Battlefields and Promenades, New York, November 2014
  104. Music and War in Europe from the Napoleonic Era to the WWI, Lucca, Italy, November 2014
  105. Music and Figurative Arts in the Twentieth Century, Lucca, Italy, November 2014
  106. Pietro Marchitelli, Michele Mascitti, And Neapolitan Instrumental Music, Chieti, Italy, November 2014
  107. Audio Technologies for Music and Media, Ankara, Turkey, November 2014
  108. The Charisma of Dissonance, Melbourne, November–December 2014
  109. Nationalism in Music in the Totalitarian State (1945-1989), Budapest, January 2015
  110. Dreams of Germany – Music and (Trans)national Imaginaries in the Modern Era, London, February 2015
  111. Postmodernity’s Musical Pasts: Rediscoveries and Revivals after 1945, New York, March 2015
  112. 2nd International Conference on Music and Consciousness, Oxford, April 2015
  113. Royal Musical Association Annual Conference, Birmingham, September 2015

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