Conferences in musicology

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List of forthcoming conferences

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

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