Conferences in musicology

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List of forthcoming conferences

  1. The Hofkapellmeister in Thuringia around 1700. Symposium in memory of Philipp Heinrich Erlebach (1657-1714), Rudolstadt, Germany, October 2014
  2. Opera and the Media of the Future, Glyndebourne, October 2014
  3. Musicology in the contemporary world. International Conference of Young Musicologists, Yerevan, Armenia, October 2014
  4. Schubert as Dramatist, Oxford, October 2014
  5. Music in Video Games Study Afternoon, Southampton, October 2014
  6. Musica Britannica Critical Music Editing Study Day Methodology, Sources, Repertoire, 1600-1900, Leeds, October 2014
  7. 5th International “Music on Stage” conference, Sidcup, October 2014
  8. SEMPRE conference: Children’s musical worlds, Reading, October 2014
  9. Musical Life Outside of London, 1500–1800: Networks, Circulation, Sources, Newcastle, October 2014
  10. ‘The Other’ in music theory. Differences and alternatives, Geneva, October 2014
  11. Music and capitalism in historical and cross-cultural perspective, London, October 2014
  12. INTIME 2014. Voice and Text: Experimentation/Transformation, Coventry, October 2014
  13. Theatres of the World War I, St Petersburg, October 2014
  14. Out of Bounds: Ethnography, History and Music, Cambridge, MA, USA, October 2014
  15. REEM 2014 Annual Conference: Music And Empire In East-Central Europe, Durham, October 2014
  16. Performing ‘Early’ Music in the Age of Recordings: National Styles and Influences in Performance – Then and Now, Tel Aviv, October 2014
  17. XXI Annual Conference Society Italian of Musicology, Verona, October 2014
  18. Punk Scholars Network: First Annual Postgraduate Symposium, Leicester, October 2014
  19. Principles of Music Composing: Sonorism, Vilnius, October 2014
  20. International Mozart Conference Salzburg, October 2014
  21. Modernisation in the Music of Eastern Europe (1900–1940): The Perspective of Paratactic Comparativism, Vilnius, Lithuania, October 2014
  22. Identities – An interdisciplinary approach, Istanbul, October 2014
  23. 5th International ‘Music on Stage’ conference, Sidcup, October 2014
  24. Ivan Zajc (1832-1914): Musical Migrations and Cultural Transfers in the ‘Long’ 19th Century in Central Europe and Beyond, Zagreb, Croatia, October 2014
  25. P.A. Locatelli and J.-M. Leclair: Legacy in the xixth Century – International Conference, Bergamo, Italy, October 2014
  26. Neoclassical Reverberations of Discovering Antiquity, Turin, Italy, October 2014
  27. Sensation and Sensibility at the Keyboard in the Late Eighteenth Century: Celebrating the Tercentenary of C. P. E. Bach, Ithaca, NY, USA, October 2014
  28. Music and shared imaginaries: nationalisms, communities, and choral singing, Aveiro, Portugal, October–November 2014
  29. Emigration, Integration and Creative Productivity: Alfred Schnittke in Hamburg, 1990-1998, Hamburg, November 2014
  30. Society for Music Analysis (SMA) Music Analysis Workshop, Cardiff, November 2014
  31. The Wizard of Oz and the Western Cultural Imagination: A Conference celebrating and interrogating 75 years of the MGM Musical, Brighton, November 2014
  32. Re-thinking Music Analysis and Performance, Oxford, November 2014
  33. C.P.E. Bach and Eighteenth-Century Keyboard Culture, Oxford, November 2014
  34. The Study of Musical Experiences: Data Collection, Interpretation and Analysis, Bergen, Norway, November 2014
  35. Charles Dibdin and his World, London, November 2014
  36. Sounds of Wars and Victories: Images of Military Musicians on Battlefields and Promenades, New York, November 2014
  37. Music and War in Europe from the Napoleonic Era to the WWI, Lucca, Italy, November 2014
  38. Music and Figurative Arts in the Twentieth Century, Lucca, Italy, November 2014
  39. Pietro Marchitelli, Michele Mascitti, And Neapolitan Instrumental Music, Chieti, Italy, November 2014
  40. Audio Technologies for Music and Media, Ankara, Turkey, November 2014
  41. The Charisma of Dissonance, Melbourne, November–December 2014
  42. Tacit or Loud: where is the knowledge in art?, Malmö, November–December 2014
  43. Nineteenth-century grand opera outside Paris, Copenhagen, December 2014
  44. ACADPROG Network–Prog Rock Conference, Dijon, December 2014
  45. 9th Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, Berlin, December 2014
  46. Nationalism in Music in the Totalitarian State (1945-1989), Budapest, January 2015
  47. II International Congress: Music and Audio-visual Culture MUCA, Murcia, Spain, January 2015
  48. RMA Research Students’ Conference, Bristol, January 2015
  49. Hearing Landscape Critically: Music, Place, and the Spaces of Sound, Cambridge, MA, USA, January 2015
  50. Industrielle Volksmusik for the Twenty-First Century. Kraftwerk and the Birth of Electronic Music in Germany, Birmingham, January 2015
  51. Dreams of Germany – Music and (Trans)national Imaginaries in the Modern Era, London, February 2015
  52. Compositional Aesthetics and the Political, London, February 2015
  53. Work & Play: Economies of Music, Cambridge, MA, USA, February 2015
  54. Composing American Opera, Towson, MD, USA, February 2015
  55. Pacific Northwest (PNW) Graduate Music Conference 2015, Vancouver, February 2015
  56. Postmodernity’s Musical Pasts: Rediscoveries and Revivals after 1945, New York, March 2015
  57. Intertextuality in Music since 1900, Lisbon, March 2015
  58. International Conference on the Multimodal Experience of Music, Sheffield, March 2015
  59. Authorship in Music, Oxford, March 2015
  60. Music under German Occupation, 1938 -1945: Complicity and Resistance, Manchester, March–April 2015
  61. 2nd International Conference on Music and Consciousness, Oxford, April 2015
  62. Modernist Musics and Political Aesthetics, Nottingham, April 2015
  63. Musical Transitions to European Colonialism in India and the Malay World, London, April 2015
  64. 6th International Musicological Student Conference-Competition, Tbilisi, Georgia, April 2015
  65. Mapping the post-Tridentine motet (ca. 1560-ca. 1610): Text, style and performance, Nottingham, April 2015
  66. MVSA Conference May 2015 – Victorian Sense and the Senses, Iowa City, USA, May 2015
  67. 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
  68. Interpretationsforschung – Musical Performance with Reference to Historical Texts and Sound Documents, Bern, May 2015
  69. Over and Over Exploring repetition in popular music, Liege, June 2015
  70. Listening Cinematically, Egham, June 2015
  71. Magnified & Sanctified: The Music of Jewish Prayer, Leeds, June 2015
  72. IAML/IMS New York 2015 “Music Research in the Digital Age”, New York, June 2015
  73. Performing Brahms in the Twenty-first Century, Leeds, June–July 2015
  74. 2015 International Music Analysis Conference (KeeleMAC) and Postgraduate Summer School, Keele, July 2015
  75. Keele Music Analysis Conference, Keele, July 2015
  76. International Conference on Music, Intertextuality, and Inter-Art Forms in Third Republic France: Remembering Paul Dukas at 150, Maynooth, Ireland, July 2015
  77. Exploring the Romantic Piano Concerto, Dublin, July 2015
  78. SMA Music Analysis Summer School, Keele, July 2015
  79. 10th Biennial International Conference on Music in 19th-Century Britain, Glasgow, July 2015
  80. Seventeenth Nordic Musicological Congress, Aalborg, Denmark, August 2015
  81. Christian Congregational Music: Local and Global Perspectives, Oxford, August 2015
  82. Music and the Nordic Breakthrough: Sibelius/Nielsen/Glazunov 2015, Oxford, August–September 2015
  83. Royal Musical Association Annual Conference, Birmingham, September 2015
  84. Tracking the Creative Process in Music, Paris, October 2015
  85. North Atlantic Fiddle Convention, Sydney, NS, Canada, October 2015
  86. Gabriel Fauré: Effable and Ineffable, Seattle, October 2015
  87. The European Salon: Nineteenth-Century Salonmusik, Maynooth, Ireland, October 2015

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