Conferences in musicology

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List of forthcoming conferences

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

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