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Perceptions within Musical Studies
Birmingham, March 2001

Perceptions within Musical Studies - A Conference
The University of Birmingham
Saturday 3 - Sunday 4 March 2001

Call for Papers

How does the perception of a work influence our musicological response to it? The
Music Department at the University of Birmingham will host a conference addressing
how issues of perception challenge all aspects of music within the academy -
history, analysis, composition and performance.

The conference is being tied in to a concert given in Birmingham that weekend
(details below); it is hoped that some papers will address works to be performed
in, and/or issues raised by the concert.

Potential topics may include: reception theory, ideas of nationalism, approaches
to composition and/or analysis based on perceptual models, the influence of
perception on historical studies, etc.

Proposals for 20-minute papers and enquiries should be addressed to:

Dr. Paul Rodmell
Department of Music
The University of Birmingham
Birmingham B15 2TT
Tel. +44(121)414-5793

to arrive by 5th February 2001.

Notification of decisions will be sent out by 9th February 2001.

Concert to be held over the conference weekend:

University Symphony Orchestra - Great Hall, University of Birmingham, Sunday 4
March, 3 pm
conducted by Robert Meikle.

Ligeti - Atmospheres
Sam Phillips - Memories of Places I've Never Seen (University Music Society
Composition Prizewinner (premiere))
Mahler - Symphony No.4