Department of Music

Theory and Analysis Graduate Students' Day
Oxford, May 2004

      TAGS Day 2004
      8 May 2004

      In association with the University of Oxford Faculty of Music, the Society for
Music Analysis presents the 2004 Theory and Analysis Graduate Students' Day.

      Graduate students from Finland, Germany, the USA and the UK will give papers on
topics ranging from Beethoven's Grosse Fuge to the institutionalisation of serialism,
from IRCAM and ideology to the music of Per Nørgård.

      Ensemble ISIS, Oxford University's New Music Group, will be giving a recital
related to the works and composers discussed in the papers. The programme will
include music by Ruth Crawford Seeger, Morton Feldman and Robert Saxton.

      All events will take place in the Dennis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music.
Proceedings begin at 09.30. The keynote lecture, 'Suite Success: baroque models and
the differing responses of Brahms and Lachner', will be given by Professor Robert
Pascall (University of Wales, Bangor). The day will end with a wine reception and the
AGM of the Society for Music Analysis. Advance registration is not necessary.
Admission is free to members of the SMA and Oxford University. Admission for
non-members is £5.

      Further details and abstracts can found at or by contacting
Miss Tamsin Paling, Faculty of Music, St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1DB