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Society for Music Analysis
TAGS Day for Music Postgraduates

King’s College London

Saturday 5 May 2007


9.30am    Registration

10am       Parallel Sessions
Philip Purvis (Lancaster): ‘Les Mariés de la Tour Eiffel: the case for musical surrealism’
Adam Greig (Lancaster): ‘The Tailleferre waltz: genre development and performance readings’

Miriam Quick (KCL): ‘A sense of “sense”: performance and analysis in Webern’s Variations for Piano
Carlos del Cueto (Clare College, Cambridge): ‘Progressive theory in practice: An analysis of Schoenberg’s Friede auf Erden

11am       Coffee

11.30am  Plenary Session
Matthew Pritchard (Royal Holloway): ‘Beethoven’s difficulty: melodic resistance in his late style’
Anne Hyland (King’s College, Cambridge): ‘Linearity and motion across the Schubertian landscape: a reappraisal’
William Lockhart (King’s College, London): ‘“The Angel of History”: Walter Benjamin and Kurtág’s Kafka-Fragmente

1pm         Lunch

2pm         Parallel Sessions
James Olsen (Royal Holloway): ‘Auguries of the “Augurs”chord’
Inessa Bazayev (City University of New York): ‘Voice-leading symmetries in the late works of Alexander Scriabin’
Michael Byde (Leeds): ‘William Walton’s later orchestral works: musical languages and analytical methodologies’

Tristian Evans (Bangor): ‘Musical Cataclysms? Analysing (post)modernist responses to the atomic age’
Emma Gallon (Lancaster): ‘“A labyrinth of implications”: Earle Brown’s December 1952 and approaches to indeterminate music’
Jonathan De Souza (Royal Holloway): ‘Postwar indeterminacy and the potentiality of analysis’

3.30pm    Tea

4pm         Society for Music Analysis AGM

4.45pm    Keynote Address: Scott Burnham (Princeton)

SMA members and members of King’s College, London: FREE
Non-members: £20 / £10 (students) including SMA membership for 2007

Please register your intention to attend no later than 27 April by emailing

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