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Principles of Music Composing: Musical Text
Seventh International Music Theory Conference

Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre
Lithuanian Composers' Union
Vilnius, Lithuania, May 9-11, 2007

The purpose of the conference is to give new impulses to the development
of musicological thought, which could serve to compositional practice and
teaching process. The six preceding conferences took place in Vilnius
(Principles of Music Composing: Theory and Practice 1999; Principles of
Music Composing: Between Ethno and Techno 2001; Principles of Music
Composing: Continuity and Innovation in Contemporary Music 2002;
Principles of Music Composing: Aspects of Historical Spread 2004;
Principles of Music Composing: Creative process 2005; Principles of Music
Composing: Phenomenon of a Cycle).

 Main theme: Principles of Music Composing: Musical Text

 Sub themes:

 1. Musical text as a medium for the fixation of sounding
 2. Conceptions, classification systems of the elucidation of the musical
    text and the means of notation
 3. Process and principles of materialization, text editing and
    restoration (text, metatext, non-text)
 4. Influence of the ritual and musical traditions on the formation of
    musical text
 5. Specific character of musical instruments and musical text

Paper proposals may be submitted electronically or in printed format.
Electronic submissions are preferred. The abstract must not exceed 300
words. The duration of papers will be limited to 20 minutes, leaving 10
minutes for questions and discussions. Please indicate whether your
proposal belongs to one or more of the conference sub themes.

Abstracts together with short CV should be sent to:

Mr. Marius Baranauskas

The deadline for proposal submissions is March 18, 2007. The proposals
will be reviewed by members of the organizing committee and all applicants
will be notified of the outcome in the end of March 2007.

The main language of the conference is English.

The material of the conference ^ abstracts and papers will be published.

On behalf of the Conference Organizing Committee
Dr. Rimantas Janeliauskas

For more information about the conference contact:

Lithuanian Composers' Union, Mickeviciaus 29, LT-08117 Vilnius, 
Lithuania. Coordinator of the conference Marius Baranauskas:, tel. +37068302267
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