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Beyond Grieg - Edvard Grieg and his Diverse Influences on Music of the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

Bergen, Norway, 30 May - 2 June 2007

is organizing an international research conference in Bergen, Norway from
May 30th to June 2nd 2007
During the Bergen International Festival


The conference aims to:

- bring together researchers, documentalists, creative artists, composers,
performers and educators to discuss research methods and results,
strategies, data collection, evaluation, best-practice strategies and
performance research

- present Master Classes on performance and interpretation of Grieg's

- encourage continuing co-operation in music research, documentation,
promotion and interpretation

- share international experience on these topics.

Subjects for papers may include research, methods and analysis, but also
other studies and projects relevant to the overall theme.

The conference will have room for both longer presentations and short ones
(15 minutes) presenting research projects, etc.


The main conference language will be English. Abstracts may also be
submitted in French and German, although the full papers must be written
in English.

October 1, 2006

Proposals for presentations should be in the form of 1 - 2 page summaries
of the content to be presented. The proposals should include the name,
contact information and institutional affiliation of the author.

Proposals should be sent to the secretary of the International Grieg
Society (IGS): Chief Curator Monica Jangaard, Edvard Grieg Museum -
Postal address: Troldhaugveien 65, N-5232 Paradis, Norway
E-mail address:


The proposals will be evaluated by a committee with the following
representatives of the International Grieg Society and its affiliated

Arvid Vollsnes, Professor, University of Oslo, Norway, President of IGS
Patrick Dinslage, Professor Dr., Universitšt der KŁnste, Berlin, Vice 
President of IGS
Erling Dahl jr, Director of Program, Bergen International Festival
Einar RÝttingen, Professor, Grieg Academy, Departement of Music, 
University of Bergen,
Signe Bakke, Associate Professor, Grieg Academy, Departement of Music,
University of Bergen
Harald Herresthal, Professor, Norwegian State Academy of Music, Oslo
ōyvind Norheim, University Librarian, Music Department, National Library
of Norway
Trine Kolderup Flaten, Director, Bergen Public Library, Chair of IGS
Monica Jangaard, Chief Curator, Edvard Grieg Museum - Troldhaugen, Bergen

The evaluating committee will inform applicants of the results by NOVEMBER
1, 2006.

Final versions - in English - of the full papers/presentations must be
submitted to the above-mentioned address by FEBRUARY 1, 2007.

There will be a few grants available for parts of the travel and
accommodation costs for students and young scholars. Please indicate in
your proposal if you intend to apply for a grant.

Bergen, May 29, 2006

Trine Kolderup Flaten
- Chair of the International Grieg Society -
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