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American Musical Instrument Society, Thirty-Sixth Annual Meeting

An international meeting of historians, musicians, theorists, acousticians, musical instrument enthusiasts, and collectors
Yale University, Collection of Musical Instruments, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, Wednesday, 27 June - Sunday, 01 July 2007


The Program Committee of the American Musical Instrument Society welcomes
proposals for papers, lecture-demonstrations, or panel discussions on a
broad range of topics relating to the history, design, use, care and
acoustics of musical instruments in all cultures and from all periods.  
Abstracts on topics concerning the use of musical instruments by specific
composers or in period genre, works of art, and historical or
socio-cultural contexts are especially welcomed.  Individual presentations
should be limited to 20 minutes in length, although special requests for
longer presentations will be considered.

Abstracts of papers (250 words or less) and a brief biography, together
with a list of audio/visual equipment required, should be sent to Kathryn
Libin by e-mail (kalibin at by 30 November 2006.  Abstracts
may also be submitted by post for receipt by 15 November 2006.  The
language of the abstracts and presentations will be English. Papers should
be delivered in person at the conference by the named author.
Submissions will be considered by the Program Committee.  Applicants whose
submissions are accepted will be notified by 15 January 2007.  Accepted
abstracts will be placed on the Society's website (, where
information about all aspects of the conference will be maintained.  
Further information can be obtained from:
Program Co-Chair
Kathryn Shanks Libin
Vassar College
Department of Music
Box 18, 124 Raymond Avenue
Poughkeepsie, New York 12604, USA
kalibin at

Program Co-Chair and
Local Arrangements Chair
Susan E. Thompson
Yale University
Collection of Musical Instruments
15 Hillhouse Avenue - P. O. Box 208278
New Haven, CT 06520-8278, USA
susan.thompson at 
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