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KlangArt 1999 - New Music Technology
Osnabrück, June 1999

KlangArt 1999 - New Music Technology 9-13 June 1999 Main Topic: Global Village - Global Brain - Global Music Coordination by "Forschungsstelle Musik- und Medientechnologie" (Department of Music- and Media Technology) University of Osnabrück, Germany
The scientific congress "New Music Technology 1999" with its topic "Global Village - Global Brain - Global Music" will be arranged by internationally renowned musicologists and educationalists. Its aim is to inform the public about the present developments of scientific debate regarding new technology in music. It is within such a context that new perspectives of cooperation between music and electronics will be discussed and analyzed. Interested members of the public are invited to contribute to the congress and to participate in workshops. Under the leadership of specialist lecturers all participants, whether professionals or amateurs, will be given the opportunity to experience computer-controlled musical instruments and music programs. It is here that the interlocking of the science, technique and art takes place and the KlangArt Congress will be focusing on this exciting type of an experience. Researchers are invited to submit extended abstracts (min. 400, max. 800 words, German or English), describing the aim of the paper and its relation to the main topic of the conference, as well as stating the name and institution of the author together with the mailing address, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers, by no later than November, 1998. We prefer submissions by e-mail, in exceptional cases by hard copy or by fax to the following address: E-mail: Forschungsstelle Musik- und Medientechnologie Universität Osnabrück Schloss/Neuer Graben D-49069 Osnabrück Germany Fax: (+49) 541/969-4775 Selection of papers for presentation at the conference will be made by the congress committee, and notification of acceptance will be given by January, 31st, 1999. Accepted abstracts will be published in the conference abstracts. Full length papers must be submitted at the conference for further editing and publication. Expenses for travelling and overnight stays will be reimbursed. There is also a possibility of paying a fee to the lectureres. There is a possibility for assistants and doctors in spee to give a short lecture about her research and to discuss this with the other members of the conference. Together with all other papers, the results will be published in the proceeding of the KlangArt congress. In this case it is only possible to pay travelling expenses. For suggestions and questions please contact Dr. Joachim Stange-Elbe ( For further information about the state and contents of the project contact: -- Dr. Joachim Stange-Elbe Universität Osnabrück, FB 3 - Forschungsstelle Musik- und Medientechnologie - e-mail: jstangee@rz.Uni-Osnabrueck.DE http://www.musik.Uni-Osnabrueck.DE/homepages/dokhabil/stange/ Tel. / Fax. (priv) +49-541-46003