A Cerebration of Analysis: IMR London, 21-22 September 2012

This year, Music Analysis  is thirty years old, and the Society for Music Analysis turns twenty one. In honour of this double anniversary, the SMA is holding a symposium titled ‘A Cerebration of Analysis’ at London’s Institute of Musical Research, 21-22 September, featuring some of the foremost names in British music analysis. Topics will range from Schenker studies, through distributed cognition, applied musicology, emotion theory, performance analysis, metrical form, and the New Formenlehre. Speakers will include Julian Horton, John Koslovsky, Elizabeth Eva Leach, Daniel Leech-Wilkinson, Nicholas Marston, Danuta Mirka, Adam Ockelford, Nicholas Reyland, Michael Spitzer, Edward Venn, and Arnold Whittall, and there will be a special Schenker Documents Online session convened by Ian Bent and William Drabkin. The SMA is delighted to welcome Richard Cohn and Jonathan Dunsby as Special Keynote Speakers. To encourage student participation, the SMA is offering 20 Student Bursaries (see http://www.sma.ac.uk/event/a-cerebration-of-analysis/). Since seats are limited, please book a place at the symposium by emailing: events@sma.ac.uk. For general enquiries, contact Michael Spitzer at: michael.spitzer@liverpool.ac.uk.

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