Conferences in musicology

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List of forthcoming conferences

  1. Gaiety, Glitz and Glamour, or Dispirited Historical Dregs? A Re-evaluation of Operetta, Leeds, 10–12 January 2019
  2. BFE/RMA Research Students’ Conference, Sheffield, 10–12 January 2019
  3. Documenting Jazz, Dublin, 17–19 January 2019
  4. Oper im Wechselspiel der Medien: Transformationsprozesse der Oper durch Digitale Medien und das Filmische/Audi-Visuelle in Zeiten von Krisen und Reformen, Munich, 17 January 2019
  5. Sound and Music in the Prism of Sound Studies, Paris, 24–6 January 2019
  6. Mieczysław Weinberg Centenary International Conference, Manchester, 24–7 January 2019
  7. “Vierhändig, immer einmal!” Piano Four Hands Music Symposium, Graz, 25–6 January 2019
  8. Notation for Improvisors, London, 9 February 2019
  9. Annual Meeting of the Society for Christian Scholarship in Music, Toronto, 14–16 February 2019
  10. Sixth International Conference Music and Audio-visual Culture MUCA, Murcia, 14–16 February 2019
  11. From Authorship and Spectatorship to Usership in Music, Ghent, 21-22 February 2019
  12. Historical Fictions Research Network. Radical Fictions, Manchester, 22–3 February 2019
  13. Music and Materialisms, Kingston, 23 February 2019
  14. International Conference ‘Modality in Music’, Łódź, 6–8 March 2019
    International Women and/in Musical Leadership Conference, London, 7-8 March 2019
  15. Rimsky-Korsakov at 175: A Survey of his Legacy Year on Year, St Petersburg, 18-20 March 2019
  16. Influence of the Arts in the Middle Ages: Reflexions on the Aquitanian Ms. Paris, BnF, latin 1139, Paris, 19–21 March 2019
  17. Música Analítica 2019: Porto International Symposium on the Analysis and Theory of Music, Porto, Portugal, 21–3 March  2019
  18. Imaging Emigration––Translating Exile: Cultural Translation and Knowledge Transfer on Alternative Routes of Escape from Nazi Terror in/via Austria, Vienna, 1–3 April 2019
  19. CHRÓNOS. An International Multi-Disciplinary Percussion Symposium, Brownsville, TX, USA, 4–5 April 2019
  20. Leopold Mozart and Life in the Age of Enlightenment, Salzburg, 4–6 April 2019
  21. Syntagma Musicum, 1619–2019, Ljubljana, 8–9 April 2019
  22. Patterns – Models – Dеsigns, Sofia, 8–9 April 2019
  23. “Musica Practica, Musica Theoretica” – In Search of the Composer’s Idiom: Poetics, Stylistics, and Technique, Poznań, 9–10 April 2019
  24. Italian Musical Migration to the British Isles, 1700-1950, Birmingham, 10 April 2019
  25. International conference ‘Musical composition: from intention to opus’, Moscow, 9–11 April 2019
  26. The Multivalent Voice in Transcultural Music-Making, Istanbul, 11–13 April 2019
  27. Rhythm Changes Conference, Graz, 11–14 April 2019
  28. Again and Again: Musical Repetition in Aesthetics, Analysis and Experience, London, 25–6 April 2019
  29. Nordic Music RMA Study Day, York, 29 April 2019
  30. Third Tbilisi International Musicological Conference (TIMC) – “Musicology with and without Borders”, Tblisi, Georgia, 2–3 May 2019
  31. Sensing Colonial Ports and Global History: Agency, Affect, Temporality, Oxford, 2–3 May 2019
  32. Musica Scotica Annual Conference, Stirling, 3–5 May 2019
  33. NoiseFloor 2019, Stoke-on-Trent, 7–8 May 2019
  34. Singing Speech and Speaking Melodies: Musical Theatre (1650-1918), Oviedo, Spain, 9–11 May 2019
  35. The Art Song Platform: Traditions and Current Practices, London, 10 May 2019
  36. Historical Keyboard Society of North America Eighth Annual Meeting | Il Gusto Italiano: Italian Style and Transalpine Exchanges in Early Keyboard Music, Huntsville, Texas, USA, 13–15 May 2019
  37. The Culture-Making Role of Musical Patronage. Contexts – Meanings – Perspectives, Wrocław, Poland, 22–4 May 2019
  38. Beethoven in the periodical press: reception, perceptions and discursive uses of his figure and his music (XIX-XXI centuries) (7th MUSPRES), La Rioja, Spain, 23–4 May 2019
  39. International Conference ‘Explicitly Intertextual Music since 1890’, Gdańsk, 23–4 May 2019
  40. Explicitly Intertextual Music since 1890, Gdańsk, 23–24 May 2019
  41. Words, Music and Gender, Maribor, Slovenia, 24–5 May 2019
  42. The 2nd International Conference on Performance and Creativity: Historical Keyboard Music 1700–1850, Hong Kong, 27–9 May 2019
  43. World of Bob Dylan, Tulsa, 30 May to 2 June 2019
  44. Domenico Scarlatti: Forwards and Backwards. 14th FIMTE Conference, Mojácar, Andalusia, 14–15 June 2019
  45. Clara Schumann (née Wieck) and her World, Oxford, 15–16 June 2019
  46. Music and Democracy: beyond Metaphors and Idealization, Huddersfield, 21 June 2019
  47. Early Recordings: Past Performing Practices in Contemporary Research, London, 22 June 2019
  48. Sonic Circulations 1900-1950, Senate House, London, 24–5 June 2019
  49. Song, Stage and Screen XIV, Leeds, 26–9 June 2019
  50. Music and the Arts in England, c. 1670–1750, Hamburg, 27–9 June 2019
  51. Eighteen Century Theatre Capitals: from Lisbon to St. Petersburg, Queluz, Portugal, 27–9 June 2019
  52. Musicology Today: 17th Annual Conference of the Society for Musicology in Ireland, Maynooth, 28–30 June 2019
  53. Hidden Archives, Hidden Practices: Debates about music-making, Aveiro, Portugal, 28–30 June 2019
  54. AEMC Conference on Music, Communication and Performance 2nd Edition, Montecassiano, Italy, 29–30 June 2019
  55. Moving Horns: Worldwide Migrations in Horn Playing, Ghent, 2–6 July 2019
  56. Audience Research in the Arts Conference, Sheffield, 3–5 July 2019
  57. Un/masking. On a mimetic form, Munich, 4–6 July 2019
  58. The “Other” Voice: High Male Voices between Gluck and Rock, Nuremberg, 5–7 July 2019
  59. IMS2019 Lucerne: Agency and Identity in Music, Lucerne, 7–10 July 2019
  60. Sex, Gender, and the Erotic in Russian Music, Vipiteno, Italy, 9-12 July 2019
  61. RMA Music and Philosophy 7th Biennial Conference 2019, London, 11–12 July 2019
  62. Is there a medieval ‘music and philosophy’? (themed session at RMA Music and Philosophy 7th Biennial Conference 2019), London, 11–12 July 2019
  63. Jewish Music in South Germany—History, Exile, Continuance, Munich, 12‒13 July 2019
  64. International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS), Melbourne, 16–20 July 2019
  65. ‘SotonMAC 2019’ and the Music Analysis Summer School 2019, 27–31 July 2019
  66. Musical Instrument Collectors and Collections, Oxford, 23–5 August 2019
  67. RASMB-IMS 2019 Conference: MUSICAL AND CULTURAL OSMOSES IN THE BALKANS, Bucharest, 2–6 September 2019
  68. Second International Conference on Women’s Work in Music, Bangor, 4–6 September 2019
  69. New Takes on Recorded Music: Performance, Creativity, Technology, Guildford, 5–6 September 2019
  70. Music in the body – body in music: The body at the intersection of musical practice and discourse, Göttingen, 5–6 September 2019
    Music and Sound Design for the Screen, Maynooth, 6–7 September 2019
  71. Eleventh Biennial International Conference on Music Since 1900, Huddersfield, 8–10 September 2019
  72. Royal Musical Association Annual Conference 2019, Manchester, 11–13 September 2019
  73. Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology – CIM 19. “Embodiment in Music”, Graz, Austria – 26–8 September 2019
  74. MUSIC AND SPATIALITY – 13th Biennial International Conference on Music Theory and Analysis, Belgrade, 4–6 October 2019
  75. TCPM 2019 – Tracking the Creative Process in Music, Lisbon, 9–11 October 2019
  76. Music, Arts and Politics: Revolutions and Restorations in Europe and Croatia 1815-1860, Zagreb 16–19 October 2019
  77. Performing Arts and Technical Issues in the 19th Century, Lucca, 18–20 October 2019
  78. PSYCHOLOGY AND MUSIC ̶ Interdisciplinary Encounters, Belgrade, 24 – 26 October 2019
  79. Music Patronage in Italy from the 15th- to the 18th- Century, Lucca, Italy, 16–18 November 2019
  80. Popular songs in the 19th Century, Lucca, Italy, 30 November–2 December 2019
  81. Music in the Disruptive Era: The Digital, the Internet and Beyond, Lucca, Italy, 14–16 December 2019
  82. Les champs musicaux et sonores de la barbarie moderne, Poitiers, 18-20 December 2019

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