Conferences in musicology

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Rolling announcement: Royal Musical Association Student Study Days

List of forthcoming conferences

  1. Music and Figurative Arts in the Nineteenth Century, Lucca, Italy, 16–18 November 2018
  2. Fifth International Romantic Brass Symposium, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland, 20–22 November 2018
  3. Listening Experience Database one-day conference: Digital methodologies for understanding musical experience, London, 21 November 2018
  4. Journées d’Analyse Musicale 2018 – C. Debussy, F. Couperin and French music: analyses, theories, performances, Aix-en-Provence, 23–4 November 2018
  5. Opera as Institution: Networks and Professions (1700–1914), Graz, 23–4 November 2018
  6. Pedagogies, Practices and the Future of Folk Music in Higher Education II Conference, Järvenpää, Finland, 28–30 November 2018
  7. Self-Borrowing in Nineteenth-Century Italian Opera: A Reconsideration, Maynooth, Ireland, 30 November 2018
  8. Thirty-fourth Annual Conference on Music In Eighteenth-Century Britain, London, 30 November 2018
  9. Spain and Musical Exoticism, Melbourne, 30 November–1 December 2018
  10. Elvis lives in Amsterdam: Manifestations of the imaginary musician, Amsterdam, 29 November–1 December 2018
  11. Ars Antiqua III: Music and Culture in Europe, c1150-c1330, Lucca, Italy, 30 November–2 December 2018
  12. Instrumental Theatre. Music and the Stage in Latin America (1954-2006), Buenos Aires, 3–5 December 2018
  13. Music and the Internet: a Joint Study Day of the RMA & BFE, Oxford, 8 December 2018
  14. Doing metal, being punk, doing punk, being metal: hybridity, crossover and difference in punk and metal subcultures, Leicester, 13–14 December 2018
  15. Gaiety, Glitz and Glamour, or Dispirited Historical Dregs? A Re-evaluation of Operetta, Leeds, 10–12 January 2019
  16. BFE/RMA Research Students’ Conference, Sheffield, 10–12 January 2019
  17. Documenting Jazz, Dublin, 17–19 January 2019
  18. 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
  19. Sound and Music in the Prism of Sound Studies, Paris, 24–6 January 2019
  20. Mieczysław Weinberg Centenary International Conference, Manchester, 24–7 January 2019
  21. “Vierhändig, immer einmal!” Piano Four Hands Music Symposium, Graz, 25–6 January 2019
  22. Notation for Improvisors, London, 9 February 2019
  23. Annual Meeting of the Society for Christian Scholarship in Music, Toronto, 14–16 February 2019
  24. Sixth International Conference Music and Audio-visual Culture MUCA, Murcia, 14–16 February 2019
  25. From Authorship and Spectatorship to Usership in Music, Ghent, 21-22 February 2019
  26. Historical Fictions Research Network. Radical Fictions, Manchester, 22–3 February 2019
  27. Music and Materialisms, Kingston, 23 February 2019
  28. International Conference ‘Modality in Music’, Łódź, 6–8 March 2019
  29. Influence of the Arts in the Middle Ages: Reflexions on the Aquitanian Ms. Paris, BnF, latin 1139, Paris, 19–21 March 2019
  30. Música Analítica 2019: Porto International Symposium on the Analysis and Theory of Music, Porto, Portugal, 21–3 March  2019
  31. Leopold Mozart and Life in the Age of Enlightenment, Salzburg, 4–6 April 2019
  32. Syntagma Musicum, 1619–2019, Ljubljana, 8–9 April 2019
  33. Patterns – Models – Dеsigns, Sofia, 8–9 April 2019
  34. “Musica Practica, Musica Theoretica” – In Search of the Composer’s Idiom: Poetics, Stylistics, and Technique, Poznań, 9–10 April 2019
  35. Italian Musical Migration to the British Isles, 1700-1950, Birmingham, 10 April 2019
  36. International conference ‘Musical composition: from intention to opus’, Moscow, 9–11 April 2019
  37. The Multivalent Voice in Transcultural Music-Making, Istanbul, 11–13 April 2019
  38. Rhythm Changes Conference, Graz, 11–14 April 2019
  39. Nordic Music RMA Study Day, York, 29 April 2019
  40. Third Tbilisi International Musicological Conference (TIMC) – “Musicology with and without Borders”, Tblisi, Georgia, 2–3 May 2019
  41. Musica Scotica Annual Conference, Stirling, 3–5 May 2019
  42. Singing Speech and Speaking Melodies: Musical Theatre (1650-1918), Oviedo, Spain, 9–11 May 2019
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. Words, Music and Gender, Maribor, Slovenia, 24–5 May 2019
  46. World of Bob Dylan, Tulsa, 30 May to 2 June 2019
  47. Domenico Scarlatti: Forwards and Backwards. 14th FIMTE Conference, Mojácar, Andalusia, 14–15 June 2019
  48. Clara Schumann (née Wieck) and her World, Oxford, 15–16 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. AEMC Conference on Music, Communication and Performance 2nd Edition, Montecassiano, Italy, 29–30 June 2019
  52. Moving Horns: Worldwide Migrations in Horn Playing, Ghent, 2–6 July
  53. Sheffield Performer and Audience Research Centre (SPARC) Conference, Sheffield, 3–5 July 2019
  54. The “Other” Voice: High Male Voices between Gluck and Rock, Nuremberg, 5–7 July 2019
  55. Sex, Gender, and the Erotic in Russian Music, Vipiteno, Italy, 9-12 July 2019
  56. International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS), Melbourne, 16–20 July 2019
  57. ‘SotonMAC 2019’ and the Music Analysis Summer School 2019, 27–31 July 2019
  58. Musical and Cultural Osmoses in the Balkans, Bucharest, 2–6 September 2019
  59. Music in the body – body in music: The body at the intersection of musical practice and discourse, Göttingen, 5–6 September 2019
  60. Royal Musical Association Annual Conference 2019, Manchester, 11–13 September 2019
  61. TCPM 2019 – Tracking the Creative Process in Music, Lisbon, 9–11 October 2019
  62. Music, Arts and Politics: Revolutions and Restorations in Europe and Croatia 1815-1860, Zagreb 16–19 October 2019
  63. Performing Arts and Technical Issues in the 19th Century, Lucca, 18–20 October 2019
  64. Popular songs in the 19th Century, Lucca, Italy, 30 November–2 December 2019

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