Conferences in musicology

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Rolling announcement: Royal Musical Association Student Study Days

List of forthcoming conferences

  1. Fragility of Sounds Online Lecture Series, online, 21 January 2021
  2. SMI/ICTM-IE Postgraduate Conference, online, 22 January 2021
  3. Naturalising Sounds: How Instrumental Music is (Made) National, Regensburg, 22–23 January 2021
  4. Artistic Research in Performance through Collaboration, online, 28 January 2021
  5. Fragility of Sounds Online Lecture Series, online, 28 January 2021
  6. 2nd International Congress The Musical Heritage of the Crown of Aragón, Valencia, 28–30 January 2021
  7. Sinn und Präsenz in Improvisation, Berlin, 29–31 January 2021
  8. Fragility of Sounds Online Lecture Series (Schimana/Kogler), online, 9 February 2021
  9. Fragility of Sounds Online Lecture Series (Lehmann/Electric Indigo), online, 11 February 2021
  10. The Art Song Platform – Art Song out of the Concert Hall, online, 12 February 2021
  11. Fragility of Sounds Online Lecture Series (Sharif/Lessiak), online, 18 February 2021
  12. Historical Fictions Research Network 2021, online, 18–21 February 2021
  13. Fragility of Sounds Online Lecture Series (Crispin/Könemann), online, 25 February 2021
  14. Society for Christian Scholarship in Music Annual Meeting, Macon, Georgia, USA, 25–27 February 2021
  15. Beyond Sovereignism: New perspectives on Fausto Torrefranca, Rome, 11–13 March 2021
  16. Music and Audio-Visual Culture MUCA, online, 22–26 March 2021
  17. PERSONALIA, Sofia, Bulgaria, 13–15 April 2021
  18. Technique of Musical Сomposition: Нistorical Avatars, Moscow, 13–15 April 2021
  19. Midlands Music Research Network Conference, online, 19–20 April 2021
  20. Towards 2040: Creating Classical Music Futures, online, 21–22 April 2021
  21. Worldwide Music Conference, Prague, 22–23 April 2021
  22. 4th Tbilisi International Musicological Conference (TIMC) – National and International in Music, Tblisi, 22–4 April 2021
  23. Ludo2021: Conference on Video Game Music and Sound, online, 23–25 April 2021
  24. Marginalised Voices and Figures in French Festival Culture, 1500–1800, London, 24–25 April 2021
  25. Music Performance as creation, Lisbon, 5–7 May 2021
  26. Between Centres and Peripheries, 6–8 May 2021
  27. Through the Prism of Chopin: Reimagining the 19th Century. International Chopinological Congress, Warsaw, 6–9 May 2021
  28. NoiseFloor 2021, online, 11–12 May 2021
  29. Reframing the Golden Age Musical: Methods, Sources, Performance, Carmel, Indiana, 12–14 May 2021.
  30. Music and the Moving Image XVII, online, 27–30 May 2021
  31. SMI and ICTM Ireland Plenary Conference 2021, Dublin, 27–30 May 2021
  32. Networked Collaborative Processes 2021, online, June 2021
  33. Music Across the Ocean: Processes of Cultural Exchange in a Transatlantic Space, 1800–1950, Vienna, 24–25 June 2021
  34. tosc@bayreuth.2021: Junior Scholar Opera Conference, online, 24–25 June 2021
  35. 4th Transnational Opera Studies Conference, Bayreuth, 24–26 June 2021
  36. Transformations of Musical Creativity in the 21st Century, online, 24–27 June 2021
  37. Musical Creation on the Soundtrack, online, 25–26 June 2021
  38. Virtuosity and Innovation. Symposium on Piano Music of the Brilliant Style (ca. 1790–1840), Cottbus, Germany, 25–27 June 2021
  39. Music as Heritage: From Tradition to Product, Budapest, 28 June – 7 July 2021
  40. 8th Conference of the Royal Musical Association Music & Philosophy Study Group, London, 1–2 July 2021
  41. Performance Studies Network International Conference 2020/2021, Huddersfield, UK, 1–4 July 2021 (Rescheduled)
  42. Women and Music in the Early Modern Age, Queluz, Portugal, 2–4 July 2021
  43. Medieval and Renaissance International Music Conference 2021, Lisbon, Portugal, 5–9 July
  44. Music Encoding Conference 2021, Alicante, 19–22 July 2021
  45. Visualising the Unseen: Music in Visual Culture, Prague, 22–4 July 2021
  46. ESCOM11, Sheffield, UK; Baku, Azerbaijan; Bogota, Colombia; Bengaluru, India; Vilnius, Lithuania; Bydgoszcz, Poland; TBC, South Africa, 28–31 July 2021
  47. Birmingham Music Analysis Conference (BrumMAC 2021), Birmingham, 29–31 July 2021
  48. The Sixth Biennial Christian Congregational Music: Local and Global Perspectives Conference, Oxford, 2–6 August 2021
  49. The Figured Bass Accompaniment in Europe, Brescia, Italy, 10–12 September 2021
  50. Warsaw Autumn Festival – Its Role and Significance for the Musical Life of the Countries on Both Sides of the Iron Curtain (and After its Fall), Warsaw, 16–17 September 2021
  51. Choral Life in Switzerland, 19th-21st Century, Bern, 17–18 September 2021
  52. Perspectives on Sylvano Bussotti, Giessen, Germany, 29 September–1 October 2021
  53. Music in the Pacific World: Change and Exchange Through Sound and Memory, Taipei, Taiwan, 15–17 October 2021
  54. Classical Music in Contemporary Media and Society, Gothenburg, 15–17 October 2021
  55. Italian Film Music, 1950s-1970s: Between Tradition, Innovation, and Internationalisation, Lucca, 15–17 October 2021
  56. Sweelinck Studies: Exploring New Approaches, Amsterdam, 20–22 October 2021
  57. Authentic, Fake or Mistaken Identity? Creation, Recreation, Deception and Forgery in Music and the Related Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 21–22 October 2021
  58. Music – Musicology – Interpretation, Belgrade, 21–23 October 2021
  59. Typologies of Music Signification: Retrospective and Perspective, Vilnius, 21–23 October 2021
  60. The Sound of Empire: Soundscape, Aesthetics and Performance between Ancien régime and Restoration, Lucca, Italy, 12–14 November 2021
  61. Handel: Interactions and Influences, London, 20–21 November 2021
  62. V International Conference Opera in Musical Theater: History and Present Time, Moscow, 22–26 November 2021
  63. Music and Power in the Long Nineteenth Century, Siena, 2–4 December 2021
  64. Unmasking Max: Peter Maxwell Davies Study Day, Cardiff, 4 December 2021
  65. Chamber Music 1850–1918, Lucca, Italy, 10–12 December 2021
  66. IMS2022: 21st Quinquennial IMS Congress, Athens, 22–6 August 2022

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