Gruppo Analisi e Teoria Musicale (GATM), Rimini (Italy) Istituto Superiore di Studi Musicali “G. Lettimi”, Via Cairoli 44 (28 September – 1 October, 2017)
The 14th International Music Theory and Analysis Conference, organized by the Italian research association Gruppo di Analisi e Teoria Musicale (GATM), in collaboration with the Istituto Superiore di Studi Musicali G. Lettimi, the Sagra Musicale Malatestiana, and the Municipality of Rimini, will be held in Rimini from Thursday, 28 September, to Sunday, 1 October 2017. The Conference Committee hereby invites those interested to submit proposals related to music theory and analysis of repertoires, practices and musical experiences of any genre, period or geographic area.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Proposals should be submitted in one of the following categories:
- Individual or co-authored papers;
- Panel sessions (containing from three to four papers);
Each proposal, written in Italian or English, must include an abstract of no more than 500 words, clearly expressing research goals, applied methodology, and interest as regards the current state of knowledge. Session-panel proposals, submitted by a convenor, should provide a detailed multi-viewpoint discussion on a theoretical and/or analytical subject and must also include, in addition to a session summary of no more than 500 words, a separate abstract of no more than 350 words for each paper. Lecture-recital proposals should summarize the analysis of the work/s to be performed, with a particular emphasis on the relation between analysis and performance, also through possible analytical annotations on the attached score/s.
Each proposal must also include:
- full name, institutional affiliation (if any), email address and a short curriculum vitae/biographical essay (max 200 words) of the author(s); this information is also required for both the convenor and each participant in a panel session and in a lecture-recital;
- selected bibliography (no more than five titles); bibliography is also required for each paper of a panel session;
- supplementary materials, if any, such as musical examples, figures, and diagrams (maximum two pages);
- copy of score/s to be performed with possible analytical annotations (only for lecture-recital proposals);
- list of required equipment.
The official languages of the conference are Italian and English. Each paper will be given a time slot of 30 minutes, followed by 10 minutes of discussion. Lecture-recitals will be given a time slot of 35 minutes (including the performance), followed by 10 minutes of discussion.
Deadline for proposal submission and notification of the outcome
All proposals must be sent by email as an attachment (in PDF format) to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Submissions will be open until July 9, 2017. Proposals sent after this deadline, or not complying with the submission guidelines above, will be rejected. Authors of proposals will be informed of the outcome of their submission by email by July 30, 2017.
Participation, final program, and publication of abstracts
Authors may submit more than one proposal, but only one will be chosen within the same category. Double participation is allowed, but only in sessions of different categories. The conference programme will be sent to all participants by August 28, 2017, and will be available on the GATM and Analitica online websites. All the accepted abstracts will be published on the Analitica online website and included in the conference Abstract Book. The Conference Committee reserves the right to ask the proponents to make changes to the abstract prior to its publication. After the conference, the Scientific Committees of the Rivista di Analisi e Teoria Musicale and Analitica online will be notified by the Conference Committee as to the most interesting papers.
Participation in the conference requires a subscription to the semi-annual journal Rivista di Analisi e Teoria Musicale. The subscription fee amounts to € 30 (students: € 25). Subscription page: http://www.gatm.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=54&Itemid=125&lang=en
Conference Scientific Committee
Mario Baroni, Alessandro Bratus, Domenico Colaci, Rossana Dalmonte, Catello Gallotti, Ignazio Macchiarella, Alessandro Maffei, Enrico Meyer, Susanna Pasticci, Egidio Pozzi.