Call for Papers “A Música na Ordem Franciscana”

I Seminário Nacional Estudos Franciscanos10 de Maio de 2014 | Centro de Estudos Franciscanos (Porto, Portugal)

I Seminário Nacional
“A Música na Província Portuguesa da Ordem Franciscana”

Este primeiro Seminário Nacional sobre a Música na Ordem Franciscana na sua Província Portuguesa, pretende avaliar a presença e o papel da música na Ordem Franciscana em Portugal, versando as seguintes áreas temáticas: (mais…)

Call for Papers “MedRen 2014″

PapersMedieval and Renaissance Music Conference 2014

In 2014, the 42nd Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference will be held at the University of Birmingham in the Department of Music. The new facilities at Birmingham promise to make this a memorable venue for MedRen, and it is planned to offer a range of concerts and performances (workshops etc.) to complement the academic papers and panels. Further information will be posted after this year’s conference (Certaldo) and a Call for Papers issued in due course. (mais…)

Call for Papers ” RMA 50th Annual Conference”

Papers2Royal Musical Association: 50th Annual Conference, Leeds, 4-6 September 2014

Deadline: 5:00 PM (GMT), Saturday, 30 November 2013

The Royal Musical Association will assemble for its Annual Conference at the School of Music, University of Leeds, between 4 and 6 September 2014. It will be a special event for a number of reasons: not only is it the RMA’s 50th annual conference, but also it marks the 140th anniversary of the Association’s foundation and the 70th anniversary of its designation ‘Royal’. The occasion will be a meeting point for all to celebrate the achievements of the RMA and the breadth and depth of current research into the science and practice of music. The Peter Le Huray lecture will be given by Alexander Rehding (Harvard University) and the Dent lecture by Elizabeth Eva Leach (University of Oxford). (mais…)

Call for Papers “Early Modern Soundscapes”

Papers2To include the Society for Renaissance Studies 3rd Annual Welsh Lecture, given by Professor Jennifer Richards (Newcastle University) and Professor Richard Wistreich (Royal Northen College of Music)

The Difficulty of that language is not to bee conceived, and the reasons there of are especially two: First, because it hath no affinitie with any other that ever I heard. Secondly, because it consisteth not so much of words and Letters, as of tunes and uncouth sounds, that no letters can expresse. For you have few words, but they signifie divers and severall things, and they are distinguished onely by their tunes that are as it were sung in the utterance of them, yet many words there are consisteth of tunes onely, so as if they like they will utter their mindes by tunes without wordes

Francis Godwin, The Man in the Moone (1638) (mais…)

Call for Papers “The String Quartet in Spain”

Papers220-21 March 2014 | Facultad de Filosofía y Letras – Aula Magna, Universidad de Granada

International Conference ”The String Quartet in Spain from the End of the Eighteenth Century to Today”

Organized by the Universidad de Granada (Research Project I+D+i HAR2011-24295 / Ministerio de Economía y Competividad of Spain)

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Call for Papers: Gesualdo 400th Anniversary

PapersGesualdo 400th Anniversary Conference

Saturday 23rd – Sunday 24th November

University of York in affiliation with the Royal Musical association

Celebrating the music of Gesualdo, the 400th Anniversary Conference will combine academic paper sessions with a series of singing workshops and performances throughout the weekend. James Wood will give a keynote speech on his reconstructions of Gesualdo’s second book of Sacrae Cantiones and forensic psychiatrist Dr Ruth McAllister will present an analysis of the murder of Gesualdo’s first wife based on contemporaneous accounts. On the Saturday, I Fagiolini will give a concert of secular music by Gesualdo and his contemporaries. On the Sunday, The 24 (a university of York Chamber Choir directed by Robert Hollingworth) will give a concert of sacred music, including some of James Wood’s reconstructions and a set from the Tenebrae Responsories. The academic conference will focus on the music of Gesualdo, his peers and their times. (mais…)

19th Biennial Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies

PapersThe nineteenth biennial New College Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies will take place 6–9 March 2014 in Sarasota, Florida. The program committee invites 250-word abstracts of proposed twenty-minute papers on topics in European and Mediterranean history, literature, art, music and religion from the fourth to the seventeenth centuries. Interdisciplinary work is particularly appropriate to the conference’s broad historical and disciplinary scope. Planned sessions are welcome; please see our new guidelines below. (mais…)