Archive for May, 2011

TAGS 2011: Paula Propst’s Review

On the 27th and 28th of April, the Society for Musical Analysis held its annual Theory and Graduate Student (TAGS) Conference. I had received my presentation acceptance e-mail weeks prior to this date and already made arrangements to attend this event. Like a few other presenters, the trip to London proved exhausting. In the height of Royal Wedding buzz, the entire world seemed to be making its way to Britain’s capital. So with an air of excitement throughout the entire city, attendees of the TAGS Conference congregated at the Institute for Musical Research for graduate students from all over the world to present their research. Overall, the research over the course of two days encompassed diverse presentations addressing musical theory, cultural theory, and psychoanalysis. » Read more: TAGS 2011: Paula Propst’s Review

Posted on 21st May 2011 by Shay Loya in Reviews, SMA No comments » Tags:

TAGS 2011: Jonathan Lewis’s Review

The Institute of Musical Research, part of the University of London and located in the shadow of the world-famous Senate House Library, played host to this year’s TAGS event, which welcomed delegates from all over the world and as far afield as the US, Canada and Taiwan. With seventeen postgraduate students presenting papers along with highly distinguished keynote speakers, Arnold Whittall (King’s College, London) and Michiel Schuijer (Conservatorium van Amsterdam), the programme proved to be remarkably diverse, testifying to the dynamism, vibrancy and open-mindedness of the Society as a whole. » Read more: TAGS 2011: Jonathan Lewis’s Review

Posted on 21st May 2011 by Shay Loya in Reviews, SMA No comments » Tags: