Archive for February, 2015



The Ninth Biennial International Conference on Music Since 1900 (ICMSN) will take place at the University of Glasgow, School of Culture and Creative Arts, from Monday 7th September to Wednesday 9th September, 2015. We invite proposals for papers on any topic relating to 20th- and 21st-century music conceived in the broadest possible terms, including sound studies and inter-media arts. We welcome all methodological approaches, and particularly encourage submissions that question disciplinary boundaries and/or propose interdisciplinary perspectives.

*PLEASE NOTE: on Sept. 7, the ICMSN conference will coincide with the first ‘Workshop’ events of the RSE-funded initiative ‘Building a British Audiovisual Research Network (BARN)’, some of which will be open to conference attendees.
Proposals in the following categories will be considered:

• Papers: 20 minutes maximum, with 10 minutes for discussion. Please submit a 250-word (maximum) abstract.
• Paper sessions: 3 or 4 papers, each of 20 minutes maximum, with 10 minutes for discussion. Please submit a 250-word (maximum) summary of the session, plus a 250-word (maximum) abstract for each session participant.
• Lecture-recitals, including lectures illustrated by sound diffusions or audio-visual screenings. Please submit a 250-word (maximum) summary, plus participant CVs and recordings/scores/other details of works to be included in the event.

We will only accept one proposal of each type per applicant. Proposals should not duplicate presentations being given at other conferences or events close in time to ICMSN 2015.

Please send your proposal as a Word attachment to, indicating whether you need any AV equipment or a piano.

Successful applicants will be informed by 1 May 2015.

Programme committee: Dr Eva Moreda Rodriguez (University of Glasgow, Chair), Dr David Code (University of Glasgow), Dr Laura Hamer (Liverpool Hope University), Dr Philippa Lovatt (University of Stirling), Dr Christopher Mark (University of Surrey), Dr Mark Percival (Queen Margaret University)

Posted on 13th February 2015 by Shay Loya in CFPs, Music Analysis, Uncategorized No comments » Tags:

CFP Reminder: Symposium on Prokofiev and the Russian Tradition

School of Music
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA

25-27 February 2016

Keynote speakers: Simon Morrison (Princeton University) and Richard Taruskin (UC Berkeley)
Invited composer: Gabriel Prokofiev (London, UK)
Lecture-recital: Frederic Chiu, piano

The School of Music of Louisiana State University (LSU) is pleased to announce Symposium on Prokofiev and the Russian Tradition.

The present conference aims to expand our current knowledge and understanding of not only the music of Prokofiev but also of Russian music, its traditions, its influences, and its continued legacy (in both Russia and in the West). The conference committee is particularly interested in receiving paper proposals on subjects that have received little attention in English-language scholarship.

The program committee invites proposals on any aspect of Sergei Prokofiev’s music (both analytical and/or historical), as well as the following themes:
- Russian school of pianism
- Prokofiev’s legacy
- music of Scriabin, Rachmaninov, and Shostakovich
- Soviet film music
- Soviet repressed, avant-garde music
- folk elements in Soviet music
- Russian theoretical thought in twentieth-century music
- performance and analysis in Russian music

All proposals should be submitted no later than Friday 27 February 2015 by email at . Any questions can be directed to Inessa Bazayev , the director of the event.

For detailed guidelines for paper submissions, please visit our website:

The working language of the conference will be English.

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