In recent decades practice in the notation and performance of new music has continued to innovate and experiment. The nature of notation, its functions and uses as well as performers’ approaches to realisation and interpretation seem as open-ended as ever. In the digital age the dialogue between composer, notation and performer remains vital, and the collaborative process continues to take many forms.

This INTIME (Interrogations into Music Experimentation) 2012 symposium seeks to discuss and theorise current practice in these areas as well as to deepen our understandings of existing repertoires and traditions within new music, such as experimentalism and minimalism.

The organizers invite presentations on the theme of notation in new music and the relationships between it and composition, collaboration and performance, all understood in their widest sense. Abstracts are welcome from researchers and practitioners for papers in fields such as, but not limited to, music composition, music performance, musicology, music history, music analysis and theory, ethnomusicology, music psychology, the philosophy of music and music education.

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