Euromac – VII European Music Analysis Conference

6-9 October 2011
Rome, Italy

Following previous meetings in Colmar (France), Trento (Italy), Montpellier (France), Rotterdam (Holland), Bristol (UK), and Freiburg (Germany) the 7th European Music Analysis Conference (VII EUROMAC) will be organized in Italy by the Italian Society Gruppo Analisi e Teoria Muscale (GATM) in association with the Dipartimento di Beni Culturali, Musica e Spettacolo (BEMUS) of the Università di Roma Tor Vergata, and with the collaboration of SFAM (Société Française d’Analyse Musicale), SBAM (Société Belge d’Anayse Musicale), VvM (Vereniging voor Muziektheorie), SMA (Society for Music Analysis), GMTH (Gesellschaft für Musik Theorie).

EuroMac VII will be the inaugural event for the new Federation of the European societies of music theory and analyis. In order to stress the importance of this cooperation, the main venue will be the Accademia di S. Cecilia (Parco della Musica, Largo Luciano Berio 4), while special sessions will be hosted at the Accademia Belgica, at the Centre culturel Français, and at the Österreichiches Kulturforum Rom.

EuroMac VII encourages submissions for the following formats:

  • spoken papers
  • poster presentations
  • panel sessions
  • workshops

All submissions should relate to music analysis and/or music theory. The conference languages are: Italian, English, French and German. Authors are kindly requested to submit their proposals by filling in the submission form.

The abstract lenght is about 4000-5000 characters plus references. The submission deadline is January 20, 2011. The abstracts must be written in one of the official languages of the conference. After the selection, the authors will be asked to submit an abstract in English for publication in the abstract book.
General interest areas of the Conference

  1. Forms and structures of music in Rome in the Baroque Era
  2. New perspectives on Liszt and the Classical forms in view of the bicentenary of his birth
  3. Music and emotions
  4. Analysis and dramaturgy of the Opera: new aspects, new possibilities
  5. Oral tradition and analysis: popular, ethnic and afro-american music
  6. Analysis and Music education
  7. Analysis of music before 1600
  8. Timbre and texture in music since 1945
  9. Repertories and methods – critical definitions, demarcations and interactions
  10. New technologies and analysis
  11. Relationships between analysis and history

A proposal that does not belong to one of the listed areas might be placed by the committee in a “free proposals” session.

All submissions will be anonymously reviewed by members of the International Scientific Advisory Board. Notification of acceptance will be sent to the corresponding author by March 1, 2011.

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