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Registration now open: Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference—Maynooth, July 2018

Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 09:00 to Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 22:00

Department of Music, Logic House, Maynooth University

The Music Department at Maynooth University is pleased to host the 2018 Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference.

For the programme, please click here.

Call for Papers: The Intellectual Worlds of Johannes Brahms (February 2019)

The Intellectual Worlds of Johannes Brahms
International Conference | University of California, Irvine | 1–3 February 2019
 
The conference committee welcomes submissions from a diverse field of interdisciplinary scholars including those working on music theory and analysis, musicology, aesthetics, music and philosophy, critical theory, historiography, and German studies, and those wishing to present lecture recitals relating to the conference themes.
 
There are five conference themes:

Reviewed Elsewhere: Celia Applegate, The Necessity of Music: Variations on a German Theme.

Celia ApplegateThe Necessity of Music: Variations on a German Theme. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017. xii + 402 pp. $39.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-487-52048-9.
 
For over twenty years, Celia Applegate has maintained that historians need to study music.

Call for Papers: France: Musiques, Cultures, 1789–1918 (Paris, July 2018)

Call for papers / Appel aux communications: 
Bibliothèque historique de la ville de Paris
 
The FMC International Steering Committee proposes to broaden the scope of the network and its future research.  It intends going beyond the documentation, investigation and analysis of the press, to engage with all aspects of music

Exhibition: The Centre for Russian Music–Inside the Collections, London (until 27 March)

The Centre for Russian Music at Goldsmiths, University of London, opens up its collections for display at Barbican Music Library.
 
This exhibition features rare Soviet scores, texts and vinyl, and tells stories of Soviet composers’ complex negotiations with political power, and of unusual lines of conta

Reviewed Elsewhere: Chornobyl Songs Project: Living Culture from a Lost World. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, CD (1), SFW CD 50420.

Chornobyl Songs Project: Living Culture from a Lost World. 2015. Produced by Maria Sonevytsky in association with The Center for Traditional Music and Dance and The Yara Arts Group. Annotated by Maria Sonevytsky with Yevhen Yefremov.

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