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Call for Participation: „Sare Patria Romani Action“

Opre Khetanes V Concert and Conference
on Romani (Gypsy) Musics and Cultures

Call for Participation: „Sare Patria: Romani Action“
Deadline for submissions: 1 January 2017

“Sare Patria: Romani Action,” a conference at New York University, is part of the Opre Khetanes 5 program organized by the Initiative for Romani Music in conjunction with Center for Traditional Music and Dance and Voice of Roma, April 28-29, 2017. The program will also include a dance workshop and concert. Call for Participation: „Sare Patria Romani Action“ weiterlesen

CFP Ghosts in the Machine

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Blüthner Phonola Flügel
Author Melvin Besbrode

Ghosts in the Machine : Technology, History, and Aesthetics of the Player-Piano

Cornell University, Ithaca NY, May 4-6, 2017

Deadline for Abstract submission: January 31, 2017

The Westfield Center for Historical Keyboard Studies welcomes abstracts for its forthcoming conference on player-pianos to take place at Cornell University, May 4-6, 2017. The conference will feature keynote presentations by Professor Georgina Born (University of Oxford) and Rex Lawson, director of the Pianola Institute. It will also include workshops and scholarly panels ranging across multiple disciplines and perspectives, including: technological, cultural and trade histories; cultural and musical mediations; the analog/digital dichotomy; computational technology; media storage; reproducibility and inscription; sound archives and the preservation of instruments. CFP Ghosts in the Machine weiterlesen

Popular music in communist and post-communist Europe

Popular music in communist and post-communist Europe

Call for Papers
Popular music in communist and post-communist Europe: state of research, perspectives (28–29 March 2017)

On 28–29 March 2017, the Department of Musicology at Palacký University in Olomouc is holding an international and interdisciplinary conference dedicated to the presentation, summary and evaluation of existing research in the field of popular music in communist and post-communist Europe. Popular music in communist and post-communist Europe weiterlesen

Toward a Cultural History of the Backbeat

Hall Of FameAMS / Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Lecture Series

The American Musicological Society and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum (RRHOFM) in Cleveland, Ohio, are collaborating on a new lecture series that brings scholarly work to a broader audience and showcases the musicological work of the top scholars in the field.

Future Lectures
Monday 5 December 2016, 7 p.m.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Library and Archives
2809 Woodland Ave, Cleveland Ohio Toward a Cultural History of the Backbeat weiterlesen