International Symposium on Practice-as-Research

International Symposium on Practice-as-Research
“Controversies, Challenges, Conceptualisations: East-West Perspectives”
4-6 December 2017
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts announces a call for
proposals for its inaugural International Symposium on
Practice-as-Research. Bringing together arts practitioners, thinkers,
researchers, and leaders in the field, participants will be invited to
explore ways that practice-as-research can contribute to enhancing
performance and education outcomes. International Symposium on Practice-as-Research weiterlesen

CFP: Beyond Genre: Jazz as Popular Music

CFP: Beyond Genre: Jazz as Popular Music
April 19-21, 2018
Center for Popular Music Studies
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
CFP Deadline: 1 Nov 2017
The intersections of jazz and popular music are myriad. Louis Armstrong recorded with Jimmie Rodgers and Bessie Smith; Carlos Santana recorded with Alice Coltrane; Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly featured Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, and Kamasi Washington; George Benson topped the Billboard 200 in 1976; Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole, and Miles Davis are all inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame; CFP: Beyond Genre: Jazz as Popular Music weiterlesen

Elliott Carter Studies Online Volume 2 2017

Elliott Carter Studies Online Volume 2 2017
Elliott Carter Studies Online is an online journal devoted to the music, life, and times of the American composer Elliott Carter (1908-2012). We welcome submissions on a wide range of topics; there are no restrictions on disciplinary perspective or format. We publish history, theory, performance practice, personal essays, aesthetics, biography, criticism, analysis, and media.
Volume 2 features contributions by Jonathan Bernard, Felix Meyer, Brenda Ravenscroft, Douglas Rust, and two previously unpublished letters by Elliott Carter, including one to Claire Reis, President of the League of Composers, written in 1942. Elliott Carter Studies Online Volume 2 2017 weiterlesen

Ethnomusicology Forum Volume 26

Ethnomusicology Forum Volume 26, Issue 2, August 2017
Lonán Ó Briain, Shzr Ee Tan & Abigail Wood
This issue of the journal includes five varied articles, which together demonstrate the breadth of methodological and theoretical interests and broad geographical and historical span addressed by today’s ethnomusicologists. The first two articles deal broadly with the relationship between music and place, albeit from very different angles. Alessandra Ciucci takes us to rural Morocco, considering a popular Sufi song whose text recounts the pilgrimage journey to a specific plot of land representing a saint’s shrine—L-ʿalwa, in the Casablanca region—conveying in words and music the experience of visiting this and other shrines. Ethnomusicology Forum Volume 26 weiterlesen