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Arvo Pärt : Sounding The Sacred

A conference of the Sacred Arts Initiative and the Arvo Pärt Project at St. Vladimir’s Seminary,
in collaboration with the Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University
May 1-4, 2017 | McNally Amphitheater | 140 W. 62nd St.
Fordham’s Lincoln Center Campus, New York

The music of Estonian composer Arvo Pärt is frequently connected with experiences of the sacred. Although the composer’s religious affiliation is specifically Orthodox Christian, his music and its impact carry an appeal beyond confessional and religious boundaries. His popularity crosses over customary distinctions between classical and popular music, sacred and secular art, liturgical space and concert hall. Arvo Pärt : Sounding The Sacred weiterlesen

Conference language, music and cultural memory in the operas of Thomas Adès

Be not afeard: language, music and cultural memory in the operas of Thomas Adès
Senate House, London 24–25 April 2017
Thomas Adès has drawn attention to the ‘mysterious thing that happens when you set actions to music: a third shape that emerges when something non-visual like a musical score is acted out by people moving on a stage’. This conference will explore Adès’s three operatic shapes of music, text, and performative realisation through the lenses of language and cultural memory. Conference language, music and cultural memory in the operas of Thomas Adès weiterlesen

CFP Wounded Galaxies 1968


CFP Wounded Galaxies 1968

1968: Beneath the Paving Stones, the Beach
Festival + Symposium

Feb 8-10, 2018
Indiana University

Call for Papers

The Sixties were a turbulent period, characterized by major revolutions in scholarship, politics, culture and the arts. Indiana University, in conjunction with The Burroughs Century, plans an academic symposium welcoming scholars, archivists, filmmakers, and others interested in exploring the intellectual and aesthetic legacy of 1968, during its 50th anniversary year. CFP Wounded Galaxies 1968 weiterlesen

Call For Papers Queering Dance Musics

CFP: “Queering Dance Musics”
Evening Session of the AMS Music and Dance Study Group in collaboration with the AMS LGBTQ Study Group at the 2017 Meeting of the AMS in Rochester
10 November, 8:00 PM.
The AMS Music and Dance Study Group invites submissions for our evening panel titled “Queering Dance Musics,” to be held at the annual AMS meeting in Rochester, NY on Friday, 10 November 2017 from 8:00 to 9:30 PM. The panel will explore intersections of dance studies and queer studies in music. Panelists will speak for 15 minutes. The panel will be co-chaired by Daniel Callahan (Boston College) and Samuel N. Dorf (University of Dayton), who will moderate a discussion following the panelists’ papers. We welcome submissions on a variety of topics related to queer approaches to music and dance. Call For Papers Queering Dance Musics weiterlesen