Announcement of New Web Based OPAC From the British Library
The British Library is to launch its new OPAC 97 service at Internet World, Olympia, 20-22 May. This service will provide free access via the World Wide Web to seven catalogues containing more than 8.5 million records covering the major collections of the British Library both in London and Boston Spa. OPAC 97 will replace the Network OPAC that has been on trial as an experimental service since 1994, and information regarding the formal closure of the trial will be made available in due course. Anyone with internet access and a Web browser will be able to access OPAC 97 without the need for any additional software or system setup. Further details will be made available as soon as possible. John Lowery OPAC 97 British Library National Bibliographic Service Boston Spa Wetherby West Yorkshire England tel: +44-(0)1937 546551 fax: +44-(0)1937 546586 e-mail: email@example.com
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The Music Department at Royal Holloway is pleased to announce new postgraduate studentships in the following areas: Historical Musicology (early music/19th-century topics) Theory and Analysis (early music/19th-century topics) Performance Studies Composition The studentships are intended to capitalise on the Music Department's research strengths in these fields, which contributed to our rating of 5* in the recent Research Assessment Exercise. They will cover tuition fees at the Home/EU rate for three years' full-time or up to six years' part-time study, and will be available to postgraduates entering the Department to start work for the MPhil or PhD degree during the academic year 1997-98. THOMAS HOLLOWAY RESEARCH STUDENTSHIPS Royal Holloway, University of London In addition, The Music Department at Royal Holloway is pleased to announce a new fully-funded postgraduate Thomas Holloway Research studentship, which will also cover tuition fees at the HEU rate for three years' full-time study, and will also provide a maintenance grant of 6000 pounds per annum. It will be available to postgraduates with outstanding research potential entering the Department to start work for the PhD degree during the academic year 1997-98. There is no separate application form, but candidates for studentships should have applied for the MPhil or PhD course (candidates for the Thomas Holloway Studentship should have applied for the PhD programme) by Wednesday 14 May 1997, stating that they wish to be considered for a studentship. They must also formally accept a place on the relevant course by Wednesday 9 July 1997. (Please note that for non-studentship candidates there is no deadline for applications to the MMus in Advanced Musical Studies or to any other of our postgraduate courses.) Further details about the Music Department, how to apply for the MMus, MPhil or PhD, about the fees-only studentships for MPhil or PhD students that we also offer, and about application procedures for postgraduate study, please contact Dr John Rink, Director of Graduate Study, Music Department, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham TW20 0EX, UK (telephone: 01784 443532; fax: 01784 439441; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). Alternatively, visit the Music Department's Web site at http://www.sun.rhbnc.ac.uk/Music/ Dr John Rink, Senior Lecturer in Music Department of Music, Royal Holloway, University of London Egham TW20 0EX England Tel: +44 (0)1784 443532 Fax: +44 (0)1784 439441 e-mail: email@example.com
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HUNTER COLLEGE of CUNY 18-19 April 1998 CALL FOR PAPERS The 1998 Program Committee invites proposals for papers and presentations on any topic. Areas of particular interest include: 1) Analysis of works by J. S. Bach 2) Analysis of works by Beethoven 3) Relationship between analysis and performance 4) Pedagogy Papers given at national conferences or previously published will not be considered. Any number of proposals may be submitted by an individual, but no more than one will be accepted. Most papers will be placed in 45-minute slots, with about 30 minutes for reading and 15 minutes for possible response or discussion. Paper submission should include: 1) Six copies of a proposal of at least three but not more than five double-spaced pages of text. Each copy should include the title of the paper and its duration as read aloud, but not the author's name. 2) An abstract of 200-250 words, suitable for publication. 3) A cover letter listing the title of the paper and the name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address of the author. Proposals should be sent to Deborah Kessler, MTSNYS Program Chair, 33-28 81st Street, # 21 Jackson Heights, NY 11372. =========================================================================== POSTMARK DEADLINE IS 1 OCTOBER 1997 =========================================================================== Members of the MTSNYS 1998 Program Committee are Deborah Kessler, Chair (Hofstra University); Wayne Alpern (City University of New York); L. Poundie Burstein (Hunter College of CUNY and Mannes College of Music); Jonathan Kramer (Columbia University); Elizabeth W. Marvin (Eastman School of Music); and Christopher Park (Mannes College of Music) Submitted by Mary I. Arlin, President MTSNYS School of Music, Ithaca College Ithaca, NY 14850-7204 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The postmark date for submissions for GAMUT Volume 8 is May 31, 1997. Gary Wittlich' keynote lecture to the society's meeting in February "Music Theory and Learning in the Digital Age" will be the lead article in Volume 8. Other articles dealing with music technology and/or use of non-traditional sources in theory pedagogy are especially welcomed for this issue. GAMUT welcomes articles dealing with all aspects of music theory, including pedagogy, analysis, history, and book reviews. Contributors should submit three copies anonymously with an identifying cover letter and a short abstract of the article. Manuscripts should be double-spaced with 1-inch margins. Documentation must be complete. Musical examples, tables, and diagrams should be camera-ready. Copyright privileges, if required for publication, should be secured in advance. Address inquiries for subscriptions, manuscripts, proposals for reviews, or any other responses and communications to: Kristin Wendland Music Department Morris Brown College 643 Martin Luther King Drive Atlanta, GA 30314 e-mail email@example.com After May 16: 643 Delmar Ave. SE Atlanta, GA 30312 (404) 622-4891 Kristin F. Wendland, Ph.D. Music Department Morris Brown College 643 Martin Luther King Dr. Atlanta, GA 30312 Office phone: (404) 220-0045 Home phone: (404) 622-4891 Fax: (404) 220-0261 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Vol. 2/3 of the Dutch journal "Tijdschrift voor Muziektheorie" has appeared just a few weeks ago. These are the contents of the new issue: Articles Paul Scheepers Syntaxis op drift - Over schuivende componenten Syntax Adrift. On Shifting Components [in Dutch] Maarten van Norden 'Lux et Veritas' - De set-theorie van Allen Forte en toepassingen hiervan voor componisten 'Lux et Veritas' - Allen Forte's Set Theory and its Applications for Composers [in Dutch] Rudolf Rasch The Musical Circle - from Alfonso to Beethoven (II) [in English] Discussion Kunnen getallen tot muziek leiden? Een dubbelconcert in wording Can Numbers Lead to Music? A Double Concerto in the Making [in Dutch] by Robin de Raaff Het Muziekleven in Belgie: een Dwarsdoorsnede Musical life in Belgium: a Cross-Section [in Dutch] by Mark Delaere Een Nederlander in Brussel - Het muziektheorieonderwijs aan het Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel A Dutchman in Brussels. Music Theory Instruction at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels [in Dutch] by Patrick van Deurzen Jazz, Pop en Muziekwetenschap Jazz, Pop and Musicology [in Dutch] by Rindert Meijer Book Reviews Pieter C. van den Toorn, "Music, Politics and the Academy" [in Dutch] by Michiel Schuijer Mark Levine, "The Jazz Theory Book" [in Dutch] by Ruud van Dijk Journals Journal of Music Theory [in Dutch] by Henk Borgdorff The editors of the "Tijdschrift voor Muziektheorie" invite contributions on a broad range of subjects related to the fields of music theory, music analysis, or the pedagogy of these disciplines. These contributions should be sent by e-mail or on a diskette to the editorial office. Books for review should be sent to the editorial office as well. The address is: Tijdschrift voor Muziektheorie Frans van Mierisstraat 72hs 1071 RX AMSTERDAM, telephone: + 31 20 6628669, fax : + 31 20 6721358, e-mail : email@example.com URL : http://sca.ahk.nl/tvm/tvm.html For information on subscription, contact the publisher: Donemus--Paulus Potterstraat 16, 1071 CZ AMSTERDAM, Holland Telephone: + 31 20 6764436, Fax : + 31 20 6733588, e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
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HOST: Department of Music/ Universidade Federal da Paraiba/BRAZIL (online) url: http://terra.npd.ufpb.br/~guigue/callpap.htm DATE: permanent DESCRIPTION: This web site intends to become a free onlinecommunication session publishing papers related to the role of computers and AI in music analysis. Any languages admitted. Interessed? You can contribute in three ways: 1) Send your paper to my e-mail as an attached file. It will be published here. If possible,each picture would be sent as a file at the .gif format. 2) Send your paper in unformatted text, by e-mail (no pictures). 3) Send a link to a related published paper elsewhere on the web. In any case, join a short abstract in english (about 50 words).It will be published in the front page of the session program. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: permanent PAPER/PROPOSAL DEADLINE: permanent COST AND PAYMENT OPTIONS: free CONTACT: email@example.com
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[Note: these details are also on the Web at http://www.sun.rhbnc.ac.uk/Music/Conferences/97-8-cum.html]] Music Faculty University of Cambridge Thursday-Sunday, 7-10 August 1997 The Society for Music Analysis in conjunction with Music Analysis (Blackwell Publishers) Provisional Programme Thursday afternoon, 7 August TRANSITIONS Daniel Grimley (Cambridge):Carl Nielsen's `Tonality, Clarity, Strength' and Structural Decay in the Second ViolinSonata FS. 64 Siglind Bruhn (Ann Arbor):Hindemith, Lendvai, and Tonal Signification David Smyth (Louisiana State):Stravinsky as Serialist: The Sketches for Threni SPECIAL LECTURE Allen Forte (Yale):Analysing "Classic" American Popular Song Friday morning, 8 August HAYDN Sharon Choa (UEA)The sforzando as Bar-line: Form in the Finale of Joseph Haydn's String Quartet, Op. 50 No.4, Fuga Mark Anson-Cartwright (CUNY):Haydn's Hidden Homage to Mozart: Echoes of `Voi che sapete' in Opus 64 No. 3 BEETHOVEN L. Poundie Burstein (CUNY):Inter-Movement Parody in Beethoven Frank Samarotto (Cincinnati):Temporal Disjunction in Beethoven's Op. 109, First Movement Michael Spitzer (Durham):Two perspectives on Beethoven's Late Style Friday afternoon MAHLER AND BERG Niall O'Loughlin (Loughborough College):The Rondo in Mahler's Middle Period Symphonies: Valid Model or Useful Abstraction Rebekka Fritz (TCD):Progressive Leitmotifs in Alban Berg's Wozzeck Bernard Gates:Generative Chains of Inclusion and Complementation: A Context-specific Approach to pc Set Analysis Saturday morning, 9 August NEW MUSIC Elizabeth Pienaar (Cape Town):Number Symbolism in George Crumb's `Makrokosmos, Volume 1' Charles Wilson (KCL):The `Curved Geometry of Utopia': Boulez, Stockhausen and the Remodelling of Registral Space Mike Searby (Kingston University):Structural Features of Ligeti's Harmonic Language in the 1980s NEW MUSIC II Kenneth Goag (Cardiff):Images of Unity, Fragmentation and Reconciliation in Tippett's A Child of Our Time Arnold Whittall (KCL):Vanitas Vanitatum: Peter Maxwell Davies' Strathclyde Concerto No 5 and the Topic of Genre Saturday afternoon ROUND TABLE PC Sets: From Complex to Genera Chair: Craig Ayrey (Goldsmiths): Panel to include John F Doerksen, Jonathan Dunsby, Allen Forte, Christian Kennett, Richard Parks, Anthony Pople SPECIAL LECTURE Carl Schachter (CUNY):Playing What the Composer Didn't Write AFTER DINNER ADDRESS Robert Pascall, President of the Society for Music Analysis, Chairman of the Editorial Board of Music Analysis Sunday morning, 10 August PERFORMANCE Bethany Lowe (Southampton):`One Movement or Two?': Structural Multiplicity in the Recorded Legacy of Sibelius' Fifth Symphony, First Movement Amanda Bayley (Reading):Bartok's String Quartet No. 4, Third Movement: A New Interpretative Approach Tom Royall:Notes and Theories: Analysing Sounds from Scores Robert Adlington (Sussex):Spaced Out: Temporality and Music Analysis Further details/booking form from Dr D Chua CUMAC 97 St John's College Cambridge CB2 1TP UK e.mail: firstname.lastname@example.org --------------------------------------------------------------------------- BOOKING FORM Cambridge University Music Analysis Conference 1997 Music Faculty, University of Cambridge, UK Thursday-Sunday, 7-10 August 1997 Conference sessions will take place at the Cambridge University Faculty of Music, 11 West Road, Cambridge. Accommodation and meals at Newnham College, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge. Bed linen, towels and hospitality packs are provided by Newnham College. There are no en suite facilities. All prices quoted here are in pounds sterling. Thu 7 Fri 8 Sat 9 Sun 10 Total________ Accommodation 25.00 25.00 25.00 _____ Breakfast 3.00 3.00 3.00 _____ Lunch 7.00 7.00 7.00 _____ Tea and coffee 1.00 2.00 2.00 1.00 _____ Dinner 14.00 14.00 _____ Conference dinner 24.00 _____ Conference fee students 4.00 5.00 5.00 4.00 _____ (not applicable for SMA members) others 7.00 8.00 8.00 7.00 _____ TOTAL PAYMENT DUE _____ Please enclose a deposit of 25 pounds or full payment in sterling (cheques only made payable to CUMAC 97) along with the booking form and a note of any special requirements (e.g. vegetarian meals) to: Dr D Chua CUMAC 97 St John's College Cambridge CB2 1TP UK E-mail: email@example.com Telephone: +44-(0)1223-338647 Name: ________________________________________________________________ Address: ________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ Telephone: ___________________________Fax: ____________________________ E-mail: ________________________________________________________________ Message forwarded by: Geoffrey Chew Music Department, Royal Holloway College (University of London) Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org (but please address queries to Dr Chua's e-mail address quoted above)
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