Andy Greenwood-“Music and Human Improvement in the Scots Songs of Allan Ramsay to Joseph Haydn” January 10, 2012, JRL 264 at 3:30pm

We’re pleased to announce the next presenter for the Music History/Theory Workshop on January 10, 3:30pm, in the library seminar room, JRL 264. Andy Greenwood, PhD candidate in Music History and Theory at the University of Chicago, will be presenting work from his dissertation.The pre-circulated chapter will be available  under the download tab. Please contact…

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Winter Quarter Schedule!

We’re pleased to announce our winter quarter schedule with five excellent workshops: Tuesday, 10-Jan: Andy Greenwood Tuesday, 7-Feb: Seth Brodsky Tuesday, 14-Feb: Andy Westerhaus Monday, 20-Feb: @ 5:00 Trent Leipert (note the time and day change!) Tuesday, 6-Mar: Peter Smucker All workshops will be held in JRL 264—refreshments will be provided! Abstracts and pre-circulated materials…

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“Is Improvisation Present?”

We’re happy to announce the second workshop of the quarter on October 25, 2011, at 3:30pm, in Joseph Regenstein Library, Seminar Room 264. Our speaker will be Michael Gallope, Collegiate Assistant Professor of the Humanities who will be presenting the following: “Is Improvisation Present?” Abstract: This is a draft for an article forthcoming in The Oxford Handbook of Critical Improvisation…

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First Music History/Theory Workshop! October 11, 3:30pm JRL 264

We’re very happy to have Dan Wang as our first presenter next Tuesday, October 11, 3:30-5pm in JRL 264. An abstract for Dan’s paper titled “TENNYSON’S AMBIVALENCE, STRAUSS’S REVISION: THE TALE OF ENOCH ARDEN” is available for download here: Wang – ABSTRACT Fall 2011 Light refreshments will be offered. See you all Tuesday!  

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Autumn Schedule Announced!

We’re happy to announce that the Autumn Quarter schedule has been finalized! Mark the following dates on your calendars– October 11—Dan Wang October 25—Michael Gallope November 8—Martha Sprigge November 22—Mariusz Kozak December TBA—Andrew Greenwood All workshops will be held Tuesdays, 3:30-5pm in JRL 264—refreshments will be provided! Hope to see you there!    

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Introducing: The Music History/Theory Workshop for 2011-2012!

This workshop provides a forum for graduate students, faculty, and other scholars to explore  contemporary approaches to music history, music theory, and the ways in which these two disciplines intersect. Allowing for a variety of disciplinary perspectives and multiple modes of presentation, the workshop aims to foster scholarly dialogues on involving music history and theory…

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