Special Workshop! Jairo Moreno: “Music Theory as Tool-Being.” March 1, JRL 264@3:00-4:30pm

We pleased to announce a special student-faculty session with Professor Jairo Moreno sponsored by the Workshop on Music History/Theory on March 1@ 3:00-4:30 in JRL 264.   Professor Moreno’s presentation, titled “Music Theory as Tool-Being” is open to all Music Department faculty and students and will address Moreno’s concerns about the domain of music theory today.  It will…

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Bennett Zon: “Evolution and spiritual selection in Victorian musical culture” on February 21@3:00pm in Fulton Recital Hall

Announcing a special workshop co-sponsored by the Music History/Theory Workshop, the EthNoise! Ethnomusicology Workshop, the 18th/19th Century Cultures Workshop, and the Nicholson Center for British Studies.  On February 21, @3:00pm at the Fulton Recital Hall, Professor Bennett Zon, from Durham University UK, will present his work on “Evolution and spiritual selection in Victorian musical culture.”…

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Andrew Westerhaus: “Stravinsky’s ‘Blocks’: Analogies and Metaphors of Play” February 14, 2012 @ 3:30pm in JRL 264

We’re pleased to announce the next presenter for the Music History/Theory Workshop on February 14, 3:30pm, in the library seminar room, JRL 264. Andrew Westerhaus, graduate student at the University of Chicago, will be presenting an excerpt from his dissertation, titled“Stravinsky’s ‘Blocks’: Analogies and Metaphors of Play.” The pre-circulated writing is available here–for the password please…

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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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