Mastering the Mix: A Student-led Symposium on Interdisciplinarity in Musicology and Compositional Practice

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Who this event is for

  • Everyone

Location

Green Room, Headington Hill Hall, Headington Campus, Headington Hill site

Details

OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC
(In association with the Popular Music Research Unit, the Sonic Art Research Unit and the OBERTO opera research unit at Oxford Brookes)
 
are hosting a
 
POSTGRADUATE SPONSORED SYMPOSIUM
 
entitled
 
MASTERING THE MIX: Interdisciplinarity in Musicology and Compositional Practice
 
 
To be held in the Green Room, Headington Hill Hall, Oxford Brookes University on Wednesday, 5 June 2013 at 9.30 am
 
  
SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME
 
9.30 - 9.45 am             Registration
9.30 - 10.00 am           Welcome and Introduction (Thomas May)
                                               
10.00 - 11.00 am         Session 1:
 
Russell Burdekin (Oxford Brookes University): Michael William Balfe, an unwitting cultural bellwether
 
Christina Michael (City University, London): The compositions of Manos Hadjidakis for ancient Greek drama: issues of authenticity and national identity
 
                               
11.00 - 11.15 am         Coffee
 
11.15 - 12.45 pm         Session 2:
 
Steve Tromans (Middlesex University):  The philosophical dimension of music-making: practice-as-research in the context of jazz performance
 
Jun Zubillaga-Pow (King’s College, London):  Beethoven hysteric
 
Tom Hewitt (Open University):  Blessed are the cheese-makers
 
                     
 
12.45 - 1.45 pm           Lunch
 
1.45 - 2.45 pm            Session 3:    
 
Martin Ledvinka (Charles University, Prague): Creatio ex nihilo: narrativity of imitative soundtrack in television oratorio Genesis
 
Thomas May (Oxford Brookes University):  Unveiling Musique Concrète: an ecological approach to the audio-visual relationship in Masaki Kobayashi’s Kwaidan 
             
2.45 – 3.45 pm            Session 4:
 
Anthony Meynell (London College of Music):  Analysis of the composition, recording and collective production of  “I Am The Walrus” by The Beatles
 
Elizabeth Pipe (London College of Music):  The use of gesture and character in popular music performance
 
                           
 
3.45 - 4.00 pm             Refreshments
 
4.00 - 4.45 pm             Roundtable discussion including Oxford Brookes music staff
 
4.45 pm                       Close
 
 
 
FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR TO REGISTER AN INTEREST IN ATTENDING
 
There is no charge for the symposium.
 
If you would like more details or are interested in attending the symposium then please contact Thomas May -th.j.may@gmail.com .
 
GETTING TO THE SYMPOSIUM
 
Please look at  http://www.brookes.ac.uk/about-brookes/visit-us/  for help on how to get to Oxford Brookes University.  Headington  Hill Hall is on Headington Campus.   Please note that no car parking is available at the site.  Coffee and tea will be provided and lunch can be bought from the university facilities.