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2nd call for participation to SMC2011 - Call for Music

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8th Sound and Music Computing Conference
06-09 July 2011, Padova, Italy
Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova
Conservatorio Cesare Pollini, Padova

The SMC Conference is the forum for international exchanges around
the core interdisciplinary topics of Sound and Music Computing.
SMC2011 will feature lectures, posters/demos, musical/sonic works,
and other satellite events. The SMC Summer School will take place
just before the Conference.

================Important dates=================
Deadline for submissions of papers and music: Friday 25 March, 2011
Deadline for applications to Summer School: Friday 25 March, 2011
Notification of acceptance to Summer School: Monday 18 April, 2011
Notification of paper and music acceptances: Friday 6 May, 2011
Deadline for submission of camera-ready papers: Friday 20 May, 2011
Deadline for submission of final music materials: Friday 20 May 2011
SMC 2011 Summer School: Saturday 2 - Tuesday 5 July, 2011
Rencon Workshop and Satellite Events: Wednesday 6 July, 2011
SMC 2011 Conference: Thursday 07 - Saturday 09 July, 2011

The first Call for Participation (Call for Papers) has been launched
already, and is available at
The Call for Participation to the SMC-Rencon workshop has also
been launched already, and is available at

================Call for Music==================
SMC2011 invites submissions of musical works for the three concerts
planned for the conference music program:
1.[Curator: Claudio Ambrosini] This concert features live electronic
works that explore novel techniques for the performance with
traditional acoustic instruments in relation to the possibilities
of interaction and live processing. We particularly encourage works
for acoustic instruments and electronics that link musical gesture
to digital processing, including the spatial dimension.
2.[Curator: Ron Kuivila] This concert features works that explore the
correlations and anticorrelations of digital and analog electronic
music systems. We particularly encourage works that define digital
models of analog live electronic systems and "bent" electronic
instruments, build hybrid systems that combine and interconnect
analog and digital systems, or provide entirely new approaches to
analog circuitry.
3.[Curator: Marek Chołoniewski] This concert features works that
reinvent for the 3rd millenium the traditional model of the
orchestra. We particularly encourage submissions of works using
laptops as main instruments for the production, reproduction and
manipulation of sound, possibly with the addition of other
interactive technologies, as well as soloists or small acoustic
More details are available at

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Federico Avanzini, PhD

Sound and Music Computing Group
Dep. of Information Engineering
University of Padova
Via Ognissanti 72
I-35129 Padova - ITALY

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Tel:   +39 049 827 7856
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