art meets science (Richard Parncutt )

Subject: art meets science
From:    Richard Parncutt  <richard.parncutt(at)KFUNIGRAZ.AC.AT>
Date:    Mon, 26 Apr 1999 16:07:31 +0100

Reminder: as previously announced on these lists (sorry for any cross postings), the deadline for submission of proposals to the ART MEETS SCIENCE session at Toronto 2000, in which scientists and artists collaborate to generate original insights in music theory and analysis, is a few days away: 30 April 1999. (The reason for the early deadline is another deadline: on the basis of prposals we receive, the session organisers will compile a proposal for the session as a whole, and submit it to SMT by the end of May.) Details (as previously distributed) follow: ******************************************************************** Toronto 2000: Musical Intersections. November 1-5, 2000 The conference will bring together the Society for Music Theory; the American Musical Instrument Society; the American Musicological Society; the Association for Technology in Music Instruction; the Canadian Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres; the Canadian Society for Traditional Music; the College Music Society; the Canadian University Music Society; the Historic Brass Society; the Canadian and U.S. chapters of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music; the Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relationships; the Society for Ethnomusicology; the Society for Music Perception; and the Sonneck Society for American Music. This email is a CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS for a joint session at Toronto 2000 of the Society for Music Theory (SMT) and the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC) entitled "ART MEETS SCIENCE: Collaboration between music theorists and music psychologists" Session coordinators: Richard Parncutt and Steve Larson The aim of the session is to generate original insights in music theory and analysis through collaboration between scientists and artists. Each paper in the session will have dual authorship, whereby one author is a music theorist (or an academic whose primary qualifications and publications are in the domain of the arts) and the other a music psychologist (or an academic whose primary qualifications and publications are in the domain of the natural sciences). Authors need not be members of SMT or SMPC. Proposals for contributions should include the following: - title; - authors' names, affiliations, contact details (address, email, tel, fax); - a 500-word abstract; - and a 250-word resume of each author including relevant research interests & findings. Proposals should be emailed simultaneously to Richard Parncutt <richard.parncutt(at)> and Steve Larson <steve(at)>. We will prepare a proposal for a joint session on the basis of contributions received, following SMT guidelines published at Deadline for proposals: Friday, April 30, 1999. Richard Parncutt, Associate Professor of Systematic Musicology Department of Musicology, University of Graz Mozartgasse 3, 8010 Graz, Austria Tel: +43-316 380-2409; Fax: -9755 Email: richard.parncutt(at) Steve Larson, Associate Professor of Music School of Music, University of Oregon 1225 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-1225, USA Tel: +1-541 346-5651; Fax: -0723 Email: steve(at)

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