CFP: Schumann across the Disciplines (11/15/05; 9/29/06-9/30/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Smith, Christopher
contact email: 
christopher.smith@ttu.edu

"Schumann Perspectives: A View Across the Disciplines," an
international symposium and music festival celebrating the wide-ranging
artistic legacy of Robert Schumann will take place on the campus of
Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas from September 29-30, 2006.
The festival marks the 150th anniversary of the death of this remarkable
composer, writer, and cultural icon.

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Featured guest speakers and performers include:

* Lawrence Kramer (Professor of Music, Fordham University),
co-editor of 19th-Century Music and author of seven books on the
interrelations of music, culture, and society.

* Harald Krebs (Professor of Music, University of Victoria),
author of Fantasy Pieces: Metrical Dissonance in the Music of Robert
Schumann, winner of the Society for Music Theory's Wallace Berry Award.

* Louis Nagel (Professor of Music, University of Michigan),
widely acclaimed pianist, chamber musician, and pedagogue.

* Catherine Kautsky (Professor of Music, University of
Wisconsin-Madison), pianist/scholar, speaking about the interconnections
between E.T.A. Hoffmann's Kater Murr and Schumann's Kreisleriana.

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The College of Visual and Performing Arts at Texas Tech University
invites proposals for research papers on topics including Schumann and
his contemporaries; 19th-century repertoire, performance practice, and
aesthetics; and literary and philosophical issues in Romanticism.
Proposals from performers in collaboration with theorists,
musicologists, historians, and/or literary scholars for lecture-recitals
on the works of Schumann are also welcomed as are submissions of student
performances of the solo or chamber music of Schumann for inclusion in a
masterclass directed by Louis Nagel. Submissions should include a copy
of the Proposal Cover Sheet, a written proposal of no more than 500
words, and for performers, a CD or video recording of representative
works featured in your presentation. Application forms and additional
information can be found on the conference website at
http://fadp.vpa.ttu.edu/CGI/FADPframesrv.cgi?loc=3Dschumann2006.shtml. =
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quicklink to the website can be found at
http://www.ttu.edu/colleges/visualarts.php or on the School of Music
webpage at www.depts.ttu.edu/music/.

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All proposals must be postmarked no later than February 15, 2006 for
full consideration. Questions may be directed to Dr. Lora Deahl at
lora.deahl_at_ttu.edu.

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Dr Christopher Smith, Music History and Literature=20
Director, Vernacular Music Center=20
Texas Tech University School of Music MS2033=20
Lubbock, TX 79409-42033=20
806/742-2270 x249; christopher.smith_at_ttu.edu=20
bio: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/music/SOM/ChristopherSmith.asp

new CD: http://coyotebanjo.com=20

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