Seminars take place on selected Tuesdays at 5pm in the Bramall Music Building (LG34). Open to students, staff, and members of the public (admission free).
9 October 2012:
Ronald Woodley (Birmingham Conservatoire): 'Late medieval tuning theory and performance implication: the case of the chromatic semitone'
23 October 2012:
Tom Irvine (Southampton University) ‘Soundscapes of the Global Eighteenth Century from the Sistine Chapel to Canton Harbor’
13 November 2012:
Keith Chapin (University of Cardiff): ‘Collisions of Sublimities: The Case of Gellert’s Geistliche Oden und Lieder (1757)’
4 December 2012:
Natasha Miles (University of Birmingham): 'Canzonettas in solo guitar anthologies: a possible strategy for reconstructing alfabeto songs'
15 January 2013:
Peter Franklin (University of Oxford): Subject TBA, but this presentation will also be given the general title 'The Making of Modernity'. Although run by the Music Department, will be co-promoted by the University interdisciplinary research centre on 'Cultural Modernity'.
29 January 2013:
Matthew Gardner (Ruprecht-Karls Universität, Heidelberg) Subject TBA
19 February 2013:
Kayoung Lee (Yonsei University, Korea): ‘Bach Reception in Korea’
12 March 2013:
Barbara Eichner (Oxford Brookes University): Wagner (details to follow)