Seminars take place on Wednesdays 4.30 – 6.00pm in the CETL Seminar Room, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University. They are free of charge and open to all. The seminars are given by a mix of ICMuS staff and visiting speakers and cover a wide range of topics in musicology, music education, performance and composition. An archive of past seminars can be viewed here.
Semester 2, 2012–13
All sessions are on Wednesdays, 4.30–6.00 in the Armstrong Building, Room 3.38 (Third Floor) unless otherwise indicated
6 February, Magnus Williamson (ICMuS, Newcastle University) :'Seeds of sorrow: pathos and execration in an early Tudor motet'
20 February, Martin Clayton, (Durham University), :‘Interaction and joint action in musical performance: some examples from India’
27 February, Robert Boyle Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building (Ground Floor), John Irving (Institute of Musical Research, University of London) ‘Mozart on the Hass Clavichord’
13 March, Thomas Astley (ICMuS, Newcastle University):‘“A Cuban Aleph”: Reflections of a National Identity in the Work of a Cuban Punk Band’
17 April, Sean Bonney (freelance researcher) :‘“Enraged Sociologies”: Amiri Baraka's Interpretation of John Coltrane’
1 May, Anahid Kassabian (University of Liverpool):‘Ubiquity’
8 May, (Joint seminar with Medieval and Early Modern Studies), Christopher Marsh (Queen’s University Belfast):'How to write a hit song in seventeenth-century England'