Spring Semester 2014

Seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 5.15pm in the School of Music, Music Hall, unless noted otherwise. All events are free and open to all.

Week 1 27 Jan IMEMS Seminar
Presented through the Centre for Research in Early Music
Jeremy Llewellyn (Schola Cantorum Basiliensis):
The Morality of Form: The Carmina Cantabrigiensia, the Nova Cantica and Song Production in the 11th Century
* Monday, Terrace Video Conference Room 3
Week 3 11 Feb David Trippett (University of Bristol)
Wagner's Italian Prosthesis
Week 5 25 Feb Sian Derry (University of Manchester)
Beethoven: An Understated Prodigy
Week 7 11 Mar
Celia Fitz-Walter (University of Queensland, Australia)
From World War II to the War on Terror: Steve Reich's response to 9/11
Week 9 25 Mar Natasha Loges (Royal College of Music):Brahms and his Poets
Week 10 2 Apr Additional seminar, held by the School of Modern Languages
Rosalia Rodriguez-Vazquez (University of Vigo)
The linguistics of song: a historical overview of text-setting in English, Galician and Spanish