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4th Music Theory Conference-Lithuania
|Lithuanian Academy of Music
Lithuanian Composers' Union
4th Music Theory Conference
Principles of Musical Composition. Aspects of Historical Spread
April 22-24, 2004
The purpose of the conference is to give new impulses to the development of
musicological thought, which could do service to compositional practice and
teaching process. The three preceding conferences took place in Vilnius
(Principles of musical composition. Theory and practice 1999; Principles of
musical composition. Between ethno and techno 2001; Composing principles.
Continuity and innovation in contemporary music 2002).
Main theme: Principles of musical composition. Aspects of historical spread
1. Etymological and evolutional aspects of the concept of compositional
2. Notions of compositional principles in music theory and history of
various epochs (from the Antiquity to the present day). Systematisation
prospects for rising contradictions.
3. Historical overview and perspectives of modern compositional
principles (serialism, minimalism, etc.).
4. Old and new composition: comparative structural aspect.
5. National schools of composers and musicologists at the turn of the
centuries and generations: conceptions, systems, principles. Vision of
Paper proposals may be submitted electronically or in paper format (pdf) .
Electronic submissions are preferred. The abstract must not exceed 200
words. The duration of papers will be limited to 30 minutes, leaving 10
minutes for questions and discussion. Please indicate whether your proposal
belongs to one or more of the conference theme groups.
The deadline for proposal submission is December 15, 2003. The proposals
will be reviewed by members of the organizing committee and all applicants
will be notified of the outcome by the end of January 2004.
The main language of the conference is English.
The material of the conference - papers, summaries, dicusions will be
We inform that the contemporary music festival "Jauna muzika" wishing will
be held on April 15-25, 2004 in Vilnius.
On behalf of the Conference Organizing Commitee
For more information about the conference write, phone us at the following
Lithuanian Composers' Union, Mickeviciaus 29 Vilnius 2600, Lithuania.
ph. +370 5 2721727, fax. +370 5 2120939
Coordinator of the conference
Ph.D. Antanas Kucinskas firstname.lastname@example.org ph. +37068759927