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Oxford Seminar in Music Theory and Analysis: Naomi Waltham-Smith
October 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
One event on November 20, 2019 at 4:30 pm
One event on January 29, 2020 at 4:30 pm
One event on February 26, 2020 at 4:30 pm
One event on April 29, 2020 at 4:30 pm
Speaker: Naomi Waltham-Smith (University of Warwick) | ‘A motley music: the music analyst lends an ear to democracy’
The Oxford Seminar in Music Theory & Analysis (OSiMTA) meets two or three times a term. Its convenors are Professor Jonathan Cross and Dr Sebastian Wedler.
Our conception of theory and analysis is critical, plural and interdisciplinary. In shaping the seminars, we aim to reflect the broad range of activity taking place under the heading of theory and analysis today, as well as to challenge boundaries, embracing not only ‘conventional’ practices and histories of theory, but also new interdisciplinary approaches that engage with cultural studies, ethnomusicology, aesthetics and philosophy, psychology, politics, performance studies, popular music studies, and so on. Speakers will include distinguished local, national and international scholars.
These seminars are open to all, including the general public. Sessions will last 90 minutes, refreshments are served, and lively discussion is encouraged. They take place on Wednesday afternoons, beginning at 16.30, in the Committee Room of the Music Faculty. For further information email Jonathan.Cross@music.ox.ac.uk or Sebastian.Wedler@music.ox.ac.uk