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Workshop on empirical, analytical and speculative approaches to tuning

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This workshop is organized by CIRMMT Research Axis 3 (Musical information retrieval, archiving and analysis). It will take place on January 18th, in A832 (New Music Building). This workshop is free and open to all. Registration is required.

What
  • Research Workshop
When Jan 18, 2013
from 01:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Where A832, New Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St. West.
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Registration

Registration is mandatory as seating is limited (30 seats): Workshop on empirical, analytical and speculative approaches to tuning - registration

Description

Tuning - the study of exact intervallic relationships between the pitches of a musical system, composition, or performance - lies at the intersection of several music-related disciplines. In a series of short papers, the speakers will demonstrate their various approaches and join in discussion of the issues raised. 

Guests / Speakers

  • Johanna Devaney, Ohio State University, USA
  • Paul Erlich, Independent researcher, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Robert Hasegawa, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • William Sethares, University of Wisconsin, USA
  • Jon Wild, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University

Schedule

The following talks will be given:

Johanna Devaney: Empirically evaluating vocal intonation

Paul Erlich: Commas, temperaments, and scales

Bob Hasegawa: Strange attractors: Chaotic form in Tristan Murail’s Attracteurs étranges

William Sethares: Experiments on the relationship between Perde and Seyir in Turkish Maqam music

Jon Wild: Freshman harmony exercises from a parallel universe

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