Professor Mark Slobin 退休慶祝研討會與音樂會

作為當今民族音樂學界最多產、最具原創性的思想家之一的 Mark Slobin,將在今年於 Wesleyan 大學退休。Wesleyan 大學暨音樂系為他在 4 月 16日 (2016) 舉辦了整天的研討會以及音樂會,其活動自上午 8 點開始,一直到將近午夜才結束。許多目前在美國各大學任民族音樂學教職的學者,以 Slobin 教授的老師、學生、以及友人的身份,分別以在研討會上發表論文、感言、遠端影音祝福、以及音樂會演奏等方式,來慶祝 Slobin 教授的榮退 (雖然很顯然的,Slobin 教授只是從教職退休,其手上還有好幾個即將與正在進行的研究計畫,離真正「退休」的日子還相當遙遠)。

[Lecture] Peking Opera Percussion Music at Boston College

Just came back from my talk at Boston College. It’s titled “Peking Opera Percussion: Concept, Luogujing, and Patterns.”  This presentation provided an overview of the formation, functions, and use of percussion music in Peking opera performance with live demonstration and some video clips. In the last part of the presentation, students were guided to learn […]

Peking Opera Percussion Music Workshop at Simon Fraser University, Canada

The lecture/ hands-on workshop is titled “Speaking Percussion, Performing Language: Exploring Peking Opera Percussion Music and its Oral Notation.” As part of the 2016 Sound of Dragon Music Festival, this presentation is organized by the Sound of Dragon Society and co-sponsored by the David Lam Center . This presentation took place at FSU’s Harbour Centre and […]

[CPF] “It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me”: The Music and Lyrics of Billy Joel

Forwarded Info: “It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me”: The Music and Lyrics of Billy Joel — A Public Musicology Conference at Colorado College October 7­-8, 2016 The dynamic career of Billy Joel (b. 1949, New York) spans nearly five decades, from his work with The Hassles in the late­ 1960s, to his string of top-­40 […]

[CFP] 3rd Intl. Digital Libraries for Musicology workshop

Forwarded Info: CALL FOR PAPERS 3rd International Digital Libraries for Musicology workshop (DLfM 2016) Friday 12th August The Avery Fisher Center for Music and Media, Bobst Library, New York University, NY, USA A satellite event of ISMIR 2016 <> <> BACKGROUND Many Digital Libraries have long offered facilities to provide multimedia content, including music. However […]

[Workshop] Audiovisual data and digital scholarship: Towards multimodal literacy

Forwarded Workshop Info: AVinDH Workshop @ DH2016  “Audiovisual data and digital scholarship: Towards multimodal literacy”  12 July, 2016 Kraków, Poland   Call for Abstracts Deadline: May 1, 2016   The Audio Visual material in Digital Humanities (AVinDH) Special Interest Group of the Alliance for Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) invites abstracts for proposed presentations for our […]