Conference on Cultural Musicology, University of Amsterdam
Friday 24 January 2014
09.30 Welcome – coffee
Morning sessions moderated by Anne van Oostrum
10.00 Opening of the conference by Julia Kursell
Tonic by Birgit Abels: Cultural Musicology?
10.45 Session 1: Premises of Cultural Musicology: What and Why?
Timothy D. Taylor: The Absence of Culture in the Study of Music, or, Culture as a Cultural System
Stephen Amico: “Ethn[…]’s” Elisions: Toward a Culturally Situated Musicology
Laudan Nooshin: A rose by any other name …’: ‘Cultural Musicology’ and its Premises
Afternoon sessions moderated by Joep Bor
14.00 Session 2: Practices of Cultural Musicology
Katherine Butler Schofield: The New Cultural Histories: of Music/of India
Barbara Titus: Musicologica, or, the ownership of (musical) knowledge, A South African story
Reviews and discussions: Referent Rebecca Erickson
16.10 Reviews and discussions: Referent Friedlind Riedel
16.30 Session 4: Practices of Cultural Musicology cont.
Simone Krüger: Music, mediation and place: a cultural musicology of the cosmopolitan city
Pirkko Moisala research team: Noticing Music: Sounding Glimpses of Covent Garden as Relational Events
Reviews and discussions: Referent Barend Linders
19.00 Dinner (for speakers, moderators, referents and organisers)
Morning sessions moderated by Barend Linders
09.00 Welcome – coffee
09.30 Session 5: Practices of Cultural Musicology cont.
Nicholas Cook: Anatomy of the musical encounter: Debussy and the gamelan, again
Edward Herbst: Reviving Early Twentieth-Century Balinese Vocal Styles through the Music Recordings of 1928
Mathew Gelbart: Nineteenth-Century Piano Transcriptions and the Development of Modern Listening
Reviews and discussions: Wouter Capitain
11.45 Session 6: Practices of Cultural Musicology cont.
Richard Widdess: Musical structure, performance and cultural meaning: a dāphā song from Nepal
Lakshmi Subramanian: Aural Culture: Music and mediations in South Asia
Reviews and discussions: Referent Joep Bor
Afternoon sessions moderated by Emile Wennekes
14.00 Session 7: Practices of Cultural Musicology cont.
Sarah Weiss: Race, Place, and Music: Problematizing Narratives of Nostalgia in Singapore
Martin Clayton: The culture of Indian music performance
Dard Neuman: Behram Khan and the Heterodox Classicisation of Hindustani Music
Reviews and discussions: Eva-Maria van Straaten
16.00 Session 8: Prospects of Cultural Musicology
Annette Wilke: The Nāda-Brahman – Language, Music, and Sonic World-View in Hindu India
Simone Mahrenholz: The Copernican Turn in Musicology, or: Musico-logica and the hidden knowledge in music
Reviews and final discussions: What to expect from cultural musicology? Referent Vincent Meelberg
17.30 Finalis (nyāsa):
Wim van der Meer: Concluding remarks and a vote of thanks (ref frame paper)
18.00 Closing of the conference by Julia Kursell