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Musica Scotica 2018: 800 years of Scottish Music

Musica Scotica's Thirteenth Annual Conference

Friday and Saturday, 20 and 21 April, 2018

Venue:
The Tolbooth
Jail Wynd
Stirling, FK8 1DE
Scotland, UK

Call for Papers for the 2018 Conference

Since 2005, the Musica Scotica Trust has conducted an annual conference during the last weekend of April each year. The 2018 conference will be held at the The Tolbooth, Stirling on Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, 2018

Papers for the 2018 conference, 20 minutes in length (we allow 30 minutes for paper and questions), are invited on any aspect of Scottish music, current or historical. Topics presented in previous years have included chant, dance, fiddle and bagpipe music, Scottish flute, mediaeval harp technique, Gaelic and Scottish song, manuscript sources, archives, music publishing, the Scottish diaspora, opera performance, cultural organisations, music education, sectarianism, music iconography and papers not only about Scottish composers both past and present, but also papers given by contemporary composers.

Please submit an abstract (250 words) as a Word document or rtf file by the end of November 2017. It should be sent to:- musicascotica@n-ism.org. You will be notified by mid-December if your abstract has been accepted.

A poster session may be included; delegates are invited to indicate whether they would be interested in availing themselves of this opportunity.

The conference fee is 70 (students 45).

Conference email address:- musicascotica@n-ism.org

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Musica Scotica is a charity registered in Scotland, No SC031930.

All best wishes; and we look forward to a great conference with lots of exciting papers! Karen McAulay For Musica Scotica