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WINTER CHAPTER MEETING (Virtual) -- Saturday, February 13, 2021 (hosted by Tufts University)

FULL PROGRAM here (bios and abstracts as available) Register for free here and you will receive a confirmation email containing information to join the February 13th meeting via Zoom. American Musicological Society - New England Chapter  Winter Meeting Saturday, February 13, 2021 Virtual Meeting hosted by Tufts University   Program (all times listed below are EST)   10:00-10:15AM Welcoming Remarks 10:15-11:45AM Morning Session  (chair: Melinda Latour, Tufts University) “ Claudio Santoro,  Música Viva , and the Emergence of German Modernism in Brazilian Music ” Pablo Marquine (University of Florida)   “Score-Based Site-Specificity in the Music of John Cage” Michael Boyd (Chatham University)   “ Mind to Music: Composing the Torino Mass from Memory ” Lukas Perry (Eastman School of Music)   11:45AM-1:45PM Lunch Break 1:45-2:00PM Chapter Business Meeting 2:00-3:30PM Afternoon Session  (chair: Jessica Fulkerson, Brandeis University)   “A Piano Concerto without Orchestra? Clementi's  Opus

CFP: Joni Mitchell's BLUE at 50: A Celebration of Her Life and Music (Virtual - U Conn, April 9, 2021)

This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the release of Joni Mitchell’s groundbreaking album  Blue .  Blue  has been cited by many musicians and critics as her greatest album, the culmination of her early recordings, a work unprecedented in its emotional and psychological depth, craftsmanship, and sheer beauty. The Department of Music at the University of Connecticut will host a virtual conference commemorating this event: Joni Mitchell’s  Blue  at 50: A Celebration of Her Life and Music Friday April 9, 2021 9 am – 4 pm ***** Call for papers We welcome proposals for presentations focused either on  Blue  or any other aspect(s) of her vast musical output, including but not limited to analyses of individual songs and/or albums, performance issues, influence, and corpus studies. Proposals of work not already published, for 20-minute deliveries, should be no longer than 500 words plus a maximum of three pages of diagrams or illustrative examples. Please send as a PDF or Word document wi