17th International Music Theory Conference PRINCIPLES OF MUSIC COMPOSING. RATIO VERSUS INTUITIO

  • Nov. 7, 2017

8–10 November 2017, VILNIUS

November 8

Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, Gedimino pr. 42

J. KAROSAS HALL

9.00        Registration of participants
9.50        OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE

first session
rational processes of composition and aural intuition (theoretical insights, definition, conceptions, typology)
Moderator Antanas Kučinskas

10.00 Markos Lekkas (Ionian University, Greece) The Rational Deception of Intuition
10.30 Roger Redgate (Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom) Reinventing the Compositional Process
11.00 Bert van Herck (New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, United States) Pitch and Harmony: a (Rational) Method Based on (Intuitive)  Aural Experience

11.30 – 12.00 COFFEE-BREAK

12.00 Francesco Finocchiaro (University of Vienna, Austria) "Im Anfang war der Rhythmus". Aesthetic Abstractions in the Film Music Composition of the 1920s
12.30 Miloš Zatkalik, Aleksandar Kontic (University of Arts in Belgrade, Serbia) Regression in Music or How to Communicate the Ineffable
13.00 Chris Williams (London, United Kingdom / Sydney, Australia) Embodied Music Theory and Improvised Composition: Bill Evans, the Architect.

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MISC (Music Innovation Study Center)
15.00 LECTURE. Juhani Nuorvala (Sibelius Academy, Finland) Tuning Systems I Have Known and Loved

GRAND HALL
18.00 CONCERT. Unidentified Musical Cycles of M. K. Čiurlionis
Performed by J. Karnavičius, S. Okruško, H. Radvilaitė, A. Žvirblytė (piano)

J. KAROSAS HALL
19.00 CONCERT. MikroEnsemble (Helsinki, Finland)
Pieces by J. Nuorvala, K. Gann, Ch. Trapani, V. Kujala
 

November 9

Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, Gedimino pr. 42

J. KAROSAS HALL

second session
Musical work as the result of rational and intuitive creative activity (theoretical, historical and aesthetical aspects)
Moderator Roger Redgate

10.00 Kalliopi Stiga (Evangelical School of Smyrna / 7th General Lyceum of  Kallithea, Athens, Greece) Georgios Bikos’ Music World: When Intuition Meets Rationality…
10.30 Manuel Dominguez Salas (Academy of Music in Kraków, Poland) Poetics for the Multi-opera Murmullo del páramo byJulio Estrada
11.00 Mark Vuorinen (University of Waterloo, Canada) At the Intersection of Ratio and Intuitio: Arvo Pärt’s Como cierva sedienta

11.30 – 12.00 COFFEE-BREAK

12.00 Stephen Guokas (University of Cincinnati, Ohio, United States) Ad Te Clamavi, Lietuva: Nationalist Tendencies in the De Profundis Cantata of Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis
12.30 Katarzyna Bartos (Karol Lipiński Music Academy in Wrocław, Poland / Academy of Music in Kraków, Poland) "Conciousness is power" – Karlheinz Stockhausen's "Aus den sieben Tagen"
13.00 Mark Konewko (College of Communication at Marquette University, Milwaukee, United States) Intuition and Rationality in Olivier Messiaen’s La Nativité du Seigneur
13.30 Matt Ambrosio (University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States) Schizoanalysis, Territoriality, and the Problem of the Refrain in Debussy’s Pastorale

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MISC (Music Innovation Study Center)
15.00 WORKSHOP. MikroEnsemble (Helsinki, Finland), Juhani Nuorvala (Sibelius Academy, Finland)

CHURCH OF ST. CASIMIR (Didžioji g. 34)
18.00 CONCERT. Lithuanianness in Sacred Music
New pieces by R. Janeliauskas, M. Baranauskas, J. Jurkūnas, A. Mikoliūnas, M. Natalevičius, R. Martinkėnas
Performed by Karolina Juodelytė (organ), Vocal ensemble "In Campo Aperto", Bassoon duo: Julius Klimavičius (bassoon), Artūras Mikoliūnas (contrabassoon)


November 10

Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, Gedimino pr. 42

J. KAROSAS HALL

third session
Phenomena of rationality and intuition in the contemporary compositional practice
Moderator Miloš Zatkalik 

10.00 Andre Bregegere (Queensborough Community College, Queens, New York, United States) Serial Structure and Creative Freedom in Henri Pousseur’s Icareapprenti
10.30 Yusuke Nakahara (Bartók Archives,Hungary) From Order to Chaos: Compositional Process and Concept of Béla Bartók’s Mikrokosmos
11.00 Jim Dalton (Boston Conservatory at Berklee, United States) The Freedom of Control and the Control of Freedom: Free Style vs Strict Style Just Intonation in the Works of Lou Harrison

11.30 – 12.00 COFFEE-BREAK

12.00 Mgorzata Kaniowska (University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland) Neoclassicism Versus Sonorism - Selected Performative Issues in Some Works by Edward Boguslawski for Chamber Orchestra.
12.30 Manos Panayiotakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece) From Massive Noise to C Major - Aspects of Tension and Release in Krzysztof Penderecki’s Polymorphia
13.00 Charris Efthimiou (University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria) Analysing Black Metal; Between Intuition and Structure
13.30 Arthur Kaptainis (Toronto, Canada) Intuiting the Rational: Marc-André Hamelin’s Toccata on “L’Homme Armé”

14.00 DISCUSSIONS. CLOSING OF THE CONFERENCE

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POSTERS

Miglė Miliūnaitė (Vilnius University / Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre) Aesthesis vs Logos. Two Concepts of Music and Possibility of Reconciliation
Sigitas Mickis (Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre) Creative Composing of Rhythm: Rational Contexts of Compositional Expression and Its Intuitive Enrichment (Cognitive Model)

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