Events of the Research Group "Histories of Music, Mind, and Body"

Histories of Rhythmic Theories, 1600-present

The inaugural meeting of the working group on histories of rhythmic theory convened by Rick Cohn (Yale University), Roger Grant (Wesleyan University), and Carmel Raz (MPIEA). Additional participants include David E. Cohen (MPIEA), Michael Graf Münster (Kantorei St. Katharinen, Frankfurt), Martin Küster (Independent scholar), Justin London (Carleton College), Marc Perlman (Brown University), Bill Rothstein (CUNY Graduate Center), and Melanie Wald-Fuhrmann (MPIEA).

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Rameau Study Day

Featuring talks by David E. Cohen, Lea Fink, Nathan Martin, and Roberta Vidic, with special guest Ludwig Holtmeier.

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Colloquium: Nathan Martin, “Two Interesting Examples from Rameau’s Code de musique pratique”

Rameau’s final treatise, the Code de musique pratique (1760), represents, in Erwin Jacobi’s phrase, a summa of the composer’s music-theoretical accomplishments. Yet the Code has attracted far less attention from historians of theory than Rameau’s earlier writings...

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Guest Seminar: Jean-Philippe Rameau’s Code de musique pratique (1760)

This seminar will provide an occasion to reflect on the relationship between Rameau’s practical and speculative theorizing (and about that between Geschichte der Musiktheorie and historische Satzlehre more generally), on the evolution of Rameau’s harmonic theory between 1722 and 1760 ...

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Future Histories of Music Theory

A two-day workshop on current trends and future directions in the history of music theory. Participants include: David E. Cohen (MPIEA), Roger Grant (Wesleyan University), Andrew Hicks (Cornell University), Nathan Martin (University of Michigan), Caleb Mutch (Indiana University), Carmel Raz (MPIEA), Melanie Wald-Fuhrmann (MPIEA) and Anna Zayaruznaya (Yale University).

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