Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Western Classical Music Pedagogy: Music Theory, Analysis and Techniques of Composition

Western Classical Music Pedagogy: Music Theory, Analysis and
Techniques of Composition
27 March 2013
Chancellor's Hall, Senate House

Convenor: Robert Sholl

Keynote speakers: Michael Spitzer (Liverpool), Nicholas Baragwanath (Nottingham)

Promoted by the IMR in association with the Royal Academy of Music
Part of the Higher Education Academy Discipline Workshop and Seminar

This event is free of charge. Booking is open via the HEA at


9.30: Coffee and Registration

10.00 Welcome Dr Paul Archbold (IMR)

Chair: Dr Anthony Gritten (Royal Academy of Music)

10.10: Denis Collins (University of Queensland): Incorporating
Taneyev's Moveable Counterpoint in the Western Classroom

10.40: Cecile Bardoux (University of Uppsala, University of Stockholm
and Sorbonne, Paris IV): Exploring Linearities and Melodic
Elaborations: an Efficient Analytical Method based on the Theories of
Schenker and Meyer

11.10 Coffee

11.40: Keynote 1: Dr Nicholas Baragwanath: Existential Angst, the
Supremacist's Toolbox, and Current Approaches to Music Theory and

12.40 Lunch break

Chair: Dr Robert Sholl (Royal Academy of Music)

2.10 Arild Stenberg (University of Cambridge): Guidance through the
learning curve: can scores be made easier to read by incorporating
analytical elements?

2.40: Hannah French (Royal Academy of Music, London): Aural analysis

3.10: Jane Piper Clendinning (Florida State University): It's all
about the Music: Effective Selection and Employment of Music
Literature in Teaching Undergraduates Music Theory and Analytical

3.40 Coffee

Chair: Dr Timothy Jones (Royal Academy fo Music)
4.00: Keynote: Prof. Michael Spitzer (University of Liverpool):
Reflections of a Mid-Atlantic Analyst