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Sounds of Prehistory and Antiquity. Fourteenth conference of the Research Center for Music Iconography - 24/05/2017, New York (NY, USA)




The study of music from the earliest past draws upon iconography and archaeology, and any attempt tounderstand the earliest acoustic ecologies requires some level of approximation based on material artefacts.Participants are invited to offer embodied, experiential, phenomenological, creative, practice-based andpractice-led research that explores the sonic contexts of prehistory and antiquity


FECHA/DATE/DATA: 24/05/2017


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Martin E. Segal Theatre, The Graduate Center, City University of New York (New York, NY, USA)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Zdravko Blazekovic (Research Center for Music Iconography, Graduate Center of the City University of New York) ; Rupert Till (University of Huddersfield)






10:00-10:30 Stef Conner (The University of Huddersfield), Deciphering the World’s Oldest Musical Notation: A Performer’s Perspective
10:30-11:00 Heidi Köpp-Junk (Universität Trier), The Earliest Music in Ancient Egypt (Predynastic and Early Dynastic Period and the Beginning of the Old Kingdom)
11:30-12:00 Fang Xueyang (The University of Huddersfield), A Study on Research Methodologies Relating to Lithophones
12:00-12:30 Günay Kochan-Flower (Istanbul Teknik Üniversitesi), A Brief Look at the Role of Sound in State and Local Cult Festivals in Hittite Anatolia
Lunch break
2:30-3:00 Leah Stuttard (The University of Huddersfield), The 15th-Century Harp: Approaches to Documents, Scores and Instrument
3:00-3:30 Daniel Sánchez-Muñoz (Universidad de Granada), The Sound of Mesopotamian Aerophones through the Sumerian Texts
4:00-4:30 Jorge Boehringer (The University of Huddersfield), The Cup and Ring Marks on Rombalds Moor as Conceptual Point of Intersection
4:30-5:00 Rupert Till (The University of Huddersfield), The Acoustic Ecology of Sculptor’s Cave: Musical Responses to Pictish Iconography in Scotland
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