15th Doctoral and Postdoctoral Seminar on Musical Semiotics – University of Helsinki, March 2-5, 2015

Director Professor Eero Tarasti,

Co-Directors Professor Jean-Marie Jacono (Université d’Aix-Marseille), Professor Dario Martinelli (Kaunas Technological University)

MONDAY, MARCH 2      Unioninkatu 38 hall C120 Musicology

10-12.30              Session I
– Opening Eero Tarasti
– Jean-Marie Jacono, Musique, narrativité et  société russe : les ballets de Tchaikovski
– Juan Barrera, Forme et signification dans le répertoire d’orgue francais du Grand Siècle

12.30-14              Lunch

14-16.30              Session II
– Cleisson Melo, Composing gesture-topics: a semiotic approach to Villa-Lobos’Dances
– Aurea Dominguez, Manuel Garcia and the bassoon: Bel canto as a source of inspiration for instrumental music performance
– Vassil Anastassov, Let me tell you how I feel – Let me sing it to you

16.30-17              Coffee Break

17-19     Italian Concert, Language Center, Musical Hall 3rd floor, Fabianinkatu 26
– Paolo Rosato, Luca Seccafieno (trumpet), Fabrizio Viti (piano)

19-20     Welcoming reception at Topelia (Unioninkatu 38 hall C120)

TUESDAY, MARCH 3       Unioninkatu 38 hall C120 Musicology

10-12.30              Session III
– Daniel Röhe, Music semiotics and meaning in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte
– Paolo Rosato & Fabrizio Viti, From Analysis to Performance: beyond Overinterpretation. Three examples from Chopin’s work: Prelude Op. 28 no. 21, Nocturne Op. 37 no. 1, Waltz Op. 64 no. 2.

12.30-13.30        Lunch

13.30-15.30        Session IV
– Iwona Sowinska-Fruhtrunk, Arnold Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht: Exploring Neo Mythologism and Axiology of Space
– Takemi Sosa, Narrative discourse: from chaos to clarity in Magnus Lindberg’s Cantigas

 15.30-16              Coffee Break

16-18     Language Center Music Hall 3rd floor, Fabianinkatu 26, Sibelius Event
– Eero Tarasti, Jean Sibelius 150 Years
– Jean Sibelius’ Piano Works and Songs, Eila Tarasti (piano), Tero Halonen (tenor)
– Jean Sibelius, Pianoquintetto (1890) in five movements

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4               Unioninkatu 38 hall C120 Musicology

10-12.30              Session V
– Dario Martinelli, Music and technologies: Dialogues and conflicts
– Mikko Ojanen, ”Sound of music” or ”sound of medium”: the audio engineer’s signification process during the audio mastering
– Sari Helkala-Koivisto, Musical signification – a bio-cultural core of the speech

12.30-14              Lunch

14-16.30              Session VI
– Lorenzo Santoro, D’Annunzio, Hofmannsthal, Rolland: Music and Heroism in the European context
– Joshua Hey, The Semiotics of Process In Contemporary Music
– Marjo Suominen, Surfaces of Performativity and Intertextuality in Handel´s Opera Giulio
Cesare in Egitto

16.30-17              Coffee break

THURSDAY, MARCH 5    Unioninkatu 38 hall C120 Musicology

10-11.30              Session VII
– Lina Navickaite-Martinelli, Novel Discourses on the Art of Musical Performance: A Semiotic Approach
– Monika Karwaszewska, Transavantgarde of Polish Music – An Attempt to Adapt the Phenomenon

11.30-12              Coffee break

12-13-30              Session VIII
– Grisell MacDonel, Traveling Subjectivities: Existential Semiotic Analysis of the Influence of Virtuoso Composer-performers Around the World in the case of Giovanni Bottesini
– Panu Heimonen, Existential Semiotics and Performance

13.30-14              Lunch

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