Latin American Music Seminar, London . 26 May

Institute for the Study of the Americas

The Latin American Music Seminar is a British forum for Latin American music research that meets twice yearly. For more information or to RSVP contact Dr. Henry Stobart h.stobart@rhul.ac.uk . 

Time: 26 May 2012, 10:15 – 15:45

Venue : The Chancellor’s Hall (Senate House, First Floor). South Block of Senate House, 1st Floor (MAP) . Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Programme:

10.15am Coffee

10.40 Welcome

10.45 John Cowley (Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London),
Stokowski’s South American Adventure – 1940

11.30 Hans Hess (University of Bristol), Loving and Lyricism in the City of
God: The uses of samba in Brazilian films

12.15 Jessica Quiñones (University of Huddersfield), The ‘breath mark of
possibility’: Notation, phrasing and form for a wider tango
performance context in Astor Piazzolla’s Tango-Etude no. 1 for Solo
Flute

1.00 Lunch (sandwiches provided)

2.15 Caroline Pearsall (Royal Holloway, University of London/
Professional tango violinist), Tango in Diaspora – An Argentine
Abroad: An examination of the Parisian tango music community.

3.00 Andrea Marsili (Paris IV -Sorbonne University/ Tango composer),
Opposing viewpoints on the music of Astor Piazzolla

3.45 Tea followed by tango music, including compositions by Andrea
Marsili, performed by Caroline Pearsall (violin), Andrea Marsili
(piano) and Carolina Poenitz (bandoneon).

We ask for a contribution of £5.00 towards coffee, tea and lunch (unless giving a
paper or performing). If you wish to attend, please inform Henry Stobart by
Wednesday 23rd May: email: h.stobart@rhul.ac.uk
We are grateful to the Institute for the Study of the Americas and the
Institute of Musical Research for their support of this seminar series.

Please contact Henry Stobart (h.stobart@rhul.ac.uk) if you would like to be included on the mailing list, or if you wish to offer a presentation or to perform at a future seminar.

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