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IASPM Journal: Special Issue on Popular Music Performance

Posted: December 4th, 2012 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

Submission deadline: 1 March 2013

Music performance forms part of ongoing debate amongst IASPM members, leading to innovative research that addresses mediation and embodiment; spectacle and immersion; technology and music.

IASPM Journal, the Journal of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, wishes to provide a platform for these debates with a special issue on popular music performance for publication in 2013.

Drawing on the extensive contemporary and historical expertise of our cross-cultural membership, we invite papers that can offer comparative insights into the relationship between music performance, music technologies and ways of hearing.

Themes can include, but are not restricted to:
•       Music performativity
•       Contexts of performance
•       Popular music performance as industry
•       Techniques of listening, techniques of hearing
•       Live music and improvisation
•       Record production as performance
•       Mediation and embodiment
•       Spectacle and immersion
•       Spaces of music performance
•       Music video performance
•       Public Appearance and gesture
•       Critical analysis of music performance analysis
•       Music performance research methodologies

Please do not hesitate to contact [[email protected]] for editorial advice from Dr Hillegonda Rietveld and Dr Carlo Nardi regarding a particular idea for a contribution.

Deadline for submission: 1 March 2013

Depending on the language used, submissions are expected to be between 5000 to 8000 words in length, keeping the Word-document size to 2 MB.

English is the official idiom but articles may also be submitted in the official language of any of its branches (adding an English abstract).

In order to submit to IASPM@journal you must be an IASPM member <http://www.iaspm.net/join/> and register as Author on the journal’s site:http://www.iaspmjournal.net/index.php/IASPM_Journal/user/register.

Tip: Ensure you tick the box ‘Author’ in your online profile with IASPM Journal, to enable document submission from your home page in the journal’s site.

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