Stanford University
Department of Music Presents:
April 6-8, 2018

Reactions to the Record Symposium 2018

About the Symposium

The Stanford Department of Music in conjunction with Stanford Arts Institute (formerly Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts) and the Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound convened the first Reactions to the Record symposium in 2007 as an interdisciplinary meeting of the world's finest scholars and performers interested in the legacy of historical recordings. Past symposia details can be found here. Presenters have included Charles Rosen, Nicholas Cook, Robert Philip, Joseph Horowitz, Jose Bowen, Malcolm Bilson, and Donald Manildi, among others.

The symposium highlights work in performance practice that engages historical recordings as vital source material. Central to this interest are performances inspired by historical models. Presentations in related areas include cultural studies in performance, methodologies of performance analysis, and performance in historical narrative.

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