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Complexity and the Structure of Music: Universal Features and Evolutionary Perspectives Across Cultures - Agenda

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Complexity and the Structure of Music:
Universal Features and Evolutionary Perspectives Across Cultures - Agenda
December 7 - 9, 2020 — Zoom

Theme of this first meeting: Towards a taxonomy of music complexity

Agenda

Tentative schedule. All times are Mountain Time (MT)

TIME SPEAKER TITLE

Monday, December 7
9:00-9:20 AM Marco Buongiorno Nardelli Welcome and Introductions
9:20 - 9:50 AM Marco Buongiorno Nardelli Topology of Networks in Generalized Musical Spaces
9:50 - 10:00 AM Break
Chair Roger Malina Topic: Music as a Complex System
10:00 - 10:30 AM Miguel Fuentes Conditional Degree Matrix in Musical Analysis
10:30 - 11:00 AM Gustavo Martínez-Mekler Narrative in Five Centuries of Classical Music: Time´s Arrow

Tuesday, December 8
Chair Miguel Fuentes Topic: Complexity in music theory, composition and performance
9:00-9:30 AM Dmitri Tymoczko The Quadruple Hierarchy
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Panel 1: The tools of complexity science in the technical, historical and cultural analysis of music Panelists: Stefani Crabtree, Marc Santolini, Chris Kempes, Marc Newman (TBC), Damian Zanette (TBC)

(5’ each of opening statements)

10:30 - 11:00 AM David Stout Image Sonification and Eco Conscience Listening
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Panel 2: Complexity and creativity in music Panelists: Caroline Shaw, Scot Gresham-Lancaster, Gilberto Bernardes, Tyler Marghetis

(5’ each of opening statements)


Wednesday, December 9
Chair Chris Kempes Topic: Complexity in music cognition and perception
9:00-9:30 AM Robert Zatorre Talk title TBD
9:30 - 10:00 AM Elizabeth Margulis Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Cross-Cultural Work in Music
10:00 - 10:10 AM Break
10:10 - 11:00 AM Panel 3: Music, brain, networks: a search for universality? Panelists: Helena Miton, Tyler Marghetis, Roger Malina, Sølvi Ystad (5’ each of opening statements)