When the Music Takes Over. Musical Numbers in Film and Television

Country: Austria

City: Salzburg

Abstr. due: 30.04.2017

Dates: 08.03.18 — 10.03.18

Area Of Sciences: Arts; Cultural science;

Organizing comittee e-mail: aniela.buzatu@sbg.ac.at

Organizers: Department of Musicology, University of Salzburg


The aim of this interdisciplinary conference is to investigate musical numbers in fictional film and television with regard to issues such as affect, performance, musical and filmic style and structure, visual musicality, configurations of cinematic time and space, gender construction, modes of audience address, reception, fan culture and more broader philosophical questions about the ontology of cinema. 

Conference Web-Site: https://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2017/01/16/when-the-music-takes-over-musical-numbers-in-film-and-television