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Music in Paris: The Place of the Boulanger Sisters?

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START DATE 27 February 2018
START TIME 06:15pm
LOCATION

Concert Room, Grove Building, Middlesex University, The Burroughs, London, NW4 4BT

END DATE 27 February 2018
END TIME 08:00pm

Presented by Dr Helen Julia Minors (Kingston University)

This talk explores Lili Boulanger’s pivotal role in changing the place of women in French music of her era and beyond. It refers in particular to the music-text interplay within her works, such as the Psalms, and details her musical development which spanned such a short life.

Dr. Helen Julia Minors is Head of Department of Music and Associate Professor of Music at Kingston University, London. She is currently the elected chair of the National Association for Music in Higher Education. She has published widely including: Music, Text and Translation (Bloomsbury 2013); book chapters in Bewegungen zwischen Hören und Sehen. Denkbewegungen über Bewegungskünste (Verlag Koenigshausen Neumann 2012), Musique française: esthétique et identité en mutation 1892-1992 (Delatour 2012), Erik Satie: Art, Music and Literature (Ashgate 2013), The Routledge International Handbook of Intercultural Arts Research (Routledge 2016), Opera and Translation: Eastern and Western Perspectives (John Benjamins 2017) and Historical Interplay in French Music and Culture (Routledge 2017); and articles in Opera Quarterly (2006), Dance Research (2009), Ars Lyrica (2011), Cahiers de la Société québécoise de recherche en musique (2012), Choreologica: The Journal of European Association of Dance Historians (2013) and London Review of Education (2017). Funded research projects have included: Translating Music Network (AHRC 2013–2014) and Taking Race Live (Access Funding 2015–17).

This free event is open to students, staff and the public. No registration is required.

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