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Tales, Myths and Stories: Call for chapter proposal

Call for chapter proposal Tales, Myths and Stories: Exploring Narrative Methodologies in Music Research Edited by Tiri Bergesen Schei, Amira Erlich and Kari Holdhus Book to be proposed for publication in landscapes: The arts, Aesthetics end education (Springer publishing: Liora Bresler, Series Editor). Storytelling is both an extraordinary and everyday practice which includes ancient fairytales READ MORE

Music, Spirituality and Genre study day Schedule

Friday 20 May 2022 Dr Mike Dines and Dr Brian Inglis, in association with the international network Music, Spirituality and Wellbeing (MSW)  From Lady Gaga and Leonard Cohen to Arvo Pärt and Galina Ustvolskaya via John Coltrane, musicians working in various genres have notably explored spiritual themes and/or made music with spiritual intention. Music without READ MORE

Call for papers: Music, Spirituality and Genre study day, Friday 20 May 2022, Middlesex University, London, UK

Middlesex University is hosting a Study Day on Music, Spirituality and Genre on Friday 20 May 2022, convened by Dr Mike Dines and Dr Brian Inglis, in association with the international network Music, Spirituality and Wellbeing (MSW) http://mswinternational.org/. From Lady Gaga and Leonard Cohen to Arvo Pärt and Galina Ustvolskaya via John Coltrane, musicians working READ MORE

Presentations of the book ‘Heart’s Ease. Spirituality in the Music of John Tavener’

We are happy to announce two presentation events in the UK for this book on 12th November (Winchester) and 30th November (Middlesex) Our age owes Sir John Tavener deep gratitude. His works cross both cultural and disciplinary boundaries. He illustrated how to deal with intense suffering and felt deeply for the suffering of the world. READ MORE

Call for Papers -THE JOURNAL RELIGIONS Special Issue: MUSIC AND SPIRITUALITY

https://www.mdpi.com/journal/religions/special_issues/RSMUSIC Guest Editors The Rev Prof June Boyce-Tillman (june.boyce-tillman@winchester.ac.uk) and Dr Stephen Roberts sr@swbc.org.uk  Dear Colleagues, This will be a cross-disciplinary issue exploring music set in various contexts that can be seen to include a spiritual dimension, however this is defined. It will include educational, performance, ritual and healing contexts. It will examine how music READ MORE