The 14th International Music Theory and Analysis Conference, organized by the Italian research association Gruppo di Analisi e Teoria Musicale (GATM), in collaboration with the Istituto Superiore di Studi Musicali G. Lettimi, the Sagra Musicale Malatestiana,and the Municipality of Rimini, will be held in Rimini from Thursday, 28 September, to Sunday, 1 October 2017. The Conference Committee hereby invites those interested to submit proposals related to music theory and analysis of repertoires, practices and musical experiences of any genre, period or geographic area.

In addition to the above proposals on free topics, this year the Conference intends to devote a special session to the theme Perspectives of development and innovation of theoretical-analytical studies in Italian Conservatoires. The reform law of Italian conservatories is requiring new ways of thinking about theoretical and analytical disciplines, with a strong stance towards the implementation of educational paths much more focused on the students’ cultural growth. To this aim, those interested are invited to submit proposals related to one or more of the followings aspects:

  1. Current State, purposes, and contents of music theory and analysis within the present-day teaching programmes;
  2. Experiences of educational and methodological innovations;
  3. Research experiences in music theory and analysis;
  4. Relationships of music theory and analysis with musicology, performance, and composition.

All proposals must be sent by email as an attachment (in PDF format) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Submissions will be open until July 9, 2017.  Proposals sent after this deadline, or not complying with the submission guidelines above, will be rejected.

Authors of proposals will be informed of the outcome of their submission by email by July 30, 2017.

The call for papers with detailed information about submission and practical details on the conference is available at this link.

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La RIVISTA DI ANALISI E TEORIA MUSICALE (RATM) è stata inclusa dall'ANVUR nell'elenco delle riviste di CLASSE A per l'Area 10 Scienze dell'antichità, filologico-letterarie e storico-artistiche. L'aggiornamento è stato pubblicato sul sito dell'ANVUR il 31 Ottobre 2018 ed è attivo da Luglio 2018.

La Rivista di Analisi e Teoria Musicale è una rivista peer reviewed fondata nel 1994 dal GATM. Sulla rivista sono pubblicati studi in lingua italiana e inglese, dedicati all'analisi di repertori e pratiche musicali di ogni periodo storico, genere, stile e provenienza geografica.

La Rivista pubblica articoli originali, caratterizzati da ampiezza di articolazione e analisi critica, completezza delle fonti e rigore dell'informazione bibliografica; comprende inoltre una sezione dedicata a brevi interventi sulla didattica dell'analisi e una rubrica di recensioni. Oltre ad accogliere le proposte degli studiosi, la Rivista promuove la pubblicazione di volumi monografici dedicati a questioni teoriche e metodologiche di particolare rilievo nel panorama degli studi internazionali.