About PAIG

PERFORMANCE AND ANALYSIS INTEREST GROUP (PAIG)

http://societymusictheory.org/societies/interest/performanceanalysis

Mission statement

The Performance and Analysis Interest Group (PAIG) exists to promote research into relations between performance and analysis, to support and further interests in all topics at the intersection of music theory and performance, to facilitate dialogue between performers and theorists, and to open new avenues for such interaction.

Activities

The group sponsors special sessions at SMT conferences as well as presentations and discussions within its own meetings on teaching, research, and recent activities elsewhere in the field. (For descriptions of some activities at some past meetings, click here). PAIG also maintains a bibliography of relevant publications and listing of works in progress. We encourage submission of citations and annotations from all who are interested.

Topics of interest include:

  • implications of analysis for performance and vice versa
  • study of audio/video recordings, empirical and qualitative
  • work with performers
  • formal models of relations between analysis and performance
  • performance practice, historical and contemporary
  • theories of performance movement
  • pedagogical applications

Click here for more information about our recent and upcoming meeting activities.

E-list

To join the PAIG e-mail list, please send your name, e-mail address, and institutional affiliation if any to Jan Miyake. To post to the list, address your message to smt-paig@oberlin.edu.

Contacts

For further information and any other inquiries regarding the group’s activities, please contact PAIG co-chairs Daniel Barolsky and Edward Klorman:

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