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Music and Texts in Ancient Greece

12-07-2014 - 13-07-2014

The Programme;

Saturday 12 July a.m.

9.30 Armand D’Angour: What difference does music make to texts? 

10.30 Stefan Hagel: Song and Speech in Greek tragedy: a crazy approach to their ratio.                               

11.30 Coffee

11.45 Andrew Barker: Disreputable music: a performance and a defence (Plut. Quaest. conv. 704c4-705b6).

Saturday p.m.

2.15 Naomi Weiss: Hearing the syrinx in Euripidean tragedy.

3.15 Tom Phillips: Words and The Musician: Pindar's Dactylo-Epitrites.                                          

4.15 Tea

5.00  David Creese: Sense-perception, instruments and the construction of scientific authority in Ptolemy's Harmonics.

Sunday 13 July a.m.

9.30   Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi: The aura of melos : Plato and “pure poetry”

10.30  Pierre Destrée: Aristotle on aesthetic perception of music.

11.30 Coffee

11.45  Plenary discussion.

Organisers: Armand D’Angour and Tom Phillips


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