Subject: VII SBCM
Date: Sat Oct 23 1999 - 22:53:40 EDT


******** VII Brazilian Symposium on Computer Music ********
******************** 17--20 July 2000 ********************
*********************** Brazil ***********************

                                 PRELIMINARY CALL FOR
                             PRODUCT DEMONSTRATIONS

The Sixth Brazilian Symposium on Computer Music saw researchers
from various countries discussing their experiences in a friendly and
informal atmosphere. The Seventh Brazilian Symposium, chaired by
Bernadete Zagonel ( , will be held in
Curitiba, the capital of the Parana state, from 17 to 20 July 2000. The
Brazilian Symposia are organized by NUCOM, the computer music
branch of the Brazilian Computing Society and pride themselves on
their intercultural nature and selection policies.

Roger Dannenberg (USA) and Leigh Landy (UK) will deliver the
keynote speeches. There will be paper presentations, concerts,
tutorials and product demonstrations. Researchers, composers,
educators, manufactures and all concerned with the interplay between
music and technology are invited to submit papers, compositions,
tutorial projects and product demonstration proposals.

*important dates*

--- 25 February 2000 --- closing date for postage of compositions
--- 3 March 2000 --- closing date for postage of papers, tutorials
and product demonstration proposals
--- 31 March 2000 --- notification of acceptance of papers
--- 21 April 2000 --- notification of acceptance of compositions,
tutorials and product demonstration proposals
--- 21 April 2000 --- closing date for camera-ready papers

*submission of papers*

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Acoustics, Diffusion, Sonorization
Artificial Life and Evolutionary Music Systems
Audio Hardware Design
Audio Signal Processing
Computer Aided Musical Education
Computer Aided Music Analysis
Computer-Aided Musicology
Internet Applications
Multimedia Integration
Music Data Structures and Representation
Music Notation, Printing and Optical Recognition
The Musicologies of Digital Musics
Psychoacoustics and Cognitive Modelling
Real-time Interactive Systems
Sound Synthesis
Systems and Languages for Composition

This year we are giving particular emphasis to the musicologies
(historical, systematic, ethno, critical etc) of digital musics
music, electroacoustic music, soundscape, techno etc.). Papers
reporting ongoing or concluded research should be submitted in a
preliminary version of no more than 8 pages (Times Roman 12 and
1.5 interline space). Please state clearly in the front page which of
above headings, if any, best describes your subject matter. Preliminary
submissions in Portuguese will be accepted on the understanding
that their authors will undertake to present the final version in
English. You are kindly requested not to reveal your identity in
your paper (avoid self reference etc.). Please send MS Word 97
compatible files as e.-mail attachments to the Chairs, Aluizio
Arcela *and* Carlos Palombini: and

By agreement with the Editors, a selection of musicological
papers will be published online in the *Electronic Musicological
Review* and the *Critical Musicology Journal*, as appropriate.
Since online publication is likely in all areas, authors are encouraged
to take advantage of hypertext facilities.

*committee of papers *

Aluizio Arcela, *Chair*, University of Brasilia, Brazil
Daniel Arfib, CNRS-LMA, Marseille, France
Peter Beyls, St Lukas Art School, Belgium
Georgina Born, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge, UK
Moisei Boroda, German Association of Musicians, Germany
Marcio Brandao, University of Edinburgh, UK
Antonio Camurri, University of Genoa, Italy
Furio Damiani, State University of Campinas, Brazil
Roger Dannenberg, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Myrian Desainte-Catherine, University of Bordeaux, France
Simon Emmerson, City University, UK
Carole Gubernikoff, University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fabio Kon, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Leigh Landy, De Montfort University, UK
Victor Lazzarini, National University of Ireland, Eire
Peter Manning, University of Durham, UK
Jonatas Manzolli, State University of Campinas, Brazil
Eduardo Miranda, Lamesm, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil,
and Sony CSL-Paris, France
Axel Mulder, Infusion Systems Ltd., Canada
Richard Orton, University of York, UK
Carlos Palombini, *Chair*, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Geber Ramalho, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Alistair Riddell, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Steve Sweeney-Turner, University of Leeds, UK
Rick Taube, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Petri Toiviainen, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
Barry Truax, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Mirjana Veselinovic-Hofman, Belgrade University of Arts, Yugoslavia
Marcelo M. Wanderley, IRCAM --- Centre Georges Pompidou, France
Luke Windsor, University of Leeds, UK

*submission of compositions*

The Seventh Brazilian Symposium on Computer Music will seek to
highlight the variety of musical styles that come under the computer
music heading. Submissions are invited from composers working in all
genres within the field. Formats are as follows:

[1] music for tape, 2 to 8 channels;

[2] music for tape or live-electronics with vocal and/or instrumental

[3] algorithmic composition, vocal and/or instrumental.

For [1] send DAT or CD.

For [2] send DAT or CD recording of the electronic part plus full score
and, if at all possible, a recording of the full piece.

For [3] send DAT or CD plus full score.

Submission must include:

--- one copy of a brief programme note (10 to 15 lines in English,
Portuguese or Spanish);

--- one copy of a short biography (10 to 15 lines in English,
Portuguese or Spanish);

--- three copies of all music materials (CDs, DATs and scores).

Please post submissions by air mail to the Chair, Fernando Iazzetta, to
whom enquiries may be addressed:

Fernando Iazzetta
USP - ECA - Dpto. Musica
Rua da Antiga Reitoria, S/N
05508-900 - Sao Paulo - SP

Please, note:

--- pieces not exceeding 12 minutes are preferred;

--- compositions must have been created no earlier than in 1997;

--- although we cannot guarantee execution of pieces that involve
vocal or instrumental forces or that bring extra costs to the event,
we shall do our best to work out a solution in consultation with the

--- pieces for more than 2 channels require that the submission of
a stereo DAT or CD be followed, if selected, by the multi-track tape.

--- submissions will be deposited in the symposia archive and will
not be returned;

--- up to 2 different works may be submitted by composer.

*committee of compositions*:

Miguel Azguime, Portugal
Francoise Barriere, France
Rodolfo Caesar, Brazil
Carlos Cerana, Argentina
Paulo Chagas, Brazil/Germany
Silvio Ferraz, Brazil
Denise Garcia, Brazil
Fernando Iazzetta, *Chair*, Brazil
Paul Lansky, USA
Emmanuelle Loubet, Japan/Germany
Wilson Sukorski, Brazil

*tutorials and product demonstrations*

Please contact Conrado Silva:

Conrado Silva
Universidade de Brasilia
Colina Bl. E Ap. 602
70910-900 Brasilia DF
tel. +55 61 349-8978
fax +55 61 349-0757

For updated information please visit the Symposium website



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