Music Theory and Music Cognition: A Conference in Honor of Fred Lerdahl

Friday, March 23, 2018
Maison Française (Buell Hall), 515 West 116th Street, New York, NY 10027     map
Fred Lerdahl

Fred Lerdahl's thought has exercised a widespread influence on music theory and music cognition as well as informing the analysis of music in the tonal repertoire and beyond. A conference organized in his honor by the Department of Music at Columbia University will present recent work based on and related to the theoretical work of Fred Lerdahl as well as its applicability to various areas of research and musical practice. Speakers will include Ray Jackendoff, Carol KrumhanslElizabeth Hellmuth Margulis, and David Temperley.

Event sponsors: Department of Music; The Center for Science and Society; Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience; Fritz Reiner Center for Contemporary Music; Heyman Center for the Humanities and Society of Fellows in the Humanities.