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Created in 1994, the journal Musurgia is published quarterly. André Riotte (1928-2011) was its editor in chief from 1994 to 2000, Nicolas Meeùs from 2001 to 2017. Under the auspices of the French Society for Music Analysis (SFAM), Musurgia publishes on all subjects in relation with music analysis and/or theory. The journal has the ambition to foster dialogue beyond institutional, national, and disciplinary boundaries.
   Submissions are welcome. Propositions in French or in English will be sent by email to the and will conform to the instructions aux auteurs (English translation in preparation) proposed on this website.

On the initiative of the French Society for Music Analysis (SFAM), Musurgia is organizing an article competition.

After a pre-selection by a jury composed of the editors in chief, the editorial board and the SFAM President, two awards will be given:
● The Jean-Jacques Nattiez Award, amounting to 1000 €, will be given under the responsibility of the latter to an article written in French language;
● The SFAM Award, amounting to 1000 €, will be given under the responsibility of a committee of SFAM members to an article that demonstrates a particularly innovative methodology. This article may be written in French or English.
   The award-winning articles will be published in the Musurgia journal with the mention of the award received. The winners will receive their financial reward after the actual publication of their article. Non-winning articles will be considered for publication in Musurgia, according to the usual procedure.
   Articles, in accordance with Musurgia’s submission guidelines (see Instructions aux auteurs), may relate to all the subject areas covered by the journal, in particular but not limited to:
● Music analysis from various periods and cultures;
● Analytical theories;
● Analytical methods;
● History and epistemology of music analysis and theory;
● Musical semiotics;
● Computer-aided music analysis;
● Teaching of analysis;
● Practical applications of analysis.
   The competition is open to the entire network of analysts and theorists from all institutional and academic backgrounds. Young researchers and performers are particularly encouraged to submit papers.
   Articles should be sent by e-mail to the editors in chief () no later than 15 October 2020, with the words “2020 competition” in the subject line of the e-mail. The results will be announced on 15 December 2020.
   Participation in this competition is conditioned to the 2020 membership to the French Society for Music Analysis of all the authors of an article. In order for their application to be considered, the authors must have paid their 2020 membership fee by 15 October 2020 at the latest (see Adhérer à la SFAM).

Editors in chief : Muriel Boulan (Sorbonne Université), Christophe Guillotel-Nothmann (CNRS), Nathalie Hérold (Université de Strasbourg)

Editorial committee : Sylvain Caron (Université de Montréal), Philippe Cathé (Sorbonne Université), Anne-Emmanuelle Ceulemans (Université catholique de Louvain), Frédéric Dufeu (University of Huddersfield), Ariane Jeßulat (Universität der Künste Berlin), Nicolas Meeùs (Sorbonne Université)

Reading committee since 2017 : Nidaa Abou Mrad (Antonine University, Beyrouth), Jean-Pierre Bartoli (Sorbonne University), Cécile Carayol (University of Rouen), Sylvain Caron (University of Montréal), Pierre Couprie (Sorbonne University), Nathalie Fernando (University of Montréal), Anas Ghrab (Sousse University), Márta Grabócz (University of Strasbourg), Florian Guilloux (Sorbonne University), Xavier Hascher (University of Strasbourg), Ariane Jeßulat (Universität der Künste Berlin), Hervé Lacombe (University Rennes II), Marie-Noëlle Masson (University Rennes II), Nicolas Meeùs (Sorbonne University), Dana Rappoport (CNRS), Pierre Saby (University Lumière-Lyon-II), Thomas Soury (University Lumière-Lyon-II), Alice Tacaille (Sorbonne University)

Partner institutions :

Société Française d’Analyse Musicale
(SFAM, Ministère de la Culture)
Groupe de Recherches Expérimentales sur l’Acte Musical
(LabEx GREAM, Université de Strasbourg,
Programme Investissements d’Avenir, Agence Nationale de la Recherche)

Institut de Recherche en Musicologie
(UMR 8223 – IReMus, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique,
Sorbonne Université, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Ministère de la Culture)


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