2007 Conference

Bangor Poster
The First International Conference on Minimalist Music was held in September of 2007 at the University of Bangor, Wales and was directed by Pwyll ap Sion and Tristian Evans. The following papers and files from the conference are available for download.



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Parallel Symmetries? Exploring Relationships between Minimalist Music and Multimedia Forms
Pwyll ap Siôn & Tristian Evans – Download Paper

1976 and All That: Minimalism and Post-Minimalism, Analysis and Listening Strategies
Keith Potter – Download Paper

‘Just the job for that lazy Sunday afternoon’: British Readymades and Systems Music
Virginia Anderson – Download Paper

Music Excerpts:

  1. http://www.bangor.ac.uk/music/events/virginia1.php
  2. http://www.bangor.ac.uk/music/events/virginia2.php
  3. http://www.bangor.ac.uk/music/events/virginia3.php
  4. http://www.bangor.ac.uk/music/events/virginia4.php

Sudoku Music: Systems and Readymades
Christopher Hobbs – Download Paper

Music Excerpts:

  1. http://www.bangor.ac.uk/music/events/hobbs1.php
  2. http://www.bangor.ac.uk/music/events/hobbs2.php
  3. http://www.bangor.ac.uk/music/events/hobbs3.php
  4. http://www.bangor.ac.uk/music/events/hobbs4.php
  5. http://www.bangor.ac.uk/music/events/hobbs5.php
  6. http://www.bangor.ac.uk/music/events/hobbs6.php

Steve Reich: stories of machines and minimalism
John Pymm – Download Paper

An Examination of Minimalist Tendencies in Two Early Works by Terry Riley
Ann Glazer Niren – Download Paper

Triadic Transformation and Harmonic Coherence in the Music of Gavin Bryars
Scott Alexander Cook – Download Paper

University of Bangor
University of Bangor, Wales