(ed. by Costas Tsougras, Danae Stefanou and Kostas Chardas)

The whole volume of Abstracts is available here

Individual papers, where submitted by the authors, appear in alphabetical order (by first author's last name).
A = abstract ; F = full text ; + = additional material (audio files, etc.).

Keynote lecture :
Yannis Andreou Papaioannou: The Conference's Commemorated Composer
Demetre Yannou
Art of forgetting - Some mechanisms of resistance to microtonal memory in Russia's 1960s avant-garde A
Lidia Ader
Learning complex piano music : Environmentalist applications A : F
Pavlos Antoniadis
Silence in time continuum as a stochastic process in Iannis Xenakis's instrumental work A : F
Antonios Antonopoulos
Berlin reductionism - An extreme approach to improvisation developed in the Berlin Echtzeitmusik-Scene A : F : +
Marta Blazanovic
Configurin(g) KaiBorg : Interactivity, ideology, and agency in electro-acoustic improvised music A : F
David Borgo and Jeff Kaiser
Advanced popular music: Defining avant-garde A
Dahlia Borsche
Musical postmodernism in contemporary Poland (1989-2009) A
Christopher Cary
Greek musical modernism (1950s-1970s) and the archetypal perception of Hellenic past A
Kostas Chardas
Yorgos Sicilianos and the musical avant garde in Greece A : F
Valia (Stavroula) Christopoulou
Don't deny my name: The resounding of a Black avantgarde in post-war music history A : F : +
A. Scott Currie
Hungarian variations on Improvisations sur Mallarme: Zoltan Jeney's early reception of Pierre Boulez' music A : F
Anna Dalos
Gerard Grisey: Time and process A : F
Nicola Davico
Hitting culture on the head: Movimiento Musica Mas, intermedia performance and resistance in Buenos Aires, 1969-73 A
Andrew Raffo Dewar
The process of becoming: Roger Redgate's Genoi Hoios Essi A : F
Stuart Paul Duncan
The concept of law and the idea of justice as presented in works of the European avant garde music A
Yannis Erifillidis
Nikolai Roslavets, Yuri Kholopov and the (Post-)Soviet conception of a musical avant-garde A
Philip Ewell
Notation, improvisation, writing: The early music of Roger Redgate A : F
Dimitris Exarchos
John Luther Adams - An avant-garde composer in Alaska A : F : +
Sabine Feisst
The 'imaginary sound museum'. The reinterpretation of European tradition in the music of Gerardo Gandini A : F
Pablo Fessel
A belated arrival: Gerald Barry and the creation of an Irish musical avant-garde A
Mark Fitzgerald
'The sky above the port was the colour of television, tuned to a dead channel': Music press discourses on post-punk industrial music and the construction of a dystopian urban space A : F
Patrick Glen
(Un)Popular avant gardes: Underground popular music and the avant garde A : F
Stephen Graham
Captain Beefheart and the monstrous rhythms of the modern musical self A
Joao Paulo Guimaraes
The Avant-garde and the End of Music: A Hegelian Perspective on the Aesthetics of Twentieth-Century Radical Music A : F
Golan Gur
Aesthetic shifts from the avant-garde towards the 'second modernity': The swaddling of a new compositional thinking A : F
Leontios J. Hadjileontiadis
Music perception of avant garde: Musical structure and time A : F
Justyna Humiecka-Jakubowska
Musical form after the avant-garde revolution: A new approach to composition teaching A : F
Rafael L. Junchaya
Harmonic and formal coherence in Morton Feldman's late music A : F
Edward Jurkowski
Ancient wisdom in modern music:Yannis A.Papaioannou's 4 Orphic Hymns as challenge of renewal and revision in postwar conception for the sound interpretation of the Greek ancient Orphic sacred hymnology A : F
Konstantinos D. Kakavelakis
The influence of musical avant-garde in the works of Dimitris Dragatakis of the late '50s and the'60s A : F : +
Magdalini Kalopana
J.G. Thirlwell: Educating the ear A : F
Ursula-Helen Kassaveti
Krassimir Kyurkchiiski's choral arrangements: The avantgarde approach to Bulgarian choral Obrabotki A
Kalin Kirilov
Collective improvisation and the controversy of the determined work: An interdisciplinary approach to the correlation of music and architecture A : F
Alexandros Kleidonas
From "jarring" Jarry to "pendent" Penderecki: Opera in a state of shock - A presentation of Krzysztof Penderecki's opera Ubu Rex, after Alfred Jarry's Ubu roi A : F
Georgia Kondyli and Athena Stourna
Constructivism in the works of Iannis Xenakis as a new link between avant-garde art and music A : F
Kinga Krzymowska
Kostas Nikitas: A missing puzzle piece from 20th century Greek music A : F
Athanasia D. Kyriakidou and Anna Papagiannaki
Staging who we are: Reflections on myth, intertextuality and construction of identity in Gabriela Ortiz' electroacoustic opera 'Unicamente la Verdad' A
Cesar Leal
The meta-language in Francis Dhomont's Novars. A
Theodoros Lotis
Poland: Delayed reception of avant-garde A
Bogumila Mika
Indonesian experimentalisms, the question of Western influence, and the cartography of aesthetic authority A : F
Christopher J. Miller
The cybernetic music of Roland Kayn A
Thomas W. Patteson
The second Russian avant-garde: Cultural and religious afterimages A
Anna Pelekanou
Musical avant-garde in Peru since 1950 A : F
Clara Petrozzi
Temporal disruption and formal coherence in John Zorn's Cat O' Nine Tails A
William Price
"Chi ama e ardito" ("He who loves is daring") - Poetics of affect in Salvatore Sciarrino's opera Luci mie traditrici A
Lydia Rilling
New paths in Argentine contemporary music: Aparecida (1986) by Carlos Mastropietro A : F : +
Edgardo J. Rodriguez
Xenakis' 1975 return to Greece: Politics, aesthetics and ideology in the reception of his work A
Katy Romanou
Aspects of neoclassicism within post-war Greek musical avant-garde: The violin concertos by Dimitri Dragatakis (1969), Yannis A. Papaioannou (1971) and Yorgos Sicilianos (1987) A : F
Giorgos Sakallieros
Furniture music for airports: Erik Satie and Brian Eno reflect on the music that best suits everyday life A : F
Lola San Martin Arbide
The Russian avant-garde of 1950s and 1960s: Aesthetics and technical problems A : F
Svetlana Savenko
Musical displacement and musicology's construction of the post-war avant-garde A
Florian Scheding
Avant garde and postmodern elements in Jani Christou's music for ancient dramas and comedy (1963-1969) A : F
Anastasia Siopsi
Musical experimentalism as the avant-garde: a Burgerian approach A : F
Tanja Tiekso
Elements of international avant-gardism, European post-modernism and Greek-Byzantine individuality in "Three Idiomela" and "Five Cavafy Poems" by Arghyris Kounadis A : F
Costas Tsougras
Art music like a new sound sensuousness A : F : +
Elisaveta Valchinova-Chendova
Symmetries in post-war operas based on psychoanalytical texts - Penderecki's Devils of Loudun and Ligeti's Le Grand Macabre A : F
Iossif Valette
Towards the transgression of the Arts: John Cage's influence on performance art after 1945 A
Alexandra Vinzenz
Avant-garde from the south: Nietzschean themes in twentieth-century Greek culture A
Panos Vlagopoulos
The semantics of Michalis Adamis' music and the claim for abstraction A : F
Petros Vouvaris
Fencing music: Did John Oswald's Plunderphonic signal a new paradigm for commercial music in the digital age? A
Mark Walters
A Chinese revolutionary opera in America: Aesthetic and political avant-garde A
Pao-Hsiang Wang
After avant-gardes: thoughts on the nature of improvisation and its place in contemporary music A : F
Jerry Wigens
Sound Object analysis A : F
Mandy-Suzanne Wong
Avant-garde and experimental music through the dissolution of the melodic-rhythmic-harmonic unity of the theme and the liberation of the musical components A : F
George Zervos
The avant-garde context in Laibach works A : F : +
Julijana Zhabeva-Papazova
PANEL DISCUSSION 1 : Transformational spaces and the avant-garde A
Rob Schultz, Lawrence Shuster
Contour vector space A
Rob Schultz
Parsimonious voice-leading spaces for tetrachordal, pentachordal and hexachordal K-net graph configurations A
Lawrence Shuster
PANEL DISCUSSION 2 : Re-contextualising experimental and improvised music: Creating contexts for musical freedom - antinomies and contradictions A
Panagiotis Kanellopoulos, Alexis Porfiriadis and Danae Stefanou
Experimental music in music education: Promises and conflicts A : F
Panagiotis A. Kanellopoulos
From work to workshop: Extending the social basis of compositional and performance processes towards collectivity A : F
Alexis Porfiriadis
Unguarded spaces: Collective free improvisation and the locus of innovation A
Danae Stefanou