Perceive - Experience - Represent

Fri. 19.5.—Sat. 20.5.2023

Pedagogical and psychological reflections on aesthetic questions

In memory of Wolfgang Roscher (+ 2002) and Christian G. Allesch (+ 2022)


19 May

9.00-9.15 a.m.: Opening with introductory thoughts by the Rector of the University Mozarteum Salzburg, Elisabeth Gutjahr, and greetings by the Head of the Department of Music Education Salzburg, Prof. Dr. Martin Losert, and the President of the IGPE, Prof. Gerhard Hofbauer.

9.15-10.00 a.m.: Hans Martin Ritter: Legacy and mission of polyaesthetics.

10.00-10.45 a.m.: Christoph Khittl: "Purifications and Clarifications"? Polyaesthetic education and didactic interpretation of music between change and process blindness. Notes on the "hyphenisation" of music didactic concepts (Moderation: Michaela Schwarzbauer)

11.00-11.45: Katharina Anzengruber: "You get such a meta-level to the subject ..." Artistic design processes 'in the service' of transformative education? A critical reflection

11.45-12.30: Martin Losert: "We don't play that kind of thing!" Aesthetic decision-making processes in the context of contemporary music programming (Moderation: Elisabeth Eder)

14.00-14.45: Dietmar Jürgens: 25 years of polyaesthetics in a social studies department of a German university

14.45-15.30: Masayuki Nakaji: "Between Occident and Orient": Longings and practical considerations in the discussion of polyaesthetic education (Moderation: Gerhard Hofbauer)

16.00-16.45: Timm Siering: Perceiving, experiencing, performing church music - music as part of liturgical staging

16.45-17.30: Therese von Bemberg-Flamersheim: Sensual experiences in early string instrument lessons as a key to the development of "expressive music making"? (Moderation: Katharina Anzengruber)

18.00-18.30: Musical performance
Martin Losert, saxophone and electronics
Jörg Schweinbenz, piano and electronics

20 May

9.15-10.00 a.m.: Otto Neumaier: On Beauty. To the educated among their despisers

10.00-10.45 a.m.: Rainer Schönhammer: Observations on the atmospheric effect of music (moderated by Gerhard Hofbauer)

11.00-11.45 a.m.: Stefan Koelsch: Music & Emotion in the Brain

11.45-12.30: Wolfgang Mastnak: Neuro-Polyaisthesis - an interdisciplinary challenge (Moderation: Katarzyna Grebosz-Haring)

14.00-14.45: Maria Spychiger: "Der Freiheit wildes Lied". Christian Allesch's remarks on the misuse of the aesthetic for the perversion of the concept of freedom

14.45-15.30: Michaela Schwarzbauer: "Not the eye and the ear feel, but the human being". In memoriam Christian Allesch (Moderation: Martin Losert)

15.30-16.00: Concluding thoughts, Michaela Schwarzbauer, Martin Losert