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Datum: Thu, 18/19 Dec
Betreff: [ak-discourse] Fwd: [SMC NETWORK] CfP 2nd International Conference on Timbre (Timbre 2020), 2–4 September 2020, Thessaloniki

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The 2nd International Conference on Timbre will take place 2–4 September 2020 in Thessaloniki, Greece. Timbre 2020 will be hosted by the School of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with support from the Department of Medical Physics and Acoustics of the University of Oldenburg and the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science of Queen Mary University of London.

For further details please visit https://timbre2020.mus.auth.gr


• Abstract submission deadline: March 20, 2020
• Notification of acceptance: May 1, 2020
• Camera ready paper submission deadline: June 20, 2020
• Early registration opens: April 1, 2020
• Early registration closes/late registration opens: July 1, 2020


Timbre 2020 invites submissions in the form of extended abstracts (up to 2 pages, 500-1000 words) for oral or poster presentation. All submitted abstracts will be peer-reviewed and the accepted ones can be updated to a 4 pages paper that will be included in the conference proceedings. Submissions must conform to the template that will be available at the conference website.

The proceedings will have an ISBN and its electronic version will be available on the Timbre 2020 website. Please note that at least one of the paper authors has to register to the conference for the paper to be presented and included in the proceedings.


Timbre 2020 welcomes contributions for oral and poster presentations.
Topics of interest include all scientific contributions related to timbre. Specific topics include, but are not limited to:

-history of timbre
-timbre in popular, folk, and traditional music
-control of timbre in film music and sound design
-timbre in orchestration and compositional practices
-cultural differences in timbre perception
-the role of timbre in auditory scene analysis
-the role of timbre in eliciting emotions and tension
-timbral manipulation in music performance and conducting
-timbre in audio recording and production
-control of timbre in sound synthesis
-acoustic modeling of timbre
-computer-aided orchestration
-timbre perception, cognition, and aesthetics
-timbre perception with cochlear implants
-timbre of the human voice
-musical instrument and room acoustics
-cross-modal associations involving timbre
-neural correlates of timbre processing
-timbre in music pedagogy

The Timbre 2020 Chairs
Asterios Zacharakis, Kai Siedenburg, Charalampos Saitis

Dr. Charalampos Saitis

Lecturer, Digital Music Processing
Centre for Digital Music, Queen Mary University of London