Vienna Talk 2015 on Music Acoustics
“Bridging the Gaps”     16–19 September 2015


Call for Papers

We cordially invite you to participate in the upcoming 3rd Vienna Talk on Music Acoustics, an international symposium organised by the Institute of Music Acoustics (Wiener Klangstil) in association with the TCMA of the EAA and co-sponsored by ICA, ASA, ESCOM, HBS and AMIS. The meeting will take place from 16–19 September 2015 on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of our institute at the downtown campus of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Austria.

We want to address scientists, researchers, musicians, makers, and conservators of musical instruments. The idea, “Bridging the Gaps”, means to focus on the dialogue between the aforementioned groups. Scientists will be encouraged to present their papers in a generally understandable way, and instrument makers and musicians will be able to communicate their observations, hypotheses and problems to an interested scientific audience. This way, research might be directed towards new questions, while manufacturers, musicians, instrument conservators and collectors will have the opportunity to find answers and get access to new methods and tools.

Please participate by submitting a paper, an abstract or a proposal for a special session. The submission procedure is described here. Important dates and deadlines are given here. For a session proposal please contact the organizers of


The following topics are meant as inspiration for paper submission. In the light of the conference theme “Bridging the gaps” related topics are highly welcome as well.


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