Music in Eighteenth-Century Britain Conference
The twenty-ninth annual conference will be held on Friday 29 November 2013 at the Foundling Museum.
Twenty-Ninth Annual Conference on
MUSIC IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN
FRIDAY 29 NOVEMBER 2013
CHAIRS – Ann van Allen-Russell, Berta Joncus
10.00 Coffee and registration
10.30 Jeremy Barlow (London) and Todd Gilman (Yale) – A newly discovered cache of letters to Samuel Arnold
11.00 David Hunter (Austin, Texas) – Handel, Slavery and the new Financial Capitalism
11.45 Amanda Babington (Manchester) – Comparative Notes: Opinions on Music at Home and Abroad
12.15 Olive Baldwin and Thelma Wilson (Brentwood) – Images of Richard Leveridge, bass singer and composer
12.45 Reports and Information session
13.00 LUNCH (provided in the room)
14.00 Susi Woodhouse (Cambridge) – The Black Bear Inn Music Club: a vignette of eighteenth-century concert life in Cambridge
14.30 Tríona O’Hanlon (Dublin) – The performance of works by Handel in support of eighteenth-century Dublin charities
15.00 Darryl Dumigan (Huddersfield) – Paolo Rolli’s librettos for Nicolas Porpora’s ‘London’ operas
15.30 Tessa Murdoch (London) – The Triumph of Music over Time: George Frideric Handel and Musical Clocks by Charles Clay
16.30 Matthew Spring (Bath) – James Brook’s 36 Select Pieces for a Military Band (1797) and the ‘normal’ music of the pleasure gardens.
17.00 Boxwood & Brass (London) – Music from the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, 1780-1800
18.00 Conference ends
REGISTRATION FEE, including lunch with wine, £16 in advance - £21 on the day.
Registration fee also covers admission to The Foundling Museum between 10am and 5pm
Organised by Claire Sharpe, Katharine Hogg and Colin Coleman
To register please send cheques (payable to ‘Claire Sharpe Conference Account’) to Claire Sharpe, c/o GCHC, 40 BRUNSWICK SQUARE, LONDON, WC1N 1AZ.
Enquiries: tel: 020 7841 3606 or email: email@example.com
Enquires should be made via:
Tel: +44 (0)20 7701 8038
Katharine Hogg / Colin Coleman:
Tel. +44 (0)20 7841 3606