Annual Conference on Music in Eighteenth-Century Britain
25 November 2011 - 25 November 2011, 10:00 - 17:00
The twenty-seventh annual conference will be held on Friday 25 November 2011 in the Education Centre at the Foundling Museum.
10:00 Coffee and registration
10:30 Jenny Nex (Royal College of Music) – Musical Gut String Manufacturers in 18th-century London
11:10 David Knight (London) – Westminster Abbey Organ in the 18th- century
11:50 Catherine Crisp (Royal College of Music) – The Solo Clarinettist in London Concert Life 1740-1800
12:30 Reports and Information session
13:00 Lunch (provided in the Education Centre)
14:00 Ann van Allen Russell (Trinity Laban Conservatoire) – ‘A Total Revolution in our Musical tastes’: J C Bach’s orchestral style, and the ‘re’-shaping of English musical taste
14:40 Geoffrey Higgins (Northern Ireland) – Tidings out of the East: Charles Jennens’ Belshazzar and the Shah of Iran
15:20 William Davies (Southampton) – Negotiating the Life and Works of J A Dahmen (1766-1812), ‘the celebrated violincellist’
16:00 Olive Baldwin and Thelma Wilson (Brentwood, Essex) – The ‘Subscription Musick’ of 1703-4
c.16:40 Tea (conference ends at 17:00, when the Museum will close)
Registration fee, including lunch with wine, is £15.00 in advance or £20.00 on the day. Registration fee also covers admission to The Foundling Museum between 10:00 and 17:00.
Registration and enquiries should be made via:
Tel: +44 (0)20 7701 8038
At 18:30 the Foundling Museum is hosting a concert of Eighteenth-Century Italian Music given by L’Avventura London, preceded at 18:00 by a talk by Jeremy Barlow, and followed by a reception with wine. For those who would like to attend the conference, concert and reception we are offering an exculsive ticket price of £25. Click here for more details about the evening event. For directions to the Museum please click here.
The Annual Conference on Music in Eighteenth-Century Britain is organised by Claire Sharpe, Katharine Hogg, Colin Coleman and Barbara Diana.
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