INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC AND THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
International Conference, Cremona, 1-3 July 2006
Ad Parnassum Journal
Fondazione-Stichting P.A. Locatelli
CALL FOR PAPERS
The editors of "Ad Parnassum. A Journal of Eighteenth- and
Instrumental Music", in association with the "Fondazione-Stichting P.A.
Locatelli", are pleased to invite submissions from scholars of proposals for
the symposium on "Instrumental Music and the Industrial Revolution", to be
held in Cremona from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 July 2006.
The Symposium aims to investigate different aspects of the relationship
between the Industrial Revolution, with its peculiar ideological and
political values and social needs, and the aesthetic-musical sphere. An
awareness of this relationship in specific cases could greatly assist the
stylistic and comparative scrutiny of composers like Haydn, Boccherini,
Clementi and Viotti, and perhaps might even generate some welcome
de-mystifying repercussions concerning the legitimacy of certain primacies
of dubious acquisition.
Conference committee: Roberto De Caro, Roberto Illiano, Fulvia Morabito,
Michela Niccolai, Claudio Nuzzo, Luca Sala, and Massimiliano Sala.
Keynotes will be announced in due course.
The programme committee encourages submission within the following areas,
although other topics are welcome:
- The commercial development of musical instruments
- Private music-making and the 'middle class'
- The composer and his 'public'
- The musician, the musical institutions and the social background
- Music publishing and the 'new market'
Proposals of an interdisciplinary nature are also encouraged.
The official languages of the conference are English and Italian.
Papers are limited to 20 minutes in length, with time following for
discussion. For proposals please submit an abstract of no more than 300
words and one page of biography. The abstract should be included in the
body of the e-mail or as attachment, including the submitter's name,
telephone number, e-mail address and institutional affiliation.
All proposals should be submitted by email no later than Sunday 30 October
2005 to Massimiliano Sala ([log in to unmask]).
The committee will make its final decision on the abstracts by the end of
November 2005, and
contributors will be informed immediately thereafter.
Selected papers presented at the conference will be published in the Ad
Parnassum Journal or in a volume of proceedings.
Further information about the programme, registration, travel and
accommodation will be announced by the end of March 2006.
For further questions, please contact:
Dr Massimiliano Sala
Via Bertesi 10,
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