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4th Moravian Music Conference
Bethlehem, PA, October 2000


CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT/
CALL FOR PAPERS

The Fourth Bethlehem Conference on Moravian Music,

October 26-29, 2000

Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania



The Bethlehem Conferences on Moravian Music are held biennially in late
October to celebrate the rich musical tradition of the Moravians; to view
this music within Moravian culture in general and in relation to the
broader musical culture of its time; to cultivate interest in Moravian
scholarship among college students and younger scholars; and to present
the results of these studies in programs of interest to the general
public, scholars, and performers. This year, we celebrate the 300th
anniversary of the birth of Count Nicholas Ludwig von Zinzendorf,
eighteenth-century renewer of the Moravian Church and founder of the city
of Bethlehem, PA; as well as the 300th anniversary of the invention of the
modern pianoforte.

We are now accepting proposals for papers, lecture/demonstrations, and
performances. (The deadline for proposals is May 15, 2000.) Topics should
fall into one of the following categories:

1.	the life, works, and influence of Zinzendorf
2.	Moravian music and liturgy
3.	the role of the piano in nineteenth-century American society and
	culture
4.	American/Moravian music for the piano
5.	historical performance practices on the early piano

Proposals may be sent via conventional mail, FAX, or e-mail to:

	Dr. Carol Traupman-Carr, Co-chair
Fourth Bethlehem Conference on Moravian Music
Moravian College
1200 Main Street
Bethlehem PA 18018-6650
FAX: 610-861-1657
e-mail: caroltcarr@moravian.edu