UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM ANNUAL STUDY DAY 2001

Saturday 17 March 2001
Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham

ASPECTS OF THE BRITISH MUSICAL RENAISSANCE VIII

POPULAR MUSICAL THEATRE AND MUSICAL FILM III

Time Details
09.00 - 10.00 Registration (coffee available for purchase)
10.00 - 11.00

Session I: Issues of National Identity

ERIK DREMEL (Universities of Birmingham and Hamburg):
Landscape in English Music
JOHN SNELSON (University of Birmingham and Royal Opera House)
Why the West End Wasn't Broadway: the British Musical and National Myths in the 1940s and early 1950s
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee (provided)
11.30 - 13.30

Session II: At Large in the Empire

MARTIN CLAYTON (Open University):
A. H Fox Strangways as Ethnomusicologist
PETER TREGEAR (Cambridge University):
Fritz Hart and the Celtic Renaissance in Australia
FIONA RICHARDS (Open University and University of Birmingham):
Helen Perkin and the Impact of Travel: a Musician Abroad in the 1930s
STEPHEN BANFIELD (University of Birmingham):
Music in the British Empire: First Steps Towards a History
13.30 - 14.30 pm Buffet Lunch (provided)
14.30 - 15.30 Session III: Cyril Scott
DESMOND SCOTT:
The Cyril Scott Archive
SHORT CONCERT of works by Cyril Scott, including works for two pianos:
Theme and Variations (Valerie Langfield and Nicholas Muntz)
Russian Fair (Valerie Langfield and Andrew Plant)
15.00 - 16.30

Session IV: Gilbert and Sullivan and their Period

ANDREW LAMB
Mr T. A. Barrett's Manchester Concerts, 1889-1894
ANDREW RAWLE (University of Birmingham):
Ruddigore and Melodrama
RONALD BROUDE (Broude Brothers):
Editing the Operas of Gilbert and Sullivan: Aims and Means
16.30 - 17.00 pm Tea (provided)

The registration fee, which includes lunch, tea and coffee and must be paid in advance, is 20 pounds. Study Day places are limited, owing to the size of the venue; to be sure of one, please write, giving your name, address, telephone number and (if possible) E-mail address, and enclosing the registration fee of 20 pounds, to Sue Weldon, Department of Music, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, by Monday 12 March, or telephone 0121-414-5782 by that date to reserve a place.