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The Musician as Entrepreneur and Opportunist, 1600-1900
Los Angeles, June 2001


Conference: "The Musician as Entrepreneur and Opportunist, 1600-1900"
Friday-Saturday, June 1-2
William Andrews Clark Library, Cimarron St., Los Angeles
Sponsored by UCLA's Center for 17th and 18th Century Studies
Arranged by William Weber, California State University, Long Beach


Register at the Center for 17th & 18th Century Studies, UCLA, +1-310-206-8552
$25 for both days with lunch and other refreshments; students free

Friday, 10-12:  1600-1750
Moderated by Susan McClary, UCLA

Suzanne G. Cusick, University of Virginia
"Before the Beginning: Artisan Musicians & Opportunism in Seventeenth-Century
Florence"

Tanya Kevorkian, Millersville University
"Changing Times, Changing Music: 'New Church' Music and Musicians in Leipzig,
1700-1750"

Friday:  1:30-4:30  Eighteenth-Century Germany
Moderated by Bill Weber, CSULB

David Gramit, University of Alberta
"Selling the Serious: The Commodification of Music and Resistance in Germany, ca.
1800"

Tia DeNora, University of Exeter
"Embodiment and Opportunity: Bodily Capital, Reputation, and Social Difference in
Beethoven's Vienna"

Anne J. MacLachlan, University of California, Berkeley
Commentator

Saturday, 10-1:  Nineteenth-Century France
Moderated by Debora Silverman, UCLA

Laure Schnapper, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris
"Ullman-Herz: An Example of Financial and Artistic Partnership"

Richard Leppert, University of Minnesota
"The Musician of the Imagination"

Jann Pasler, University of California, San Diego
"Countess Greffulhe, the 'Queen of Music,' and Concerts as a Form of Diplomacy"

Saturday, 2:00-5:  Nineteenth-Century Britain and America
Moderated by Philippa Levine, USC

Paula Gillett, San Jose State University
"Entrepreneurial Women Musicians in England and North America: Late Eighteenth to
Twentieth Century"

Simon McVeigh, Goldsmith College, University of London
"'An audience for high-class music': The Musician as Entrepreneur in Late
Nineteenth-Century London"

Hans Erich Bodeker, Max-Planck-Institut fur Geschichte, Gottingen
Commentator

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William Weber
History Department
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Bl.
Long Beach, CA 90840, USA
wweber@csulb.edu
+1-562-985-4426; fax +1-562-985-5431