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Classical Music
London, December 2001

Dear Colleagues

The programme is now set and I'm happy to include details below.  I hope that we
will see many of you at King's.

One item that remains to be settled is the round table on Sunday morning. We
propose several short, five-minute position papers on any aspect of the study of
so-called 'Classical' music, or on proposals to strengthen and expand contacts and
research in the area -- each paper, or group of papers on related themes, will be
followed by a discussion.  I would be very pleased to hear from any of you who
might be willing to contribute to the round table, however briefly and on any
topic that concerns or interests you.

I would also be grateful for an RSVP, even a tentative one, from those planning to
attend.  Primarily this is to give me some idea how much I need to provide in the
way of refreshments.  Please note, too, that this is an informal conference and
that it is free and open to all comers.  So I would be grateful if you would pass
the word to any interested colleagues or postgrads who might be interested in
attending.  A flyer for posting will be sent out at the beginning of October.

Thanks and I look forward to hearing from you,

Cliff Eisen

		December 1-2, Classical Music Conference:


11.00-13.00  	Session I: Haydn and Gluck

James Dack (Royal Holloway): '"An exquisite specimen of imitative harmony, adapted
to English words": Haydn's Madrigal "The Storm" (1792)'

Pat Howard (Open University): 'A very individual talent for teaching singers':
Gluck's pedagogy'

Marjorie Rycroft (University of Glasgow), 'Haydn's Welsh folksongs'

14.00-16.00 	Session II: Instrumental Music

John Irving (University of Bristol): 'Variation procedures in the Adagio of
Mozart's D major String Quintet , K.593'

David Rowland (Open University): 'The solo, chamber and orchestral performance of
Classical piano concertos'

Simon Keefe (Queen's University Belfast): 'The Dramatic Finale of Mozart's
"Jupiter" Symphony'

17.00-18.30	Session III: Into the 19th Century

Rohan Stewart-MacDonald (St Catharine's College, Cambridge): 'The Concept of Late
Classicism Re-Considered; and some Gothic Literary Parallels'

Christina Bashford (Oxford Brookes University): 'Varieties of Childhood: John Ella
and the construction of a Victorian Mozart'


10.00-11.30	Session IV: Sulzer and Sources

Mark Knoll (Steglein, Michigan USA), 'Sorting Out The Sources: How The Internet
Can Help'

Michael Spitzer (Durham University): 'Making Sulzer Interesting: A Route to a
Kantian Epistemology of the Classical Style'

12.00-1.00	Round Table

14.00-16.00	Session III: Mozart Opera

Ian Woodfield (Queen's University Belfast): 'Composing for his singers: Mozart and
the cast of Cosė fan tutte'

Robert Meikle (University of Birmingham): 'The Case against Mozart's La Clemenza
di Tito'

Thomas Betzwieser (Southampton): 'What the (lost) libretto says: Revisiting
Mozart's Zaide'

Cliff Eisen
Department of Music
King's College London
London WC2R 2LS
Great Britain

tel: 0207 848 2307
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