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Music and Death in the Eighteenth Century
London, February 2003

The Institute of Advanced Musical Studies, King's College London, as part of
King's year-long programme of Humanities conferences on the theme 'The Art of
Dying', is pleased to announce a two-day international conference, 'Music & Death
in the Eighteenth Century'.  This event, to be held at the Rolls Chapel in the
newly-renovated King's library (formerly the Public Record Office on Chancery
Lane), takes place on 8-9 February 2003.

Paper proposals (talks should be 30 minutes in length) are now being solicited.  
The deadline for submission -- including titles and abstracts -- is 30 August
2002.  We welcome papers on any aspect of music and death in the eighteenth
century, early or late, particularly those with an interdisciplinary stance.  It
is hoped that one session will be devoted to the Mozart Requiem.  The full
conference programme will be announced in October.

In the interests of interdisciplinarity, I would be grateful if you would mention
this conference to any of your colleagues who may not be aware of it, especially
those in other departments and disciplines.  All proposals are welcome.

For more information, please contact the convenor, Cliff Eisen, King's College
London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, UK (

Cliff Eisen

Cliff Eisen
Department of Music
King's College London
London WC2R 2LS, UK

tel +44-(0)207 848 2307