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Music in France (1830-1940)
Melbourne, July 2004


CONFERENCE ON MUSIC IN FRANCE (1830-1940)
MELBOURNE 18-20 JULY 2004

(To follow the Symposium of the IMS, Melbourne 13-17 July 2004)


This conference will have as its major themes:

* Exoticism, race and cross-cultural interchanges/influences (especially
  interactions between France and Germany, Spain and Russia)

* Music and its social contexts, with special emphasis on music 
  institutions, salons, publishers and music criticism.

* Interactions between music, art, literature and contemporary thought.

* The impact of nationalism and politics on French music and musical 
  discourse.

Papers are also welcome on any aspect of French music during this period.

To coincide with the conference there will be a series of concerts and an
exhibition on the impact of French musicians in Melbourne and Sydney
during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

For further information or expression of interest please contact:

Kerry Murphy: kerryrm@unimelb.edu.au
Michael Christoforidis: mchri@unimelb.edu.au

c/o Faculty of Music,
The University of Melbourne,
VIC 3010,  Australia
Fax: (+613) 8344 5346