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Music and Inter-Cultural Contact in the Early Modern Period
Cambridge, June 2005


STUDY DAY: Music and Inter-Cultural Contact in the Early Modern Period

Saturday 18 June 2005
Corpus Christi College
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1RH

This study day is an opportunity to examine and discuss the musical
components of inter-cultural contact between European and non-European
cultures from the fifteenth to nineteenth centuries, through critical
evaluations of textual, visual and musical representations.

A special feature of the Study Day will be a public evening concert of
repertoire from the Imperial court of China in the eighteenth century,
reconstructing performances by French, Italian and Chinese musicians that
were given before the emperors Yongzheng and Qianlong. This will be
performed in Corpus Christi Chapel by members of the Paris-based ensemble
XVIII-21, Musique des Lumières together with Joyce Lindorff (harpsichord)
and David Irving (violin).

There will be a registration fee of œ10 to cover expenses of the day,
which will include lunch and tea-breaks.

Registration will take place at 8.30 on the morning of the day. In order
to facilitate catering arrangements it is requested that you notify David
Irving (drmi2@cam.ac.uk) of your intention to come no later than 13 June.

PROGRAMME:

9.00am-9.30am	Introduction 

Katherine Brown (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge) 

9.30am-11.00am	Session 1		Chair: David Irving

Peter Allsop (University of Exeter) & Joyce Lindorff (Temple University,
USA)
"From the Qing Court to the Vatican: Teodorico Pedrini's half century of
letters"

François Picard (Universit‚ de Paris IV - Sorbonne)
"Reconstruction: historical musicology and living players, an interrelation"

11.00am-11.30am	Morning tea

11.30am-1.00pm	Session 2		Chair: Katherine Brown

James Davies (Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge)
"Melodramatic Possessions: South Africa, 'The Flying Dutchman' and the
Imperial Stage, ca. 1830"

Shweta Sachdeva (SOAS, University of London)
"Configuring the Nautch in 18th- and 19th-century North India: A Comparative
Study of English and Urdu sources"

Joep Bor (CODarts, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Netherlands)
"Bayadères and Devadasis: Europe's Portrayal of India's Temple Dancers"

1.00pm-2.30pm	Lunch 
Exhibition of 18th-century Maori instruments 
(Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology)

2.30pm-4.00pm	Session 3		Chair: TBA

David Irving (Clare College, Cambridge)
"Early Philippine vocabularies as sources for musical history, ethnography
and organology"

Iain Fenlon (King^Òs College, Cambridge)
"'Other Worlds than Ours': Music and Experience in Early Spanish America"

Owen Wright (SOAS, University of London)
"Outside in/inside out: Representations of Ottoman music"

4.00pm-4.30pm	Afternoon tea

4.30pm-6.00pm	Panel Discussion	Chair: 

Closing remarks

CONCERT, 7pm	Corpus Christi Chapel
Music from the 18th-century Imperial Court of China

Teodorico Pedrini (1671-1746) 
Sonata no.1 in A major 
from Sonate a Violino Solo col Basso del Nepridi Opera Terza

Teodorico Pedrini 
Sonata no.8 in B-flat major

Jean Joseph Marie Amiot (1718-1793)
Divertissement chinois no.1 
from Divertissements chinois ou Concerts de musique chinoise (1779)

Teodorico Pedrini 
Sonata no.10 in C minor
Jean Joseph Marie Amiot 

Divertissement chinois no.2
Michel Blavet (1700-1768)
Sonata for flute and basso continuo Op.2 no.2 La vibray
from Sonates m‚l‚es de pièces (Paris, 1732)

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764)
Les Sauvages (harpsichord version) from Les Indes Galantes

Jean Joseph Marie Amiot 
Divertissement chinois no.3 

XVIII-21, Musique des Lumières (Paris)

Shi Kelong voice, bangu drums
Wang Weiping voice, pipa
Jean-Christophe Frisch flute, yunluo carillon
François Picard xiao flute, sheng mouth-organ
Stephen Jones erhu, suona
Joyce Lindorff harpsichord
David Irving violin


c. 8.45pm		Dinner

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