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Genre in Eighteenth-Century Music
Society for Eighteenth-Century Music, Second Biennial Conference

Williamsburg, VA, 21-23 April 2006


Final Program

Friday, 21 April 

9:00-2:00	Registration 

10:00-11:30	Special Presentation (optional, limited to first 20 people
		who submit their registration forms with this option checked) 

John Watson: Musical Instruments as Primary Documents: a Discussion and
Tour of the Conservation Lab at Colonial Williamsburg

Abstract: The session will begin with an illustrated presentation about
the conservation of the 1816 Broadwood grand piano that will be featured
in Malcolm Bilson's Saturday night performance. How can we protect
vulnerable historical evidence physically encoded in fragile old parts
during major restoration. Several other musical instruments will be shown
in the conservation lab, and there will be time for discussion about their
use and preservation.


1:30-4:30 	Paper session 1: Eighteenth-Century Neapolitan Comic Opera:
		Production, Convention and Innovation (Michael Robinson,
		moderator) at Woodlands 

Presenters: 

Paologiovanni Maione: The 'Catechism' of the commedeja pe' mmuseca in the
Early Eighteenth Century in Naples

Pierpaolo Polzonetti: Politics and commedia per musica: Paisiello's Le
gare generose between Naples and Vienna

Antonio Caroccia: I letterati burlati: Francesco Zini and the Neapolitan
Academic 'querelle' of the Late Eighteenth Century

Anthony DelDonna: Giambattista Lorenzi (1721-1807) and Neapolitan Comic
Opera in the Late Eighteenth Century

5:00 Fife and Drum Corps at Colonial Williamsburg (optional) 

Dinner (on your own) 
Reservations for Colonial Williamsburg restaurants may be made at the
Visitor Center Dining & Lodging Reservations Desk, or by calling
1-800-TAVERNS or (757) 229-2141.

Saturday, 22 April 

9:00-12:00	Paper Session 2: Genre and Vocal Music (Bertil Van Boer and
Dorothea Link, moderators) at Woodlands 

Presenters: 

Richard Hardie: Domesticating Opera: the Publication of Opera Partbooks in
England, 1706-1712

Michael Burden: 'Greatly inferior' Entertainments: Opera and Genre in
Eighteenth-Century London

Estelle Joubert: Escaping the Wagnerian Lens: Hiller's Singspiele and the
Public Sphere

Margaret Mikulska: Melodrama: an Ephemeral Genre

12:00-1:30	Catered lunch 

1:30		Bus to College of William & Mary (The College is a short
		walk from the hotel, but bus service will be available in
		case of inclement weather and for those who would prefer
		not to walk)

2:00-5:00	Paper Session 3: Genre and Instrumental Music (Michael
		Ruhling and Philip Olleson, moderators) at William & Mary 
Presenters: 

Joshua Walden: What's in a Name? C. P. E. Bach, Aly Rupalich, and the
Genre of Musical Portraiture

Stephen C. Fisher: C. P. E. Bach's Sonatinas for Keyboard(s) and
Orchestra

Sterling E. Murray: Capriccio in the Symphonies of Antonio Rosetti:
Meaning and Significance

Andrew Kearns: When is a Serenade a Serenade?

5:00-6:30	Reception 

6:45		Bus to Regional Public Library 

7:30		Concert featuring Malcolm Bilson 

Cramer: Eleven Variations on 'Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen' from Mozart's
Magic Flute
Dussek: Fantasy and Fugue in F minor 
Haydn: Sonata in C major, Hob. 50 
Clementi: Sonata in F minor, Opus 13/6 
Mozart: Sonata in F major, K. 332 

9:30		Bus to Woodlands 

Sunday, 23 April 

9:30-12:00	Paper Session 4: A Miscellany of Genres (Jane Hettrick and
		Paul Corneilson, moderators) at Woodlands 

Presenters: 

Timothy Sharp: The German Songbook in Colonial America

Jason B. Grant: Chorale Genres in Telemann's Liturgical Passions

Drew Edward Davies: Villancicos, Cantadas, Arias, and Tonadas: Making
Sense of Italianized Spanish Genres in the Eighteenth Century

Jennifer Cable: The Composing of 'Musick' in the English Language: the
English Cantata, 1700-1745

For further information, including abstracts of papers, see the Society's
Web site www.secm.org.
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