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Instrumental Music and the Industrial Revolution

Biblioteca Statale and Sala Puerari (Museo Civico "Ala Ponzone"), Cremona, 1-3 July 2006


The conference will take place in Cremona (Biblioteca Statale and Sala
Puerari, Museo Civico "Ala Ponzone"), Italy, from 1st to 3rd July 2006,
and will be hosted by the editors of Ad Parnassum. A Journal of
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Instrumental Music, in collaboration
with the Fondazione-Stichting Pietro Antonio Locatelli of
Cremona-Amsterdam and Ut Orpheus Edizioni in Bologna, and under the
auspices of the City and Province of Cremona.

Conference committee: Roberto De Caro, Roberto Illiano, Fulvia Morabito,
Michela Niccolai, Claudio Nuzzo, Luca Sala, and Massimiliano Sala.

PROGRAMME

SATURDAY 1 JULY

9.00-10.30 (Biblioteca Statale): Registration and Welcome

10.30-12.00: Roundtable on Instrumental Music and The Industrial
Revolution, Chair: MASSIMILIANO SALA

ELIO MATASSI, ROBERTO DE CARO, GIUSEPPE TUMMINELLO

Lunch

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14.30-15.30 (Biblioteca Statale): Keynote Speaker

SIMON MCVEIGH (Goldsmiths College, University of London): Public --
Private -- Commerce -- Patronage

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15.30-19.00 (Sala Puerari): SESSION A, Organology & Museology, Chair:  
ELENA FERRARI BARASSI

E. BRADLEY STRAUCHEN (London): Survival of the Fittest? Instrumental
Paradoxes in the Age of Darwin

CLAUDIO BACCIAGALUPPI (Bern): Prima di Welte: il melografo da utopia
illuminista a prodotto industriale

MICHELE VANNUCCI (Cremona-Carrara): Diffusione e tramonto del salterio
italiano nei secoli xvii-xix

17.00-17.30: Coffee Break

PAUL R. LAIRD (Lawrence-KS): The Violoncello's Commercial Development in
Retrospective and Revival

FABIO PERRONE (Cremona): Strumenti musicali a tastiera e rivoluzione
industriale: esempi nei musei italiani

ANDREA CARDONE (Caserta): Musei artistico-industriali e musei strumentali:
ideologie conservative nella seconda metŕ del secolo XIX

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16.00-18.30 (Biblioteca Statale): SESSION B, Muzio Clementi, Chair:  LUCA
SALA

ROHAN H. STEWART-MACDONALD (Cambridge, UK): Clementi, the Market Place and
the Cultivation of a British Identity during the early Industrial
Revolution

DAVID ROWLAND (Cambridge, UK): Clementi & Co. in International Markets

17.00-17.30: Coffee Break

SIMONE CIOLFI (Rome): La mutazione del concetto di tradizione in musica
con l'avvento della rivoluzione industriale: Muzio Clementi e Joseph Haydn
nel primo Ottocento

ANDREA COEN (Rome): La Selection from the Vocal Composition of Mozart di
Muzio Clementi e David Thomson:  "A work which might render the Music of
that great Composer more familiar"

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18.30-19.00: Book Presentation

LEON PLANTINGA (New Haven, CT): Rohan H. Stewart-MacDonald, New
Perspectives on the Keyboard Sonatas of Muzio Clementi, Bologna, Ut
Orpheus Edizioni, 2006 (Quaderni clementiani, 2).

19.30-20.00: Refreshment

20.30: Dinner

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SUNDAY 2 JULY

09.30-12.00 (Sala Puerari): SESSION A, Music Publishing & Music Making,
Chair: SIMON MCVEIGH

MARIA ALICE VOLPE (Rio de Janeiro): Music Publishing in Nineteenth-Century
Rio de Janeiro: Music Making, Cultural Values, and the New Market

LUCA AVERSANO (Rome): Editoria musicale e globalizzazione del gusto
all'inizio del xix secolo

10.30-11.00: Coffee Break

JENNY NEX (London): Women in the Musical Instrument Trade in London,
1750-1810

OUTI JOKIHARJU (London) Reflections of Instrumental Chamber-Music Making
in Sheet Music Inspired by Gluck's Operatic Reform

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12.00-12.30: Book Presentation

Giovanni Battista Viotti. A Composer between the Two Revolutions, edited
by Massimiliano Sala, Bologna, Ut Orpheus Edizioni, 2006 (Ad Parnassum
Studies, 2);

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09.30-12.00 (Biblioteca Statale): SESSION B, Music & Social Context in
France, Chair: MICHELA NICCOLAI

JOEL-MARIE FAUQUET - FLORENCE GÉTREAU (Paris): xixth-century Instrumental
Innovations and Musical Practices in the Context of French International
Exhibitions

GIUSEPPE MONTEMAGNO (Catania): Nuovi mercati per nuovi strumenti musicali:
la prima Esposizione universale di Parigi del 1855

10.30-11.00: Coffee Break

ALBAN RAMAUT (Saint-Étienne): Anton Reicha e Parigi. Storia di una
triplice carriera di compositore, teorico e professore

LAURE SCHNAPPER (Paris): Henri Herz (1803-1888): An Early Example of a
Commercial Pianist-Composer

Lunch

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15.00-16.00 (Biblioteca Statale): Keynote Speaker

LEON PLANTINGA (Yale University - New Haven, CT): Music, Mechanization,
and the Middle Class

16.00-16.30: Coffee Break

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16.30-18.00 (Sala Puerari): SESSION A, Music & Social Context I, Chair:
PIETRO ZAPPALA'

MARIE SUMNER LOTT (Rochester-NY): String Chamber Music and the Industrial
Revolution

ROE-MIN KOK (Montreal, QC): Family and Gender in Imaginative Children's
Music

CONSUELO GIGLIO (Palermo): Il pianoforte a quattro mani: una nuova pratica
del far musica in casa dai forti connotati sociali

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16.30-18.00 (Biblioteca Statale): SESSION B, Luigi Boccherini, Chair:  
FULVIA MORABITO

MIGUEL ÁNGEL MARÍN (La Rioja): Luigi Boccherini and Private Music Making
in Madrid (1785-1805)

RUDOLF RASCH (Utrecht): Tradizioni manoscritte e a stampa delle musiche
di Luigi Boccherini

CHRISTIAN SPECK (Koblenz-Landau): "As simple as possible": Boccherini's
Late Piano Quintets and their Public

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18.00-18.30: The New Critical Edition of Luigi Boccherini's Opera omnia

ROBERTO DE CARO, FULVIA MORABITO, ROBERTO ILLIANO, MASSIMILIANO SALA

18.30-19.00: Refreshments

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19.00 (Museo Civico): Concert, THE FORTEPIANO AND THE NEW EUROPE

Music by J. S. Bach, W. A. Mozart, C. B. Balbastre, J. L. Dussek, J.  
Haydn, D. Cimarosa, M. Clementi, D. Steibelt, L. van Beethoven

ANDREA COEN - Fortepiano

20.30 Official Dinner

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MONDAY 3 JULY

09.30-13.00 (Biblioteca Statale): SESSION A, Aestethic, Chair:  
MASSIMILIANO SALA

RENATA SUCHOWIEJKO (Krakow): Virtuoso - An Incarnation of God or Devil?
Some Thoughts about Violin Virtuosity in the 19th Century

BELLA BROVER-LUBOVSKY (Jerusalem): Le diable boiteux, Herr Meyer, and
"Intermediate Tonic" in Eighteenth-century Instrumental Music

NICOLAS SOUTHON (Paris): The Appearance of the Modern Conductor and the
Ideals of the Industrial Society

11.00-11.30: Coffee Break

RUSS MANITT (Montreal, QC): Winterreise and Die sieben Todsünden: A Look
at the Alienation of the Modern Subject

EMILY DOLAN (Ithaca-NY): Manufactured Nature and the Alternative
"Absolute" Music

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09.30-13.00 (Sala Puerari): SESSION B, Music & Social Context II, Chair:
ROBERTO ILLIANO

FEDERICO CELESTINI (Graz): Il concerto strumentale e lo sviluppo delle
strutture pubbliche di fruizione nel Sei e Settecento. Alcune riflessioni

JEN-YEN CHEN (Los Angeles-CA): Aristocratic Patronage, the Musical Public,
and the Symphony in Late Eighteenth-Century Austria

11.00-11.30: Coffee Break

THERESE ELLSWORTH (New York): "Caviare to the Multitude": Instrumental
Music and the Monday Popular Concerts, London

CARMELA BONGIOVANNI (Piacenza): Dalla rivoluzione industriale al
risorgimento sociale: musica e associazionismo operaio a Genova (1850
circa-1870)

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For further questions, please contact: Dr Massimiliano Sala, Via Bertesi 10,
I-26100 Cremona, msala@adparnassum.org, www.adparnassum.org

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