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FIMTE 2006
Domenico Scarlatti in Spain: The Neapolitan Connection
The 7th International Symposium on Spanish Keyboard Music "Diego Fernández"

Mojácar-Almería, 12th-14th October 2006

Chairs: Grant O'Brien (Edinburgh), Dean Sutcliffe (St. Catharine's
College, Cambridge), Cristina Bordas (Universidad Complutense, Madrid)
Luisa Morales (FIMTE, Almería)


The 7th International Symposium on Spanish Keyboard Music "Diego
Fernández" will be held in Mojácar-Almería, Andalusia, from 12th through
14th October 2006, as part of FIMTE 2006: the 7th International Festival
of Spanish Keyboard Music. The festival shall feature both mainstream and
fringe concerts as well as various courses and exhibitions. Proposals for
papers are particularly encouraged in the following areas:

- Neapolitan-Spanish musical relations from the 16th through the 18th
century with an emphasis on keyboard music and keyboard instruments.

- Domenico Scarlatti: the Sonatas, Performance Practices, Keyboard

- New research in Spanish keyboard music (16th through 18th century)

We welcome 200-250 word abstracts for 20-minute papers. Abstracts should
be signed at the bottom with the author's name, institutional affiliation
or city of residence and full return address, including e-mail address and
fax number where possible.

Official languages: English and Spanish.

Symposium fee (including Symposium dinner) EUR 95

Deadline for Abstracts: 1st June, 2006

For further information, please contact:

Luisa Morales
Apdo. 212 Garrucha 04630
Almería ESPAÑA
Fax: 34 950132285

An excursion to view the Spanish harpsichords and early pianos contained
in the Royal Palace at  Madrid and the Madrid and Valladolid Museums is
planned  to take place following the Symposium. Further information shall
be available on the FIMTE website in the coming weeks as
will details of the upcoming SCARLATTI MARATHON.

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