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One-Day Postgraduate Conference
London, March 1998

One-day Conference at King's College London St. David's Room, Friday March 13th, 1998
10.00 Arrival, coffee and welcome 10.30-12.30 Session 1 Chair: Eoin Coleman (King's College London) '"Fare un libretto": the literary genesis of a Venetian dramma per musica': Vassilis Vavoulis (Oxford) 'Anxiety and influence: Dallapiccola, Volo di notte, Berg - and Stravinsky': Ben Earle (Cambridge) 'The CIA and the sponsorship of music in post-war Europe': Kriss Rusmanis (Cambridge) 'The re-valuation of the cantorate and the formation of a musical public in nineteenth century Viennese Jewry': Esther Schmidt (Oxford) 12.30 Lunch in the refectory at King's 2.00-4.00 Session 2: Chair: Charles Wilson (King's College London) 'Enter Emilia Marty: Time and Character in Janácek's Vec Makropulos': Joanna Harris (Cambridge) '"Stretched Ligaments" and "Eating Disorders": Clementi, Hummel and Dussek as Exponents of the Late Classical Style': R. Stewart-MacDonald (Cambridge) 'Circles, mirrors, and structural momentum in Robert Simpson's Second Symphony': Simon Phillippo (Cambridge) 'Some new perspectives on the interaction between Debussy and Stravinsky': Ben Davies (Cambridge) 4.00 Tea 4.30 Round Table John Butt's 'Performance on Paper' (unpublished text) With students from all three universities, including Emma Dillon (Oxford) and Darla Crispin (King's College London) 6.00 Composer's Forum: The Composer as Analyst George Benjamin (Guest speaker) Chair: Rachel Beckles Willson, with Martin Dixon (Cambridge) 7.00 Cheese and Wine --------------------------------------------------------------------------- The conference organisers would like to thank John Butt (Cambridge University) for his provision of a text, and the Music Department of King's College London for their generous support of the conference, including their provision of refreshments throughout the day. Rachel Beckles Willson 27 Brookbank Road LONDON SE13 7BT England UK tel/fax +44 (0)181 692 0826