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Music in Eighteenth-Century Italy
Cardiff, July 1998

Sunday 12 July 4:00 Registration and tea in Aberdare Hall 7:00 DINNER 8:00 Pierluigi Petrobelli: Keynote Address (Aberdare Hall, Library) Monday 13 July 8:00 BREAKFAST Session 1: Archival Studies 9:00 Sarah McCleave: "Italian music in the Mackworth and Aylward collections" 9:40 Antonio Del Donna: "An archival study of production practices in Neapolitan opera seria of the late 18th century" 10:20 Dascia Delpero: "Milano e la musica alla fine dell'Ancien Regime" 11:00 COFFEE Session 2: Comic Opera 11:40 Saskia Willaert: "Singers of comic opera in the second half of the eighteenth century" 12:20 John A. Rice: "Sacchini's La contadina in corte and the Roman intermezzo, 1740-90" 1:00 LUNCH 2:15 Peter Williams HARPSICHORD CONCERT Session 3: Violins and their Music 3:15 Simon McVeigh: "Giovanni Battista Somis and the Piedmontese violin repertory" 4:00 Enrico Careri: "After Opus 5: stylistic evolution in the post-Corellian Italian violin sonata (1700-1750)" 4:45 TEA Session 4: Metastasio 5:30 Kurt Markstrom: "The eventual premiere of Porpora's Issipile, ossia how Porpora wrecked an opera season, an opera company and an impresario' 6:10 Hiroko Nakamaki: "Castrato roles in opera seria based on the investigation of Metastasian librettos" 6:50 Ugo Piovano: "Al suon di barbari stromenti: spectacular musical effects in Metastasio's booklets: texts, scores and practical performances" 8:00 DINNER Tuesday 14 July 8:00 BREAKFAST Session 5: Opera Studies 9:00 Malcolm Boyd: "`Li fratelli' perduti e `riconosciuti': a `lost' opera in Cardiff" 9:40 Melania Bucciarelli: "Representation of nature in early 18th-century Italian opera: Tommaso Albinoni-Francesco Gasparini's Engelberta (1709) and the `birdsong' aria" 10:20 Teresa Chirico: "L'amore eroico fra pastori e altri libretti: nuove fonti dell'Arcadia" 11:00 COFFEE Session 6: Vivaldi 11:30 Bella Brover-Lubovsky: "Tonal schemes in Vivaldi's concerto movements and Venetian music theory" 12:10 Eric Cross: "I'm sorry, I'll sing that again: Vivaldi's revisions to his opera, Arsilda, regina di Ponto" 12:50 LUNCH Session 7: Opera reform 2:00 Marita McClymonds: "Opera reform in Italy 1750-1780" 2:50 Robert Ketterer: "Roman republicanism and operatic heroines in Napoleonic Italy: Cimarosa's Gli orazi e i curiazi and Tarchi's La congiura pisoniana" 3:30 Biancamaria Brumana: "`Les ru´nes des plus beaux monuments de la GrŔce': sulla rilettura dei miti classici nell'opera italiana della seconda metÓ del Settecento" 4:10 TEA Session 8: Church Music 4:45 Mauricio Dottori: "Jommelli, Perez and the Lateran in Rome" 5:30 Mariateresa Dellaborra: "La musica sacra del XVIII secolo in ambito lombardo. Aspetti e stili" 6:30 DINNER 8:00 CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT, featuring music from the Mackworth Collection Wednesday 15 July 8:00 BREAKFAST Session 9: Italian music outside Italy 9:00 Lowell Lindgren: "Italian cellists and their violoncello solos in 18th-century Britain" 9:45 Samantha Owens: "Conflict at court: Italian musicians in early 18th-century WŘrttemberg" 10:30 COFFEE Session 10: Institutions and Patrons 11:00 Rainer Heyink: "The Habsburg court and the music at the imperial church S. Maria dell'Anima in Rome" 11:40 Nicolo Maccavino: "AttivitÓ e peculiaritÓ istituzionali di tre capelle musicale nella Sicilia del Settecento: Acireale, Caltagirone e Piazza Armerina" 12:20 Stephen Shearon: "Musical activity in early 18th-century Naples: the memoires of Bonfacio Pecarone" 1:15 LUNCH CONFERENCE ENDS For further information, contact: Dr Sarah McCleave Music Department Cardiff University of Wales Corbett Road Cardiff CF1 3EB UK Tel: +44 (0) 1222 874000 ext. 6226 Fax: +44 (0) 1222 874379 E-Mail:
-------------------------------------------------------------------------- BOOKING FORM
I should like to attend the conference on Music in Eighteenth-Century Italy, 12-15 July 1998. Please reserve for me the following: [ ] A single room with all meals or @ 124.50 pounds [ ] Meals only (no room, no breakfast) @ 64.50 pounds [ ] Conference fee for entire conference @ 15.00 pounds [ ] Parking. Early booking is advised. @ 0.00 pounds TOTAL ................................ ______ pounds
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[ ] Conference fee, one day attendance or @ 8.00 pounds [ ] Conference fee, two days @ 15.00 pounds [ ] Parking. Early booking is advised. @ 0.00 pounds
12 July
[ ] Tea @ 1.00 pound [ ] Dinner @ 11.00 pounds
13 July
[ ] Bed and Breakfast @ 20.00 pounds [ ] Morning Coffee @ 1.00 pound [ ] Lunch @ 5.50 pounds [ ] Afternoon Tea @ 1.00 pound [ ] Dinner @ 12.50 pounds
14 July
[ ] Bed and Breakfast @ 20.00 pounds [ ] Morning Coffee @ 1.00 pound [ ] Lunch @ 7.00 pounds [ ] Afternoon Tea @ 1.00 pound [ ] Dinner @ 13.50 pounds
15 July
[ ] Bed and Breakfast @ 20.00 pounds [ ] Morning Coffee @ 1.00 pound [ ] Lunch @ 9.00 pounds TOTAL ................................ ______ pounds
N.B.: Aberdare Hall has only two twin rooms, so early booking is advised. Couples may opt to register for part attendance. We can arrange to send out information about local bed and breakfasts, but cannot undertake to make any bookings. There will be an additional 17.5% VAT charge for guests who will NOT be attending the conference. Figures available on request. NAME ________________________________________________________ ADDRESS ________________________________________________________ TELEPHONE ________________________________________________________ AFFILIATION ________________________________________________________ SPECIAL DIET? ________________________________________________________ Booking forms should be sent to Sarah McCleave at the address above. Bookings must be accompanied by a deposit of 35 pounds, the balance to be paid on arrival at the conference. Cheques should be made payable to "Department of Music, Cardiff University of Wales"; overseas participants may pay by Eurocheque or by International Money Order. All payments to be made in British pounds sterling.