Online Event | Thirty-sixth Annual Conference on Music in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Online Event | Thirty-sixth Annual Conference on Music in Eighteenth-Century Britain

40 Brunswick Square London WC1N 1AZ
27 Nov 2020
  • Music
  • Talks
Join us for this year’s conference, hosted virtually.

Talks available online from 09:00, Zoom talk from 15:00-16:00 | Zoom talk is free, but registration required

Talks
Olive Baldwin, Thelma Wilson (Brentwood), An Old Singer’s Benefit Nights: attracting and entertaining an audience in the mid-eighteenth century
Peter Holman (Colchester), Inexperience or Boldness? : Jeremiah Clarke’s Orchestral Writing. Download Holman’s accompanying handout here.
Mary-Jannet Leith (Southampton), London’s Musical Scot: exploring James Oswald’s “Airs for the Four Seasons”
Lizzy Buckle (London), A Chest with Two Locks: Felice Giardini and charitable benefits in eighteenth-century England
Douglas MacMillan (Guildford), Small flutes in English music of the eighteenth century
Eilís Lavelle (Belfast), Manuscript 29 – An introduction to Edward Bunting’s collection

Reports
Sarah McCleave (Belfast), Fame and the Female Dancer (project)
Ellen Moerman, Charles Burney in Translation (project)
Handbook XXIV (view contents) and other notices: Recently published – Maggie Kilbey’s Music-making in the Hertfordshire Parish, 1760-1870. Call for papers – Boydell Press Music Series Call for Manuscripts Music in Britain, 1600-2000

Papers will be available from 09:00, Friday 27 November via the Museum’s YouTube channel.

There will be a Q&A session on Zoom from 15:00-16:00. The link for this talk will be emailed on the day to those who registered via our booking system. Cut off time for booking for this Zoom talk is 08:00, 27 November.