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 and other notices

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.