The programme committee welcomes proposals on any aspect of music during the long 19th century. In addition, the committee invites proposals that engage with any of the following themes:
- Research on composers with major anniversaries in the period surrounding the conference, including Coleridge-Taylor, Liszt, Mahler, Verdi, and Wagner;
- Black concert composers in the 19th century;
- Staging 19th-century opera in the 20th and 21st centuries;
- 19th-century forms and current Formenlehre;
- The idea of Scotland in 19th-century music.
Proposals are invited for the following:
- Individual Papers (20-minutes long, with 10 minutes for discussion);
- Themed Sessions (three or four papers, each 20-minutes long with 10 minutes for discussion);
- Roundtable Sessions (up to six people each giving a brief position paper, followed by a general discussion);
- Performances and Lecture Recitals.
Proposals should be prepared as follows:
- Individual papers: maximum 250 words;
- Themed Sessions: 250-word summary outlining the aims of the session, and a brief description of each paper;
- Roundtable Sessions: 250-word summary outlining the aims of the session, and a brief description of each paper;
- Lecture Recitals/ Performances: 250-word summary (plus supporting materials – e.g. CV/recording/programme details).
Proposals should be sent by email as an MS Word or PDF attachment to Elaine Kelly at email@example.com
Deadline for submissions is 1 November 2011 at 5 p.m.
Successful applicants will be informed by 31 January 2012.
Programme Committee: Denise Gallo, Julian Horton, Elaine Kelly, Hilary Poriss, and Derek B. Scott