Programme

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Music and Material Culture Workshop – December 7, 2016 – Faculty of Music (University of Cambridge)

9.00 – 9.15. Registration 
9.15 – 9.30. Introduction 
9.30 – 10.30. Session 1 – Keynote Speaker
Florence Gétreau

(Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

‘European Musical Cabinets from Renaissance to 19th Century: Typology and Philosophy’
Chair Amparo Fontaine (University of Cambridge)
10.30 – 11.30. Session 2    
Flora Dennis

(University of Sussex)

‘Listening to the Song of Objects: Material Culture and Music in Early Modern Italy’
Moritz Kelber

(University of Salzburg)

Quella cosa è più nobile, che ha più eternita ‒ Leonardo, Eternity and the Materiality of Music’
Chair Vera Wolkowicz (University of Cambridge)

11.30-12.00. Coffee Break

12.00-13.00. Session 3
Penelope Gouk

(University of Manchester)

‘On the Role of Musical Instruments in the Creation of Francis Bacon’s Experimental Study of Sound’
David Trippett

(University of Cambridge)

‘Music and the Permutations of Materialism ca. 1855’
Chair Nicolò Palazzetti (CRAL/EHESS)

13.00-14.00 Lunch break

14.00-15.30. Session 4
Gabriele Rossi Rognoni

(Royal College of Music)

‘Defining “Old” vs. “New” Organologies: Changing Perspectives in Studies on Musical Instruments’
Marion Leonard

(University of Liverpool)

‘Collection, interpretation and encounter: popular music in the museum’
Michele Del Prete

(Accademia di Belle Arti di Foggia)

‘Remote Divisions. On the Post-Romantic Organ as Reference for (Early) Electroacoustic Music Sound Projection’
Chair Violeta Nigro-Giunta (CRAL/EHESS)

 15.30-16.00. Coffee break

16.00 – 17.30. Session 5
Rachel Stroud

(Univeristy of Cambridge)

‘Objects, Agency and Beethoven’s Late String Quartets’
Pamela Feo

(Boston University)

‘“So intangible a thing as a pianist’s touch”. Listening to the Body in Player Piano Performance’
Laura Dolp

(Montclair State University)

‘Idris Kahn and the Poetics of the Score’
Chair Danielle Padley (University of Cambridge)
17.30-18.00. Final Remarks. Open discussion