15th June, Senate House Library (Room 261)

Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

(provisional timetable 02/05/15)

10.00 Registration & Event Introduction
10.30 John Irving Beethoven and the art of Arrangement: approaches to a new recording
11.00 Session I – Chair: Stephen Rose
Emily Baines The Ghost In The Machine: how arrangements made for mechanical instruments challenge modern ‘eighteenth-century’ performance practice norms.
August Guan Keyboard Arrangements of Hasse’s ‘Comic Tunes’
Sonia Wronkowska Keyboard arrangements in the 18th-century manuscripts from Polish female convents
Simone Laghi The many lives of an 18th century love song: from Banna’s banks to London’s stage
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Keynote address: John Butt, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and its hermeneutic puzzles
14.30 Session II – Chair: John Irving
Elena Pons ‘Arrangement’ as a category in late 18th-century German musical discourse
Robert Percival Arrangements for harmonie, and why they matter
Leonardo Miucci Mozart piano concertos: the arrangements made by J. N. Hummel
15.30 Tea Break
16.00 Session III – Chair: Ester Lebedinski
Olivia Sham Die Rose: Liszt’s performance of Schubert’s lied
Chanyapong Thongsawang Opera Paraphrases for Piano in the First Half of the 19th Century as sources for Performance Practice
Reuben Phillips Compositional Process and the Ontology of the Musical Work: The Case of Brahms Serenades Opp. 11 and 16
17.00-17:30 Roundtable

To register please email Elena Pons – mxwm006@live.rhul.ac.uk

Registration fee: £15 (RMA members £10) to be paid on the day