Programme

Conference Schedule

11.06.2018

 

8.30-9.15 Registration and Reception

9.30-10.00 Introduction – Maria Semi, Turin
10.00-11.00  

Keynote Lecture:

“The Voice of the People, a Song, a Notable Phrase, a Rhyme, Managed to Survive”: The Birth of Musical Aesthetics and the End of Global History

Philip Bohlman, Chicago

 

11.00-11.30 Break
 

Free papers – Session I

Chair Maria Semi, Turin

11.30-12.30 National Aesthetics in Cosmopolitan Enlightenment

Mårten Nehrfors Hultén (Stockholm)

 

Arrangement as a Category in late XVIIIth Century German Musical Discourse: Work, Canon, and Commerce

Elena Pons Capdevila (London, Royal Holloway)

 

 

12.30-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Keynote Lecture:

‘All in the mind’: Eighteenth-century opera and the idea of psychological depth

Suzanne Aspden, Oxford

 

 

Free papers – Session II

Chair Alberto Rizzuti, Turin

15.00-15.30 Rethinking the Aesthetics of Voice at the End of the “Century of Women”

Jessica Gabriel Peritz (Chicago)

 

15.30-16.00 Break
16.00-17.00  

Opera in the Reformist Agenda of the Polish Enlightenment

Anna Parkitna (NY, Stony Brook)

 

 

Borrowing as Listening Inscription: Handel and the Pasticci in London

Carlo Lanfossi (University of Pennsylvania)

12.06.2018

 

9.30-10.30 Keynote Lecture:

Vanessa Agnew, Duisburg

 

10.30-11.00

 

Break

 

Free papers – Session III

Chair Pietro Kobau, Turin

11.00-12.30 Musical Immersion: a New Methodological Approach to Late Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics

Anne Holzmüller (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)

 

Reappraising the Role of Religion in the Musical Aesthetics of the Late Eighteenth Century

Olga Sánchez-Kisielewska (Northwestern University – University of Chicago)

 

When Imitation Became Nachahmung: Translation as Cultural Transfer in German Music Aesthetics of the XVIIIth Century

Benedikt Leßmann (Wien)

 

12.30-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Keynote Lecture:

Hearing the Enlightenment: Musical Affects and Mechanical Philosophy in England and Scotland, 1663-1749

Tomas McAuley, Cambridge

 

Free papers – Session IV

Chair Paolo Gozza

15.00-15.30 Taste, Geschmack, Gusto, Goût: Shifting Connotations of Taste in Eighteenth-Century Musical Thought

Katherine Walker (Hobart and William Smith Colleges, NY)

15.30-16.00  

Break

 

16.00-17.00 Rameau Matérialiste?

Nathan John Martin (University of Michigan)

 

Aristotelianism, Platonism, and Empiricism in Giuseppe Tartini’s Correspondence

Giorgia Malagò (Padova)

 
17.00-18.00 Closing Keynote:

Castrato / Trans*: Thoughts from the 21st Century

Martha Feldman, Chicago