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NICCOLÃ’ PAGANINI: DIABOLUS IN MUSICA
International Conference on the occasion
of the 8th edition of the FESTIVAL PAGANINIANO of Carro
ORGANISED BY: SocietÃ dei Concerti, La Spezia; Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca
DATES: 16-18 July 2009
LOCATION: La Spezia (ITALY), Sala Dante
Call for papers
The SOCIETA' DEI CONCERTI of La Spezia, Italy (http://www.sdclaspezia.it) and the CENTRO
STUDI OPERA OMNIA LUIGI BOCCHERINI of Lucca (http://www.luigiboccherini.org), in association
with MUSICALWORDS.IT (http://www.musicalwords.it), on the occasion of the 8th edition of the
FESTIVAL PAGANINIANO of Carro are pleased to invite submissions from scholars of proposals
for the symposium on "NiccolÃ² Paganini: Diabolus in Musica", to be held in La Spezia, Sala Dante,
from Thursday 16 to Saturday 18 July 2009.
The Symposium aims to investigate different aspects of the life and works of NiccolÃ² Paganini.
The programme committee encourages submissions within the following areas, although other
topics are welcome:
* Paganini and the 18th- and 19th-Centuries School of the Violin technique.
* Paganini and Viotti.
* Paganiniâ€™s oeuvre in the light of the musical style of his time.
* The Role of the Orchestra in Paganiniâ€™s Violin Concertos.
* Questions of performance practice in Paganiniâ€™s music.
* Paganini and the bravura tradition.
* The Reception of Paganiniâ€™s music.
Andrea Barizza, Roberto Illiano, Fulvia Morabito, Lorenzo FrassÃ , Luca Sala, and Massimiliano
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Prof. Clive Brown (School of Music, University of Leeds) and Prof. Robin
Stowell (School of Music, Cardiff University).
The official languages of the conference are English and Italian. Selected papers presented at the
conference will be published in a volume of proceedings.
Papers are limited to 20 minutes in length, with time following for discussion. For proposals
please submit an abstract of no more than 300 words and one page of biography. All proposals
should be submitted by email no later than Saturday 31 January 2009 to Dr. Massimiliano Sala
(msala_at_adparnassum.org). Please include your name, contact details and (if applicable) your
affiliation within your proposal.
The committee will make its final decision on the abstracts by the end of February 2009, and
contributors will be informed immediately thereafter. Further information about the programme,
registration, travel and accommodation will be announced by the end of March 2009.
For further questions, please contact:
Dr Massimiliano Sala
Via Antonio Puccinelli, 27
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