Reviewed Elsewhere: Michal Ben-Horin, Musical Biographies: The Music of Memory in Post-1945 German Literature.

Berlin: de Gruyter, 2016. viii + 173 pp. $112.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-11-045795-7.
Until fairly recently, cultural memory studies have mainly focused on textual documents and visual artifacts as media for representing the past.

Reviewed Elsewhere: Jonathan Keates, Messiah: The Composition and Afterlife of Handel's Masterpiece.

Jonathan Keates. Messiah: The Composition and Afterlife of Handel's Masterpiece. London: Head of Zeus, 2016. 191 pp. £16.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-784-97400-8.
Of the making many books about Messiah there is no end.

Call for Papers: Harvard Graduate Music Forum 2018: Ex-centric Music Studies

Harvard Graduate Music Forum 2018: Ex-centric Music Studies
February 2–3, 2018
Call for Submissions
The Harvard Graduate Music Forum is pleased to announce that we are accepting abstracts for our 2018 symposium "Ex-centric Music Studies." The conference will explore subjects, methods, and modes of presentation that have been deemed ‘peripheral’ to music studies, and aims to offer participants an opportunity to present projects that might exceed the bounds of

33rd Annual Conference on Music in eighteenth-century Britain

33rd Annual Conference on  Music in eighteenth-century Britain
Friday, 24 November 2017, Foundling Museum, London
10.00 Coffee and registration
10.15  Cheryll Duncan (RNCM) – Musical life in the King's Bench Prison circa 1760:
            new evidence from the Courts of Common Pleas and Exchequer
10.45  Colin Timms (Birmingham) – First and Last: Steffani and the Academy of Ancient Music
11.15–11.45  Coffee / Repo


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