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Jean-Philippe Rameau: International Anniversary Conference (Oxford)




St Hilda’s College, Oxford, 11-14 September 2014


Booking:
Information on registration and accommodation may be found at
http://www.music.ox.ac.uk/research/projects/oae-rameau/
Pre-booking enquiries can be addressed to Graham Sadler (a.g.sadler@hull.ac.uk)
Registration deadline: 22 August 2014
(Early Bird deadline: 6 August 2014)

THURSDAY, 11 September: registration from 14.00

17.00 – Conference welcome

17.15 – Lecture-recital – Stephen Gutman:
“‘Ne laissent rien à desirer’: problems and possible solutions to playing the Pièces de clavecin en concerts on solo keyboard”

18.00-19.30 – Reception


FRIDAY, 12 September: registration from 08.30

09.00-10.30 – Keyboard Music: Theory and Practice

Davitt Moroney (University of California, Berkeley),
“Rameau’s two Méchaniques”

Thomas Christensen (University of Chicago),
“‘La méchanique des doigts’ and Rameau’s Code of the Thorough Bass”

Lucy Robinson (Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama),
“‘A propos’ Rameau’s Pièces de clavecin en concerts”


11.00-12.00 – The Ramellian acte de ballet: Construction and Authorship

Roger Savage (University of Edinburgh),
“The Triumph of Generosity, or, Let’s Make an Opera-Ballet!”

Thomas Soury (Institut de Recherche en Musicologie),
“Trois actes de ballets de Rameau sur livret anonyme : nouvelles pistes pour reconsidérer l’attribution à Cahusac”


13.15-15.15 – New Perspectives on Music Theory

Charles Dill (University of Wisconsin, Madison),
“Rameau and Cartesian wonder”

Nathan Martin (Yale University),
“Rameau and the Rule of the Octave”

Michael O’Dea (Université de Lyon),
“Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Rameau’s paradoxical disciple”

Tanja Spatz (Hochschule für Musik, Freiburg),
“Observations on some evolutions in Rameau’s theoretical writings with regard to the ‘problem’ of Fauxbourdon”


15.45-17.25 – Rameau in Conflict

Francesca Pagani, (Università degli Studi di Bergamo), “Mémoires et aventures de monsieur de *** de Jean Galli Bibiena (1735) : une contribution peu connue autour du débat entre Lullistes et Ramistes”

Françoise Escande (Université de Toulouse II) and Benoît Dratwicki (Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles), “Destouches et Colin de Blamont : deux surintendants face à la menace ramiste ?”

Thierry Favier (Université de Poitiers),
“Rameau versus Mondonville: the construction of a post-Lullian musical identity in France”


17.45-19.15 – Rameau and Dance

Guillaume Jablonka (Compagnie Divertimenty), with the participation of Robert Le Nuz,
“The chaconne in Rameau’s ‘Naïs’ : reconstructing the choreography of an Olympics-style contest”

Rebecca Harris-Warrick (Cornell University) and Hubert Hazebroucq (Compagnie Les Corps Eloquents),
“Do Rameau’s dances ‘impose physical movement’? A collaborative exploration”



SATURDAY, 13 September: registration from 08.30

09.00-10.00 – Biographical Discoveries

Marie Demeilliez (Université de Grenoble),
“New light on the genesis of the ill-fated opera ‘Linus’ by La Bruère and Rameau”

Erik Kocevar (Centre National de Recherche Scientifique), “Réflexions sur certains traits de caractère de Jean-Philippe Rameau à la lumière des divers testaments et codicilles de son père”


10.00-11.00 – Rameau and the Economics of Opera

Laura Naudeix (Université de Rennes),
“The impact of economics on artistic creation: the case of Rameau’s opéras-ballets”

Elizabeth Giuliani (Bibliothèque nationale de France), “L’économie d’une production d’ouvrage de Rameau sur la scène de l’Académie royale de Musique vers 1750”


11.30-12.45 – Rameau Portrayed

Florence Gétreau (Centre National de Recherche Scientifique), “‘Les Caricatures du Célèbre Rameau’: satirical portraits and graphic lampoons on his musical and theoretical works”

Marian Hobson (University of Cambridge) and Pascal Duc (Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles), with Kate Tunstall (Worcester College, Oxford), Caroline Warman (Jesus College, Oxford),
“Two Rameaus, uncle and nephew: Diderot’s Rameau’s Nephew and its relation with music before and after Rameau”

Followed by the launch of “Denis Diderot’s ‘Rameau’s Nephew’: A Multi-media Edition”


13.55-15.30 – Secular Vocal Music

Bertrand Porot (Université de Reims),
“‘Les Amants trahis’ de Rameau : une scène d’opéra-comique ?”

Marcie Ray (Michigan State University),
“Violent expressions of love in Jean-Philippe Rameau’s cantatas”

Sylvie Bouissou (Centre National de Recherche Scientifique), “New perspectives on Rameau’s 'Traité de composition des canons’”


15.55-17.25 – The European Reception of Rameau’s Music Theory

Ludwig Holtmeier (Hochschule für Musik, Freiburg),
“Rameau’s heritage and the European music-theoretical canon of the eighteenth century”

Walter Kreyszig (University of Saskatchewan),
“Leopold Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the dissemination of Rameau’s Basse fondamentale in string quartet scoring: the Lodi Quartet and the Studienbücher of Barbara Ployer and Thomas Attwood”


18.15-19.15 – Conference Concert, Davitt Moroney (harpsichord)

20.00 – Conference Banquet


SUNDAY, 14 September: registration from 08.30

09.00-10.30 – Rameau’s Singers, Acting, Casting and Repertory

Thomas Green (The Royal Conservatory, Toronto),
“Through the Mercure’s lens: mid-eighteenth-century acting styles and vocal aesthetics in the performance of Rameau’s operas”

Raphaëlle Legrand (Université de Paris-Sorbonne),
“Casting Rameau’s female roles: past and present”

Herbert Schneider (Universität des Saarlandes),
“The da capo air in the works of Rameau and his contemporaries”


11.00-12.00 – Rameau Recreated
Thomas Leconte (Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles),
“Une ‘Messe de Requiem’ sur des thèmes de ‘Castor et Pollux’ : un témoin inédit de la réception de la musique de Rameau dans la seconde moitié du XVIIIe siècle”

Margaret Butler (University of Florida),
“Recreating Rameau: J.-S. Mangot and his role in Parma”


13.15-14.15 – Staging Rameau

Rémy-Michel Trotier (Université de Paris-Sorbonne),
“Sets and music in Rameau’s operas”

Lois Rosow (Ohio State University),
“Staging time and space in Rameau’s operas”


14.15-15.15 – Revising and Editing Rameau

James Arnold (Birkbeck College, Unversity of London),
“‘Objet d’étude et de curiosité’: Candeille’s reworking of ‘Castor et Pollux’ and its audiences, 1791-1815”

Graham Sadler (Birmingham Conservatoire / University of Oxford),
“Saint-Saëns and the Rameau ‘Œuvres complètes’: a production score of ‘Zoroastre’ lost and found”


15.15-15.45 – Round Table:
Rameau research and future performance

15.45 – Conference ends.


Conference Selection Committee:

Professor Graham Sadler (University of Oxford and Birmingham Conservatoire)
Dr Sabine Chaouche (Oxford Brookes University)
Jennifer Thorpe (New College, Oxford)
Professor Alain Viala (Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford)
Dr Jonathan Williams (St Hilda’s College, Oxford)



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