Manchester, 14th-18th July 2004

Call for Papers [closed]

The Eleventh Biennial International Conference on Baroque Music will be hosted by the Royal Northern College of Music from Wednesday 14 July to Sunday 18 July 2004 inclusive. For current information see the conference website http://www.music.qub.ac.uk/tomita/11baroque/

Proposals are invited for:

  1. Individual papers of 20 minutes duration (after each paper, 10 minutes will be allowed for discussion)
  2. Sessions involving three or four papers on a specified area, given by different individuals and lasting not more than one and a half hours including discussion

  3. Round-table sessions of one and a half hours, including discussion

The deadline for receipt of abstracts is 31 January 2004. Proposals in any area of Baroque music are welcome.

The organisers anticipate that individual papers (1 above) and some sessions with multiple participants (2 and 3 above) will be presented in two or three simultaneous strands, grouped by subject areas. Those areas will be determined largely by the nature of the proposals received.

Any individual may submit one proposal. Proposals must be submitted as an abstract of not more than 250 words (individual papers), or not more than 350 words (group sessions).

Acceptance of a proposal will be at the discretion of the organizers. The abstract should be preceded by information under the following headings: NAME, INSTITUTION, POSTAL ADDRESS, PHONE, FAX, EMAIL ADDRESS.

Abstracts may be

1. emailed to

David Ledbetter (baroque.conference@rncm.ac.uk)
Attachments (in .rtf format) are preferred for the text of abstracts, but please back up the attachment with a plain-text version in the main email.

2. posted to:

Dr David Ledbetter
Eleventh Biennial International Conference on Baroque Music
Royal Northern College of Music
124 Oxford Road
GB-Manchester M13 9RD

(But please send also an e-mail copy as soon as possible - see 1 above.)

Last updated on 13 April 2004