The Programme




Cultural Intermediaries in the Nineteenth-Century Music Market

University of Bristol, June 23–24

Clifton Hill House

Day 1, June 23

Check-in 9:00–9:30

Opening Remarks 9:15–9:30

9:30 – 11:00

Session 1: Institutions


Classical Music as Business: The First Years of the Sociedad de Cuartetos de Madrid (1863-1866)

Teresa Cascudo (Universidad de La Rioja, Spain) and Carolina Queipo (Conservatorio Superior de Música de Navarra, Spain)


Music Published by, and for, Music Teachers: The Case of Juvenile Fairy Operetta in the Late Victorian and Edwardian Eras

Ross Purves (University College London, UK)


Louise Dyer: ISCM Networks and Transnational Aspirations

Kerry Murphy (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Coffee Break 11:00–11:30

Keynote Address


Professor Katharine Ellis, University of Cambridge, UK

When Gatekeepers Fail: Joseph Régnier and Church Music Reform In France, 1848–1860

Lunch 12:30 – 1:30

1:30 – 3:00

Session 2: Methodologies and Questions


The Role of Engravers in Nineteenth-Century Keyboard Music Transmission

David Rowland (The Open University, UK)


Modelling the Music Market: An Analysis of the Printing Records of Leipzig Publishers

Maximilian Rosenthal (Hochschule für Musik und Theater "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy", Germany)


Resisting Economic Reductionism; or Why Publish Music? 

Matthew Head (King's College London, UK)

Coffee Break 3:00 – 3:30


Session 3: European Markets and Cities I


The Music Market in a City in Southern Spain through Press Publicity (1833–1874)

M. Belén Vargas Liñán (Universidad de Granada, Spain)


Municipal Competition and Theatre Politics: the Case of Feltre’s Teatro Sociale in the Nineteenth Century

Giulia Brunello (Bern Academy of the Arts, Switzerland)


Known and Unknown Nineteenth Century: Ferenc Liszt in the Creative Landscapes of Ukraine

Olha Myronenko-Mikheishyna (Ukrainian National Tchaikovsky Academy of Music, Ukraine)

Wine Reception at Victoria Rooms 5:30 – 7:00 

Dinner 7:30 TBA

Day 2, June 24

9:00 – 11:00

Session 4: Market and Mediation


Introductory and Emendatory Études: Conflicting Strategies in the Pedagogical Music Market

Gareth Cordery (Columbia University, US)


Performing the Folk: The Folk-Song Society and the Mediation of British Folksong

Grant Woods (Columbia University, US)


“The Dark Side of the Art of Music”: Contesting Pedagogical Reputation and Constructing Intrigue in Der Musikfeind and Der Sohn vom Ritter Gluck

Kristin Franseen (Concordia University, Canada)


Publicity, Morality, and Gender: Advertising the Parisian Lyric Stage, 1789–1918

 Mark Everist (University of Southampton, UK)

Coffee Break 11:00 - 11:30

11:30 – 1:00

Session 5: Agents


The Development and Uses of W T Freemantle’s Subscription List for Spohr’s Twenty-fourth Psalm

 Bryan White (University of Leeds, UK)


The Pragmatism of ‘Musical Progress’: Franz Brendel’s Cultural Authority in Context

Sean Reilly (Leipzig University, Germany)


"The Damned Score Thief" — Business Practices of the Music Dealer Carl Zulehner 

Karl Traugott Goldbach (Spohr Museum, Germany)

Lunch 1:00 - 2:00

2:00 – 3:30

Session 6: Extra-European Markets and Cities


From Theft to Pyramid Schemes, to Missionaries in China: How Rev John Curwen’s Tonic Sol-fa Empire was Too Successful

 Ellan A. Lincoln-Hyde (SOAS University of London, UK)


Impresario Bullies: Passion, Politics, and the Performing Arts in the Ottoman Empire

Özgecan Karadağlı (Bahçeşehir University Conservatory, Turkey)


Made in Latin America, Printed in Europe: The Complex Business of Music Editing across the Atlantic in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

José Manuel Izquierdo König (Pontificia Universidad Católica, Chile)

Coffee Break 3:30 - 4:00

4:00 – 5:00

Session 7: European Markets and Cities II


Commercial and Serious Music Thriving Side by Side: Restaurants, Cafés and Other Entertainment Venues as Channels for Different Musical Genres in Late 19th Century Stockholm

Anne Reese Willén (Uppsala University, Sweden)


Behind the Scenes at the Éditions de l’Oiseau-Lyre

Madeline Roycroft (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Concluding Remarks 5:00–5:15

End of Conference