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CONFERENCE ON MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

Edinburgh

1-4 JUNE 2017

URL: http://www.euchmi.ed.ac.uk/gxspp.html

The joint conference of the Galpin Society and the American Musical Instrument Society will be held in Edinburgh, 1st - 4th June 2017.

The meeting will be hosted by the University of Edinburgh and will be centred on the newly refurbished St Cecilia's Hall, location of Musical Instrument Museums Edinburgh.

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

Wednesday May 31st
Accommodation at Pollock Halls available
18:00 - 20:00 Welcome reception with music, St Cecilia's Hall
Dinner on your own

Thursday June 1st
Papers sessions
Lunch (AMIS Board of Governors meeting)
Visit to special exhibition of organological rare books and manuscripts (first alternative time)
Papers sessions
Evening: Excelsior Ballroom concert and dance (The Washboard Jazz-O-Maniacs, 1920s Jazz Band with period instruments)

Friday June 2nd
Papers sessions
Lunch (Working Group on Collection Management for Universities, Colleges and Conservatories)
Visit to special exhibition of organological rare books and manuscripts (second alternative time)
Papers session
Organ recital (John Kitchen plays the 1977-78 Jürgen Ahrend 21-stop, 2-manual German organ in the Reid Concert Hall)
Papers session
Evening: Ceilidh

Saturday June 3rd
Papers sessions
AMIS Business Meeting
Lunch (GS Committee meeting)
Concert: Les Cuivres Diaboliques (The Wallace Collection, brass ensemble with period instruments)
15:00 Galpin Society Annual General Meeting
Tea
Papers session
Evening: Banquet

Sunday June 4th
Papers sessions
Lunch
Demonstrations of museum instruments (three rotating sessions)
Papers session
Evening: Concert at St Cecilia's Hall (Il Rossignolo, period woodwinds and harpsichord)

Monday June 5th
Visits to instrument collections in Glasgow
Hunterian Museum, Kelvin Hall
John Webb Collection, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Piping Centre

Further information: e-mail: mimed@ed.ac.uk


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