Conference | Neoclassical Reverberations of Discovering Antiquity

Posted in conferences (to attend) by Editor on October 6, 2014

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Neoclassical Reverberations of Discovering Antiquity
Archivio di Stato, Turin, 6–9 October 2014

Twelfth Conference of the ICTM Study Group for the Iconography of the Performing Arts, Istituto per i Beni Musicali in Piemonte

M O N D A Y ,  6  O C T O B E R  2 0 1 4

9.30  Registration

10.00  Welcome and Introduction

10.30  Frame Session
Chair: Cristina Santarelli (Istituto per i Beni Musicali in Piemonte, Torino)
• Christian Greco (Museo Egizio, Torino), The Role Played by Turin in the Field of Aegyptological Research
• Zdravko Blažeković (Research Center for Music Iconography, The Graduate Center, CUNY), Ancient Organology before and after Herculaneum
• Paola d’Alconzo (Università “Federico II”, Napoli), Facing Antiquity Departure and Return: Naples in the Eighteenth Century
• Michela Costantini (Torino), Common Antiquarian Interests Found in the Epistolary Exchanges between the Architect and Piedmontese Erudite Francesco Ottavio Magnocavalli and Members of the Roman Arcadia in the Middle of the Eighteenth Century: The Case of the Ancient Theater of Herculaneum

13.00  Lunch

15.00  Neoclassicism in European Painting, Sculpture and Applied Arts, Part I
Chair: Nicoletta Guidobaldi (Università di Bologna, Dipartimento di Beni Culturali, Ravenna)
• Jordi Ballester Gibert (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Music and Poetics of Ancient Rome in the Work of the Spanish Painter Mariano Fortuny (1838–1874)
• Daniela Castaldo (University of Salento, Lecce), Ancient Music in Paintings of Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836–1912)
• Cristina Santarelli (Istituto per i Beni Musicali in Piemonte, Torino), From A Musician to The Quartet: Albert Moore (1841–1893) between Classicism and Aesthetic Movement
• Alexandra Voutrya (Aristotle University, Thessaloniki), Ingres, Apollo, Mozart and Music
• María Isabel Rodríguez López (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Chant and Enchantments: Iconography of Orpheus, from Gluck to Moreau
• Elena Le Barbier Ramos (Universidad de Oviedo), Ancient Musical Iconography in Neoclassical Painting

T U E S D A Y ,  7  O C T O B E R  2 0 1 4

9.30  Neoclassicism in European Painting, Sculpture and Applied Arts, Part II
Chair: Daniela Castaldo (Università del Salento, Lecce)
• Anna Maria Ioannoni Fiore (Conservatorio Statale di Musica “L. D’Annunzio”, Pescara), Neoclassical Influences in the Depiction of Landscapes on Castelli Maioliche: The Ethical Value of Music among Myths and Ancient Ruins
• Nicoletta Guidebaldi (Università di Bologna Dipartimento di Beni Culturali, Ravenna), Rediscovering Antiquity and Musical Myths in Felice Giani’s Pictorial Cycles in Faenza
• Esma Sulejmanagic (Muzi?ka akademija, Sarajevo), Music Iconography on Numismatic Products of Antiquity and the Nineteenth Century: Antique Musical Practice and Neoclassical Musical Symbolism

11.00  Coffee

11.30  Keynote Address by Elena Barassi (Università di Pavia, sede di Cremona), Iconography of Iconography: Dance in Ancient Roman Representations, Canova’s Works and Reproductions in Engraving

1.00  Lunch

15.00  Neoclassicism in European Painting, Sculpture and Applied Arts, Part III
Chair: Jordi Ballester Gibert (Universitàt Autònoma de Barcelona)
• Licia Mari (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Brescia & Archivio Storico Diocesano, Mantova), Saints, Myths, Allegories in the Scenographic Frescos by Giorgio Anselmi
• Carlo Fiore (Conservatorio di Musica ‘Vincenzo Bellini’, Palermo) and Floriana Tessitore (Teatro Massimo, Palermo), The Teatro Massimo in Palermo between Modernism and Neoclassicism
• Luis Correia de Sousa and Luzia Valeiro Rocha (Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa), New Fashions, Old Models: The Antiquity Charm in Portuguese Musical

16.30  Coffee

17.00  Free Papers
• Emma Petrosyan (Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Armenian National Academy of Sciences, Yerevan), Music and Dance in Statues and Gemmes from Artashat
• Maryam Dolati Fard (Tehran), The Relationship Between Text and Music in Persian Manuscripts: Ilkhanid to Safavid Era, Images of Oud Player

W E D N E S D A Y ,  8  O C T O B E R   2 0 1 4

9:30  Neoclassical Attitudes in Operatic Stage, Part I
Chair: Maria Teresa Arfini (Università della Valle d’Aosta)
• Diana Blichmann (Roma), The Temple of Jupiter Statore in La Clemenza di Tito of Pietro Metastasio and Giovanni Carlo Galli Bibiena
• Maria Ida Biggi (Fondazione Cini / Università “Ca’ Foscari”, Venezia), Borsato, Bagnara and Basoli: Archaelogical References and Reverberations on the Venetian and Bolognese Neoclassical Stage
• Gabriella Olivero (Torino), The “New” Babylon by Alessandro Sanquirico

11.00  Coffee

11.30  Keynote address by Mercedes Viale Ferrero (Torino), The Last Day of Pompeii as Imagined by Alessandro Sanquirico, or: How to Rebuild Pompeii in Order to Destroy It

13.00  Lunch

15.00  Neoclassical Attitudes in Operatic Stage, Part II
Chair: Maria Ida Biggi (Fondazione Cini /Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia)
• Inna Naroditskaya (Northwestern University), Elizaveta of Russia – A Euro-Asian Princess and Heir of Roman Augustus: A Spectacle of Coronation and Imperial Opera
• Dario de Cicco (Conservatorio Statale di Musica “Giuseppe Verdi”, Torino / Université de Genève), Verdi and the Egyptian Culture between Anegdots, Epistolar Sources and Imagination
• Donatella Melini (Fondazione “Antonio Carlo Monzino”, Milano), “Or che i Numi son vinti, a me la cetra, A me l’altar!”: Stories and Iconographies about the Lyra Made for Arrigo Boito’s Nerone
• Timothy Flynn (Olivet College, MI), Classical Reverberations in the Music and Life of Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921)

T H U R S D A Y ,  9  O C T O B E R  2 0 1 4

9.30  Neoclassical Attitudes in Operatic Stage, Part III
Chair: Jordi Ballester Gibert (Universitàt Autònoma de Barcelona)
• Sanna Litti (Hyvinkää, Finland), Heroism in Gasparo Spontini’s Opera La Vestale
• Maria Teresa Arfini (Università della Valle d’Aosta), Around Antigone: Reflections on Iconography and Music in the German Revival of the Classical Tragedy
• Maia Sigua (Tbilisi State Conservatory), The Concept of Tragedy after Aristotle and Daphne by Richard Strauss

11.00  Coffee

11.30  Antiquaria: Documents and Testimonies through the Ages
Chair: Maria Teresa Arfini (Università della Valle d’Aosta)
• John McKay (University of South Carolina, School of Music), Roles for Musical Curiosities in Kircher’s Antiquarian Visions
• Stefania Macioce (Università “La Sapienza”, Roma), Apollo: Figurative Variations of a Neoclassical Ideal
• Francesca Cannella (Università del Salento, Lecce), «Gli eroi della storia favolosa e le invenzioni per essi nobilitate»: The Myth of the Argonauts between Musical Iconography and Literary Invention of the Modern Age

13.00  Lunch

15.00  Musical Impressions from the Grand Tour
Chair: Alexandra Voutyra (Aristotle University, Thessaloniki)
• Siegwart Reichwald (Petrie School of Music, Converse College, Spartanburg, SC), Eyes Wide Open: The Compositional Impact of Mendelssohn’s Artistic and Religious Grand Tour Experiences
• Sylvain Perrot (French School at Athens), Musical Impressions in Views of Greece during the Nineteenth Century
• María Jesús Fernández Sinde (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Music Dreaming: Iconographic Sources from Spanish Painters? Recreation of Identities and Grand Tours

Terra Foundation Research Travel Grants to the U.S.

Posted in fellowships by Editor on October 6, 2014

Terra Foundation Research Travel Grants to the United States

Applications due by 15 January 2015

The Terra Foundation offers Research Travel Grants to enable scholars outside the United States to consult resources that are only available within the United States. These grants provide support for research on topics concerning American art and visual culture prior to 1980. Grant funding is available for short-term travel (3 months maximum) that gives scholars:

• an opportunity to discover new source material
• experience works of art first-hand in museums and private collections
• consult local archives and library collections
• establish professional networks for future research

Funds can be used for related transportation, lodging, meals, and research fees and expenses. They cannot be used for the purchase of computers or other equipment. The foundation accepts proposals from only doctoral students and postdoctoral and senior scholars outside the United States. Please visit our website for eligibility and grant requirements, application form, and information about funding.

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