Publications

Among the major achievements of the project are a large number of multi-day workshops. Each of these has brought together a group of international experts for discussion of pre-circulated papers. In all cases, the results have been interesting enough to merit collection in an edited volume. Details are as follows:

1. Sound Knowledge: Music and Science in London (18-19 October 2013), organised by Ellen Lockhart (University of Toronto) and James Q. Davies (University of California, Berkeley).

The essays have appeared as James Q. Davies and Ellen Lockhart, eds., Sound Knowledge: Music and Science in London, 1789-1851 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017).

2. The Melodramatic Moment, 1790-1820 (27-29 March 2014), organised by Katherine Hambridge (University of Warwick) and Jonathan Hicks (King’s College London).

The essays have been assembled into a volume and will be published by University of Chicago Press.

3. Music and Science in London 1800-1851 (27-28 June 2014), organised by Sarah Hibberd (University of Nottingham).

The essays appeared, under Sarah Hibberd’s editorship, as a special issue of the journal 19th-Century Music, Vol. 39, No. 2 (Fall, 2015).

4. Theatres of the Crimean War: Sound, Affect, and Media in the Production of Wartime (17-18 October 2014), organised by Gavin Williams (Jesus College, Cambridge).

The essays have been assembled into a volume and are currently under review at Oxford University Press.

5. Charles Dibdin and his World (28-29 November 2014), organised by Oskar Cox Jensen (King’s College London), David Kennerley (University of Oxford) and Ian Newman (University of Notre Dame).

The essays have been assembled into a volume and will be published, under the title Charles Dibdin and Late Georgian Culture, by Oxford University Press.

6. Grand Opéra on the Move, 1800 – 1865 (5-6 December 2014), organised by Laura Protano-Biggs (University of Nottingham).

The essays appeared, under Laura Protano-Biggs editorship, as a special issue of the Cambridge Opera Journal,  Volume 29, Issue 1, March 2017.

7. Operatic Cosmopolitanisms (1-2 May 2015), organised by Sarah Collins (University of Durham) and Dana Gooley (Brown University).

The essays have appeared, under Sarah Collins and Dana Gooley’s editorship, as a special issue of the journal Musical Quarterly, Vol. 99/2 (Summer 2016).

8. Hebrew Melodies: Music and the Bible in 19th-century Europe (25-26 June 2015), organised by James Grande (King’s College London) and Brian Murray (University of Cambridge).

The essays are being revised, and will become a volume submitted to a university press.

9. Operatic Reflections and Reverberations, Britain 1800 – 1850 (15-16 January 2016), organised by Roberta Montemorra Marvin (University of Iowa) and Roger Parker (King’s College London).

The essays are being revised, and will become a volume submitted to a university press.

10. London Voices (1820 – 1840) (9-10 September 2016), organised by Susan Rutherford (Manchester) and Roger Parker (King’s College London).

The essays are being revised, and will become a volume submitted to a university press.

11. The Opium Workshop (9­-10 December 2016), organised by Josephine McDonagh and Briony Wickes (King’s College London)

The essays are being revised, and will become a special issue of an
interdisciplinary journal.

12. Liberalism and Victorian Music Culture (27-28 January 2017), organised by Sarah Collins and Bennett Zon (University of Durham).

The essays are being revised, under the editorship of Sarah Collins, and will become a volume submitted to a university press.

13. Sound and Sense in Britain, 1770 – 1840 (Columbia, 12-13 May 2017), organised by James Grande (King’s College London) and Carmel Raz (Columbia University).

The essays are being revised and will become a volume submitted to a university press.

14. Music and Politics in Britain, c. 1780 – 1850 (2-3 June 2017), organised by David Kennerley (King’s College London) and Oskar Cox Jensen (Queen Mary University of London).

The essays are being revised and will be submitted together as a special issue of an academic journal.

15. Opera and Print Culture (23-24 June 2017), organised by Christina Fuhrmann (Baldwin Wallace University) and Alison Mero (Journal of Musicology).

The essays are being revised, under the editorship of Christina Fuhrmann and Alison Mero, and will become a volume submitted to a university press.

In addition, the PI and Research Fellows are each preparing a monograph. Details are as follows:

Oscar Cox Jensen, The London Ballad-Singer, 1792-1864

In preparation, to be submitted to a university press.

James Grande, Articulate Sounds: Music, Dissent, and Literary Culture, 1789-1840

Under contract with the British Academy/Oxford University Press.

Jonathan Hicks, Music on the Move in Early Victorian London

In preparation, to be submitted to a university press.

Roger Parker, Brooding City: Music in London in the 1830s

In preparation, to be submitted to a university press.

An interdisciplinary research project at King’s College London, supported by the European Research Council