The hidden listeners: uncovering the historical evidence for the experience of music
29 March 2017, 11.00-15.00
Blythswood Room, Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow
How, where and why have people listened to music in the past? What did the experience mean to them? And where is the evidence found? This study day will consider some of the contexts in which people listened to music and look at some of the sources where their experiences are recorded.
11.30-12.15 ‘How did past audiences listen to music?’ (David Rowland)
12.15-12.45 ‘Music on the Western Front’ (Helen Barlow)
12.45-1.30 Lunch (a sandwich lunch is provided)
1.30-2.00 ‘Americanism: real and imagined’ (Trevor Herbert)
2.00-2.30 ‘19th-century Glaswegians listening to music’ (Elaine Moohan)
Tickets are free but booking is required. Registration closes on 20 March 2017.