Keynote speaker: Derek Adlam, eminent keyboard-maker and recitalist

10.00  Registration and Welcome

10.15    Derek Adlam Keynote speech

           Andrew Woolley (FCSH/NOVA, Lisbon) 'From Venice to Chichester via London and Bath: the travels of an Italian Giga'

           Pablo Padilla (National University of Mexico) and Dan Tidhar (University of Cambridge) 'Identification and evolution of musical style - a statistical solution to the "Monsieur Couperin" problem'

11.40   Tea break

12.00  Daniel Wheeldon (Edinburgh University) 'Putting piano-hammers inside a guitar'

           Eleanor Smith (Pipes and Strings) 'On the Road to Euridice: claviorgans in sixteenth century Florence'

1.00    Lunch

2.00   Frauke Jürgensen (Aberdeen University) 'Editing the Buxheim Organ Book: intersections of performance practice, compositional practice, and digital musicology'

           Mario Sarrechia (Amsterdam) "Pour ung Plaisir" - French Chansons in 16th century Keyboard intabulations'

           Stephan Schönlau (University of Manchester) 'Improvised madness: Folia grounds in English keyboard sources, c.1675-c.1705'

3.30   Tea break

4.00   Christian Kjos (Norwegian Academy of Music) 'Releasing the "loudie"' - harpsichord accompaniment in G. F. Handel's continuo cantatas'

           Aleksander Mocek (Cracow Academy of Music) 'Continually in Doubt because of Informed Freedom' - Some cases of paradigm shifts and paralyses in the evolution of artistic freedom in basso continuo theory and practice'

           Kris Worsley (RNCM) 'The dynamics of impassioned melodic performance: a lost style of rough improvisation for the clavichord and fortepiano'

5.30  Conference end

6.00  Recital of Bach's Goldberg Variations, by Dr Dan Tidhar at Fitzwilliam College