Call for papers: the English Musical Renaissance and the Church conference

Proposals are invited for a one-day conference exploring the relationship between composers of the English Musical Renaissance (EMR) and the church.

Organised by the Royal Musical Association and Durham University’s Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, the event will be held on 5 November 2018 at Durham University.

Researchers are encouraged to submit proposals for individual or panel sessions, with suggested topics including:

  • EMR composers and hymnody
  • EMR composers and science, especially evolutionary thought
  • EMR composers, revealed and natural theologies
  • EMR composers and the liturgy
  • Analytical approaches to the church music of EMR composers
  • The church music of EMR composers and the long nineteenth century
  • EMR composers, and sacralisation of the secular
  • EMR composers, legacies today

The deadline for proposals is 5 October 2018. Submission guidelines are available here.