Christina Bashford

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Research Interests

Christina Bashford is a music historian who works in the sphere of cultural musicology, examining the functions and meanings of music, music-making, and its associated activities in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. She has written about chamber music, concert institutions, listening, audiences, and program notes in Victorian Britain. 

Her current research includes a project on violin culture in Britain and Ireland, 1880-1920, on which she has begun to publish and has given several talks, including one on the violin class at the Ballykinlar internment camp during the Anglo-Irish War.  She is also working on music in Britain during World War 1 and is co-editing (with Gayle Sherwood Magee and William Brooks) a volume of essays for the University of Illinois Press: Over Here, Over There: Transatlantic Conversations on the Music of World War 1.

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Music Arts & Humanities
Chamber music Arts & Humanities
Concert Arts & Humanities
Victorian London Arts & Humanities
Violin Arts & Humanities
History Arts & Humanities
Ludwig Van Beethoven Arts & Humanities
Art music Arts & Humanities

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Research Output 1991 2016

Art, Commerce and Artisanship: Violin Culture in Britain, c. 1880-1920

Bashford, C., May 2016, The Idea of Art Music in a Commercial World, 1800-1930. Bashford, C. & Marvin, R. M. (eds.). Rochester, NY: Boydell Press, p. 178-200 (Music in Society and Culture)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Introduction: The Idea of Art Music in a Commercial World

Bashford, C., May 2016, The Idea of Art Music in a Commercial World, 1800-1930. Bashford, C. & Marvin, R. M. (eds.). Rochester, NY: Boydell Press, p. 1-16 (Music in Society and Culture)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Spreadsheets as user interfaces

Dix, A., Cowgill, R., Bashford, C., Mcveigh, S. & Ridgewell, R., Jun 7 2016, AVI 2016 - Proceedings of the 2016 International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces. Buono, P., Lanzilotti, R. & Matera, M. (eds.). Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 07-10-June-2016, p. 192-195 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Spreadsheets
User interfaces
Data acquisition

The Idea of Art Music in a Commercial World, 1800-1930

Bashford, C. (ed.) & Marvin, R. M. (ed.), May 2016, Rochester, NY: Boydell Press. 368 p. (Music in society and culture)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Art music
Commerce
Music
Art for Art's Sake
Classical music

Authority and judgement in the digital archive

Dix, A., Cowgill, R., Bashford, C., McVeigh, S. & Ridgewell, R., Sep 12 2014, Proceedings - DLfM 2014: 1st International Workshop on Digital Libraries for Musicology, co-located with the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, JCDL 2014 and International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2014. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 12-September-2014, 4

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Costs

Honors & Recognition

Westrup Prize

Christina Bashford (Recipient), 1991

Prize

Letters
Music
Trustees