Christina Bashford

1991 …2019

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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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Research Output

Interpreting the role of the violin in the ballykinlar internment camp during the 'Anglo-irish war' of 1919-1921

Bashford, C., May 1 2019, In : Music and Letters. 100, 2, p. 355-382 28 p., gcz040.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 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, p. 192-195 4 p. (Proceedings of the Workshop on Advanced Visual Interfaces AVI; vol. 07-10-June-2016).

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

  • Press / Media

    Illinois music professor awarded NEH Fellowship

    Christina Bashford

    1/15/20

    1 item of Media coverage

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    Honors & Recognition

    NEH Fellowship

    Christina Bashford (Recipient), 2020

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  • Westrup Prize

    Christina Bashford (Recipient), 1991

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