Christina Bashford

MVSA President, 2015-2017 | MVSA Executive Board, 2013-2017
Associate Professor of Musicology, University of IllinoisUrbana-Champaign

Research Interests: Victorian musical life and its commerce; concert history, audiences, listening, and music appreciation (especially in London); the Christmas carol in Victorian Cornwall; the culture around the violin

Selected Publications: Co-editor of The Idea of Art Music in a Commercial World, 1800-1930 (Boydell, 2016); The Pursuit of High Culture: John Ella and Chamber Music in Victorian London (Boydell, 2007); Co-editor of Music and British Culture, 1785-1914: Essays in Honour of Cyril Ehrlich (Oxford, 2000)