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8th Annual Meeting, Society for 17th-Century Music
Vermillion, SD, April 2000

It is a pleasure to invite you to visit America's Shrine to Music Museum
at The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, for the eighth-annual
conference of The Society for 17th-Century Music, April 27-30. All of the
sessions will be held at the Museum, surrounded by a rich assemblage of
16th, 17th, and 18th-century musical instruments. All events will be held
in the Museum's 100-seat hall. Superb acoustics make it an ideal venue for
early music. Hearing our well-maintained antique keyboard instruments will
be a revelation, and Belladonna's concert, "Folias Festivas," should be a

Vermillion is a small college town - located on a bluff overlooking the
Missouri River, where Lewis & Clark camped on their way to the Pacific -
where you can walk safely at night, but with no taxis and few good
restaurants. In addition, you will be staying in one of several motels,
rather than together in one place. For those reasons, your meals
(including a candle-lit dinner on Thursday evening, continental
breakfasts, and a box lunch on Sunday [take-away or eat-in] - all at the
Museum - and the banquet and other meals, just a five-minute walk away)
are included in a modest registration fee, based on group rates and
partially underwritten. Airport transportation is also underwritten. Rooms
(for a single) start at $33 (Super 8 Motel). Dorm rooms are $20.25, incl.

It is essential, however, that you make your motel reservations at once!  
Space is limited, and it is a busy time of the year. It is also important
to make your airline reservations now.

The program committee has put together an impressive array of papers. We
look forward to sharing the Museum and our collections with all of you and
extending the hospitality for which South Dakotans are well known. Please
return your registration form and payment promptly, so that we can serve
you better.

Please read the enclosed Transportation Information BEFORE you buy your
tickets, if you want to use our airport shuttle service.

Sincerely yours, 

André P. Larson, Ph.D. 
The Society for 17th-Century Music 
8th Annual Meeting
Vermillion, South Dakota 
April 27-30, 2000


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Country: ____________________________________________ E-mail:________________ 

Home Phone: ________________ Work Phone: _______________ Fax: _______________

I. REGISTRATION includes all nine meals (Thursday evening through Sunday 
noon, including banquet and candle-lit dinner), concerts, coffee 
breaks, and program book. Cash bar available at evening meals. 

_____ Regular member early registration $125.00 (postmarked
      before March 25)	 					________ 
_____ Regular member registration fee $145.00 (after March 25) 	________ 
_____ Student early registration $95.00 (must have current ID) 	________ 
_____ Airport van service (optional) $15.00 (round trip) 	________ 


Do you require vegetarian meals? Yes No Comments _______________________ 
Do you prefer beef chicken fish or none of the three at the banquet?

see transportation information sheet for details): 

I (we) will arrive in _______________ (Sioux City or Sioux Falls) on 

___________ (airline), flight #________ on ____________ (Wed. or Thurs. 

before 3:00 pm) at ___________ (time). 

I (we) will depart from _______________ (city) on ____________ (airline), 

flight # ______, on Sunday [after 1:45 pm/Sioux City; after 2:15 pm/Sioux 

Falls] at ____________ (time). 

Make your check payable to SHRINE TO MUSIC MUSEUM, in U.S. dollars ($),
payable through a U.S. bank. Return it with this form to:

America's Shrine to Music Museum 
414 East Clark Street 
Vermillion, SD 57069-2390 USA 
Phone (605) 677-5306 * * * Fax (605) 677-5073 >

Or make payment by Visa/MC Card # ______________________, expires 

	The Society for 17th-Century Music 
	8th Annual Meeting
	America's Shrine to Music Museum 
	The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, S.D. 
	April 27-30, 2000


Thursday, April 27

9:00 to 5:00 - Registration and Open House (Shrine to Music Museum)

6:15 to 9:00 - Opening Reception, Candle-lit Dinner, Wine, and "Virtuoso
17th-century Music from Italy, Germany, and Iberia," David Schulenberg,
Harpsichord, with Mary Oleskiewicz, Baroque Flute (Arne B. Larson Concert
Hall, Museum) [this event limited to the first 64 registrants]

Friday, April 28 

8:00 to 8:45 - Continental Breakfast (Jeanne F. Larson Tea Room, Museum)

9:00 to 10:55 - Far-flung Spanish Topics (Arne B. Larson Concert Hall,

Chair: Colleen Reardon (Binghamton University)

William Summers (Dartmouth College), "Distant Echoes of 1492:  
Villancicos and Canciones in the Celebratory Life of the Cofradia de los
Esclavos de Jesu Cristo crucificado, San Juan del Monte Church, Manila"

Colleen Baade (Lincoln, Nebraska), "Spanish Nun Musicians: Early Modern
Career Girls?"

Louise K. Stein (University of Michigan), "Terpsichore's Harp and the
Temptation of St. Jerome": Harps, Gender, Hispanic Music and Society"

11:00 to 12:00 - Tours of Museum (choose one or two of three half-hour
tours of 17th-century keyboards with John Koster, 17th-century strings
with André P. Larson, and 17th-century winds with Mary Oleskiewicz)
[number of participants on each tour is limited; must register upon
arrival for preferred tours and times on Friday and Saturday]

12:15 Lunch (Student Center)

1:30 Mini-Recital, Susanne Skyrm (University of South Dakota), grand piano
by Manuel Antunes, Lisbon, 1767 [best-preserved surviving piano with
Cristofori-style action] (Concert Hall)

2:00 to 5:00 - Instruments (Concert Hall)
	Chair: Jeffery Kite-Powell (Florida State University)

Mary Oleskiewicz (Shrine to Music Museum), "Reconstructing the
Seventeenth-Century Transverse Flute and Its Music"

John Koster (Shrine to Music Museum), "The Harpsichord in Seventeenth-
Century France"

Coffee Break (ten-minute)

Edward L. Kottick (University of Iowa), "The Third Way:  Seventeenth-
Century Harpsichord Building Outside of Italy and Flanders"

David Schulenberg (Shrine to Music Museum), "The Instrument and Its

6:15 Dinner (Student Center)

8:00 Concert, "Folias Festivas" by BELLADONNA Baroque Quartet (Cléa 
Galhano, recorders; Margaret Humphrey, violin; Rebecca Humphrey, 'cello; 
Barbara Weiss, harpsichord), including works by Bertali, Cabanilles, 
Castello, Falconieri, Marais, Merula, Ortiz, Storace, and others (Concert 

Saturday, April 29

8:00 to 8:45 - Continental Breakfast (Tea Room) 

9:00 to 10:55 - Cleffing, Temperament, and Tonal Coherence 
	Chair: Stephen Bonta (Hamilton College)

Jessie Anne Owens (Brandeis University), "Cleffing in English Music ca.

Elisabeth Honn (Oberlin College), "Tuning and Temperament in the Works of
Marin Mersenne"

Warren Stewart (Stanford University), "Tonal Coherence in North Italian
Polyphony, 1610-1650"

         Respondent: Michael Dodds (Southern Methodist University)

11:00 to 12:00 - Tours of Museum (choose one or two of three half-hour
tours of 17th-century keyboards with John Koster; 17th-century strings
with André P. Larson; 17th-century winds with Mary Oleskiewicz) [limited
number of participants for each tour; must register upon arrival for
preferred tours and times]

12:15 Lunch and Business Meeting (Student Center)

2:00 to 5:00 
	Chair: Susan Parisi (University of Illinois)

English Topics

Candace Bailey (North Carolina Central University), "'Unmeasured' Preludes
in England?"

Amanda Eubanks Winkler (University of Michigan), "Sexless spirits?:  
Gender Ideology in Scenes of Magic on the Restoration Stage"

           Respondent: Wendy Heller (Princeton University)

Coffee Break (ten-minute) 

Sacred Music at Mid-Century and Beyond

Linda Maria Koldau (Universität Bonn), "Giovanni Antonio Rigatti's Messa e
salmi, parte concertati (1640) and the Selva morale e spirituale (1640/41)
of Claudio Monteverdi"

Mary E. Frandsen (University of Notre Dame), "The 'Problem' of Sacred
Music Between Schütz and Bach"

6:30 Banquet (Student Center)

Sunday, April 30 

8:00-8:45 - Continental Breakfast (Tea Room)

9:00-12:00 - Instruments and their Use 
	Chair: Lois Rosow (Ohio State University) 

David Dolata (Eastern Washington University), "Meantone Temperaments on
the Lute"

Robert A. Green (Northern Illinois University), "Dufaut and the Origins of
the Tombeau"

Coffee Break (ten-minute)

Stewart Carter (Wake Forest University), "On Instrumentation in the Early
Seventeenth Century: The Case of Christoph Straus

Stuart Cheney (University of Maryland), "A Newly Discovered Seventeenth-
Century Source of French Hunting Horn Signals"

12:00 Box lunches distributed (eat-in or take-away)


This conference is underwritten in part by the generous support of
Margaret Ann Everist, Honorary Trustee, by the USD Office of Research, and
by members of The Stradivari Society, a fund-raising initiative of the
Museum's Board of Trustees (Joseph M. McFadden, chair).


Vermillion does not have a motel that is large enough to house all of the
SSCM meeting participants in one, single location. Instead, you need to
choose your preference from the list below. You must make your own
reservation directly. Space will be tight at this time of the year. Make
your reservations now! We recommend that you guarantee your reservation
with a Visa or MC card. All of the accommodations will be clean and safe.  
Tax is 8%.

Vermillion does not have taxi service. We will provide some local van
transportation, if the weather is inclement. However, those of you who are
arriving by air should choose a motel that is within a manageable walking
distance from the Museum. It would be helpful, if those who are driving
would choose motels that are farther from the Museum. Those distances are
given with each entry below.

Budget Host Tomahawk Motel 
1313 West Cherry Street 
(Hwy. 19 & Business 50) 
Vermillion, SD 57069 
Phone 605-624-2601; FAX 605-624-2449; E-mail: 
1-800-283-4678 (U.S. calls only) 
Units: 20 
Rates: $36 single; $38 double; $2 each additional person in room 
Services: Full-size Outdoor Swimming Pool, Kiddie Pool, Direct Dial
Telephones, Cable TV with remote, In-room Coffee Services, Air
Conditioning, Ice Machine, Microwave, Snacks Available, Pets with
Permission, Clean, Quiet. Two miles from the Museum (but a good place from
which to see the sunsets!).

Comfort Inn 
701 West Cherry Street 
(West Business 50) 
Phone 605-624-8333; FAX: 605-624-8333 
1-800-221-2222 (toll free, U.S. calls only) 
Units: 46 (only 15 still available on April 27!) 
Rates: $35 single; $55 double; $5 each additional person in room 
Services: Vermillion's Only AAA Rated Property, Whirlpool, Indoor Pool,
Exercise Room, Direct Dial Telephones, Cable TV with Free HBO,
Mini-Market, Gift Shop, Meeting Rooms, FAX Machine, Copy Machine, 24-Hour
Desk Service, Non-smoking Rooms, Air Conditioning, Microwaves,
Refrigerators. Ten blocks from the Museum.

Goebel House Bed & Breakfast 
102 Franklin Street 
Units: 4 
Rates: $55 single; $65 double; includes gourmet breakfast 
Services: Comfortable and Quiet Hospitality, Smoke-free Environ-ment,
Reservations Requested, Cash or Checks Accepted (no credit cards). Ten
blocks from the Museum.

The Prairie Inn and Travelodge 
912 North Dakota Street 
Phone 605-624-2824; FAX: 605-624-3818 
1-888-624-2824 (toll free, U.S. calls only) 
Units: 31 
Rates: $44.50 single; $49.50; $5 each additional person in room 
Services: Lounge, Coffee Shop, Video Lottery, FAX Machine, Copy Machine.  
Five blocks from the Museum (probably the nicest location within easy
walking distance of the Museum).

Super 8 Motel 
1208 East Cherry Street 
(East Business 50) 
Phone 605-624-8005; FAX: 605-624-8611; E-mail: 
1-800-800-8000 (U.S. calls only) 
Units: 39 
Rates: $33 single; $40 double; $3 each additional person in room 
Services: Indoor Pool, Whirlpool, Direct Dial Telephones, Cable TV,
24-Hour Desk, Non-smoking Rooms, FAX, Copy Machine, Air Condi-tioning,
Microwaves, Pets with Permission. Ten blocks from Museum.

University of South Dakota Dormitory (Julian Hall, third floor) 
Residential Life, Attn: Mary Lou Christopherson, Office Supervisor
USD, 414 E. Clark Street 
Phone 605-677-5663; FAX: 605-677-4260; E-mail: 
Rates: $20.25 per person per night, single occupancy, incl. tax 
$17.00 per person per night, double occupancy, incl. tax 
$20.00 key deposit, returned at check-out 
Services: Linens and towels. Typical dormitory rooms with Men's and
Women's bathrooms on each floor. Located on USD campus, 24-Hour Desk
Service, Coin-operated Laundry Facilities, TV/Lounge Area. One block from
the Museum.

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MEALS: All nine meals (Thursday evening through Sunday noon) are included
in the registration fee for several reasons, one of which is to provide
additional opportunities to socialize, since we will not be staying
together in a single location.


For those planning to arrive by air:

Vermillion is served by both the Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and the Sioux
City, Iowa, airports. The major carrier is Northwest Air-lines (through
Minneapolis), but service is also provided by United (through Chicago or
Denver) and TWA (through St. Louis).

Fares are very competitive, particularly into Sioux City. Since you will
be traveling on a Wednesday or Thursday and staying over a Saturday night,
you should be able to take advantage of very good rates, if you book early
and use a travel agent who is alert to the almost continuous special
offers being made by the airlines. We often can fly round-trip from here
to the East or West coasts with ticket costs in the $250-300 range,
sometimes lower. A third alternative is to fly into Omaha (a highly
competitive airport) and rent a car for the two-hour drive north on I-29
to Vermillion. There are early morning flights from the East Coast that
will get you here early Thursday afternoon. Despite the two-hour time
change, there are also some early morning flights from the West Coast that
will get you here early Thursday afternoon. There are also overnight
flights from West Coast cities into Minneapolis that will get you here
Thursday morning. And, of course, with such modest motel rates in
Vermillion, you may prefer to fly in on Wednesday evening and enjoy a
leisurely Thursday morning in the Museum's galleries, before SSCM
activities get underway.

The Museum will provide low-cost shuttle service from both airports to
Vermillion on Wednesday afternoon and evening, Thursday morning, and
Thursday afternoon until 3:00 pm. We will provide shuttle service back to
the airports Sunday afternoon and evening, beginning at 12:15 pm (it is a
45-minute drive to the Sioux City airport and a 65-minute drive to the
Sioux Falls airport).

Because Museum staff and our students must be on hand during the meeting,
we can not meet flights that arrive in Sioux Falls after 3:00 pm on
Thursday nor in Sioux City after 3:30 pm on Thursday.

Please also note that we can not get you back to flights on Sunday that
leave before 1:45 pm out of Sioux City or 2:00 pm out of Sioux Falls.  
Also, we can not meet any flights, arriving or departing, on Friday or
Saturday. If you plan to arrive late or leave early or simply want to have
the freedom of a car, both airports are served by the major car rental
agencies. Advance reservations are recommended.

There is Greyhound/Jackrabbit bus service into Vermillion. The nearest
Amtrak station is in Omaha, Nebraska, where the trains stop in the middle
of the night. From Omaha to Vermillion, you need to take a bus or rent a
car for the two-hour drive north on I-29.


Supplementary information for those arriving from Europe or Japan:

In order to avoid the complication of changing airlines (and air-ports) in
New York, we recommend traveling by Northwest Airlines/ KLM from
Amsterdam, Frankfurt, or London, via Minneapolis, to Sioux City or Sioux
Falls, or United from Milan or Paris via Chicago. If you plan to make the
trip to Vermillion in one day, please plan to do it on Wednesday (or
earlier in the week, if you prefer), so that we can meet your flight. If
you want to return home in one day, you can fly out of Sioux City/Sioux
Falls on Sunday afternoon (or later in the week, if you prefer) and be
back in Europe the next morning.

For those of you who plan to visit other cities in the States while you
are here, some airlines have special fares that let you make several
stops.  These special tickets must be bought in Europe. Check with your
travel agent. Just be certain that you pick an airline that flies into
Sioux City or Sioux Falls .

From Japan, you can take Northwest Airlines, via Minneapolis, to Sioux
City or Sioux Falls.

For those planning to arrive by car:

Vermillion is located on South Dakota Highway 50, six miles west of the
interchange with Interstate 29 (linking Kansas City, Omaha, Sioux City,
Sioux Falls, Fargo, and Winnipeg), midway between I-80 (New York to San
Francisco) and I-90 (Boston to Seattle). When you reach the edge of town
(just before the orange overpass), do not branch off to the right on the
Highway 50 bypass. Instead, continue straight ahead, under the overpass,
on Hwy. 50 business route, which becomes Cherry Street. All of the motels
are on Cherry, except for The Prairie Inn, which is on Dakota Street, one
block north of the intersection of Cherry and Dakota.

To reach the Museum, turn left on Pine Street (one block past the first
traffic light, with a Burger King on the corner) and go south to Clark
Street (the first stop sign). Turn right and go west three blocks to the
corner of Clark and Yale Streets. The Museum is the two-story, limestone
building on the right (north side of the street) with a courtyard and
fountain in front. Metered visi-tor parking is available in the parking
lot on the right (east side of the building). However, there is free
parking on the streets just south of the Museum and in the lot at night
and on weekends.

If driving into Vermillion from the West on Hwy. 50 business route, turn
right on N. Dakota Street (second traffic light) and go south to Clark
Street (first stop sign). If driving in from the west on the Hwy. 50
bypass, turn right on N. Dakota Street (no stop light) and go south to
Clark Street (second stop sign). In each instance, turn left on Clark and
go two blocks east; the Museum will be on your left.