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TAGS Day for Music Postgraduates
London, May 2000

TAGS Day for Music Postgraduates
Department of Music, King's College London, Saturday 27th May 2000


9.30am                   Registration and Welcome

10.00                   Session 1 (Chair: Silvina Milstein)
         Jason Brown (Ball State University, USA) Messiaen's technique of
interversion and its application in his 'Livre d'Orgue'
         Ross Braes (University of British Columbia, Canada) Claude Vivier's
         Beth Crafton (University of North Texas) Tonal and Post-Tonal
Duality: Schnittke's Third Quartet

11.30                   Coffee

12.00                   Session 2 (Chair: Professor John Rink)
         Margaret Duncumb (Southampton University) 'Rime or Rhythmus': a
sixteenth-century fantasy?
         Matthew Riley (Royal Holloway, London) The significance of music in
J.G. Sulzer's 'Allgemeine Theorie der schönen Künste'

13.00                   Lunch

14.00                   Session 3 (Chair: Professor Jonathan Dunsby)
         Guy Obrecht (University of Toronto) Notes on a Graph: Locating A
Pivot in Beethoven's Three Sonatas Op.31
         Julian Littlewood (King's College London) Analysing Incorporated
Variations: Brahms's Bb string quartet
         J Paul Harper-Scott (Magdalen College, Oxford) Tonal coherence in
Elgar's 'The Dream of Gerontius'

15.30                   Tea

16.00                   Session 4 (Chair: Christopher Wintle)
    Róisín Maher (Trinity College, Dublin) Masculine Endings? - Gender
patterns in male-voice operas
    Alexei Monroe (University of Kent) Mille Plateaux: Deleuzian Praxis and
Electronic Music

17.00                   Intermission; end of formal proceedings

18.00                   Concert
J.S.Bach - The Goldberg Variations
arranged for two pianos by Josef Rheinberger, revised by Max Reger
performed by Professor John Deathridge and Julian Littlewood

The Theory and Analysis Graduate Students Day is sponsored by the Society
for Music Analysis, and hosted this year by the Music Department of King's
College London. The proceedings will start at 9.30am and end at 5pm, and
will take place in the St David's Room at the College (Strand, London WC2).

Students registered for any postgraduate music degree are invited to attend,
as are university staff and other interested parties. There will be time for
discussion after each paper (which will last 20-25 minutes) and informal
opportunities throughout the day for interaction with other students and
staff in attendance.

There is no registration fee.

For further details about the event, please contact:
 Julian Littlewood

For further information about King's College Music Department, please
 Irene Auerbach,
 Secretary, Department of Music, King's College London, Strand, London. WC2R
 tel. 020 7848 2029

How to get there:
King's College is within easy reach of all mainline stations in London. The
nearest Underground stations are Temple, Embankment, Charing Cross and
Covent Garden. There is no nearby long-term parking.

Entrance is from the Strand, just beyond the Courtauld Institute. The Saint
David's Room is on the first floor, directly opposite the chapel, and above
the main stairs opposite the Great Hall. There should be signs up around the
college for the TAGS day.