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American Musicological Society, Greater New York Chapter, Spring Meeting
Princeton, April 2001

AMERICAN MUSICOLOGICAL SOCIETY Greater New York Chapter New York, New York 10025, USA, Telephone: +1-(212) 866 0041
Charlotte M. Cross, Chairman Sabine M. Feisst, Sec.-Treas. chcross@aol.com SFeisst@aol.com 315 West 98th Street # 5E 260 Sixth Avenue # 32 New York, NY 10025 New York, NY 10014 USA USA
SPRING MEETING SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2001, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY Room 102 Woolworth Center Directions: Train to Princeton Junction, transfer to the "Dinky" that goes to Princeton campus. Turn right when you get off the train and walk up University Avenue ca. 2 blocks to Nassau Street. Go right to main gate of the University (ca. 2 blocks). Walk around left side of Nassau Hall to the street that winds through campus, go left on this street to the Woolworth Center. Car: Route 1 south to Washington Road which goes into Princeton, right on Western Way. Parking lots on Western Way, including the graduate student lot which does not ticket on weekends. Walk up hill to Prospect Street. Go left on Prospect Street for ca. 2 blocks, cross Washington, walk through arch, Woolworth building is straight ahead. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Session I: Music and Religion in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries 1. Gail Woldu (Trinity College) - Vincent d'Indy and Notions of the Divine 2. Eftychia Papanikolaou (Boston University) - Mahler's Eighth Symphony as Fin-de- Siècle Mass 3. Tina Fruehauf (Folkwang-Hochschule Essen/Columbia University) - ORGAN- IZED! The Invention of a Modern Liturgical Jewish Music 12:00 noon - 1:15 p.m. LUNCH 1:15 p.m. - 2:05 p.m. BUSINESS MEETING Election of a chapter secretary, a chapter treasurer, and a student representative (details on following pages) 2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Session II: Renaissance and Baroque Music: Francesco Londariti and J. S. Bach 1. Georgios Mentzos (Princeton University) - The Second Motet Collection (Venice 1566) of Francesco Londariti detto 'il Greco' 2. Henry Wyatt (Kean University) - The Quoniam of J. S. Bach's Mass in B Minor as a Sublime Conceit 3: 40 p.m. - 4:50 p.m Session III: Schubert 1. L. Michael Griffel (Hunter College, CUNY) - The Case of the Reluctant Sonata Form: The "Moderato" of Schubert's Piano Sonata in A minor, D. 845 2. Scott Burnham (Princeton University) - Schubert's Imaginary Landscapes 4:50 p.m. RECEPTION ******************************************************************************************* 8:00 p.m. CONCERT A German Requiem, Op. 45, by Johannes Brahms Princeton University Glee Club and The Concerto Soloists Orchestra of Philadelphia Richard Tang Yuk, conductor Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University Ticket Prices: Adults $22; Senior Citizens $12; Students $10 Box Office: 609-258-5000 This concert is not part of the AMS-Greater New York chapter meeting, but may be of interest to chapter members and others. ****************************** Chapter Elections: Candidates Elections for a new chapter secretary, a new treasurer, and a new student representative to the AMS Council will be held by mail prior to the April 21 meeting (see p. 3 for ballot and instructions) as well as at the business meeting on April 21. The nominating committee, which consisted of Barbara Hanning, Rena Mueller, Charles Frantz, and Charlotte Cross (ex officio) presents the following slate of candidates. Secretary (2-year term) Joseph Orchard received his Ph.D. in Musicology at Rutgers University in 1999 with a dissertation on "Rhetoric in the String Quartets of W. A. Mozart: An Examination of Form, Topic, and Figure in a Late-Eighteenth-Century Instrumental Repertoire." He received his Masters from New York University in 1983. He is currently an editor for RILM Abstracts of Music Literature and teaches at Rutgers University. He has also taught at Seton Hall University. Dr. Orchard is an assistant to the directors of the Graduate Music Program and the Graduate Program in Performance and Music Education. He has presented papers in Rome, San Luis Obispo and Dallas and will read at an upcoming American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies conference in New Orleans. He has written articles for the Reader's Guide to Music: History, Theory, Criticism and the St. James Guide to Biography and was a co-editor on performance editions of Paisiello's Gli astrologi immagginari and Cimarosa's Le donne rivali. He is also a program annotator for the Aston Magna Festival, the Westfield Symphony and the Garden State Philharmonic. He writes criticism for the weekly Classical New Jersey Society Journal. Treasurer (2-year term) Susan Boynton received her MA in Medieval Studies from Yale, a Diploma in Medieval Studies from the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve, and a Ph.D. in Musicology from Brandeis University (1997). She is currently Assistant Professor of Historical Musicology at Columbia University. Recent publications include the article "Hymn" in the sixth edition of the New Grove; "Liturgy and History at the Abbey of Farfa in the Late Eleventh Century: Hymns of Peter Damian and Other Additions to BAV Chigi C.VI.177," Sacris Erudiri 39 (2000): 253-280; "Eleventh- Century Continental Hymnaries Containing Latin Glosses," Scriptorium 53 (1999): 200-251; "The Sources and Significance of the Orpheus Myth in 'Musica Enchiriadis' and Regino of Prüm's 'Epistola de harmonica institutione'," Early Music History 18 (1999): 47-74. She has also published on sequences and on liturgical drama. Student Representative to the AMS Council (2-year term) Kazuko Mockett majored in voice at Tokyo University of Art (1964-1967) and at the Vienna Academy of Music (1967-68). She earned her M.A. in musicology from the University of California, Santa Cruz (1977). She is currently pursuing her doctorate at Columbia University, where she teaches Music Humanities (a music appreciation course) and continues to be active as a performer. Her main research interest is 18th- and 19th-century vocal music. Ms. Mockette delivered a paper entitled "East Meets West: Orokumusume" at the Society for Ethnomusicology and at the Northern California Chapter of the American Musicological Society and a paper entitled "Who is the Singer: The Minstrel or Schubert" at a meeting of the Pacific Southwest Chapter of the American Musicological Society. Mark Pottinger is a doctoral student in the Ph.D. program in musicology at the City University of New York Graduate School and University Center. His most recent work focuses on the historical, aesthetical, and cultural milieu of French Grand Opera of the 1840s and 50s and its relationship to French historiography of the same period. His dissertation is entitled "The Staging of History in France: Characterizations of Historical Figures in French Grand Opéra during the reign of Louis-Philippe." He is an editor at RILM Abstracts of Music Literature and a part-time professor of music history at Manhattan College. This summer, he traveled to Paris to conduct research on his dissertation with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Gregg Redner is a student in the Ph.D. program in Historical Musicology at the CUNY and also an Instructor in Music at Nyack College, Nyack, NY. He holds a double Masters Degree in Organ and Harpsichord performance from the Juilliard School and has performed at early music festivals throughout North America. He has also been a featured performer at the St. Alban's International Organ Festival, St. Alban's England. He is an Associate of the American Guild of Organists. Gregg Redner's interests include twentieth-century chant reception history, twentieth-century North American music and the music of Charles Tournemire. ************************************* Ballot Please vote for only one candidate for each position in the spaces provided below (for candidate biographies, please see previous page). Detach the ballot and mail to Sabine Feisst, 260 Sixth Avenue, Apt. #32, New York, New York 10014, USA. Mail-in ballots must be received by Saturday, April 14, 2001. Your name must be clearly printed on the outside of the envelope. Only chapter members who are in good standing (i.e., who have paid their dues) may vote. If you have not already paid your dues and you wish to vote, please fill out the form provided below and send in your dues with your ballot and completed dues form. Members voting at the meeting will also have the opportunity to pay dues so they may vote. Secretary Joseph Orchard ________ Write-in ________ Treasurer Susan Boynton _______ Write-in _______ Student Representative to the AMS Council (vote for one candidate only) Kazuko Mockett _________ Mark Pottinger _________ Gregg Redner _________ Write-in _________ **********FINAL CALL FOR 2000-2001 DUES********** Dues finance mailings and expenses related to Chapter meetings. Memberships run September-August. Please make checks payable to "AMS-Greater New York Chapter" and send to: Sabine Feisst, 260 Sixth Avenue #32, New York, NY 10014, USA. In case you have questions, e-mail SFeisst@aol.com or call +1-(212) 260 5889. Name_________________________ Regular Member ($ 5.00)______ Address_______________________ Student Member ($ 3.00)______ _______________________zip____ Additional Contribution ______