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American Musicological Society, Midwest Chapter, 2001 Fall Meeting
Chicago, September 2001

You are cordially invited to attend the fall meeting of the AMS Midwest
Chapter on 29-30 September 2001. Hosted by Dr. Elinor Olin and
National-Louis University in downtown Chicago, the meeting will honor
Theodore Karp on the occasion of his 75th birthday with a special session
and luncheon.

Complete information about the meeting is now available on the Chapter's
website at Click on the
"Meetings" button on the navigation bar and select the fall 2001 meeting
page from there. For your convenience the program is appended below.

We hope to see you in Chicago!


Mark Clague
AMS Midwest
Website Manager

(P.S. If you wish to be added to the chapter's e-mailing list, please send
a request to .)


                                   Midwest AMS
                             29-30 September 2001
                     National-Louis University, Chicago

Saturday, 9:30 - noon: Early Music: Reading between the Lines
Respondent: James Borders (University of Michigan)
Chair: Roberta Lindsey (Indiana University at Indianapolis)

* Jeffrey Wasson (Barat College), "Pre-history of the Gregorian Gradual,
Part One: Liturgical Order, Music, and the Number of Bible Readings in the
Ancient, Medieval and  Modern Mass"
* Hans Tischler (Indiana University), "On Transcribing Two-part Conductus"
* Vivian Ramalingam (Roseville, Minn.), "Occasional Motets from Padua,
Tournai, and Rome, and the Iconography of Joseph"
* Dawn De Rycke (University of Chicago), "A Gift of Song: Perisone Cambio's
Four-voice Madrigals and the Hidden Aesthetics of Solo Performance"

Saturday, 1:30 - 5:00: Opera in the 19th century
Co-chairs: Elinor Olin (National-Louis University) and Roberta Lindsey

* Christina Fuhrmann (Ashland University), "'Sechse treffen, sieben Sffen':
Seven Versions of Der Freischutz in London, 1824"
* Naomi Andre (University of Michigan), "Meyerbeer and Balzac: Listening to
the Castrato in the Early Nineteenth Century"
* Frank E. Kirby (Lake Forest College), "Wagner and the Pastoral"
* Inna Naroditskaya (Northwestern University), "Evaporating Heroines: Women
and Nationalism in Russian Fairy Tale Opera"
* Billee Bonse (Columbus, Ohio), "Musorgsky's Boris Godunov as Inversion of
the Tragic Rise and Fall"

Sunday, 9:30 - noon: Nationalism and Modernism
Chair: Elinor Olin

* Timothy Flynn (Lansing, MI), "A Glimpse at the Letters of Camille
Saint-Saens in the Northwestern University Music Library"
* Olga Haldey (Ohio State University), "Savva Mamontov, the Moscow Private
Opera, and the Transition from Realism to Modernism on the Russian Operatic
* Sarah Hamilton (Olathe, KS), "Mario de Andrade, Music and Modernism in
Brazil, 1920-1945"
* Alejandro Madrid (Columbus, OH), "Aspects of Ideology and Identity in the
Avant-Garde Music of Carlos Chavez"