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 http://www-personal.umich.edu/~claguem/amsmidwest. 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! Sincerely, 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 Stage" * 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"