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Music and the Aesthetics of Modernity
Cambridge, MA, November 2001

Music and the Aesthetics of Modernity. An Interdisciplinary Conference
November 9-11, 2001

In honor of Reinhold Brinkmann

John Knowles Paine Concert Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138

For registration and information call 617-494-2791. Download a registration form
at: www.fas.harvard.edu/~musicdpt/conferences.html

info: musicdpt@fas.harvard.edu

Schedule of Conference Speakers and Paper Titles 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9

  9:00 AM: Paper Session I
  Chair: Christoph Wolff

Karol Berger: Time's Arrow and the Advent of Musical Modernity
Lydia Goehr: The Double Take: on Music, Dissonance and Humor
Charles Rosen: Berg's Kammerkonzert: Uniform Mapping of the Chromatic Space
Leo Treitler: "Vom Pfeifen und alten Dampfmaschinen," Kurt Schwitters, Virgil
	Thomson, A Reply to Milan Kundera, and My Galoshes: Reflections on
	Modernity

  2:30 PM: Paper Session II
  Chair: Mauro Calcagno

David E. Wellbery: Schopenhauer, Music, Modernity: Genesis and Destiny of an Idea
Martin Warnke: Graphic Warfare
David Lewin: Some Theoretical Thoughts about Aspects of Harmony in Mahler's
	Symphonies
Karen Painter: Beyond the Bourgeoisie

  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10

  9:00 AM: Paper Session III
  Chair: Kay Kaufman Shelemay

Henri Zerner: A propos of Bufon's Discours du style
Horst Bredekamp: Iconography of Chance
Hermann Danuser: The Textualization of the Context: Comic Strategies in
	Meta-Operas of the 18th and 20th Centuries
Scott Burnham: On the Beautiful in Mozart

  2:30 PM: Paper Session IV
  Chair: Thomas F. Kelly

Klaus Kropfinger: Dialectics and Endurance of Modernity
Anne Shreffler: Ideologies of Serialism: Political Implications of Modernist
	Music, 1945-1965
Hans-Ulrich Gumbrecht: Music, A Non-Hermeneutic Art?
Judith Ryan: Schoenberg's Byron: The "Ode to Napoleon," the Antinomies of
	Modernism, and the Problem of German Imperialism

  8:00 PM RECITAL
  Pianist, Ursula Oppens
  Beethoven: Fantasy, Opus 77, Sonata in C Minor, Opus 111
  Carter: Two Diversions, Retrouvailles, and 90 plus
  Berio: Sonata

Admission is free but passes are required. Free passes are available on a
first-come, first-served basis from the Harvard Box Office at Holyoke Center. Call
496-2222.


  SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11

  9:00 AM: PAPER SESSION V
  Chair: Lewis Lockwood

Peter Burgard: Of Aprons, Buses, and Bridges: Kafka's Judgment
Anton Kaes: Avant-Garde and Agitprop in Film Music: Eisler's Collaboration with
	Brecht
Anthony Newcomb: The Hunt for Reminiscences
Carolyn Abbate: Modernist Dishonor

For information: musicdpt@fas.harvard.edu
phone: +1-617-495-2791
fax:   +1-617-496-8081
                                                            
Music Building
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Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
Attn: Lesley Bannatyne
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