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American Musicological Society, Greater New York Chapter, Winter Meeting
New Brunswick, NJ, February 2002

Greater New York Chapter


Saturday, February 9, 2002

Stephanie Morris Maryott Music Building Auditorium
Rutgers University (Douglass Campus)
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Directions: please see below.

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Session I:  Topics in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Music

1. Laura Lohman (DePauw University) - Beyond Captivity and the 'Alla Turca' Style:  
Gender Roles and Multi-Media Turkomania

2.  Daniel Chiarilli (Columbia University) - Beethoven's Violin Concerto and the
Burden of "A Real Violin Piece"

3. Mark Burford (Columbia University) - "Music as Monument:  The 'Classical Ideal'
in Vormärz Musical Culture"

12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.          Lunch

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Session II: Twentieth-Century Stage Works

1. Michelle Duncan (Cornell University) - Malady, Apparition, Fetish: Staging
Schoenberg's Erwartung at the Wiener Festwochen

2.  Lynette Miller Gottlieb (State University of New York, Buffalo) - Show and
Tell:  The Narrativity of Les Mariés de la Tour Eiffel

3. Jessica Sternfeld (Princeton University) - "I Could Look At Her Forever":
Gender and Relationships in Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.               Break

3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Session III:  Ives and Debussy

1. Carol K. Baron (State University of New York, Stony Brook) - Biography and
Compositional Process in Charles Ives's First Symphony:  Lessons Learned; Mastery

2. Charles F. Frantz (The Conservatory of Music, Lawrenceville, New Jersey) -
Images as Heard:  The Magical World of Childhood in Debussy's Children's Corner

5:00 p. m.                  Reception

Directions to Maryott Music Building, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Car: From the South (coming from the NJ Turnpike, exit 9, or Rte.1 heading north
on 18 from the Hilton and Tower Center): go straight through the light at Paulus
Blvd., then take the next exit (Rt. 172 and George St., Douglass Campus). Follow
the ramp as it curves to the left, then turn right into the jughandle at the light
and park in the lot by Hickman Hall (Lot 79).

From the North (heading South on 18 from Downtown New Brunswick), make the U-turn
at Paulus Blvd so that you are heading north on 18, then take the next exit (Rt.
172 and George St., Douglass Campus). Follow the ramp as it curves to the left,
then turn right into the jughandle at the light and park in the lot by Hickman
Hall (Lot 79).

Walk towards the Nicholas Music Center Building. Veer to your right toward the
single classical-style building.  This is the Marryott Music Building. Through the
front doors and up the stairs takes you to the Auditorium.

Train: New Jersey Transit provides New Brunswick with both local and express
service between New York and Newark's Penn Stations and Trenton, New Jersey. (For
Information 973-762-5100).  Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority provides
service at Trenton to and from Philadelphia. (For Information 215-580-7800).  
Amtrak provides limited direct service to New Brunswick. Connections can be made
via New Jersey Transit trains to principle Amtrak stations at MetroPark, New York
and Trenton. (For Information 1-800-USA-RAIL).

The New Brunswick Train Station is located at the corner of Albany Street and
Easton Avenue across from the Rutgers Bookstore.  Cab service is available from
the train station.

Bus: New Jersey Transit Bus Routes (For Information 973-762-5100); Suburban
Transit Routes (For Information 732-249-1100).

Map:  For a map of the campus area where the Mayott Building is located, please go
to  On the map, the Maryott Music
Building is identified as the Old Music Building.


Meeting Schedule and Call for Papers

Spring Meeting
Saturday, April 20, 2002
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Deadline for proposals:  January 15, 2002

If you would like to propose a paper, please send an abstract of no more than 500
words to Charlotte Cross, Chairman, GNYC-AMS at the above addresses. Papers should
not exceed twenty-five minutes.

Chapter Elections - Call for Nominations and Self-Nominations

Elections will be held at the April 20, 2002 meeting at SUNY, Stony Brook for a
new chapter chairman (2-year term), a new representative to the AMS Council
(3-year term), and a new student representative to the AMS Council (2-year term).  
The nominating committee is currently searching for candidates to run for these
positions and welcomes suggestions from the membership. Self-nominations are

If you wish to suggest a name to the nominating committee, please contact the
chapter chairman by February 1, 2002.

Chapter Website

The GNYC now has its own website located at:

The website is still under construction, but it provides such basic information
about the chapter as the meeting schedule and call for papers, information on
membership and dues, the bylaws, minutes and reports from last year, and a link to
the AMS website.

------------------Call for 2001-2002 Dues------------------------

Dues finance mailings and expenses related to meetings and are requisite to
membership-in-good-standing.  Additional contributions are also welcome.
Membership runs from July 1 to June 30.

Please send this form and either cash or a check payable to "AMS-Greater New
York Chapter" to Professor Susan Boynton, Treasurer, AMS-Greater New York
Chapter, Music Department, Columbia University, 2960 Broadway, MC 1816, New
York, New York 10027.  In case of questions, please write Professor Boynton
at the address above or email her at

Name_________________________       Regular Member ($ 10.00)    _____

Address_______________________      Students/Seniors ($ 5.00)   _____

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