Department of Music
American Musicological Society, New York State - St. Lawrence Chapter
Hamilton, ON, April 2003
NYSSL-AMS Chapter Meeting, 26-27 April 2003
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
Saturday, April 26
9:30-10:30 Session I: The Waltz in the 20th Century
Chair: Susan Fast, McMaster University
Alexander Carpenter, University of Toronto: "(Second) Viennese Waltz:
Crisis, Change and the Waltz in Arnold Schoenberg's Oeuvre"
Teresa Magdanz, University of Toronto: "The Celluloid Waltz: Reveries of
the American Carousel"
11:00-12:00 noon Session II: "Spiritual" Music in the 16th and 17th
Chair: Sandra Mangsen, University of Western Ontario
Marjorie Roth, Nazareth College of Rochester: "Chromaticism in Context:
A New View of Orlando di Lasso's Prophetiae Sibyllarum"
Janette Tilley, University of Toronto: "From Personification to
Meditation: Representations of the 'Faithful Soul' in Lutheran
Devotional Music of the Seventeenth Century"
1:30-2:30 Plenary/Keynote Address
Elaine Keillor, Carleton University
"Canadian Compositrices and the Other"
2:30-3:30 Session III: The Agenda of Modernism in 20th-Century
Chair: Murray Dineen, University of Ottawa
Brian Locke, SUNY Stony Brook: "'Of Base and Contemptible Passions':
Madness and Modernism in Jeremias' Opera 'Bratri Karamazovi'"
Alexander Colpa, Kingston, Ont.: "The Role of Existentialist Theory in
the Early Dramstadt Schoenberg Reception: A Study in Lateral Stylistic
4:00-5:00 Session IV: Reassessing Received Knowledge about the 20th
Tom Denny, Skidmore College
Rob Haskins, Eastman: "'Beating My Head Against that Wall': Cage,
Harmony and an Argument for Analysis"
Murray Dineen, University of Ottawa: "Adorno, Jazz and Schoenberg: For
Richard Semmens, University of Western Ontario: recorder
Mary Cyr, University of Guelph: viola da gamba
Sandra Mangsen, University of Western Ontario: harpsichord
Pieces by Jacques Hotteterre, Marin Marais, and Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet
de la Guerre
Sunday, April 27
9:30-10:30 Session V Performing Sensuality in the late 18th and 19th
Chair: Richard Semmens, University of Western Ontario
Emily Dolan, Cornell University: "Taming Sonority with Reason: Kant,
Rousseau, and the Glass Armonica"
Tom Denny, Skidmore College: "'Che sono i fini di chi fa mal'? - Variant
Endings during Don Giovanni's First Century"
11:00-12:00 Session VI Wagner and Verdi
Chair: James Deaville, McMaster University
Lindsay Moore, University of Toronto: "Rich Man, Poor Man: Verdi's and
Wagner's Operas and the Changing Copyright and Performance Rights Laws
of the Nineteenth Century"
Drew Stephen, University of Toronto: "The Hunt as Couleur Locale in
Verdi's Don Carlos and Wagner's Tannhaeuser"
12:00-12:30 Session VII Chant
Chair: John Haines, University of Toronto
Andrew Hughes, University of Toronto: "Early Printed Sarum Breviaries:
Manuscript and Continental Origins"