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City University of New York, Sixth Annual Graduate Students Music Symposium
New York, April 2003

The City University of New York - Graduate Students in Music
Sixth Annual Music Symposium

Saturday, 5 April  2003  ADMISSION FREE
CUNY Graduate Center, New York City
365 Fifth Ave, 3rd Floor, Room 3491

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Registration and Welcome
coffee and pastries

Brahms to Björk: Analytical Approaches
Professor Shaugn O'Donnell, The City College and Graduate Center, CUNY,
   "From Pathos to Bathos and Back: A New Exegesis for the Scherzo of
	Brahms's Fourth Symphony"
   George-Julius Papadopoulos, University of Washington

   "Transformational Autobiography in 'Sprich Nicht'"
   Jill Brasky, SUNY Buffalo

   "Conflicting Analytical Approaches to Late Nineteenth- and Early
	Twentieth-Century Tonal Music: A Meta-Theoretical Study"
   Jonathan Pieslak, University of Michigan

   "Re-Producing Björk"
   Brian Karl, Columbia University

Lunch Break (lunch provided)

European Repertories
Professor Allan Atlas, CUNY Graduate Center, Moderator

   "Into the Woods: Orazio Vecchi's Selva di Varia Ricreatione (1590), the
	Aesthetic of Variety, and the Titling of Italian Music Prints"
   Paul Schleuse, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

   "An Example of Musical Syncretism: The Emigration of Neapolitan Popular
	Song to the United States at the Beginning of the 20th Century"
   Simona Frasca, University of Naples

   "From Alienation to Abnegation: Jenufa and the Metaphysics of Dramatic
	and Musical Discourse At the Turn of Century"
   Matthew M. Werley, Temple University

   "Colinde and Communism: Emerging Perspectives in Romanian
	Ethnomusicology since the Revolution of 1989"
   Sabina Pauta, University of Michigan

Keynote Speaker
Professor Suzanne Cusick, New York University

For more information, see the conference web page at or contact Heather
Laurel Feldman at