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Rocky Mountain Society for Music Theory, Ninth Annual Conference
Tucson, AZ, April 2003


9th Annual Conference
11-12 April 2003
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

The 9th Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Society for Music Theory will be held
in conjunction with the regional chapters of the American Musicological Society
and the Society for Ethnomusicology.

The RMSMT program is below.  Conference information, including the complete
SEM/AMS/SMT program and local arrangements information can be accessed at

Friday April 11
1:00 - 4:00 pm		Motive and Unity

Melodic Motive and the Narrative Path in Edvard Grieg's Haugtussa, Op.67
	Cheryl Christensen, University of Texas at Austin
Scriabin's Octatonic "Ur-Motives": Genesis, Context, and Process
	Ellon D. Carpenter, Arizona State University
Long-Range Coherence in Webern's Three Short Pieces, Op.11 Miniatures
	Carolyn Mullin, University of Oregon
Motivic and Transformational Relationships as Unifying Devices in Music for the
	Magic Theater
	Catherine Losada, City University of New York Graduate Center

Saturday April 12
8:30 - 10:00 am		Piano Works from Field to Debussy

Revisiting Field and Chopin: A Question of Influence
	Robert L. Glarner, Central Connecticut State University
Veiled Tonal Function in Debussy's "The Little Shepherd"
	Jason Britton, University of Oregon

10:30 - 11:30 am	Keynote address: Jonathan Bellman
"Circled Wagons in the West:  The Music Scholar in the Rocky Mountain Region"
1:30 - 4:30 pm		Broad Perspectives

A Cognitive Theory of Fugue: Recursion, Analogy and Self-Reference in J. S. Bach's
	Die Kunst der Fuge
	Sean Malone, University of Oregon
Toward a Unified System for the Analysis of Parsimonious Voice Leading
	Scott Baker, Florida State University
Arrays and K-Nets: Transformational Relationships within Perle's Twelve-Tone
	Gretchen C. Foley, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Truth or Consequences: The Structure of Music Theory and its Impact on Research
	Karen Fournier, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
in joint session with AMS, time TBA
Costanzo Festa's Deus venerunt gentes: A Sixteenth-Century Axial-Tenor Motet?
	Tim S. Pack, Indiana University

RMSMT Program Committee:
Daphne Leong (University of Colorado at Boulder), Chair
Lisa Derry (Albertson College)
Yonatan Malin (University of Chicago)
Scott Murphy (University of Kansas)