Department of Music

American Musicological Society, Midwest Chapter, Fall Meeting
Chicago, September 2003

PROGRAM AMS MIDWEST CHAPTER FALL MEETING 20-21 September 2003 National-Louis University Chicago
SATURDAY 8:30AM-9:00 Registration, Coffee, and Conversation 9:00AM-Noon GREAT COMPOSERS, UNUSUAL SITUATIONS Edward Kottick, session chair "Death in Vienna": Ken Russell's Mahler - --Eftychia Papanikolaou, Miami University of Ohio Perspectives of Childhood: Misinterpretations of Innocence in Mahler's Fourth Symphony - --Laura Neff, University of Illinois "A Few Flimsy Enharmonic Devices," or What Stravinsky Learned from Rimsky - --John Schuster-Craig, Grand Valley State University 10:30 Coffee Break 11:00-Noon Beethoven's Dilemma: Orchestral Personnel, Politics, and the Premiere of the Ninth Symphony - --Theodore Albrecht, Kent State University Battling Beethoven: A Struggle for Cultural Authority in fin-de-siecle Vienna - --Anna Celenza, Michigan State University Noon-1:30 Lunch Break 1:30PM-3:00 AN AFTERNOON OF AMERICAN MUSIC Karin Pendle, session chair Secret Rooms, Borrowed Pianos, and Les plus grands musiciens du moment: Gaby Casadesus, Lucie Delecluse, and Franco-American Musical Exchange during the Second World War - --Kendra Preston Leonard, Atomic Dog Publishing (Cincinnati) Two Orchestrations of Gershwin's Concerto in F - --Timothy Freeze, University of Michigan Stealing Fire: Reclaiming Womanhood in Tori Amos's Boys for Pele - --Bethany Jo Smith, University of Cincinnati 3:00 Coffee break 3:15PM-4:45 AARON COPLAND, AMERICAN COMPOSER: A PANEL Karin Pendle, session chair Listening to the Shadows: The Art Worlds of Aaron Copland Aaron Copland and the Aesthetics of Hollywood - --Mark Clague, University of Michigan 'Tis the Gift to be Simple?: The Second Hurricane and Copland's First Steps toward American Opera>--Stephanie Heriger, University of Michigan The Birds and the Squirrels: Finding David Diamond in Copland's Dickinson Songs - --Colin Roust, University of Michigan 4:45PM-5:30 Business Meeting * James Briscoe, AMS Midwest President * Pamela Whitcomb, AMS Midwest Treasurer * Richard L. Bowen, AMS Midwest Secretary SUNDAY 9:30AM-11:00 NOT YOUR GRANDMOTHER'S EARLY MUSIC TOPICS Matthew Steel, session chair The Intersection of Historical Theory and Analysis: John Dowland's Lutesongs and the Four Airs - --Jeffrey Meyer, Concordia College (Moorhead, Minn.) Zarlino and Castiglione: On Establishing a Composer's Reputation - --David Kidger, Oakland University (Rochester, Mich.) Illustrating the Music of the Mass: A Case Study - --Elizabeth C. Teviotdale, Western Michigan University 11:00 Coffee Break 11:15-12:15 ASPECTS OF OPERA AND DRAMA Matthew Steel, session chair One New German School, Two Takes on the Bard: A Comparison of Berlioz and Liszt's Compositional Approach in Two Shakespearean Programmatic Compositions - --Michelle Meinhart-Davidson, University of Cincinnati Maternity Benefits and Pension Planning in the Vienna Court Opera: The Case of Irene Tomeoni (1763-1830) - --Carol Padgham Albrecht, University of Idaho