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Florida State University Music Theory Society, Twenty-Second Annual Forum
Tallahassee, January 2005

22nd Annual Florida State University Music Theory Society Forum will take
place Saturday, January 15th at the FSU campus in Tallahassee, Florida.  
We have a full day of exciting presentations planned and hope you will
consider attending this event.

Our keynote speaker this year is Professor Gary Karpinski of the
University of Massachusetts at Amherst, who will present his paper, "The
Limits of Systems and the Transition from Tonal to Post-Tonal Aural
Skills."  Other papers on the program include:

"Discovering and Describing Tonal Coherence in Music by Aaron Copland" -
Stan Kleppinger (Butler University)

"The Problem of Assuming Tonal Structure in Prokofiev's Music" - Erin
Toelcke (Florida State University)

"A New Theory of Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Chromaticism" - Kyle
Adams (Graduate Center of the City University of New York)

"Coptic Symmetry and Conceptual Continuation in Morton Feldman's For
John Cage" - Meghann Wilhoite (New York, NY)
"Dovetailing in John Adams's Chain to the Rhythm" - Alex
Sanchez-Behar (Florida State University)

"Evaluating Prolongation in Extended Tonality" - Robert T. Kelley (Florida
State University)

"Transformation vs. Prolongation in Brahms's In der Fremde" - Michael
Baker (Indiana University)

"Narrative Codes and Voice Leading Strategies: Brahms's Intermezzo in E
Major, Op. 116, no. 6" - Melissa Hoag (Indiana University)
"The Lamento Motif, Jazz Harmony, and Transformational Voice Leading in
György Ligeti's Arc-en-ciel and Other Works" - Clifton Callender
(Florida State University)

For complete details, a schedule of events, as well as abstracts of each
of the above papers, please visit the FSU Music Theory Society webpage at  If you have any questions regarding
the forum, or getting to and staying in Tallahassee, please don't hesitate
to contact me at

Elizabeth Smith
PhD Candidate Music Theory
Florida State University

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