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Music Theory Society of New York State, Annual Conference
New York, NY, April 2005


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The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Music Theory Society of New York State
(MTSNYS) will take place on Saturday and Sunday, 9-10 April 2005, at
Baruch College, 55 Lexington Avenue, New York City; the Conference Program
is shown below.  The registration fee for the conference is $15 for
members ($25 if registering after 10 March); $10 Students ($15 if after
March 10); retired members who pre-register are invited for free. People
may register by mailing the appropriate fee, along with your name and
e-mail address, to Jeannie Guerrero, MTSNYS Treasurer, Eastman School of
Music, 26 Gibbs Street, Rochester, NY 14604, USA.  Directions, hotel
information, and abstracts may be found on the MTSNYS web site,
http://www.ithaca.edu/music/mtsnys/. For any questions about the
conference or registration, please contact Poundie Burstein at
Poundie@aol.com.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM
MTSNYS 33rd ANNUAL MEETING
BARUCH COLLEGE

9 APRIL 2005 (Saturday)
 
I THE LEGACY OF JOHN CLOUGH (9am-12pm)
Chair: Norman Carey (Eastman School of Music)
  (1) A PANEL DISCUSSION (9am -- 10:30)  
JACK DOUTHETT (University of Buffalo), NORA ENGEBRETSEN (Bowling Green
State University), JONATHAN KOCHAVI (Swarthmore, PA), NORMAN CAREY
(Eastman School of Music)
  (2) NEW RESEARCH DIRECTIONS (PART 1) (10:30am-12)        
Scope, Method, and Goal of Scale Theory, and Notes on
'Cardinality Equals Variety for Chords'
            DAVID CLAMPITT (Yale University)
Diatonic Transformations in the Music of John Adams
            TIM JOHNSON (Ithaca College)
       
II TEXT-MUSIC RELATIONS IN WOLF (9-10:30am):
Chair:  Deborah Stein (New England Conservatory)
    "The Heaviest Weight": Circularity and Repetition in Hugo Wolf's
"Mühvoll komm ich und beladen"
            MATTHEW BAILEYSHEA (University of Rochester)
    Night Phantoms Begone!  Pervasive Fluency in Wolf's "In der Frühe"
            EVAN JONES  (Florida State University)
 
III SCRIABIN (10:30am-12pm):
Chair:  Pieter Van Den Toorn (University of California Santa Barbara)
    Scriabin, the Sphinx and the Riddle or Trichord 3-5
            MICHAEL CHIKINDA (SUNY Buffalo)
    Yuri Kholopov's Monofunctional Sphere
            PHILIP EWELL(University of Tennessee-Knoxville)
 
IV SET THEORY (1:45-3:15pm) 
Chair:  Anton Vishio (University of Buffalo)
   Perceptual Aspects of Maximally Even and Deviant Maximally Even Sets
            MICHAEL BERRY (Texas Tech)
   A Parsimonious Voice-Leading Space for Set Classes
            JOSEPH STRAUS (Graduate Center, CUNY)
 
V THE LEGACY OF JOHN CLOUGH:  NEW RESEARCH DIRECTIONS: (PART 2) 
(1:45-3:15pm)
Chair: Charles Smith (University of Buffalo)
   The Reduction Graph as Analytic Tool  
            ADAM RICCI (UNC-Greensboro)
   Enharmonic Systems:  A Theory of Key Signatures, Enharmonic
Equivalance, and Diatonicism  
            JULIAN HOOK (Indiana University)
 
VI REVISITING ESTABLISHED HARMONIC AND FORMAL MODELS  (3:20-4:50pm)
Chair: Robert Wason (Eastman School of Music)
   Some 18th-Century Ritornello Scripts and their 19th-Century Revivals
            JOEL GALAND (Florida International University)
   The Major Dominant in Minor-Mode Sonatas: Brahms's Fourth Symphony and
its Predecessors  
            BOYD POMEROY (Georgia State University)
 
 VII HARMONY AND SOUND PLAY (3:20-4:50pm)
Chair: Aleksandra Vojcic (Julliard)
   Structuring Timbre in an Octatonic Context: the Music of Bohuslav
Martinu
            HUBERT HO (U.C. Berkeley)
   Non-Functional Chromaticism in Ragtime and Early Jazz  
            HENRY MARTIN (Rutgers University-Newark)
 
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10 APRIL 2005 (Sunday)
 
VIII RHYTHM AND METER IN BRAHMS  (9am-12pm)
Chair:  Joseph Dubiel (Columbia University)
   Pacing Transformations and Metrical Change in Brahms's Violin Sonatas
           AUSTIN PATTY (Eastman School of Music)
   The Hemiolic Cycle and Metric Dissonance in Brahms's Cello Sonata in F
major, Op. 99
           SAM NG (Eastman School of Music)
   Fluidities of Phrase and Form in the "Intermezzo" from Brahms's First
Symphony
           FRANK SAMAROTTO (Indiana University)
   Re-Considering the Affinity Between Metric and Tonal Structures in
Brahms' Op. 76 No. 8
           ANJA VOLK/ELAINE CHEW (University of Southern California)
 
IX MUSIC AFTER 1950 (9am -12pm)
Chair:  Rebecca Jemian (Ithaca College)
   Symmetrical Properties of Rotational Arrays in Stravinsky's Late Music
           PAUL LOMBARDI (University of New Mexico) 
   Rhythm and Timing in the Two Versions of Berio's Sequenza I for Flute
Solo: Psychological and Musical Differences in Performance 
           CYNTHIA FOLIO and ALECK BRINKMAN (Temple University)
   Sectional Tonality in Pop-Rock Music
           GUY CAPUZZO (UNC-Greensboro)
   Dementia and Voice Leading in The Sentry, from Peter Maxwell Davies'
Eight Songs for a Mad King 
           MARTIN KUTNOWSKI  (Queensborough Community College, CUNY)
 
 
X CHROMATICISM (1:30-3pm)
Chair:  David Gagné (CUNY)
   Tonal Polarity and Chromatic Harmony in Liszt's Symphonic Poem Hamlet
           PATTY HOWLAND (Hunter College, CUNY)
   A New Theory of Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Chromaticism
           KYLE ADAMS (Mannes College of Music)

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