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Joint Meeting, American Musicological Society, Pacific Southwest and North California Chapters
Los Angeles, CA, April/May 2005


2005 Joint Meeting of the
Pacific Southwest and Northern California Chapters
of the American Musicological Society

University of Southern California
April 30 - May 1, 2005

PROGRAM

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Saturday, April 30, 2005
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8:30-9:30  	Welcome and Reception (coffee, tea, and pastries)

9:30-11:45 	Morning Session

Derek Katz, "Concerts in the Carp Pond: Poetry About Music and Music About
the Past in 1920s Prague"

Alexandra Amati-Camperi, "The First Operatic Women: Ahi fato empio e
crudele!"

Break

H. Colin Slim, "Stravinsky's First West Coast Tours (1935, 1937,
1939-1941) and His Star-Spangled Banner"

Ilias Chrissochoidis, "Sid Caesar, 'Argument to Beethoven's Fifth': A
Comic Misreading of Cultural Consequence"

12:00-2:00	Lunch

2:00-3:30	Ingolf Dahl Competition

Gordon Haramaki, "'In the Flesh as Well as in Spirit': (Meta) Physical
Embodiment in Monteverdi's Setting of 'Ave Maris Stella' (1610)"

Marcie Ray, "Singing Beyond the Operative Narrative: Soprano as Public
Voice"

Ewelina Boczkowska, "Chopin's Songs for Poland and the Formation of Polish
Identity in Exile"

3:30-4:30	Wine and Cheese Reception
		Announcement of the Dahl Winner


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Sunday, May 1, 2005
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8:30-9:30	Reception (coffee, tea, and pastries)

9:30-11:45	Morning Session

Valeria Wenderoth, "Tha*s' Illusory Identity as the Reflection of a Monk's
Fixation"

Kristian Ireland, "Maki Ishii (1936-2003), Japan and the West: Musical
Encounters"

Break

Roland Jackson, "Domenico Scarlatti's Acciaccatura Chords and Their Role
in the Design of His Keyboard Sonatas"'

Joanna Demers, "David Bowie's Low and Anti-Ambience"
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DIRECTIONS TO USC

See http://www.usc.edu/about/visit/upc/driving_directions/


HOTEL INFORMATION

Radisson Hotel Midtown Los Angeles, 3540 S. Figueroa, Los Angeles
Reservations: 1-800-333-3333 in USA
Hotel phone: +1-(213) 748-4141
ca. $119 per room. The Radisson is right across from USC.

Vagabond Inn, 3101 South Figueroa, Los Angeles, CA, USA
+1-(213) 746-1531
1-800-522-1555 in USA
ca. $99 per room
The Vagabond is about  1/4 miles N of campus on Figueroa, very easy access.
It is a motel, rather than a hotel and it is nice but more modest than the
Radisson.

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