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Musical Reception: Actions, Reactions, Interactions

October 15, 2005
The Barker Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Harvard University Graduate Music Forum is proud to present "Musical
Reception: Actions, Reactions, Interactions", a one-day conference to
be held on Saturday October 15 2005.  We have a wide cross-section of
fascinating papers lined up, reaching across the sub-disciplines,
across the world, and even into outer space!  Our keynote address will
come from an expert in musical reception, the New Yorker critic, Alex

More information can be found at
The conference will be held at the Barker Center, Harvard University.

Below is the list of speakers and the papers they will be presenting.  
Other events are listed on the conference website.

*Morning Session*
The Preconceptual Structuring of Musical Meaning
Jason Solomon, University of Georgia
Transmitting the Sublime: the Place of the Performer in the Conceptual 
Chain between Masterwork and Performer
Victoria Tzotzkova, Columbia University
Receiving Colinde: Romanian Winter Solstice Songs and the Economics of 
Musical Reception
Sabina Pauta Pieslak, University of Michigan
*Afternoon Session*
"To the Makers of Music, All Worlds, All Times": The Voyager Record and 
the Search for Musical Meaning
Samuel Dorf, Northwestern University
"Maestro for the Masses": Arthur Fiedler, the Boston Pops, and American 
Musical Culture
Ayden Adler, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
Virtuous Virtuosity Undone: The New York Premiere of /Les Huguenots/
Amber Youell-Fingleton, Columbia University

Keynote address: Alex Ross, the New Yorker

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