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Annual Meeting, South Central Society for Music Theory

Hattiesburg, MS, March 2006

The South Central Society for Music Theory is very pleased to announce the
preliminary program for its 2006 Annual Meeting at the University of
Southern Mississippi, on Friday and Saturday, March 10 and 11, 2006. Dr.
Kevin Swinden of Wilfred Laurier University, Ontario, will be the keynote
speaker. Further details about the conference are available at

Friday, March 10

8:00 - 8:30 Registration

Morning Paper Sessions

8:30 - 10:15  History of Theory

Linda Cummins (University of Alabama)
	The Compendium of Nicolas de Capua: A Window On Medieval Music

Jan Herlinger (Louisiana State University)
	To Flat B or Not to Flat B? - Singing Exercises from a
Fifteenth-Century Convent

Joe Brumbeloe (University of Southern Mississippi)
	Hierarchic Symmetry in Selected 18th-Century Theoretical Sources

10:30 - 11:45  Narrative Approaches

Scott Farrah (Florida State University)
	Signifyin(g) in Florence Price's E Minor Symphony, First Movement

Jeff Perry (Louisiana State University)
	Tableau and Text in the Vocal Works of Mel Powell, 1960-98

11:45 - 1:15 Lunch

Afternoon Paper Sessions

1:30 - 3:15  Directional Tonality

Steven Kennedy (University of Southern Mississippi)
	Directional Tonality and Textual Implications in Hugo Wolf's "Der
Genesene an die Hoffnung"

Erica Angert (Louisiana State University)
	Tonal Irony in Schubert's "Prometheus", D. 674

Matt Steinbron (Louisiana State University)
	Alkan's Quasi-Faust: A Successful Melding of Sonata Form, Octave
Line, and Non-Monotonality

3:30 - 4:45  Twentieth Century

Alan Theisen (University of Southern Mississippi)
	Hearing Time - A Listener's Guide to Elliott Carter's Gra

Aaminah Durrani (University of Houston)
	Symmetrical Constructions in the Fourth Movement of Alfred 
Schnittke's String Quartet No. 4

Saturday, March 11		

Morning Paper Sessions

8:30 - 9:45  Sonata Theory

James S. MacKay (Loyola University)
	Beyond Scarlatti: The Three-Part Sonata Exposition from Haydn to

David Castro (University of Texas at Arlington)
	Sonata Form in the Music of Dmitri Shostakovich

10:00 - 11:15  New Perspectives on Traditional Methodologies

David Smyth (Louisiana State University)
	What is Mixture, and What is Not?

Stephen Peles (University of Alabama)
	Schenker and the Thoroughbass Tradition

11:15 - 1:15 Lunch and SCSMT Business Meeting

Afternoon Paper Session

1:30 - 2:45  Time and Rhythm in Modern Popular Music		

Victoria Malawey (Kenyon College)
	Temporal Effects and Progressive Growth in Bj÷rk's Med˙lla

Brad Thomas Osborn (Florida State University)
	Hypermetrical Faux-Pas: Symbiotic Rhythmic Analysis and
Character-Driven Hermeneutics in Radiohead's Idioteque

3:00 Keynote Address			

Kevin Swinden (Wilfrid Laurier University)
      The Medium and the Message: is Chromaticism Trapped in a Metaphor?

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