Students at Royal Holloway,
University of London Royal Holloway,
University of London

American Musicological Society, Midwest Chapter, Spring Meeting

Indianapolis, April 8-9, 2006

Our spring chapter meeting will be hosted by Prof. James Briscoe of Butler
University on April 8 and 9, 2006 at the Courtyard by Marriott (Downtown
Indianapolis). Please see the meetings pages of the chapter website at for complete information. Note
that hotel reservations must be made by March 15 [Call†(800) 321-2211 to
make reservations (mention "AMS" for special $99 rate); less expensive
options are described on the chapter site].†

The program committee (James Borders, Lisa Feurzeig, Craig Parker) has
announced the following varied† program.†

7:00 Optional Chapter Welcome Dinner (email to join)

SATURDAY MORNING, Dr. Lisa Feurzeig (Grand Valley State University),

8:30 AM Registration and Coffee

9:00 AM - 11:00: Music, Theory and Style

9:00††††††††††† Early Schenker Reception through English-Language Writings
Prior to the Mid-1950s - David Carson Berry

9:30††††††††††† Cyclic Integration in the Classical String Quartet:
Haydn's Op. 20, No. 2 Reconsidered - Jennifer Hambrick

10:00†††††††††††The Soloist's Role During Tutti Sections of Mozart's
Concerti for Violin and†Woodwinds: a Reevaluation - Carey Campbell -
University of Minnesota

10:30†††††††††††Berg Before Berg: Romanticism in the Jugendlieder
(1901-1904) - Sara B. Adams - Madisonville Community College

11:00 BREAK

11:15 ^÷ 12:15: Music and Literature

11:15†††††††††††Voice and Illusion: Strauss, Falla, and the Quixotic
Search for Musical Language - Julia Randel, Hope College

11:45†††††††††††"Ursprung ist das Ziel": Anton Webern's Reception of
Karl Kraus - Jerry M. Cain - University of Iowa

12:15 LUNCH

SATURDAY AFTERNOON, Dr. James Borders (University of Michigan), Chair

1:45 - 3:15: Music at Court

1:45††††††††††† Expressions of power and meaning in Jacob et Rachel by
Jacquet de la Guerre - Lisa Hooper
2:15††††††††††† Music (Un)maketh the (Wo)man: Anne Boleyn's Musical
Reputation from the Scepter to the Scaffold - Nicole Ottjes, University of
Minnesota - Twin Cities
2:45††††††††††† Marching to the Beat of a Different Drummer: An
Ethnographic History of Timpanists in Early Modern England, 1542-1660 -
Andrew R. Martin, University of Minnesota
3:15 BREAK
3:30 ^÷ 5:00: Music, Theater, Ritual
3:30††††††††††† "Tout, dans ses charmes, est dangereux:" Physical and
Musical Gestures in French Pantomime, 1748-1773 - Sin-yan Hedy Law,
University of Chicago
4:00††††††††††† Conceiving a National Opera: Weber as Novelist and Critic
- Kevin Burke, University of Cincinnati
4:30††††††††††† Viezzer's Passio: an example of self-produced oratorio in
late twentieth-century Italy - Francesco Dalla Vecchia, University of
5:00 Business Meeting

SUNDAY, Dr. Craig B. Parker (Kansas State University), Chair

9:15 Music in the Americas

9:15††††††††††† "Into my Blood": Louis Armstrong the Singer - James D.
Leach, Boston University

9:45††††††††††† The Evolution of the Hollywood's Earliest Soundtracks -
Katherine Spring, University of Wisconsin ^÷ Madison

10:15††††††††††† Walter Kaufmann and the Winnipeg Ballet: A Fruitful
Collaboration Quickly Forgotten - Albrecht Gaub, A-R Editions

10:45 Break

11:00††††††††††† "Even Uncle Sam Has His Little Heart and Can Produce Good
Artists": An Unsung American Opera Pioneer - Luis Fernando Lopes, Indiana

11:30††††††††††† Juan Bautista Plaza, Venezuelan Musicological Pioneer -
Marie Elizabeth Labonville, Illinois State University

Back to top of page
Back to index of conferences
Back to index of past conferences, 2006
Golden Pages index
Music Department Home Page
Last updated Tue, 28-Mar-2006 13:33 GMT / AU
Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX
Tel/Fax : +44 (0)1784 434455/437520