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American Musicological Society, Midwest Chapter, Fall 2006 Program

National-Lewis University, Chicago, October 7-8, 2006


Sat. 9:30-10:00 Coffee and greeting

Sat. 10:00-11:30	Medieval and Renaissance Studies
David Kidger, Oakland University, chair

	1.  Confraternities as Patrons of Devotional Music in 17th-Century
		Janet Hathaway, Northern Illinois University
	2.  "Alas sweet lady, what imports this song?":   Dramatic
	    Performance of Feminine Madness on the Jacobean Stage
		Megan Guenther, Northwestern University
	3.  PeŮalosa's Passion: The Influence of Rhetoric and Humanism on
	        In passione positus and Transeunte Domino Iesu
		Alyson Payne, Bowling Green State University

11:30-1:15 Lunch on your own

Sat. 1:15-2:45		American Music: Identity and Politics
Mark Clague, The University of Michigan, chair

	1.  Irish Comedians and Beethoven Societies: Perceptions of
	    Immigrant Music in the Chicago Daily Tribune in the Late 19th
		Katie Graber, University of Wisconsin--Madison
     	2. Jazz as Trope in the Music of Leonard Bernstein
		Katherine Baber, Indiana University
     	3. A "Dream" of Unity: Collective Memory and Musical
	   Commemorations of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
		Anya Holland-Barry, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2:45-3:00 BREAK

Sat. 3:00-4:30		Wagnerian Opera and Beyond
Eftychia Papanikolauo, Miami University of Ohio, chair

	1. Perchance to Dream
		Christopher M. Barry, University of Wisonsin--Madison
	2. "In a Certain Hinterland of the Human Consciousness": A
	   Reassessment of Prokofiev's The Fiery Angel
		Nathan Platte, The University of Michigan
	3. Strauss's Compositional Process and the Act I Trio of Der
		Joseph E. Jones, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Sat. 4:30 Business Meeting followed by Hora Felix

Sun. 9:00-11:00	Aesthetics and Controversies
Vincent Corrigan, Bowling Green State University, chair

	1. Delilah's Arabesque: Saint-SaŽns and the Decorative Aesthetic
		Jessie Fillerup, University of Kansas, Washburn University
     	2. Exactitude with Expression: Imperatives of Performance Practice
	   for Mahler's Music
		James L. Zychowicz, AR Editions
    	3. Understanding Assassins Through Cultural Context or A Revue
		Dan Blim, The University of Michigan
    	4. Theodor Adorno's "Block Rockin' Beats": An Application of
	   Adorno's New Music Essays to Techno Music
		Matthew Mihalka, University of Minnesota

Sun. 11:15-12:15	Music and Its Institutions

	1. Mendelssohn to the Rescue: Felix Mendelssohn and the London
	   Philharmonic Society 1842-1844
		Dennis Breier, The University of Iowa
	2. Mediating Physical and Experiential 'Space' Through Marquee
	   Programming at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
		Hannah Chan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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