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Florida State University 1997 Theory Forum
Tallahassee, FL, April 1997

The Florida State University Music Theory Society announces its 1997 Forum. Paper sessions will be held in the Kuersteiner Music Building, Room 240. **************** FRIDAY, APRIL 18 6:00 - 8:30 PM POTLUCK DINNER (for forum readers, guests, and FSU theorists and composers) SATURDAY, APRIL 19 9:00 - 10:45 AM PAPER SESSION I: Analytic Methodologies Donna Doyle (CUNY and Manhattan School of Music) The 'Oneness of Space and Action:' Toward an Analysis of Stephan Wolpe's 'form for piano' (1959) Pandel Collaros (University of Kansas) The Quantitative Melodic Analysis System (Quanti-MAS) Marc Wooldridge and Rose Van Mersebergen (Northwestern College) Properties of Generated Sets and Their Use in the Keyboard Works of Mozart and Joplin 10:45 - 11:00 AM BREAK 11:00 - 12:15 PM PAPER SESSION II: Liszt's Late Piano Works Gabe Fankhauser (Florida State University) Augmenting the Limits of Tonality: Liszt's 'Nuages gris' and 'Preludio funebre' Paul Craner (Florida State University) Tragic Subtext, Narrative Surface, and Structural Development in Liszt's 'Nuages gris' 12:15 - 2:00 PM BREAK FOR LUNCH 2:00 - 3:15 PM PAPER SESSION III: Schumann's Symphonies Wayne Alpern (CUNY) The Logic of the Night: Romantic Idealism in Schumann's Second Symphony Ellen Archambault (Florida State University) Robert Schumann's Theology of Birth, Death, and Resurrection: The 'Rhenish' Symphony 3:15 - 3:30 PM BREAK 3:30 - 4:30 PM KEYNOTE ADDRESS Joel Lester (Mannes College of Music) Heightening Levels of Activity as a Structural Principle in the Music of J. S. Bach ***** For additional forum information contact: Gabe Fankhauser, Chair, or James Mathes,, (904) 644-7602 School of Music Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 32306-2098 USA