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American Musicological Society, South-Central Chapter
(Murfreesboro, TN, April 1997)




American Musicological Society South-Central Chapter 1997 Meeting Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro April 11-12, 1997 -------------------------------------------------------------------------
Friday, April 11 8:00-8:45 a.m. REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST (Alumni Center) SESSION I: SOCIAL, TECHNOLOGICAL, AND ANALYTICAL PERSPECTIVES OF MEDIEVAL MUSIC Chair: Stephen A. Crist, Emory University 9:00 a.m. Music of the Court in the Period of Des Minnesangs Frühling Sandra Pinegar, University of Georgia 9:30 a.m. The Study of Pigments in Medieval Manuscripts Mary E. Wolinski, Western Kentucky University 10:00 a.m. Hildegard and the Hexachord William T. Flynn, Emory University 10:30 a.m. BREAK SESSION II: NEW INTERPRETATIONS OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY OPERA AND SYMPHONIC MUSIC Chair: David Haas, University of Georgia 10:45 a.m. Sinfonia and Society: Representational Musical Language in the Early Nineteenth Century Sandra Barnes, University of Cincinnati 11:15 a.m. Program and Form in Richard Strauss's Macbeth Scott Warfield, Chapel Hill, NC SESSION III: THE CENTER FOR POPULAR MUSIC Chair: Stephen Shearon, Middle Tennessee State University 11:45 a.m. An Overview of Collections in The Center for Popular Music Paul F. Wells, Director, The Center for Popular Music LUNCHEON, BUSINESS MEETING, AND VISITS 12:15 p.m. Luncheon and Business Meeting James Union Building, Hazelwood Dining Room 1:30 p.m. Visits to The Center for Popular Music and Department of Recording Industry SESSION IV: AMERICAN VERNACULAR MUSIC IN THE NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURIES Chair: Lawrence Schenbeck, Spelman College 2:45 p.m Blackface, Red-Lights, and Yellow Presses: Towards the Contexts of Early Minstrelsy Dale Cockrell, Vanderbilt University 3:15 p.m. "Grey Eagle": The History and Multiple Identities of a Fiddle Tune Paul F. Wells, Middle Tennessee State University 3:45 p.m. Defining American Identity: Preservation, Presentation, and Transformation Ron Pen, University of Kentucky 4:15 p.m. BREAK Session V: GUEST SPEAKER Chair: Stephen Shearon, Middle Tennessee State University 4:30 p.m. The Current State of Musicological Research in Italy Dinko Fabris, Conservatorio di Music "Niccolo' Piccinni" (Bari, Italy) 5:30 p.m. RECEPTION 7:30 p.m. CONCERT (Location to be Announced) Schola Cantorum, Raphael Bundage, Director, and Early Music with Yvonne Hansbrough, baroque flute, and Polly Brecht, harpsichord -------- Saturday, April 12 8:15 a.m. CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST (ALUMNI CENTER) SESSION VI: THE 1480s IN ITALY AND SPAIN Chair: Jane Flynn, Emory University 9:00 a.m. Northern Italian Psalm Collections of the Late Fifteenth Century: The Preservation of an Improvised Practice John Karr, University of Louisville 9:30 a.m. The Dates (?) of the Cancionero de la Colombina Kenneth Kreitner, University of Memphis 10:00 a.m. BREAK SESSION VII: THE RISE OF THE RUSSIAN ROMANCE AND REVERSING REDUCTIONISM Chair: Susan Parisi, University of Louisville 10:15 a.m. A Marriage of Subtlety: Pushkin's Poetry and Its Use in the Russian Vocal Romance Pamela Ivezic, University of Kentucky 10:45 a.m. Shostakovich's Fifth: Antithetical Lyricism in Epic Times David Haas, University of Georgia 11:15 a.m. PRESENTATION OF THE REY M. LONGYEAR PRIZE AND BREAK SESSION VIII: AMERICAN MUSIC FOR SILVER SCREEN AND CONCERT HALL Chair: Diana Hallman, University of Kentucky 11:30 a.m. Copland's Music of Wide Open Spaces: The History and Analysis of a Hollywood Trope Neil Lerner, Lexington, KY 12:00 a.m. "The most traumatic and cruel period of my life": Leonard Bernstein's Holocaust Symphonies David M. Schiller, Morris Brown College
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