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Society for Seventeenth-Century Music, 5th Annual Conference
Tallahassee, FL, April 1997

The Society for Seventeenth-Century Music Program Committee announces the
program of the SSCM Fifth Annual Conference, to be hosted by Florida State
University at Tallahassee, FL on April 10-13, 1997.

The program is presented below; it is also available via the SSCM World-Wide
Web site at:

The Society for Seventeenth-Century Music Fifth Annual Conference Florida State University, Tallahassee April 10-13, 1997
THURSDAY, APRIL 10 8:00 p.m., Organ Recital, Kimberly Marshall 9:30 p.m., Reception FRIDAY, APRIL 11 8:30 a.m., Coffee 9:15-11:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks ITALIAN OPERA AND MADRIGAL, Irene Alm (Rutgers University), Chair Jennifer Williams Brown (Louisiana State University), "‘Innsbruck, ich muss dich lassen’: Tracing Orontea's Footprints" Beth L. Glixon (University of Kentucky), "Vettor Grimani Calergi as Consumer and Patron of Opera" Catherine Moore (New York, NY), "Thundering Vortex: The 1631 Eruption of Vesuvius Commemorated in Madrigal Poetry" (Lunch Break, and Meeting of JSCM Editorial Board) 1:30-3:40 p.m. MUSIC FOR KEYBOARD, Bruce Gustafson (Franklin & Marshall College), Chair Akira Ishii (Duke University), "Re-Evaluation of Minoriten 725 as a Source for the Works of Johann Jacob Froberger" Candace Bailey (Louisburg College), "A Reassessment of Matthew Locke's Keyboard Suites" Janet Pollack (Duke University), "Parthenia: The ‘Maydenhead of Musicke’ as an Epithalamion" (Coffee Break) 3:55-5:30 p.m. SONATAS FOR CHURCH AND CHAMBER, Carol Marsh (University of North Carolina at Greensboro), Chair A Recital with Commentary: "Cello Sonatas by Antonio Maria Bononcini," Brent Wissick, baroque cello, assisted by David Schulenberg, harpsichord and organ (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Gregory Barnett (Bethesda, MD), "Corrente da Piedi; Corrente da Orecchie: Two Faces of the Sonata da Camera" (Dinner Break) 8:00 p.m., Concert: "Music from East Central Europe," Early Music Ensembles of The Florida State University, directed by Jeffery Kite-Powell; featuring the first modern performance of Philippus Jacobus Rittler’s Missa pro defunctis in memory of the Empress Claudia of the Tyrol SATURDAY, APRIL 12 8:30 a.m., Coffee 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. PERFORMANCE PRACTICES, Alexander Silbiger (Duke University), Chair Michael Robert Dodds (Eastman School of Music), "Transposition in Organ-Choir Antiphony as Prescribed in Plainchant Treatises from the Late Seicento" Frederick K. Gable (University of California at Riverside), "Eine so viel als die Andere: Rhythm and Tempo in 17th-Century German Chant" (Coffee Break) Stewart Carter (Wake Forest University), "Instructions for the Violin from an Overlooked Source: Bartolomeo Bismantova's Compendio musicale (1677)" George Torres (Cornell University), "Performance Indications and the Hidden Art of Gesture in the pièces de luth Repertory" 12:00-2:00 p.m., Lunch and Business Meeting 2:00-3:30 p.m. AESTHETICS AND STYLE IN VENETIAN OPERA, Robert R. Holzer (New York, NY), Chair Tim Carter (Royal Holloway University of London), "Re-Reading Poppea: Some Thoughts on Music and Meaning in Early Seventeenth-Century Italian Opera" Christopher Mossey (Brookline, MA), "Characteristics of Roles and the Role of Character in Librettos by Giovanni Faustini" Wendy Heller (Brandeis University), Session Respondent (Coffee Break) 3:45-5:15 p.m. COMPUTER WORKSHOP Kerala J. Snyder (Eastman School of Music) and John B. Howard (Harvard University), "New Information Resources for 17th-Century Scholars: The Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music and RISM Online" SUNDAY, APRIL 13 8:00 a.m., Coffee 8:30-10:30 a.m. EPISTEMOLOGY, THEORY, AND PEDAGOGY, Steven Saunders (Colby College), Chair Stephen R. Miller (University of the South), "On the Significance of ‘Stile Antico’" You-Young Kang (University of Pennsylvania), "Revisiting Seventeenth-Century Counterpoint" Joanna Carter (Florida State University), "Thomas Selle as Music Tutor: A Model for Music Education at Lateinschulen in Northern Germany" (Coffee Break) 10:45 a.m.-12:05 p.m. MASQUE, BALLET, AND OPERA-BALLET, Robert Shay (Lyon College), Chair Kathryn Lowerre (Duke University), "The Sweets of Peace: Reconstructing and Interpreting Europe's Revels (London 1697)" Georgia Cowart (University of South Carolina), "Carnival, commedia dell'arte, and the Paris Opéra in the Late Years of the Sun King"