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American Musicological Society, South-East Chapter
Davidson, NC, February 1998

The Southeast chapter of the American Musicological Society will be
holding their Winter meeting on Saturday, 21 February at Davidson College
in Davidson, North Carolina.  Papers will begin at 9:00 a.m. in Room 155
of the Cunningham Fine Arts Building. 

Members of the AMS are asked to register (beginning at 8:30 a.m.); dues
are $8.00 per year ($4.00 for students). 

Members of the DAVIDSON COLLEGE community are invited to attend free of


8:30 a.m.       REGISTRATION (Coffee, etc.)

9:00 a.m.       SESSION I:

                Keith Cochran (UNC-Chapel Hill):
                    "Spontini's Appointment in 1820 as General
                    Director of the Prussian Royal Opera: New 
                    Sources, New Contexts"

                Kathryn Lowerre (Duke University):
                    "John Dennis's RINALDO and Peter Motteux's
                    THE ISLAND PRINCESS & the Usefulness of the Stage"

                Ian D. Pearson (Winthrop College):
                    "Paisiello's 'Nel cor piu non mi sento" from
                    L'AMOR CONTRASTATO, or LA MOLINARA, in Theme &
                    Variations, 1790-1865

10:45 a.m.      BREAK

11:00 a.m.      SPECIAL SESSION:

                David Schildkret (Salem College):
                    "Perspective and Polyphony: Initial Thoughts on
                    Their Parallel Development"

12 Noon         LUNCH

1:30 p.m.       BUSINESS MEETING

2:00 p.m.       SESSION II:

                Reeves Ely Shulstad (Florida State University):
                    "Dante, Liszt, and Musical Genius"

                Mary Davis (University of South Carolina):
                    "Joan of Arc at the Conservatory: Louise Farrenc
                    and the Parisian Musical Establishment"

                Sean Gallagher (UNC-Chapel Hill):
                    "From Bordeaux to Trent: Royal Commemoration &
                    Scribal Intervention in a Motet for Charles VII"

c. 4:00 p.m.    RECEPTION (in Carnegie Guest House parlor)

AMS-SE President:  Victor Mansure (Appalachian State Univ.)
AMS-SE Sec/Treas.: Daniel Beller-McKenna (Univ. of South Carolina)
Local Arrangements: Neil Lerner and Donna M. Di Grazia (Davidson Coll.)