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1998 Graduate Student Music Forum Symposium (GSMFS)
Madison, Wisconsin, April 1998

The Program Committee of the 1998 Graduate Student Music Forum Symposium (GSMFS) A joint venture between graduate students in music at the University of Chicago and the University of Wisconsin at Madison Annual Meeting 3-4 April University of Wisconsin campus, Madison, Wisconsin
There is no registration fee for the 1998 GSMFS, and attendance is open to anyone who wishes to participate. We do ask, however, that you "pre-register" for the GSMFS by responding to so that we can have a fair estimate of the number of people attending the 1998 meeting. In your response, please include: 1) Your full name 2) Academic affiliation 3) E-mail address 4) Full mailing address 5) Whether or not you will attend the reception on April 3rd If you need information on accommodation in Madison or help in making travel arrangements, please request this in your response as well. If you are interested in staying with other graduate students here in Madison, limited space is available so respond quickly! We look forward to our April meeting and hope that many of you reading this will be able to join us. If you have any questions or concerns about the 1998 GSMFS, please direct them to We will try to answer them as soon as possible! Here's our program: ************************************************************* * * * Friday, April 3, 1998--Keynote Speech & Opening Reception * * * ************************************************************* Saint Francis House 1001 University Avenue Madison, Wisconsin 7:00pm--Keynote Address by Martin Brody, Wellesley College " 'Let us put away childish things' Roger Sessions on Genealogy and Maturity" An informal reception follows the keynote address and will end at 10:00pm. This event is co-sponsored by the 1998 GSMFS and the 1997-1998 University of Wisconsin Musicology Colloquium Series. *************************************************** * * * Saturday, April 4, 1998--Presentation of Papers * * * *************************************************** Morphy Recital Hall & Eastman Organ Hall The Humanities Building 455 North Park Street Madison, Wisconsin 8:30am - 9:00am--Symposium Registration (NO FEE!!!) 9:00am - 9:30am--Opening Remarks, Morphy Recital Hall *** 9:30am - 11:00am--Session 1, Morphy Recital Hall *** -- Historical Contexts in Musicology and Theory -- Jonathan Cheskin, University of Chicago "Rethinking Verdi's Romanticism: the Catholic-Liberal Challenge of Errico Petrella's 'Marco Visconti' " Stefan Eckert, State University of New York--Stony Brook " 'Music is an inexhaustible sea, no amount of paper can contain its rules!' The Concept of Tonordnung in Joseph Riepel's 'Anfangsgruenden' " Annemarie Sammartino, University of Michigan "The 'Tyrannous Hand,' or Mahler and the Terror of the Modern Listener" *** 11:00am - 11:15am--Morning Break and Refreshments *** *** 11:15am - 12:15pm--Session 2A, Morphy Recital Hall *** -- Structuralism and Music Analysis -- John Cotner, University of Wisconsin--Madison "Improvisation in the Electric Church: 'Voodoo Child (Slight Return) by the Jimi Hendrix Experience (1968)" Dan Hosken, University of Wisconsin--Madison "Analyzing Texture in Varese's 'Octandre' " *** 11:15am - 12:15pm--Session 2B, Eastman Organ Hall *** -- Studies in French Music -- Jeffrey Cox, University of Wisconsin--Madison "The Development of the Organ Reform Movement in France" Russell B. Grazier, Jr., University of Chicago "Hexatonicism and Octatonicism in the Songs of Debussy: A Neo-Riemannian Approach" *** 12:15pm - 2:30pm--Lunch Break *** *** 2:30pm - 3:30pm--Session 3A, Morphy Recital Hall *** -- Issues of Gender in Music -- Erica Mather, University of Wisconsin--Madison "LAURA: Music and Dichotomies" Dina Kaye, University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee "Women as Sacrificers and Redeemers in Richard Wagner's 'Der Ring des Niebelungen' " *** 2:30pm - 3:30pm--Session 3B, Eastman Organ Hall *** -- Aesthetics in Serialism -- Lisa A. Musca, Case Western Reserve University " 'Mathematics or Art?' Boulez's 'Structures Ia' and the Problem of a 'Serial Aesthetic' " R.M. (Lars) Rains, City Univeristy of New York " 'Hereinspaziert!': Aesthetic Distance in Alban Berg's 'Lulu' " *** 3:30pm - 3:45pm--Afternoon Break and Refreshments *** *** 3:45pm - 4:45pm--Session 4, Morphy Recital Hall *** -- The Influence of Literary Criticism -- Elizabeth Paley, University of Wisconsin--Madison "Narrativizing Music" Benjamin Broening, University of Michigan "Beyond the Work-Concept: Bakhtin, Brahms, and Wagner" *** 4:45pm - 5:00pm--Closing Remarks, Morphy Recital Hall *** #*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*# Graduate Student Music Forum Symposium April 4, 1998 University of Wisconsin at Madison Shersten Johnson Scott J. Schouest Local Arrangements Chair Program Committee Chair Adrian Childs University of Chicago Liaison