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6th Annual Conference, Society for Seventeenth-Century Music
Urbana, IL, April 1998


SOCIETY FOR SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY MUSIC Sixth Annual Conference: 16-19 April 1998 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Program
Thursday 16 April. Music School Auditorium 8:00 p.m. Recital of Seventeenth-Century Harpsichord Music, Professor William Heiles (University of Illinois), reception to follow Friday 17 April [Levis Faculty Center] 9:00-9:15 Welcome and Opening Announcements 9:15-11:30 French Connections, Lois Rosow (Ohio State University), Chair Claudia Jensen (Kirkland, WA) and John Powell (University of Tulsa): "'A Mess of Russians Left Us but of Late': Diplomatic Blunder, Literary Satire, and the Muscovite Ambassador's 1668 Visit to Paris Theaters." Barbara Coeyman (University of Texas, Austin): "Musical Theater in Stockholm 1680-1718: The French Connection" Susan Harvey (Stanford University): "Parody as a Critical Tool: Condensation and Conflation in Opera Parody from the Ancien Théâtre Italien de Gherardi, 1683-1695" 11:30-2:00 Lunch 2:00-3:30 Musical Aesthetics in Seicento Italy, Chair to be announced Linda Maria Koldau (Bonn, Germany): "Experimentalism and Exegesis: Monteverdi's Venetian Church Music" Andrew Dell'Antonio (University of Texas, Austin): "Hearing the Seconda Pratica" Robert Holzer (Yale University), Session Respondent 3:30-3:45 Break 3:45-5:15 Music for Church and Chapel, Irene Alm (Rutgers University), Chair John Walter Hill (University of Illinois): "The Music Chapel at the Florence Cathedral in the Second Half of the Seventeenth Century" Colleen R. Baade (Duke University): "The Role of the bajón in Spanish Nunneries during the Seventeenth-Century and Its Implications for the Performance of Spanish Church Music" 8:00 p.m. Concert of seventeenth-century concerted church music performed by the University of Illinois Graduate Chorale with instrumental ensemble, Professor Fred Stoltzfus conducting. Smith Recital Hall. Saturday 18 April [Music School Auditorium] 9:30-12:00 Queens, Witches, Brides, and Fallen Women: Women in English Music, Robert Shay (Lyon College), Chair Jonathan P. Wainwright (University of York): "Images of Virtue and War: Music for Queen Henrietta Maria's Chapel" Amanda Eubanks (University of Michigan): "`Speak Sister, Speak': Music, Politics, and Gender in the Restoration Revivals of Macbeth" Raphael Seligmann (Newport News, VA) and Mary Chin (Boston, MA): Lecture-Recital, "Per Musica de Praesenti: Brides, Fallen Women and Vocal Technique in Two Early Seventeenth-Century English Plays" Linda Austern (Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D. C.), Session Respondent 12:00-2:30 Lunch and Business Meeting, Levis Faculty Center 2:30-4:00 Compositional Theory in Seventeenth-Century Italy, Susan Parisi (University of Louisville), Chair Michael H. Lamla (Blieskastel, Germany): "Musical Books of Patterns in Seventeenth-Century Italy" Warren Stewart (Stanford University): "The Relationship of Octonary Tonal Theory to Compositional Practice in Northern Italian Sacred Music of the Seventeenth Century" Robert Kendrick (University of Chicago), Session Respondent 4:00-4:15 Break 4:15-5:00 The Cimbalo cromatico, William Porter (Northwestern University), Chair Charlotte Mattax (New York, NY): Lecture-Recital, "The Cimbalo cromatico in the Seventeenth Century: Works by Mayone, Trabaci, and Others" 6:00-8:00 SSCM Banquet, Levis Faculty Center, third floor Sunday 19 April [Music School Auditorium] 8:30-10:00 Heinrich Schütz and Musical Life in Dresden, Charles Brewer (Florida State University), Chair Andreas Waczkat (University of Rostock): "Two Parody Masses by Heinrich Schütz?" Mary E. Frandsen (University of Notre Dame): "Allies in the Cause of Italian Music: Schütz, the Prince, and Musical Politics in Dresden" Colleen Reardon (SUNY, Binghamton), Session Respondent 10:00-10:15 Break 10:15-11:45 Instrumental Sonatas and Their Contexts, John Suess (Case Western Reserve University), Chair Charles Brewer (Florida State University): "Venito, Ocyus Venito! The Context of the Pastorellas by Schmeltzer and Biber" Cathryn Dew (University of York): Lecture Recital, "From Song to Sounding: The Foundations of the Solo Sonata (1591-1641)"