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American Musicological Society, Southeast Chapter
Chapel Hill, NC, March 1999

The Southeast Chapter of the American Musicological Society will hold its
spring meeting on Saturday, March 20 at the Person Recital Hall on the
campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. We are
particularly pleased to welcome Scott Burnham, who is currently a fellow
at the National Center for the Humanities, as our featured guest speaker.
The program will be as follows: 

8:30 AM  Registration, Coffee

9:00 AM  SESSION I

Candace Bailey, North Carolina Central University
“The English Antecedents of Purcell’s Keyboard Music”

Laurel Zeiss, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill
“Prolonging ‘Virtue in Distress’: Accompanied Recitative and the
Sentimental Heroine”

10:15 AM  Break

10:30 AM  SESSION II
Julie Hubbert, University of South Carolina
Wagner and the Aesthetic of Film Music”

Neil Lerner, Davidson College
“Diegetic/Non-Diegetic Ruptures in a Hollywood Parable: Music and
Narrative Codes in High Noon (1952)”

11:45 AM  Business Meeting

12:00 AM  Lunch

1:45 PM  GUEST SPEAKER

Scott Burnham, Princeton University
“The Second Nature of Sonata Form”

2:45 PM  Break

3:00 PM  SESSION III

Alan Armstrong, Mount Olive College
“The Evolution of Fides’ Act V Grand Aria, ‘O Pretres de Baal,’ from
Meyerbeer’s Le Prophete”

Graham Hunt, Duke University
“Wagner’s Fairy-Tale: The Use of Refrain as Dramatic Catalyst in Act II
of Wagner’s Siegfried”

Carl Leafstedt, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
“The Prologue to Bartok’s Duke Bluebeard’s Castle in Twentieth-Century
Performance Practice: A Case Study in Neglect”

4:45 PM  Reception 

Robin Wallace
AMS-SE Secretary/Treasurer
robin.wallace@converse.edu