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Revising Musicology
Guildford, March 1999

University of Surrey School of Performing Arts Revising Musicology March 27, 1999 A One-Day Postgraduate Conference Featuring Innovative and Revisionary Musicology In Conjunction with: British Postgraduate Musicology Hosted By: Dr. Matthew Head Keynote Speaker Professor Nicholas Cook, University of Southampton
Programme 9:00 - 9:30 Registration & Coffee 9:30 Welcome (Dr. Matthew Head) 9:35 Keynote Address Professor Nicholas Cook, University of Southampton: `Revising the Musical Object'. 10:05 Feminisms (Chair: Dr. Matthew Head) Joanna Harris (Trinity College, Cambridge) `Who gives me a name? Who gives me a voice? Kundry's Younger Sisters: Mélisande, Judith, Salome, Elina Makropulos and Lulu'. Joanne Stapleton (University of Surrey) `"Anarchy in the U.K." Ethyl Smyth's March of the Women as an Anthem for Sexual, Political, and Artistic Emancipation in Victorian England'. 11:30 Textualities (Chair: Dr. Tom Messenger) Stephen Rose (Wolfson College, Cambridge) `The Creation and Appropriation of Musical Meanings in Leipzig Print Culture 1620-1660'. David Maw (Trinity College, Oxford) `Aspects of Transcription and Analysis in the Songs of Guillaume de Machaut'. 2:00 Narrative (Chair: Dr. Stephen Downes) Dr. Jeremy Barham (Trinity College, London) `Nominalism and Narrative in the 1st Movement of Mahler's Third Symphony'. Stephen Arthur Allen (Somerville College, Oxford) `Revising Billy Budd: "The Triumph of Darkness"'. 3:15 Parallel Sessions Session I: Theory & Analysis (Chair: Dr. Christopher Mark) Lee Tsang (University of Southampton) `Bridging "The Gap": Music Analysis, Music Perception, and Music Theory Pedagogy'. Bethany Lowe (Scarborough/University of Southampton) `On the Nature of the Interpretation: The Relation Between Analysis and Performance'. Session II: Jazz and Film (Chair: Dr. Matthew Head) Eric Hing-Tao Hung (Stanford University) `Music as the "Benshi" in Akira Kurosawa's Ran'. Peter Elsdon (University of Southampton) `Free Jazz and the Death of the "Hip"'. Session III: New Music (Chair: Professor Sebastian Forbes) Mieko Kanno (University of York) `The Role of Notation in New Music'. Philip Stevens (Kingston University) `Starting Work on a New Composition: Pre-Compositional Planning'. 4:15 End