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American Musicological Society, New England Chapter, Fall Meeting
Waltham, MA, September 1999


Saturday 25 September 1999

Sachar International Center
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

10:00-12:00 Morning Session

Andrew H. Weaver, Yale University
"The Polyphonic 'Missa de feria' and Aspects of Borrowing in Renaissance

Jeffrey Sposato, Brandeis University
"'For You Have Been Rebellious Against the Lord': The Jewish Image in
Mendelssohn's 'Moses' and Marx's 'Mose'"

Paul Phillips, Brown University
"A Clockwork Counterpoint: An Introduction to the Music of Anthony Burgess

12:00-1:30  Lunch Break

1:30-5:30   Afternoon Session, Devoted to the Work of Rebecca Clarke

Christopher Johnson, Oxford University Press
"Rebecca Clarke in Her Own Words"

Deborah Stein, New England Conservatory
"The Englishwoman of Many Voices: Clarke's Songs"

Cyrilla Barr, Catholic University
"The Sonata for Viola: An 'Also Ran' or Cinderella?"

3:15-3:30   Break

Paula Gillet, San Jose State University
"The Climate for Female Musical Creativity in Turn-of-the-Century England"

Liane Curtis, Brandeis University
"The ISCM of 1942 and other Contexts for Clarke's Late Works"

Roundtable Discussion:  "Issues of Biography: Writing Women Composers into
Music History"
Chair: Ruth Solie, Smith College
Panelists: Cyrilla Barr; Laurie Blunsom, Northeastern University; Liane
Curtis; Alain Frogley, University of Connecticut; Paula Gillet; Christopher
Johnson; Judith Tick, Northeastern University

5:30    Reception
Gail Hilson-Woldu, Chair        Samuel Rechtoris, Secretary-Treasurer