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


AMERICAN MUSICOLOGICAL SOCIETY
NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER
FALL 1999 MEETING

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
Music"

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
(1917-1993)"

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
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Gail Hilson-Woldu, Chair        Samuel Rechtoris, Secretary-Treasurer
gail.woldu@mail.trincoll.edu     srechtoris@aol.com