2010 Music Research Symposium



9:30 – 10:45 Operatic Interpretations

Dr. Thomas, Moderator

Tim Smolko
, Tristan and Turangalila: Richard Wagner's Influence on Olivier Messiaen
Robin Harris
, 'Strashno' in Tchaikovsky's Queen of Spades
Elizabeth Whittenburg Ozment
, Oppositional Knowledge in Twenty-First Century Folk-Opera


11:00 – 11:45 Music and Popular Culture

Dr. Schiller, Moderator

Whitney Holley
, Spectacular Spectacular!: The Resurgence of the Film Musical as a Hollywood Blockbuster
Nancy Riley
, There's No Silence in Sanford Stadium: Music at Georgia Home Football Games


12:00 – 12:45 Perspectives of Early Music

Dr. Valdez, Moderator

Luther Enloe
, Expressions of 17th-Century English Lute Music
Lindsay Aleshire
, Monteverdi's Orfeo and L'Incoronazione di Poppea


1:00 – 2:15 Origins and Forgotten Influences

Dr. Link, Moderator

Nathan Tingler
, Gregorian Chant Survives in Death
Adrianna Wolaver
, The Arabian Influence on the Development of Western Music"
John Marshall
, Transmission of Jewish Musical Customs to Christianity: An Evolutionary Perspective


2:30 -3:15 Twentieth Century Aesthetics

Dr. Monson, Moderator

Tamika Sterrs
, A Schoenbergian Method for the Critique and Analysis of Beethoven
R.J. Wisenbaker
, Ancient Myth and Futuristic Sound: The Role of Electronic Instruments in Edgard Varese's Ecuatorial (1934)