2006 Music Research Symposium


9:30 a.m. EXPLORATIONS OF MUSICAL MEANING
Session Chair, Dr. John Turci-Escobar
Ondra Krouse Thomas: Exploring Narrative Value of Rhythm in African Culture
Jason Solomon: Why the Minor Mode is "Sad": Exploring the Metaphoric Complex
Bret Pimental: A Troublemaker in the Octet: A Hermeneutical Approach to Beethoven's Op. 103


11:00 a.m. MUSIC, IDENTITY, AND COMMUNITY

Session Chair, Dr. Jean Kidula
Carrie Allen:
"Who's Going to Say Amen?": Problematizing the Recording of Black Gospel Quartets
Elizabeth Cherry: "Meat is Still Murder, Dairy is Still Rape": A Relational Analysis of Veganism in the Punk Subculture Michael Ramirez-Gender, the Life Course, and
Participation in a Local Music Scene Daniel Gough-Sugar Wars: The Legacies of Celia Cruz


12:30 p.m. NEW PERSPECTIVES ON MUSICAL DISCOURSES

Session Chair, Dr. Susan Thomas
David Chapman: Closing the Distance: Rodrigo's Zarabanda Lejana and the Renaissance Sarabande
Heidi Lucas: "I Want to say Credo": Leonard Bernstein's Mass and the Death of God
Brian Patrick: Neglected Masterpiece: Beethoven's Missa Solemnis
Terry Dean: Tchaikovskian Borrowings in Prokofyev's War and Peace


2:00 p.m. HARMONIC LANGUAGE AND THE COMPOSITIONAL PROCESS

Session Chair, Dr. David Schiller
Christine Thomas: The Importance of Correct Temperament in Historical Music
Greg Brown: Firm Footing in the Heavens and Faltering Steps on Earth: Harmonic Language as Word-Painting in Brahms' Gesang der Parzen
Janel Long: The Influence of the Natural Horn on the Compositional Process in the Mozart Horn Concertos in E-flat

The annual University of Georgia Music Research Symposium is sponsored by the Musicology/Ethnomusicology area of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music.