2007 Music Research Symposium


9:30 a.m. MEANING IN MUSIC: NATURE, IDENTITY, AND RELIGION
Session Chair, Dr. David Schiller
Sojourner Hodges: Birdsong in the Minnesang Tradition: Natural Imitation and Symbolic Association
David Chapman: Die Allmutter und das lyrische Ich: Interpreting the First Symphony of K.A. Hartmann
Robin Schaps: Enhancing the Text: How Bach’s Composition Deepens the Listener’s Experience of the St. Matthew Passion
Benjamin Dawkins: The Hidden Language of Peter Abelard in Planctus David Super Saul et Ionatha

11:00 a.m.

ANALYTICAL STUDIES: FROM LUCA MARENZO TO JEROME KERN
Session Chair, Dr. John Turci-Escobar
Joseph E. Higgins: "Solo e pensoso": A Look at the Expressive Techniques of Luca Marenzio
Matthew Anderson: Extramusical Guidance of Form in Tchaikovsky’s “Francesca da Rimini”
Mark Chilla: Jerome Kern’s Experimentation with Third Relationships

12:30 p.m.

DIVERSIFYING THE DISCOURSE
Session Chair, Dr. Kevin Kelly
Cassandra DeHoedt: The Other’s Music
Thomas West: Locations of Synthesis in Osvaldo Golijov’s Ayre
Gabe Hinton: Vivaldi’s Significance in History Based on his Double Horn Concerti
Bret Pimentel: Does Material Affect Tone Quality in Woodwind Instruments?: Why Scientists and Musicians Just Can’t Seem to Agree

2:00 p.m.

FEMINIST PERSPECTIVES ON MUSIC AND GENDER
Session Chair, Dr. Susan Thomas
Rebecca Jones: “Omission is a Powerful Teacher”: Women in the Symphony Orchestra
Stephanie Allen: Celebrating the Erotic: Björk and the Expression of Sexual Pleasure
Matt Jones: Genre Trouble: Judith Butler, Popular Music and the Subversion of Categorization