Thursday, January 31, 2013

Winter 2013 Meeting: This Saturday, Feb. 2 at Tufts

Please join us at Distler Hall, Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center at Tufts University this Saturday for the Winter 2013 Meeting of the New England Chapter of the American Musicological Society.

Refreshments begin at 9:45am. In addition to a wide variety of paper topics, this meeting will include the option of visiting the Lilly Library and Ritter Special Collections during lunch; tours are available, and food and drink are permitted.

Directions and Parking info can be found here.

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Program:

9:45-10:15 Refreshments and Registration

Morning Session
10:15 Welcome

10:20 Triple Threat: Ida Rubinstein as Patron, Impresario, and Director (Louis Epstein, Harvard University)

11:00 Music and the Pirates of Madagascar (Basil Considine, Boston University)

11:40 Copland, Mahler, and the American Sound (Matthew Mugmon, Harvard University)

12:20-2:20 Lunch Break (The Lilly Library and Ritter Special Collections (downstairs) are open to visitors during this time; tours are available, and food and drink are permitted.)

2:20-2:35 Business Meeting

Afternoon Session
2:35 Choreographic Notation: Richard Barrett’s Ne songe plus à fuir (Brent Wetters, Providence, RI)

3:15 “Computer, Please Replicate One Viola”: The Reanimation of Classical Music in the Future (Max DeCurtins, Boston, MA)

3:55 Michael Gordon’s Decaying Orchestra: Decasia as Audiovisual Elegy (Hannah Lewis, Harvard University)

4:35 Refreshments

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