Sunday, September 1, 2013

Program: Fall Chapter Meeting--September 28, 2013 at U Mass Amherst

AMS-NE Fall Chapter Meeting
September 28, 2013
Bezanson Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center
University of Massachusetts Amherst

9:45-10:15 Refreshments and Registration

Morning Session       
10:15   Welcome

10:20   New Instruments, New Sounds, and New Musical Laws: Ferruccio Busoni, Edgard Varèse,
and the “Music of the Future”

        Erinn Knyt (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

11:00   The English Voyage of Pietrobono

        Evan MacCarthy (College of the Holy Cross)

11:40    A Late Blossom: Torquato Tasso’s Lyric Poems and Neapolitan Madrigal Culture

        Emiliano Ricciardi (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

12:20-2:00   Lunch Break

2:00-2:30     Business Meeting

Afternoon Session

2:30     Massenet’s Scènes Dramatiques (1874) and the French Art of Distilling Shakespeare

        Alessandra Jones (Hunter College)

3:10    “Sing with Me a Sweet and New Song”: Chromatic Tournament in Lasso’s “Opus One”

        Lester Zhuqing Hu (University of Chicago)

3:50    A Patchwork Prayer: Poetic and Musical Borrowing in a Medieval Song

        Mary Caldwell (Williams College)

4:30     “Always is Always Forever”: The Musical Trajectory of the Process Church of the
Final Judgment

        John Forrestal (Boston University)

5:10   Refreshments

Further information, including directions, abstracts, and presenter bios, will soon be available on the chapter website (

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