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Fall Chapter Meeting: Saturday, October 1 (Smith College)

Please note: Bios & Abstracts will be added as they become available. The meeting will take place in the Earle Recital Hall (Sage Hall , First Floor) at Smith College. Maps/Directions/Parking info are found under the Upcoming Meetings tab . ------------ 9:30-10:00 a.m.       Refreshments and Registration 10:00 a.m.           Welcome Morning Session: The Dynamic Canon   10:05 a.m.    
 "Surface and Depth": Beneath the Reception of Rudolph Reti's Thematic Process, A Mid-Century Interdisciplinary Theory of Music Eric Elder (Brandeis University) The place of Rudolph Reti’s 1951 book, The Thematic Process in Music , has been greatly understated in considerations of the history and development of current streams of musical thought. While frequently included in such outlines, the work’s long reception history, stretching from Vincent Persichetti (1951) and Alvin Bauman (1952) to Peter Kivy (1990) and beyond, is marked by a consistently high degree of subjectivity. Indeed