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Spring Chapter Meeting (Mount Holyoke College, April 8, 2017)

AMS-NE Spring Chapter Meeting Saturday, April 8th, 2017 Mount Holyoke College South Hadley, MA Pratt Music Hall, Rm. 109 Parking and Accommodations info here . Abstracts and bios are posted as they become available. 9:30-10:00       Refreshments and Registration Morning Session 10:00               Welcome 10:05    Ferruccio Busoni and the Liceo musicale di Bologna : Transnationalism and Italian Musical Culture Erinn Knyt (University of Massachusetts-Amherst) When Busoni accepted the directorship of the Liceo Musical di Bologna in the spring of 1913, he assumed leadership of a well-respected music institution in Italy. Yet, his goal was not simply to direct the prestigious conservatory—he also wanted to revitalize the entire Bolognese musical scene, and with it, lay the grounds for an Italian music revival.     While the year was disappointing, as many of his ideas could not be implemented due to bureaucratic red tape, budget constraints, longstanding