Second Annual Meeting

Esther Boyer School of Music
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

April 26-27, 2004


Friday, March 26 (Tuttleman Learning Center, Room 107)

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Ideas for the Classroom

"The Integration of Music Theory, Music History, Performance, and Technology in the Classroom Through the Assignment of Group Projects"
Cynthia Folio, Temple University

"What Are We Hearing in Music Analysis? Listening as Creative Act"
Carl Wiens, Nazareth College

"Intuitive Hearing: Schoenberg’s Concepts of Gedanke and Comprehensibility"
Hidetoshi Fukuchi, University of North Texas

"Schoenberg’s Gedanke Manuscripts: The Theoretical Explanation of his Twelve-Tone Method"
Charlotte Marie Cross, New York City

3:00-3:30 Refreshments & Conversation 

3:30-5:00 Twentieth-Century Topics I

"Aspects of Harmony in Messiaen’s Later Music: An Examination of Chords of Transposed Inversions on the Same Bass Note"
Vincent Benitez, Eastern Michigan University

"Béla Bartók’s Music for Stringed Instruments, Percussion, and Celeste (First Movement): Pitch Space, Structure, and Anomaly"
Alexander Brinkman, Temple University

"Birdcage Flights: Relations and Transformations between Trichords and Tetrachords"
Joti Rockwell, University of Chicago

Saturday, March 27 (Presser Hall, Klein Recital Hall)

8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:30 Revisiting the Canon

"A Systematic Approach to the Concept of Schenkerian Interruption and its Implication to the Theory of Sonata Form"
Irna Priore, North Carolina School of the Arts

"Reconnecting with the Tradition of Musical Rhetoric: the Art of Invention, Ars Combinatoria, Universal Language, and the Search for Method in the Musical Writings of Athanasius Kircher"
Elisabeth Kotzakidou Pace, Columbia University

"Formal Function of Non-Tonic-Key Variations in Brahms’s Variations for Four Hands on a Theme by Robert Schumann, Op. 23"
Hiu-Wah Au, Elizabethtown College

11:00-12:00 Twentieth-Century Topics II

"Reconciling Tonal Conflicts: Mod-7 Transformations in Chromatic Music"
Robert Kelley, Florida State University

"Delius and the Joining of French and German Orchestration"
Paul Mathews, The Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University

12:00-1:15 Luncheon 

1:15-2:00 Business Meeting (including Constitution and Important Announcements)

2:00-3:00 New Views

"Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson Set to Music by Aaron Copland: A Timbral-Phonemic Analysis"
William Bauer, The College of Staten Island/CUNY

"From Landfill Management and Wastewater Treatment to Mozart: Using Multiple Linear Regression to Model Musical Contour"
Danny Beard, Florida State University

3:00-3:30 Refreshments & Conversation

3:30-4:30 Twentieth-Century Topics III

"The Process of Modulation in the Musical Collage"
Catherine Losada, Texas Tech University

"The Spanish Scale Inquisition: An Application of Generative Theory in Charles Mingus’s 'The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady'"
Gus Schnable, Temple University

5:00-6:00 Pre-Dinner Gathering

6:00-8:00  Banquet

Keynote Address
Presentation of the Dorothy Payne Award for Best Student Paper
A Few Words from Dorothy Payne 

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