24th Annual Symposium of Research in Music Theory
Hosted by the Graduate Theory Association
Ford-Crawford Hall, IU Jacobs School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana
Friday and Saturday, February 23 and 24, 2018
Friday, February 23:
2:00-2:15pm: Opening Remarks
2:15-5:15pm: Workshop: "Ornamentation in Atonal Music"
Professor Michael Buchler, Florida State University
5:15-7:30pm: Dinner Break, Indiana Memorial Union
7:30-8:30pm: FEATURED PRESENTATION
Rachel Rosenman, Chair
Professor Gretchen Horlacher, Indiana University: “Stravinsky's Heroes”
Saturday, February 24:
8:30-9:15am: Breakfast Reception, Registration
9:15-10:45am: CRITICISM, PHILOSOPHY, AND AESTHETICS
John Heilig, Chair
Matthew Ambrosio, University of Wisconsin Madison: "Debussy's Cyclic Refrain: A Deleuzian Perspective"
Evan Howard Murnane, University of California, Santa Barbara: "'Mere Clockwork Chimes?': Hanslick's Proto-Phenomenological Aesthetics"
Yiyi Gao, University of North Texas: "Franchinus Gaffurius and the Notion of Sweetness [Suavitas] in Practica musicae (1496)"
11:00am-12:00pm: RECENT RADIO HITS
David Geary, Chair
Devin Chaloux, Indiana University: "'No'stalgia: One Roadmap to a Public Music Theory"
Kristi Hardman, CUNY Graduate Center: "Feeling the Backbeat: The Effect of Vocal Backbeat in Contemporary Country Music"
12:00-2:00pm: Lunch Break
2:00-3:00pm: TONAL PERSPECTIVES
Emily Barbosa, Chair
Mary Margaret Gossell, Michigan State University: "Acceptance of Tragedy in Chopin's Fantasy in F minor, Op. 49"
Nathan Pell, CUNY Graduate Center: "Minor Teilers"
3:15-4:15pm: THE 20TH CENTURY
Christa Cole, Chair
Jacy Pederson, Texas Christian University: "A Theory of Closure in the Late Works of Sergei Prokofiev"
Sara Everson, Florida State University: "Functions of Gesture in Music by Gubaidulina and Sciarrino"
4:30-5:30pm: FEATURED PRESENTATION
Thomas Craig Duke, Chair
Professor Marianne Kielian-Gilbert, Indiana University: "Materializing Form: Engaging Listeners, Process and Memory"
5:30-7:30pm: Dinner Break
7:30-9:00pm: KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Robert Komaniecki, Chair
Professor Michael Buchler, Florida State University: “The Other Obligatory Register and further Music-Theatrical Lessons on Closure"
9:00-11:00pm: Post-Conference Reception at the Irish Lion