Twenty-Second 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 19 and 20, 2016
Full program with abstracts and presenter bios (PDF)
Friday, February 19:
2:00–2:15 p.m.: Opening Remarks
2:15–5:15 p.m.: Workshop: Deriving imaginary continuo from eighteenth-century solo instrumental music
Led by Professor William Rothstein, Graduate Center (CUNY)
5:15–7:30 p.m.: Dinner break
7:30–8:30 p.m.: Featured Presentation 1
Jessica Sommer, Chair
Professor Frank Samarotto, Indiana University: "Corelli, Counterpoint, and the Cambrian Explosion"
8:30–10:30 p.m.: Reception at the Indiana Memorial Union
Saturday, February 20:
8:45–9:45 a.m.: Breakfast reception
9:45–10:45 a.m.: Hypermetric Dissonances
Thomas Craig Duke, Chair
Jay Smith, University of North Texas: "The Metric Battle in Holst's 'Mars, the Bringer of War'"
Kája Lill, University of North Texas: "Coherence amidst Irregular and Asymmetrial Hypermeter in the Fanfare of Janáček's Sinfonietta"
10:45–11:00 a.m.: Break
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.: Romantic Forms
Clifton Boyd, Chair
Nathan Pell, Graduate Center (CUNY): "Expressive Ambiguity in Musical Structure: A Schenkerian View of Schubert's Op. 94, No.6"
Sarah McConnell, University of North Texas: "Motive, Form, Process, and Second Themes–an Analysis of Reger's D minor Piano Quartet"
12:00–2:00 p.m.: Lunch break
2:00–3:00 p.m.: Tonal Spaces of the Twentieth Century
John Heilig, Chair
Jinny Park, Indiana University: "1+1=1: Pärtian Symbolic Dualism in Te Deum"
Jason Patterson, University of North Texas: "The Tonic Object: New Models for Symphonic Analysis"
3:00–3:15 p.m.: Break
3:15–4:15 p.m.: Nineteenth-Century Musical Narratives
Nikolas Bauchat, Chair
David Geary, Indiana University: "Interru... Musical-Dramatic Impositions in Verdi's Ernani"
Danielle Wulf, Florida State University: "Directional Tonality and Narrative in the Nineteenth Century"
4:15–4:30 p.m.: Break
4:30–5:30 p.m.: Featured Presentation 2
Matthew Boyle, Chair
Professor KyleAdams, Indiana University: "How Did Chromaticism Become an 'Ism'?"
5:30–7:30 p.m.: Dinner break
7:30–9:00 p.m.: Keynote Speech
Calvin Peck, Chair
Professor William Rothstein, Graduate Center (CUNY): "Vogler, Meyerbeer, and the Chromatic Scale"
9:30–11:00 p.m.: Post-conference reception at The Irish Lion