American Musicological Society annual meeting

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE
Department of Music

American Musicological Society 
Joint meeting of the Pacific-Southwest and Northern California Chapters

A one-day conference on music, bringing together scholars from Northern and Pacific- Southwest California; followed on Sunday by the papers selected to compete for the Ingolf Dahl Award for the best graduate student presentation.

April 27 & 28, 2019
Saturday, 8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Sunday, 9:00 A.M – 12:00 P.M.
CHASS Interdisciplinary Building, South
Screening Room, INTS 1128  

Free and open to the public
Saturday Parking: Complimentary permits available at the Kiosk.
Sunday Parking: Complimentary permits available in Lot 1.
Information: (951) 827-3245  performingarts@ucr.edu  www.music.ucr.edu

SCHEDULE

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

8:00 am - 9:00 am  Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am - 10:00 am  Session 1: Spain
Walter Clark, University of California, Riverside, chair

The Liceo Album of María Cristina de Borbón: A Case Study in Romantic Aesthetics and Patronage of 1830s Spain
Christine Wisch, Indiana University

Musicking in the Dark towards the Good: Rafael Rodríguez Albert, Joaquín Rodrigo, and the Cultural Politics of Disability under Francisco Franco
Pedro López-de-la-Osa, University of California, Riverside

10:00 am - 10:15 am  Coffee break

10:15 am - 11:15 am  Session 2: Opera/etta in Translation
Nicole Grimes, University of California, Irvine, chair

Merrily She Rolls Along: Die lustige Witwe/The Merry Widow as Global and Transnational Hit
John Koegel, California State University, Fullerton

Not One, But Two Versions of Bizet’s Carmen in Yiddish! Who Knew?
Daniela Smolov Levy, Adjunct Lecturer at Pomona College and University of Southern California

11:15 am - 11:30 am  Coffee break

11:30 am - 12:30 pm  Session 3: Film Music and Propaganda
Amy Bauer, University of California, Irvine, chair

The Flemish Farm – Transnationalism, Soft-power Propaganda, and the Film Music of Ralph Vaughan Williams
Jaclyn Howerton, University of California, Riverside

Dystopian Visions, Technicolor Dreams: Friedrich Hollaender’s Score to Dr. Seuss’s Film The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T
Heather Moore, California State University, Fullerton

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  Lunch on your own

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm  NCC/PCS-AMS business meeting

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm  Session 4: Chant
Walter Clark, University of California, Riverside

Who Owns the Saeta? Origins and Contemporary Practice of an Andalusian Devotional Chant
Anna Emilova Sivova, University of California, Riverside

Native Language Isochrony and the Rhythm of the Post-Carolingian-Reform Cantus: An Unexplored Foundational Issue
Steven Ottományi, California State University, Los Angeles

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm  Coffee break

4:30 am - 5:30 pm  Session 5:  American Institutions and Wealth
Stephan Hammel, University of California, Irvine, chair

Toward a New Gospel of Wealth: Funding Symphony Orchestras in an Age of Rising Income Inequality
Ben Negley, University of California, Santa Cruz

Cha Cha at the Chi Chi: The Nightclub Scene in Mid-20th Century Palm Springs
Dennis Siebenaler, California State University, Fullerton
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SUNDAY, APRIL 28

9:30 am - 10:00 am  Registration

10:00 am - 11:30 am Dahl finalists
Kirsten Paige, Stanford University, chair

Towards a Spanish Verismo Opera. Tomás Bretón’s La Dolores, and the Discourse on Ópera Española around 1900
Alessio Olivieri, University of California, Riverside

Importing Musical Taste: The Transnational Reception of La Damnation de Faust in Victorian Britain and its Impact on Twentieth-Century British Concert Repertoire
Rachel Howerton, University of California, Riverside

“Make of the Man and Woman a Circle”: Geometry, Alchemy, and Compositional Unio Mystica in Buxtehude’s Settings of Psalms 42 and 73
Malachai Komanoff Bandy, University of Southern California


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Sunday, April 28 at 9:00am to 12:00pm

CHASS Interdisciplinary South, Screening Room, INTS 1128

Event Type

Arts, Music & Concerts, Conferences

Audience

Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Alumni, International Students, Transfer Students

Department
Music
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