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AMS Rochester-- Items of Interest

For those attending the meeting of the American Musicological Society in Rochester next week, what follows is a list of items that may be of interest, including papers on eighteenth-century topics, the HSNA open meeting, concerts, and receptions!  Items in bold should be of special interest to HSNA members!

WEDNESDAY,  8 NOVEMBER

8am - 5pm  New Beethoven Research Conference 2017 (H: Regency Ballroom A/B)

THURSDAY 9 NOVEMBER

8am - 12pm  New Beethoven Research Conference 2017 (H: Regency Ballroom A/B)

AFTERNOON PAPERS 2 - 5pm (number in parentheses indicates where the paper falls in order of the session, as indicated in the conference program—this is always subject to change)

SESSION: Spain (H: Grand Ballroom F/G)

  • (1) Maria Virginia Acuna (Kwanten Polytechnic University), “Transvestism and Allegory during Times of War: Representations of Cupid and Philip V in the Spanish Zarzuela (ca. 1700)”

 

SESSION: Things are People Too (C: Highland B/J)

  • (2) Hayley Fenn, “Highly Strung Vocalities: Marionette Opera, Sound Technologies, and the Poetics of Synchronization”

 

AFTERNOON SHORT SESSION PAPERS 3:30 - 5pm( number in parentheses indicates where the paper falls in order of the session, as indicated in the conference program—this is always subject to change)

SESSION: NEW INTELLECTUAL HISTORIES OF MUSIC (H: Regency Ballroom A/B)

  • (4) Jeremy Coleman (University of Aberdeen), “Musical Discourse and the Production of Ideology”

 

5:30p Elaine Sisman, “Working Titles, Sticky Notes, Red Threads” — AMS President’s Endowed Plenary Lecture (H: Grand Ballroom D/E/F/G)

EVENING SESSIONS 8 - 11pm  (number in parentheses indicates where the paper falls in order of the session, as indicated in the conference program—this is always subject to change)

MOZART SOCIETY OF AMERICA STUDY SESSION (H: Morgan)

SESSION: NEW SPANISH MUSIC STUDIES: CHALLENGES IN EARLY MODERN HISTORIOGRAPHY (C: Highland B/J)

  • (2) John Swadley, “Women’s Voices: Gender Confrontation in Eighteenth-Century Puebla”

 

FRIDAY 10 NOVEMBER

MORNING SESSIONS 9am - 12pm

SESSION: COMPOSING WHILE FEMALE (C: Lilac Ballroom South)

  • (1) Janet Page, “Musical Authorship in Female Communities: The Case of Maria Anna von Raschenau and Vienna, ca. 1700”

 

SESSION: LISTENING (C: Highland B/J)

  • (3) Anne Holzmueller, “Musical Immersion in the Late Eighteenth Century”

 

8pm Concert: “Sigismund’s Cathedral,” music by Michael Haydn -- Ensemble Perihipsous, directed by Michael Ruhling, (founding president, HSNA), with guests Christ Church Schola Cantorum, Brian Shaw, trumpet, and Eastman School of Music organ faculty

Christ Church (tickets)

10pm (NEW!!): Joint Reception sponsored by Society for Eighteenth-Century Music, American Bach Society, Haydn Society of North America, and Mozart Society of America at Max’s of Rochester  Come for food, drink, discourse, and merriment!

SATURDAY 11 NOVEMBER

Board Members only:

7:30 - 8:45am  Haydn Society of North America Board Meeting (R: Lyon)

 

MORNING PAPERS 9am - 12 pm

SESSION: MASCULINITY AND ITS DISCONTENTS (C: Lilac Ballroom South)

  • (4) Adeline Mueller, “Caliban Hero”

 

12:15pm - 1:45pm HSNA GENERAL MEETING (C: Highland C/H) open

5:30 - 7pm  AMS Business Meeting and Awards Presentation (H: Grand Ballroom D/E/F/G)

 

SUNDAY 12 NOVEMBER

MORNING PAPERS 9am — 12 pm

SESSION: FAIRS AND FESTIVALS (C: Highland A/K)

  • (2) Abigail Fine, “Mozart on the Mountaintop: Masonic Pilgrimage to the Magic Flute Cottage in Salzburg”

 

MORNING PAPERS 10:30am  — 12pm

SESSION: JEWS and JUDENTUM (H: Grand Ballroom F/G)

  • (1) Vanessa L. Rogers, “Populism, Patriotism, and the Public: Musical Theatre in London and the ‘Jew Bill’ of 1753”

 

SESSION: OPERA AND MELODRAMA IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY GERMANY (C: Lilac Ballroom South)

  • (1) Jacqueline Waeber, “Most German of the Arts? Melodramatic Recitation and the Musical Genius of Linguistic Identity”
  • (2) Paul Abdullah, “Shakespearean Storms in German Opera: The Tempest in 1798”

 

Conference Hashtag:  amsroc17