Friday, March 09, 2007

Utah has a coast?

West Coast Conference of Music Theory and Analysis
University of Utah, Salt Lake City

Friday April 20th, 2007

8:30 – 10:00 am

Registration and Welcome with Coffee and Pastries.
Room 200, “Thompson Chamber Music Hall”, Main Floor, David Gardner Hall.

10:00 - 12:15

Session: Current Theories of Harmony (Room 324 DGH)

“UTT-Spaces”, Scott Cook, University of British Columbia.

“Transformational Harmony and the Substituted-Sixth Chord in the Early Music of Richard Strauss”, Stuart Woronecki, University of Connecticut.

“Flat Primary Triads, Harmonic Refraction, and the Harmonic Idiom of Shostakovich and Prokofiev”, Gabe Fankhauser, Appalachian State University.

12:30 – 2:00

WCCMTA Banquet Luncheon, Crimson View Bistro, Ray Olpin Student Union.

2:15 – 3:45

Short Session : Meter as Performed and Heard (Room 302 DGH)

“Hypermetrical Ambiguity and Performance Choices in BWV 540/1”, Leon Couch, Converse College.

“Tracing the Path of Metric Focus in Four Chopin Etudes”, Brent Yorgason, University of Texas, San Antonio.

3:45 – 4:00 Break

4:00 – 6:00

Session: Tracing Rhythm Across Different Repertories (Room 302 DGH)

“Construing Rhythmic Spaces in Diasporic African Music”, Christopher Stover, University of Washington.

“Revolving Variations Via Rhythm”, Susan De Ghize, University of Denver

“Rhythmic Conflict in Janacek”, Zdenek Skoulmal, Kwantlen University College.

Saturday April 21st, 2007

8:00 – 11:00 am

Session: Analysis of Twentieth-Century Music, (Room 306 DGH)

”Analyzing Tonal Embellishment In Post-Tonal Music”, Peter Silberman, University of Rochester.

“Adams and Stravinsky”, Luke Ma, UC Santa Barbara.

“En‘light’ening the Musical Idea: Text and Musical Structure in Webern’s Das Augenlicht”, Darin Hoskisson, Texas A&M – Kingsville.

“Pitch and Duration Contours in Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Super-Formula for Licht”, Mustafa Bor, University of British Columbia.

11:00 -11:15 Break

11:15 – 12:45

Short Session: Theories of Form in Different Contexts (Room 306 DGH)

“Transpositional Combination and the Analysis of Form in George Crumb’s Lux Aeterna”, Brian Moseley, Cincinnati, Ohio.

“Burning Bridges: Defining the Interverse Using the Music of U2”, Christopher Endrinal, Florida State University.

12:45 – 2:00 Lunch On Your Own

2:00 – 4:30

Special Session: Schoenberg’s Drei Klavierstucke, Op. 11 Reconsidered (Dumke Recital Hall)

“Networks of Reference in Schoenberg's Three Piano Pieces, Op. 11”, Richard Kurth, University of British Columbia.

“Tonal Pitch Space, The Musical ‘Idea’ and the Normative Body in Schoenberg’s Op. 11, No. 1”, Bruce Quaglia, University of Utah.

“Schoenberg’s Compositional Philosophy and the Three Piano Pieces, Op. 11”, Áine Heneghan, University of Washington.

“The ‘Musical Idea’ and Motivic Structure in Schoenberg's Op.11, No. 1”, Jack Boss, University of Oregon.

John Brackett, University of Utah, Respondent.

Heather Conner, University of Utah, will be performing.

4:30 – 4:45 Break

4:45 – 6:00 Keynote Address, Martin Scherzinger, Eastman School of Music: “Time-Transcendence in African Harmony and Rhythm: Ambiguities, Resonance, Effects.” (Dumke Recital Hall)

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