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Program

8:30               Registration

9:00               Opening remarks

9:15               Analyzing Structure in 20th and 21st Century Music

“An Experiential Statistical Method for Segmenting Electroacoustic Music”

Andrew Selle (Florida State University)

“Nose to the Grind: Structural Paradigms in Grindcore and its Closely Related Genres”


Paul Royse (University of Cincinnati)

10:15             Modernist Music

“Eric Dolphy’s Out

Clay Downham (University of Colorado Boulder)

“Reading, Realizing, and Performing Disability in Henry Cowell’s The Hero Sun

Joshua Tanis (Florida State University)

11:15             Break

11:30             Quotation and Borrowing in Mahler and Shostakovich

“A Search for Things Past: Quotation as Memory and Mourning in the First Movement of Mahler’s Symphony no. 9”

David Catchpole (Texas State University)

“Finding Meaning in the Borrowed Melodies of Shostakovich’s Eleventh Symphony

Adam Rosado (Louisiana State University)

12:30             Lunch

2:00               Keynote Address

Professor William Gibbons (Texas Christian University)

3:00               Break

3:15               Aesthetics and Reception in the History of Music Theory

“Franchinus Gaffurius and the Notion Sweetness [Suavitas] in Practica musicae (1496)”

Yiyi Gao (University of North Texas)

“Die Teufelsmühle: Continental Reception of Vogler’s Chromatic Rule of the Octave”

Doug Donley (University of North Texas)

4:15               Popular and Film Music

“Liberty Votes and Ballot Boxes: Evocative Artwork and Political Protest in Antebellum Popular Music”

Jonathan Verbeten (Texas Tech University)

“Wagnerian Vamps: Philip Glass’s Neo-Romanticism in Dracula (1931)”

Melissa Camp (Texas Christian University)

5:15               Break

5:30               Closing Remarks and Presentation of the Paper Award

Bryan Stevens, GAMuT President