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8:30  Registration

9:00  Opening Remarks

9:15 Session I: Analyzing Structure in Twentieth- and Twenty-First–Century Music

Jayson Smith, chair

“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 Session II: Modernist Music

Jessica Stearns, chair

“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 Session III: Quotation and Borrowing in Mahler and Shostakovich

Joseph Turner, chair

“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

“Gamifying Classical Music and Classifying Game Music”
Professor William Gibbons (Texas Christian University)

3:00 Break

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

Bryan Stevens, chair

“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 Session V: Popular and Film Music

Andrew Vagts, chair

“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