The Catholic University of America

Musicology Colloquium, 2005-06

Spring 2006

12 January: Dr. Jessie Ann Owens (Professor of Music, Brandeis University)

19 January: Dr. Denise Gallo (Senior Music Specialist, the Library of Congress)

26 January: Dr. Ruth Steiner (Professor Emerita, CUA), "Chant Scholarship in a New Millennium: Old Questions, New Tools"

2 February: Dr. Elise Kirk (Independent Scholar), "Humanizing the Character: The Quest for Integrity in Modern American Opera"

16 February: Dr. Grayson Wagstaff (Associate Professor, CUA), "Defining a New Culture: Problems of Genre and Style in Sixteenth-Century Mexican Music"

9 March: Prof. Murry Sidlin (Dean, The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music)

23 March: Elizabeth Arndt (Program Officer, National Endowment for the Humanities), "Applying for Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities"

30 March: Dr. Jennifer DeLapp (Assistant Professor, The University of Maryland, College Park), "Copland, Politics, and the American Audience." This colloquium was given as part of the 2006 Catholic University President's Festival of the Arts, "Aaron Copland's America"

6 April: Tracy Cowart (M.M. student, CUA), "The Transition from Renaissance to Baroque: The stile antico and stile moderno in Monteverdi's 'Con che soavità'"

20 April: Dr. Andrew H. Weaver (Assistant Professor, CUA), "Music and Rhetoric in the Seventeenth Century: A New Approach"


Fall 2005

8 September: Dr. Andrew H. Weaver (Assistant Professor, CUA), "Music in the Service of Counter-Reformation Politics: The Immaculate Conception at the Habsburg Court of Ferdinand III (1637-57)"

15 September: Dr. Grayson Wagstaff (Associate Professor, CUA)

22 September: Lindsay Heller (M.A. student, CUA), "Amadeo Roldán and the Recognition of the West African Influence on Cuban Culture: Ritmica V and Ritmica VI

29 September: Deborah Crall (Ph.D. candidate, CUA)

6 October: Dr. Robert Ricks (Professor of Music Theory, CUA)

13 October: Dr. Esperanza Berrocal (Adjunct Faculty, CUA)

20 October: Alex Abdoulaev (M.A. student, CUA), "Nationalist, Neoclassical, or Both? The Examination of Nationalist and Neoclassical Trends in Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin"


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