The Catholic University of America

Musicology Colloquium, 2007-08

Spring 2008

14 January: Dr. Andrew H. Weaver (Assistant Professor, CUA), "Antonio Bertali's Lamento della Regina d'Inghilterra (1649) from Source to Edition"

4 February: Dr. Kenneth Kreitner (Professor, The University of Memphis), "The Segovia Chanson Collection and the Education of Prince Juan"

11 February: Dr. Christopher Reynolds (Professor of Music, University of California, Davis), "Wagner's Beethovenian Epiphany: The Impact of the Ninth on Wagner's Approach to Composition"

18 February: Dr. Ruth Steiner (Professor Emerita, CUA), "The Samaritan Woman at the Well in Liturgy and Chant"

10 March: Dr. Roberto Kolb-Neuhaus (Professor, Universidad Nacional Autonóma de México), "Recent Research on Silvestre Revueltas in Mexico"

17 March: Dr. Leonora Saavedra (Associate Professor, University of California, Riverside)

31 March: Dr. Jeffrey Kurtzman (Professor, Washington University in St. Louis), "The Iagoization of Otello: Verdi's Musical Translation of Shakespeare's Language"

7 March: Karen Uslin (Ph.D. student, CUA), "Las làgrimas, el agua y el espíritu de la revolución: Osvaldo Golijov's Ainadamar," and Caitlin Miller (M.A./M.S.L.S. student, CUA), "The Madrigals of Maddalena Casulana: Music According to a Male Model?"

14 March: Matthew Morrison (M.A. student, CUA), "Towards a Critical Analysis and Cultural Consideration of Contemporary Rhythm & Blues: A Case Study Using John Legend's 'So High'"

28 March: Dr. Steven Nuss (Associate Professor, Colby College), "Cross-Cultural Inversions Around Language: An Approach to Hearing and Not Hearing Across Japanese Noh and Contemporary Western Vocal Music (With An Oblique Glance Back At Levi-Strauss)"


Fall 2007

27 August: Dr. Grayson Wagstaff (Associate Professor, CUA), "Pre-Tridentine Chant and Liturgical Reforms in Spain"

10 September: Matthew Morrison (M.A. student, CUA), "Uncovered Treasures from the Music Archives of the Library of Congress"

17 September: Dr. Deborah Lawrence (Assistant Professor, St. Mary's College of Maryland), "Renaissance Spain, Music Education, and the Humanist Tradition: The Viheula Prints as Commonplace Books"

23 September: Angeline Smith (Ph.D. student, CUA), "Toward a New Interpretation of Schubert's Die schöne Müllerin Through the Lens of Well Temperament"

1 October: Dr. Deborah Schwartz-Kates (Associate Professor, The University of Miami), "The Film Music of Alberto Ginastera: A (Sneak) Preview of the Sources and Their Significance"

15 October: Dr. William J. Summers (Professor, Dartmouth College), "Musical Life in Manila Before the American Invasion of 1898: Recent Rediscoveries"

22 October: Christina Taylor Gibson (Ph.D. candidate, The University of Maryland, College Park), "Carlos Chávez and Henry Cowell: Examination of a Friendship"

5 November: Dr. Susan Clermont (Senior Music Specialist, Library of Congress), "Sources of Medieval and Renaissance Music Theory in Library of Congress Collections: Old Friends and New Discoveries"

12 November: Dr. Ronit Seter (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), "Barenboim in Ramallah, Olivero in Jerusalem: Politics in Israeli Classical Music"

19 November: Dr. Laura Youens (Professor of Music, The George Washington University), "An Admonition to a New Bride" 


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