The Catholic University of America

Musicology Colloquium, 2009-10

Spring 2010

21 January: Dr. Jeffrey Kurtzman (Professor, Washington University in St. Louis), "The Performance of Polychoral Psalmody and the Development of the Concertato Style in 16th- and early-17th-century Italy"

28 January: Dr. Carol Hess (Professor, Michigan State University), "Villa-Lobos and the 1939 World’s Fair: Brasilidade, Modernism and the Path to Universalism"

4 February: Karen Uslin (Ph.D. student, CUA), "Working at the Archives in Terezín, Czech Republic"

25 February: Dr. Andrew Flory (Assistant Professor, Shenandoah Conservatory), "From Motown to Mowest: Marvin Gaye's Trouble Man"

18 March: Dr. Anthony DelDonna (Assistant Professor, Georgetown University), "Opera, Antiquity and the Neapolitan Enlightenment in Paisiello’s Socrate immaginario (1775)"

25 March: Dr. Thomas Riis (Professor and Director of the American Music Research Center, The University of Colorado at Boulder), "A 100th Birthday Salute to Frank Loesser, Broadway Giant"

8 April: Gregg Martin (CUA Alumnus), "An Introduction to Hip Hop"

15 April: Dr. Susan Youens (J. W. Van Gorkom Professor of Music, the University of Notre Dame), "The Cry of the Schuhu: Dissonant History in a Late Schumann Song"

22 April: Dr. Elise Kirk (Independent Scholar), "Wagnerism and the American Muse"

29 April: Dr. Laura Youens (Professor, the George Washington University), "Pound, Walter Morse Rummel, and the Troubadours."


Fall 2009

17 September: Dr. Andrew H. Weaver (Assistant Professor, CUA), "Representing the Monarch in Sound: Sacred Music as Public Image for Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III at the End of the Thirty Years' War"

24 September: Dr. Grayson Wagstaff (Professor, CUA), "The Big Sombrero, Dead Professors, and Local Chant Traditions from Salamanca to Mexico City"

1 October: Dr. Stephanie Stallings (Instructor, The George Washington University), "Jazz and Blues in Latin American Art Songs"

8 October: Dr. Laura Youens (Professor, The George Washington University), "'For one, alas, I endure' — But is That Special One a Man or a Woman?"

15 OctoberDr. Drew Edward Davies (Assistant Professor, Northwestern University), "Mexican Baroque? Problems of Periodization and Recent Research on New Spanish Music"

22 October: Nelson Nino (Ph.D. candidate, CUA), "The mixture of Andean and Western elements in Garrido-Lecca's Duo Concertante for charango and guitar"

29 October: Dr. Allan Atlas (Professor, City University of New York), "Ralph Vaughan Williams's Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis: New Research on Structure and Reception"

19 November: Dr. Christina Taylor Gibson (Adjunct Faculty, CUA), "The Periodical as Primary Source"


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