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Musicology News, 2006-07

Summer 2007

  • Dr. Andrew H. Weaver travels to England to present a paper at the conference "Strauss Among the Scholars: An International Forum," held at Oxford University, 29 June-1 July. The title of his paper is "Modernism and the Death of the Idealist: Reinterpreting Strauss's Don Quixote."
  • Matthew Morrison, M.A. student, is selected as a Junior Fellow Intern at the Library of Congress.

Spring 2007

  • Ken Stilwell, Ph.D. student, wins the Lowens Award for student research at the Spring Meeting of the Capital Chapter of the American Musicological Society, 28 April. The title of his winning paper is "Rameau and the 'Noble Savage': Interpreting Compositional Approaches to Les Sauvages."
  • Angeline Smith, Ph.D. student, is elected student representative for the Capital Chapter of the AMS at the spring meeting. Dr. Andrew H. Weaver is elected to his second term as chair of the Chapter.
  • Dr. Andrew H. Weaver publishes the article "Divine Wisdom and Dolorous Mysteries: Habsburg Marian Devotion in Two Motets from Monteverdi's Selva morale e spirituale," Journal of Musicology 24 (2007): 237-71.

Fall 2006

  • Karen Uslin, Ph.D. student, presents a paper at the Fall Meeting of the Capital Chapter of the American Musicological Society, 30 September. The title of her paper is "Viktor Ullmann's Der Kaiser von Atlantis (1943) from a Narrative Perspective."
  • Alex Abdoulaev, M.A. Alumnus (2006), matriculates in the Ph.D. program at Boston University.
  • Christina Svilich, M.A. Alumna (2006), matriculates in the Ph.D. program at the University of Maryland, College Park.

 

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