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Musicology News, 2011-12

Summer 2012

  • Dr. Grayson Wagstaff presents a paper at the International Colloquium “Musical Exchanges 1100–1650: The Circulation of Early Music in Europe and Overseas in Iberian and Iberian-Related Sources,” held in Lisbon, Portugal, June 2123. The title of his paper is “The View (or Sound) from Mexico: Victoria’s Salve Regina and Other Marian Works in Puebla de los Angelese”
  • Dr. Andrew H. Weaver publishes the article “Giorgio Rolla’s Teatro musicale (1649) as an (Unintentional) Contribution to the Public Image of Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III,” in Barocco Padano 7: Atti del XV Convegno internazionale sulla musica italiana nei secoli XVII–XVIII, Milano, 14–16 luglio 2009, ed. Alberto Colzani, Andrea Luppi, and Maurizio Padoan (Como: Antiquae Musicae Italicae Studiosi, 2012), 491–504.

 

Spring 2012

  • Ph.D. student Sara Pecknold wins the Irene Alm Memorial Prize for the best student paper presented at the Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music, held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on April 1922. The title of her winning paper is "'On lightest leaves do I fly': Natality and the Renewal of Identity in Barbara Strozzi’s Sacri musicali affetti (1655)."
  • Ph.D. candidate Angeline Smith Van Evera passes her dissertation defense with distinction.
  • Ph.D. student Caitlin Miller and Ph.D. candidate Angeline Smith Van Evera are elected to offices in the Capital Chapter of the American Musicological Society, Cait as student representative and Angeline as secretary-treasurer.
  • Ph.D. student Sara Pecknold and Ph.D. candidate Karen Uslin present papers at the Spring Meeting of the Capital Chapter of the American Musicological Society, George Mason University, April 14. Sara is also a finalist for the Lowens Award for Student Research.
  • Ph.D. candidate Karen Uslin publishes the article "'Defiant' Creativity: Rafael Schächter and Verdi's Requiem in Terezin," Clio's Psyche 18, no. 4 (March 2012): 433–36.
  • Dr. Andrew H. Weaver gives a presentation in the Doctoral of Musical Arts Musicology Colloquium series at the Peabody Institute on March 28. The title of his paper is "'Da hab ich ihr gestanden': Dichterliebe and the Telling of Narrative in Song."
  • Ph.D. candidate Karen Uslin presents a paper at the International Terezin Music Conference at Leeds College of Music in the UK, February 2627. The title of her paper is "We Shall Sing: Rafael Schächter's Defiant Requiem in Terezín."
  • Dr. Andrew H. Weaver publishes the article "Battling Romantic and Modernist Phantoms: Strauss's Don Quixote and the Conflicting Demands of Musical Modernism," Journal of Musicological Research 31 (2012): 126.

 

Fall 2011

  • Ph.D. student Caitlin Miller presents a paper at the conference "Women and the 19th-Century Lied" held at the National University of Ireland on December 910. The title of her paper is "Killing Him Softly (or Fiercely) With Her Song: The Loreley as Subject or Object in Two Settings of Heine's Poem."
  • Dr. Andrew H. Weaver is appointed Editor of the AMS Newsletter.
  • Dr. Andrew H. Weaver is elected Secretary of the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music.

 

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