2013 Program

South Central Society for Music Theory, 2013 Annual Meeting March 15th-16th, University of Alabama

Friday________________________________________________________________________ 8:30-9:00 Registration

9:00-10:00 Analysis and Performance

Analysis and Performance in Synthesis: A Hermeneutic Model of Learning

Charise Hastings (Tallahassee, FL)

Performance and Analysis in Bach’s Solo Violin and Cello Works

Rafael Almario (Florida State University)

10:15-11:45 Popular Music

Theorizing Gesture in the Beatles’s Abbey Road Guitar Solos

Eric Hogrefe (University of Texas at Austin)

‘I Wish…’: The Power of the Motif in Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods

Adam Hudlow (Louisiana State University)

Third-Related Tonal Pairing and Musical Narrative in 21st-Century Pop Harmony

James McGowan (Carleton University, Ottawa)

LUNCH 11:45-1:15

1:15-2:45 Tonality and Form

Chopin’s Morbid Neapolitan: the Nocturne op. 9 no. 1

Jacob Gran (Louisiana State University)

Form and Deformation in Two Late-Romantic Italian Piano Concerti

Nicole E. DiPaolo (Indiana University)

Texture as an Articulator of Structure in Mahler’s Symphony No. 9, Mvt. 1

Thomas Couvillon (Eastern Kentucky University)

3:00-4:30 20th-Century Topics

Taneyev’s Counterpoint in Theory and Practice

Christopher Segall (University of Alabama)

Borrowed Hymn Tunes, Polychordal Sonorities, and Melodic Scale-Degree Qualia in At Sea by Charles Ives
William Ayers (University of Cincinnati – College-Conservatory of Music)

Interpreting the Mourning Process Through Hindemith’s Trauermusik

Scott C. Schumann (University of Texas at Austin)

7:30 Concert: Music of Peter Westergaard, Donald Martino, and Luigi Dallapiccola

Saturday______________________________________________________________________ 9:00-10:00 Ravel

Decoding the cultural signifiers in Maurice Ravel’s La flûte enchantée Tae Young Hong (University of Southern Mississippi)

The Aesthetic of Ravel’s Cinq Mélodies Populaires Grecques: Rhythmic Modes, Pedal Points and Radiohead
Adam Seyfarth (University of Southern Mississippi)

10:15-11:15 Empirical Studies

(Re)examining the Pathétique: An Investigation of Expressive Meaning

Joshua Albrecht (University of Mary Hardin-Baylor)

Emphasizing Salience: Promoting the Role of Secondary Musical Parameters in Undergraduate Music Theory
Ivan Jimenez (University of Pittsburgh)

11:30-12:30 Business Meeting