American Musicological Society
Southeast Chapter

Spring Meeting, March 20, 1999
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Saturday, March 20


Registration, Coffee

9:00 Session I
  Candace Bailey (North Carolina Central University):  "The English Antecedants of Purcell's Keyboard Music"
  Laurel Zeiss (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill):  "Prolonging 'Virtue in Distress':  Accompanied Recitative and the Sentimental Heroine"
10:15 Break
10:30 Session II
  Julie Hubbert (University of South Carolina):  "Wagner and the Aesthetic of Film Music"
  Neil Lerner (Davidson College):  "Diegetic/Non-Diegetic Ruptures in a Hollywood Parable:  Music and Narrative Codes in High Noon (1952)"
11:45 Business Meeting
12:00 Lunch
1:45 Guest Speaker
  Alexander Silbiger (Duke University):  "Bach and the Chaconne"
2:45 Break
3:00 Session III
  Alan Armstrong (Mount Olive College):  "The Evolution of Fidès' Act V Grand Aria, 'O Prêtres de Baal,' from Meyerbeer's Le Prophète"
  Graham Hunt (Duke University):  "Wagner's Fairy-Tale:  The Use of Refrain as Dramatic Catalyst in Act II of Wagner's Siegfried"
  Carl Leafstedt (The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), "The Prologue to Bartók's Duke Bluebeard's Castle in Twentieth-Century Performance Practice:  A Case Study in Neglect"
4:45 Reception