American Musicological Society
Southeast Chapter

Spring Meeting, February 18, 2006
Davidson College

Saturday, February 18

9:15 am Registration and Refreshments (Tyler-Tallman Hall, second floor of the Sloan Music Center)
9:45 Paper Session 1:  Nadia Boulanger (chair:  Neil Lerner, Davidson College)

Kimberly Francis (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill):  “Nadia Boulanger and Hébé:  The Composition of the Feminine


Annegret Fauser (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill):  “Mon cher Copland:  Reading the Correspondence Between Nadia Boulanger and Aaron Copland”

10:45 Break
11:00 Keynote Speaker

Michael Broyles (Pennsylvania State University):  “Revisiting and Reassessing American Musical Modernism”

12:00 Lunch
1:30 Business meeting
2:00 Paper Session 2:  Interpreting Music (chair:  Tim Carter, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Clyde Brockett (Christopher Newport University):  “The Descensus into Hell:  Two Processional Antiphons”


Marie-Louise Catsalis (North Carolina Central University):  “Preluding by Example:  Alessandro Scarlatti’s Varie introduttioni

  Ethan Lechner (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill):  “‘The Absolute Music of Bali’:  Gamelan, Modernism, and Colin McPhee”
3:30 Break
3:45 Paper Session 3:  Issues in Music Historiography (chair:  Stewart Carter, Wake Forest University)

Patricia Moss (Louisiana State University):  “Volkish Thought:  The Ideology of  Musicology in the Nazi Regime


Kevin Moll (East Carolina University):  Prolegomena to any Future ‘Great Books of Music’”

4:45 Reception