Friday, November 5, 2:30 ET

2:30-4:00 ET

Analyzing Complex Rhythms

Clifton Callender, Chair

  • Tiffany Nicely, Mixed Messages: Motivic Ambiguity in Guinean Malinke Dance Drumming
  • Stephen Taylor, Hemiola, Polytempo, and Aksak Rhythm in Nancarrow’s Piece No. 2 for Small Orchestra
  • David Geary, A Three-Part Approach for Analyzing the Beat in Popular Music
Analysis Within Temporal Context

John Roeder, Chair

  • Scott Gleason, Analytical and Compositional Aspects of Webern Reception at Darmstadt and Princeton
  • Hei-Yeung (John) Lai, Recontextualized Musical Quotations in Two Repetitive Post-Tonal Works of Adams and Górecki
  • Tobias Tschiedl, Contour Theory, Gesture and Embodiment: Promises, Problems and Continuous Alter
Sounds Of Freedom/Liberation/Demilitarization

Rachel Lumsden, Chair

  • Jeffrey Perry, Cage and Joyce: Finnegans Wake, Demilitarized Language and Demilitarized Music
  • Andrew Pau, The Musical Language of Freedom and Oppression in Richard Danielpour and Toni Morrison’s Margaret Garner
  • Jordan Lenchitz, Organicism as Algorithm in Julius Eastman’s The Holy Presence of Joan d'Arc
Vernacular Idioms And Topics

Olga Sánchez-Kisielewska, Chair

  • David Heinsen, Topical Specification of Vernacular Idioms: Understanding the Farruca and the Garrotín as Musical Topics in Spanish Modernism
  • Alberto Martin Entrialgo, Lyricism in the Subordinate Themes of Isaac Albéniz’s Iberia
  • Zachary Lloyd, Florence Price’s Use of African American Topics in Thumbnail Sketches: A Day in the Life of a Washerwoman