MGMC 2022 – In Dialogue With The Past

Schedule

April 9, 2022 – April 10, 2022

April 9, 2022

9:00-10:30 Session 1: “Sacred Sounds in Context”

(Abstracts&Bios, RSVP)

Moderation: Cody A Norling (University of Iowa)

Danielle Bridges*

The (Re)Maker of Spirituals: Pursuing “A Fairer Paradise” for All in Eva Jessye’s Paradise Lost and Regained

Michael Pekel*

Pitch Collections and Form in Jonathan Harvey’s Missa Brevis

Mitchell A Widmer*

“O Gott Vater, wir Loben dich: The Singing of the Old Order Amish in Johnson/Washington County”

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11:00-12:30 Session 2: “Reading Queerness and Gender”

(Abstracts&Bios, RSVP)

Moderation: Emily Masincup (Northwestern University)

Lara Balikci

Furniture Music as Boundary Object of Music Ontology

Jerika Hayes

Do Everything, Feel Nothing: Gender Politics in Dry Cleaning’s Post-Punk and Confronting the Shadow of Joy Division

Zane H Larson*

Hyperpop: An Unbridled Queer Sonic Space

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2:00-3:30 Session 3: “Operatic Scenes and Spaces”

(Abstracts&Bios, RSVP)

Moderation: Sylvie Tran (University of Michigan)

Gabrielle Choma

Kaija Saariaho’s L’amour de loin: Sketches, Harmonic Fields, and Text-Painting

Seokyoung Kim

A Tipping Point of Breaking Down Versus Inheriting Orientalist Opera: In Case of Heartbeat Opera’s Butterfly (2017)

Molly B Hennig*

The Past and Present of Popular Music within the Wisconsin Opera House

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4:00-4:45 Keynote: Singing Statues and the Invention of Opera

Prof. Wendy Heller* (RSVP)

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5:00-6:30 Session 4: “Quotation and Representation”

(Abstract&Bios, RSVP)

Moderation: Andrew Barrett (Northwestern University)

Madison Archer

The People Behind the Music: How Collaboration in 21st Century Film Scores Creates Musical Spaces for Marginalized Communities

Ryne T Carlson*

Love and Loss: Schubert’s Borrowing from the “Little” A-Major Sonata for “Der Unglückliche”

Harry Lee Ward

“What we already are, what we have never been:” Uncanny Resemblances and Defamiliarization in the Musical Postmodern

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April 10, 2022

9:00-11:00 Session 5: “Contesting Categories in Music and Analysis” (Abstracts&Bios, RSVP)

Moderation: Anastasia Scholze (University of Iowa)

Elizabeth Frickey

Ecomusicologies & Environmentalisms: An Anti-Disciplinary Manifesto 

Sarah Hansen

Schelomo: A Cultural and Musical Examination of Jewishness in Ernest Bloch’s

Rhapsodie Hébraïque for Violoncello and Orchestra

Scott Miller

Fluid Notes: Analogical Approaches to Pitch Ontology in the Music of Jacob Collier

Tori Tyler

Forms of Separation: An Analysis of Hispanic/Latinx Injustices Through an Instrumental Lens

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11:30-1:00 Session 6: “Representing Diaspora in America”

(Abstracts&Bios, RSVP)

Moderation: Mayna Tyrrell (University of Michigan)

Xuan He

Remapping Musical Narrative: Hybridized Storytelling in Tan Dun’s The Map: Concerto for Cello, Video, and Orchestra (2002)

Anna Lopez

“Of Our New Day Begun: The Importance of the American Wind Band and its Repertory in the Western Classical Music Canon”

Jiayi Xu

Thematic Transformation in The Godfather

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3:00-4:00 Concert (Details)

In Dialogue With The Past

MGMC 2022

Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)