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Society for Seventeenth-Century Music

2016 Annual Conference Program

Thursday, April 14

1:00–6:00 pm Registration: St. Stephen’s Sanctuary
1:30–4:00 pm Meeting of the SSCM Governing Board: St. Stephen’s Sun Porch
4:00–5:30 pm Meeting of the WLSCM Editorial Board: St. Stephen’s Sun Porch
6:00–7:30 pm Opening Reception with Wine and Hors d’oeuvres: Mutiny Hotel
7:30-8:45 pm John Griffiths vihuela concert: St. Stephen’s Sanctuary

Friday, April 15

8:00–12:00 noon Registration: St. Stephen’s Sanctuary
8:30–9:00 am Coffee and pastries: St. Stephen’s Breezeway
8:30 am–5:30 pm Book Exhibit hosted by FIU Library: St. Stephen’s Sanctuary
9:00 –10:20 am Others, Real and Imagined: St. Stephen’s Sanctuary
Wendy Heller (Princeton University), Chair
Arne Spohr (Bowling Green State University)
Privileged Dependency: The Legal and Social Position of Black Court Trumpeters in Seventeenth-Century Germany
Robert C. Ketterer (University of Iowa)
Minato’s Greeks: Variations on Eastern Themes in Mid-Century Venice
10:20–10:40 am Break
10:40 am–12:00 noon Emily Wilbourne (Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY)
Ahi ghidy, Ahi Chavo: Sounding Turkish on the Italian Stage
Alexis VanZalen (Eastman School of Music)
“Afriquains” and the Staging of Colonial Power in Quinault and Lully’s Cadmus et Hermione (1673)
12:00–2:00 pm Lunch and SSCM Business Meeting: Box Lunches: St. Stephen’s Sanctuary
2:00–3:20 pm Performance and Parody on the French Stage: St. Stephen’s Sanctuary
Lois Rosow (The Ohio State University), Chair
John Romey (Case Western Reserve University)
Seventeenth-Century Opera Parody at the Comédie-Française: Evidence for the Appropriation of a Street Practice
Anita Hardeman (Western Illinois University)
Cross-Casting Cupid: Female Singers and the God of Love in French Opera
3:20–3:40 pm Break
3:40–5:00 pm Cultural Transfer Between France and Italy: St. Stephen’s Sanctuary
Christine Jeanneret (The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University), Chair
Michael Klaper (Institut für Musikwissenschaft Weimar-Jena)
New Insights into the History of Francesco Cavalli’s Xerse in France
Don Fader (University of Alabama)
French Music in Milan via the Collected Papers of the Prince de Vaudémont
5:00–7:30 pm Dinner on your own in Coconut Grove
7:30–9:00 pm FIU presents John Blow’s Venus & Adonis: St. Stephen’s Sanctuary

Saturday, April 16

8:30–9:00 am Coffee and pastries: St. Stephen’s Breezeway
8:30 am–5:30 pm Book Exhibit hosted by FIU Library: St. Stephen’s Sanctuary
9:00 –10:20 am Instruments in Theory and Practice: St. Stephen’s Sanctuary
Gregory Barnett (Rice University), Chair
Stewart Carter (Wake Forest University)
“…drawn from the bosom of nature herself”: Marin Mersenne, His Followers, and the Discovery of the Harmonic Series
Lynette Bowring (Rutgers University)
Towards a New Theory of Instrumental Pedagogy in the Early Seicento
10:20–10:40 am Break
10:40 am–12:00 noon Texts and Contexts in Restoration England: St. Stephen’s Sanctuary
Robert Shay (University of Colorado Boulder), Chair
Stacey Jocoy (Texas Tech University)
Tom of Bedlam, John Playford, and the Rhetoric of Mid-Century Madness
Bryan White (University of Leeds)
Compiling Occasional Texts for Purcell’s Anthems
12:15–1:45 pm Meeting of the JSCM Editorial Board: St. Stephen’s Sun Porch
2:00–3:20 pm Devotion, Vocal and Instrumental: St. Stephen’s Sanctuary
Frederick Gable (University of California, Riverside), Chair
Kimberly Beck Hieb (University of British Columbia)
Emblematic Scordatura: Heinrich Biber’s Hic est panis and Eucharistic Devotion
Ilaria Grippaudo (University of Palermo)
Musical Activities, Social Status and Convent Spaces in Seventeenth-Century Palermo: Santa Maria di Tutte le Grazie and Other Case Studies
3:20–3:40 pm Break
3:40–5:00 pm Tom Marks (Graduate Center, CUNY)
Feeling the Thirty Years’ War: A History of Emotions in Melchior Franck’s Paradisus musicus (1636)
Christina Hutten (University of British Columbia)
Prayer, Meditation, and Temptation: A Creative Framework for Matthias Weckmann’s Sacred Concertos
6:30–7:30 pm Reception: Peacock Garden Café
7:30–9:30 pm Banquet: Peacock Garden Café

Sunday, April 17

(note that all events take place at the Mutiny)

8:30–9:00 am Coffee and pastries: Mutiny
9:00 –10:20 am Feasts and Saints in Rome: Mutiny Conference Room
Margaret Murata (University of California, Irvine), Chair
Michela Berti (Université de Liège)
Defining a festa: Celebration Music in Rome’s National Churches
Virginia Lamothe (Belmont University)
Towards a Better Understanding of Martyr Tragedies in Seventeenth-Century Rome
10:20–10:40 am Break
10:40 am–12:00 noon Word and Sound in the New World: Mutiny Conference Room
Drew Davies (Northwestern University), Chair
Dianne L. Goldman (University of Maryland)
Intertextuality in Late-Seventeenth Century Latin Villancicos for Mexico City Cathedral
Jutta Toelle (Max Planck Institute of Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt)
Negotiating with the Demon: Mission Soundscapes in Seventeenth-Century Paracuaria

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