Pacific Southwest Chapter of the AMS meets Feb. 18

The Winter 2017 meeting of the Pacific Southwest Chapter of the American Musicological Society will be held Saturday, February 18, 2017 in room 3021 of the CAC. This even is free and open to the public.


9:30–10:50 AM  Breakfast, Registration and Welcome from the President, CAC 3001A

10:00–11:30 AM Session 1, Music and the Visual, Colleen Reardon (UCI), Chair

“Why do you Want to Dance?” Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes and The Red Shoes

Jaclyn Howerton (University of California, Riverside)

With The Base Viall Placed Between My Thighes”:

Musical Instruments and Sexual Subtext in Titian’s Venus with Musician Series

Malachai Komanoff Bandy (University of Southern California)

11:55–12:30PM Session 2, Pan Americanism & Modernism, Leonora Saavedra (UCR), Chair
Pan Americanism and Modernism: A Revision of the Narrative About Latin American Music and Composers at Tanglewood from 1941 to 1951

Hermann Hudde (University of California, Riverside)

12:30– 1:40 PM   Lunch

1:40– 2:00 PM   PSC-AMS Business Meeting

2:00–2:45 PM    Session 3, The Democratization of Music, Nicole Grimes (UCI) Chair

Survivor: Toward a Theory of the Democratization of Opera and Classical Music

Daniela Smolov Levy (independent scholar, Northridge, CA)

3:00–4:30 PM Session 4, Genre & Nationalism in French Music, Ali Monchick (CSUN), chair

The Elevation Motet and the Origins of the Pie Jesu in Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem

Steven Ottományi (Director, California Mission Schola & Sinfonia CSULA, CSLB)

The Sonata as a Battlefield: Debussy, Ravel, and the Genre of Nationalism

Andrew Aziz (San Diego State University)

4:45 PM    Reception for all presenters and attendees, CAC 3001A

February 18, 2017 (All day)