Music Theory

SMT Early Music Analysis Interest Group Conference

SMT Early Music Analysis Interest Group Conference
2122 May 2016, Indiana University Bloomington

All events will take place in Ford-Crawford Hall, located on the second floor of the Simon Music Center.

Saturday, 21 May

8:008:45: Registration/Coffee

8:459:00: Welcome/Opening Remarks

9:0010:30: Session 1: Counterpoint, Mode, and Harmonic Progression

Devin Chaloux, Chair (Indiana University)

Ryan Taycher (Indiana University), "De fundamento discanti"

Timothy McKinney (Baylor University), "Text Expression, Mixture, and F/D Modal Poles in the Venetian Madrigal School"

Jennifer Thomas (University of Florida), “Counterpoint, Stasis, and Trajectory: Controlling Time in Sixteenth Century Counterpoint”

10:3010:45: Break

10:4512:15: Session 2: Rhythm and Meter

Timothy Chenette, Chair (Utah State University)

Matthew Royal (Brock University), “Rhythm and Rhyme in Palestrina's Eight-Voice Stabat Mater

Megan Long (Oberlin College Conservatory of Music), “Tonality's Missing Link: Text Setting and Metrical Regularity in Italinate Partsong at the Turn of the Seventeenth Century”

Gregory Barnett (Rice University), “The Mensural Sonata: Meter, Rhythm, and Tempo in Instrumental Music of the Corellian Era”

12:152:00: Lunch

2:003:30: Session 3: Special Session

Sarah Mead (Brandeis University), “Running the Gamut: Instrumental modeling of a vocal construct in the 16th century”

3:303:45: Break

3:455:15: Session 4: Corpus Analysis

Nona Monahin, Chair (Five College Early Music Program, Mount Holyoke College)

Sam Howes (McGill University), “From Module to Schema in Corelli's Trio Sonatas”

Daniel Tompkins (Florida State University), “Harmonic Motion in the Alfabeto Notation of Kapsperger's Villanellas (1610-1640): A Chronological Corpus Study”

Daniel Zulaga (Montréal), “Structural Analysis of Early Seventeenth-Century Song in Alfabeto Song Format”

Sunday, 22 May

8:309:00: Registration/Coffee

9:00-10:30: Session 5: Modular Counterpoint

John McKay, Chair (University of South Carolina)

Brenna Langille (McGill University), “Montiverdi's Entanglement: Mode, Hexachord, Tonality, and the Early Madrigals”

Nathan Martin (University of Michigan), "Where do Romanescas come from?"

Jonathan Oddie (Magdalen College, University of Oxford), "Imitative layouts and modular structure in the three-part fantasies of John Coprario and Orlando Gibbons"

10:3010:45: Break

10:4512:00: Keynote Address

Ruth DeFord (Hunter College and Graduate Center, CUNY, emerita), “Analysis under Uncertainty”