2009 Final Program

FMCS Notre Dame 2009 Final Program

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Friday February 27

7:45—Continental Breakfast

8:15—Welcome and devotions

8:45-10:30—Concurrent Sessions

Session I—Nineteenth-Century Sacred Music in Cultural Context [abstracts]
Peter Mondelli, University of Pennsylvania: Musicology as Catholicism and Nationalism in fin-de-siècle France: Revisiting Pierre Aubry and the Modal Theory
John Paul Ito, Lawrence University: Stoicism, Indic Religion, and Beethoven’s Quartet Op. 132
Sarah A. Ruddy, Washington University in St. Louis: Oratorio as Sacred Music in Nineteenth-Century Paris?

Session II—Bach’s Chorale Cantatas and Passions [abstracts]
Mark A. Peters, Trinity Christian College : German Magnificat and Chorale Cantata: J. S. Bach’s Meine Seel erhebt den Herren (BWV 10)
Markus Rathey, Yale University: Bach, Schelle and the Tradition of the Chorale Cantata in Leipzig
Nik Taylor, Indiana University: A Meditation on Peter’s Denial in J. S. Bach’s Passions


10:45-12:30—Concurrent Sessions

Session III—Twentieth-Century Sacred Music [abstracts]
Maria Emilia Ismael, Universidad de las Américas Puebla: Almost the Same but Not Quite: Schnittke and His Hymn No. 4
Scott Murphy, University of Kansas: In the Beginning of Penderecki’s Paradise Lost
Bogumila Mika, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland: The Sound Image of the Virgin (Marian repertoire in the Polish art music of the 20th century)

Session IV—Theological Coding [abstracts]
Michael Alan Anderson, Eastman School of Music: From Armed Man to Forerunner: Johannine Symbolism in Obrecht’s Missa de Sancto Johanne Baptista
Eftychia Papanikolaou, Bowling Green State University: Doctrine and Teleology in Schubert’s Mass in E Flat
Amy Lewkowicz, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music: The Fractal Shape of the Liturgy

12:30-1:45—Lunch/Business Meeting

2:00-4:30—Plenary Session, with Karol Berger, Osgood Hooker Professor in Fine Arts, Stanford University, respondent

Session V—Perspectives on Temporality [abstracts]
Dietrich Bartel, Canadian Mennonite University: Andreas Werckmeister’s Final Tuning: A Theological-Speculative Path to Equal Temperament
Paul Rumrill, Liberty University: Bach’s Keyboard Approaches Reinterpreted in Beethoven’s Late Sonatas in the New Age of Progress
Luisa Vilar-Payá, Universidad de las Américas Puebla: Subverting the Values of Modernity: Schnittke´s Second String Quartet and the instant éternel
Charles S. Freeman, University of Kansas: Paradise After the Fall: Musical Portrayals of the Beyond in the “Post- Christian” Nineteenth Century


4:45-6:15—Keynote Session: Session VI
Peter Jeffery, Scheide Professor of Music History, Princeton University: When Is Music Christian?


8:30-9:00—Concert at DPAC

Saturday February 28

8:00-8:45—Continental Breakfast

8:45-10:30—Concurrent Sessions

Session VII— Issues of Reception and Perception [abstracts]
Jane Schatkin Hettrick, Rider University: “Requiem per me”: Antonio Salieri’s Plans for His Funeral
Awet Andemicael, Yale University: Holiness and Worldliness: Theologies of Early Black Gospel Music in the Sanctified Church
Siegwart Reichwald, Converse College : “A Voice Calling in the Desert”: Spiritual and Cultural Modes of Expression in Mendelssohn’s Psalm 95

Session VIII—Seventeenth-Century Sacred Music [abstracts]
Andrew Cashner, University of Notre Dame: The Reception of Paul Gerhardt’s Hymns before Pietism: New Evidence and New Perspectives
Mary Frandsen, University of Notre Dame: “New Piety” and Lutheran Worship in the Seventeenth Century
Amy Lewkowicz, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music: Jesuit Influence on Roman Opera: The Spiritual Exercises in Il Sant’Alessio


10:45-12:30—Concurrent Sessions

Session IX—Faith and Doubt in Twentieth-Century Music [abstracts]
Kate Butler, University of Nebraska-Lincoln : Man vs. God: Spiritual Struggles in the Life and Vocal Music of Gian Carlo Menotti
Ralph Lorenz, Kent State University : Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Gesang der Jünglinge: A Faith Reaction to Events of World War II
J. Wesley Flinn, Clayton State University: “Prove to me that you’re divine”: Keys, Tetrachords and the Theology of Jesus Christ Superstar

Session X—Issues of Function and Purpose [abstracts]
William Mahrt, Stanford University: The Liturgical Function of Gregorian Meditation Chants
Vivia Kieswetter, York University: “Lifting Up To The Throne of Grace”:
The Phenomenology of the Church Organist’s Performance as Worship