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19th-Century Literature & Music

A Conference Sponsored by 19th-Century Music


Sponsored by Fordham University and 19th-Century Music
Friday and Saturday October 21 and 22, 2011

Lowenstein Building, 113 W. 60th St., New York, NY 10023
NW Corner 60th St. and Columbus Avenue. Nearest subway: Columbus Circle
Click here for directions.




Friday morning 9:45-1:00: Practices
McMahon Lounge (109 McMahon Hall, entrance on 60th St.)

Chia-Yi Wu
(Rutgers University)
A Spinner’s Tale: Schubert’s String Quartet No. 13 in A Minor, D. 804

Elizabeth Morgan
(St. Joseph’s University)
The Accompanied Sonata and the Domestic Novel in Britain at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century

Melissa Khong
(CUNY Graduate Center)
Composing Emotions: Guillaume Lekeu's Meditation in G for String Quartet

Sean Parr
(St. Anselm College)
Dance and the Female Singer: Vertiginous Voices in Second Empire Paris


Friday afternoon 2:30-5:30: Crossovers
McMahon Lounge (109 McMahon Hall, entrance on 60th St.)

Adem Birson (Cornell University)
Mannerism and Late Style in Brahms' String Quintet, Op. 111

Dan Wang
(University of Chicago)
Tennyson's Ambivalence, Strauss's Revision: The Tale of Enoch Arden

Polina Dimova
(Oberlin College)
Decadent Senses: The Dissemination of Oscar Wilde’s Salomé Across the Arts

Naomi Perley (CUNY Graduate Center)
The Language of an Unknown Country: Intratextuality in Proust’s In Search of Lost Time



Saturday morning 9:45-1:00: Pianos
12th Floor Lounge (Lowenstein Building, entrance on NW corner, 60th and Columbus)

Edgardo Salinas (Columbia Society of Fellows in the Humanities)
Beethoven's “Neue Manier”, Schlegel's Romantic Critique: A Case for Cognitive Consonance Within the Economy of the Literary

Andrew Haringer
(Columbia University)
Liszt, Lamartine, and the Sacred Pastoral in Harmonies poétiques et religieuses

Jodi Jolley
(University of Oregon)
The Double-Neighbor and Two Lies: Story-telling in Brahms’s Ballade in D minor and Herder’s “Edward” Ballad

Laura Moore Pruett
(Merrimack College)
“Mon triste voyage”: Sentimentality and Autobiography in Gottschalk’s The Dying Poet

Saturday afternoon 2:15 -5:30: Performances

12th Floor Lounge (Lowenstein Building, entrance on NW corner, 60th and Columbus)

Emily Erken (Ohio State University)
A Dialogue between Chekhov, Tchaikovsky, and Shostakovich: John Neumeier’s 2002 Ballet The Seagull

Victoria Tzotzkova
(Columbia University)
On Developing an Interpretation: Stanislavsky on Acting, Lewin on Debussy, and Baudelaire’s Influence on Personal Performance Experience

Brent Wetters
(Brown University)
Idea and Actualization in Bruno Maderna's Hyperion

Brianna Wells
(University of Alberta)
Experiencing the Intermedial Uncanny in the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD Broadcasts

Saturday Evening 7:30
12th Floor Lounge

Piano Recital
Featuring Andrew Haringer, Melissa Khong, Elizabeth Morgan, Naomi Perley, Victoria Tzotzkova, and Dan Wang


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