TWENTY-SECOND ANNUAL MEETING --- FEBRUARY 25-26, 2000
Meadows Recital Hall
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25
8:00-9:00 a.m. TSMT Registration in the Lobby of the McCrary Music Building
9:00-10:15 Welcome and Paper Session INew Perspectives on Pitch Relationships in Medieval and Baroque Music
Aaminah Durrani: "Pitch Organization in Machauts Motet 8"
Mark Feezell: "The Spacing Index"
10:30-11:40 Report on pre-college music theory instruction and interactions with music educators
Blaise Ferrandino (Texas Christian University), Barbara Wallace (Dallas Baptist University)
12:00 noon TSMT Luncheon, Bobo Baptist Student Center
2:00 p.m. Keynote Address"Music Analysis in Context: Audiovisual Literacy"
David Neumeyer (Indiana University)
3:15-5:00 Paper Session IICompositional Perspectives
John Snyder: "Diabolus in Musica: Structure and Tonality in the Wolfs Glen"
Stefanie Crumbley: "Liszts Compositional Aesthetic as a Point of Departure in Understanding His Experimental Style"
Ronald Squibbs: "Cosmic Analogies: Structure and Symbolism in Taveners Ikon of Light"
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26
8:30-9:30 a.m. Panel Discussion"Crossing the Lines: Theoretical Perspectives on Popular Music"
Kevin Clifton: "Voice Leading and the Theme of Loss in the Music of Tori Amos"
Marianne Tatom: "Mining for Goldheart: A Sketch Study in Popular Music"
Joseph Shuffield: "Some Say He Was Never Here At All: The Vanishing Narrator in Tom Waits Swordfishtrombones"
9:45-11:15 Paper Session IIIPitch Systems in Twentieth-Century Music
Matthew Santa: "Interactions Between Diatonic and Chromatic Modular Spaces in the Music of Stravinsky, Barber, and Prokofiev"
Melissa Roberts: "Tonality and Combinatoriality in Nikos Skalkottass Tender Melody (1949)"
Gretchen Foley: "Mutation as Compositional Process in George Perles Etude No. 4 (from Six Etudes for Piano)"
11:30 TSMT Business Meeting
Program Selection Panel:
David Hooten (McLennan Community College), Kathryn Hoppe (Odessa College)
Jana Millar (Baylor University), Edward Pearsall (University of Texas)
Texas Society for Music Theory Executive Board:
James Bennighof, President (Baylor University);
Don McManus, Secretary (Lufkin, TX);
Doug Claybrook, Treasurer (Baylor University);
Blaise Ferrandino, President-Elect (Texas Christian University);
Eric Lai, Meeting Host Representative (Baylor University);
Philip Baczewski (University of North Texas);
Timothy McKinney (University of Texas at Arlington);
Barbara Wallace (Dallas Baptist University);
and Kip Wile (Sam Houston State University)