Musicology Department


Musicology Department Colloquium Series

Fridays, 12:30-1:30 PM, M267

Spring 2017
  • January 13: Phil Ford, “Style as Analysis”

  • January 20: No colloquium

  • January 27: David Rugger, “Alfred Deller, the Countertenor Voice, and English Masculinity” 

  • February 3: Massimo Ossi, “‘What does your lordship want the music to do?’ Representation, Mimesis, and Instrumental Music in the Early 17th Century”

  • February 10: Giovanni Zanovello and Kate Altizer, “#Latergrams” 

  • February 17: Michael Bane, “Divergent Vocal Performance Practices in 17th-Century Paris”

  • February 24: Elizabeth Stoner, “Mousike, Barbarized: Anti-Democratic Sentiments in Athenian Musical Writings”

  • March 3: Judah Cohen, “The Wave: Translating a Social Experiment into Youth Musical Theater”

  • March 10: TBD

  • March 17: No colloquium (Spring Break)

  • March 24: Professional Development Session: “Developing/Preparing an Article for Publication in a Scholarly Journal” (Daniel Melamed)

  • March 31: Halina Goldberg, “Chopin’s Oneiric Soundscapes and the Role of Dreams in Romantic Culture”

  • *April 5: James Webster (Cornell University), "Haydn's Sonata Theory"
    Note that this event is part of the Music Theory Colloquium Series, which takes place at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays in M 267.
  • April 7: Ayana Smith, “Giovanni Giacomo Komarek, a Publisher near the Trevi Fountain”

  • April 14: Katie Chapman, “The Resonance of Borrowed Melody in Troubadour Song”

  • April 21: Anne Lake, “Deducing Moriarty: BBC's Sherlock and the Musical Acousmêtre” 

  • April 28: Devon Nelson, “Joseph Ritson's Ancient Songs (1790)”

Fall 2016
  • August 26: No colloquium

  • September 2: Kirby Haugland, "A Question of Influence: John Adams and Charles Ives"

  • September 9: Daniel R. Melamed, "How did 'Aus Liebe' get to be so slow?"

  • September 16: Johanna Frymoyer, "Octatonic and Ombra: The Russian Supernatural as a Musical Topic"

  • September 23: Judah Cohen, "American Interfaith Musicology, 1880: G. S. Ensel and the Publication of Ancient Liturgical Music"

  • September 30: Elizabeth Elmi, "Written and Oral Practice in Late-Quattrocento Neapolitan Song"

  • October 7: No colloquium (Fall Break)

  • October 14: Molly Ryan, "'Our enemies are gathered together': The Politics of Motets in the Newberry Partbooks"

  • October 21: Patrick Domico, "Charles Ives's Substance"

  • October 28: Effie Papanikolaou, Musicology Department Lecture Series

  • November 4: No colloquium (AMS/SMT in Vancouver)

  • November 11: No colloquium (MA Exam informational meeting)

  • November 18: No colloquium (Ostiglia Program informational meeting)

  • November 25: No colloquium (Thanksgiving Break)

  • December 2: Daniel Bishop, "The Occult Soundtracks of Guy Maddin"

  • December 9: No colloquium

Colloquium Talks from Previous Years