Society for Ethnomusicology, Niagara Chapter

American Musicological Society, Allegheny Chapter


Joint Meeting

Friday and Saturday, March 30-31, 2007

Cogswell Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Indiana, PA


Friday, March 30, DiCicco Rehearsal Hall, Room 121


1:00-2:00 p.m. Registration and Coffee


Session 1: 2:00-5:00 p.m.


Lisa Jenkins, Pennsylvania State University

The African-Celtic Connection in the Global Music Industry


Michael Lanford, Western Carolina University

A Bird Takes Flight at the Chicken Shack: Art Tatum’sPianistic Influence on Charlie Parker


3:00-3:15: Break


Dennis Cole, Kent State University

Orientalism, Enculturation, and Cultural Reinterpretation: A Semiological Approach to the Santa Clara Drum & Bugle Corps


Stephen Greene, University of Pittsburgh

“Good Music” and Radio: Illustrations of Charles Seeger's Theories on “Music and Class” in Musical America


5:30-7:30 p.m., Dinner with Bruno Nettl, Benjamin’s Restaurant


8:00 p.m., Gorell Recital Hall (2nd Floor, Sutton Hall)


Concert by the Indiana Town Band: Brass Band Music from 1835-1865


Saturday, March 31, DiCicco Rehearsal Hall, Room 121


8:30-9:00 a.m., Coffee and doughnuts


Session 2: Saturday, 9:00-10:45 a.m.


Jim Kimball, SUNY-Geneseo

Rudolph Teschner - American Ocarina Maker


Hanita Margulies Blair, Eastman School of Music

Role and Self-Identity in Informally Trained Female Cantors in American Jewish Practice


David Huron, Ohio State University

A Cross-Cultural Investigation of the Pitch-Elevation Metaphor



Session 3, Plenary: Saturday, 11:00 a.m.-noon


Bruno Nettl, University of Illinois (Emeritus)

Return to the Heartlands



Noon-1:30 p.m.: Optional Sandwich buffet in the Oak Room ($7.50), or lunch on your own



Session 4a: Saturday, 1:45-4:30, Room 302

AMS-Allegheny business meeting and paper session


William Grim, Columbus, Ohio

Classical Music as 20th-Century Propaganda: The Strange Case of Lyndon LaRouche


Peter Mondelli, University of Pennsylvania

The German Volkslied and the Other Nationalism of the Early Romantics: Notes on the Discursive Transformations of Orality in German Music


3:15-3:30: Break


Erin Lambert, Wisconsin University

Tradition Meets Trent: German Song and Catholic Liturgy in Counter-Reformation Austria


Theodore Albrecht, Kent State University

Otto Heinrich von Loeben: 1786-1825: The Real Poet of Beethoven’s Abendlied unterm gestirnten Himmel, WoO 150


Session 4b: Saturday, 1:45-5:00, Room 102

SEM-Niagara business meeting and paper session


Amy Unruh, Kent State University

Linking American Ballroom Dance to Africa: How African-Derived Elements Permeate the History, Music, Movement and Terminology of Contemporary American Ballroom Dance


Susan Margaret Taffe, Cornell University

Hear Us Sing: Music as a Means of Survival for the Eastern Lenape


Wah-Chiu Lai, Kent State University

The Chaozhou Daluogu (Gong and Drum Music) in Los Angeles, United States and in Chaoshan Region, China


3:45-4:00: Break


Talia Wooldridge, York University

Women and Exclusion in Rap cubano


Priwan Nanongkham, Kent State University

Khaen Music in Capitalism: a Lao Instrumental Subsidiary of Lam Singing


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