Events and News

 

September 15, 2017 (M&DA 249 at 1:00 pm)

Dr. Scott Burnham (CUNY Graduate Center), topic TBA

 

October 12, 2017 (Recital Hall at 7:30 pm)

Concert: Collegium Musicum Chamber Orchestra

 

October 13, 2017 (M&DA 249 at 1 pm)

Dr. Dan Shanahan (LSU), “Measuring the Immeasurable in Music”

 

October 27, 2017 (M&DA 249 at 1:00 pm)

Dr. Inessa Bazayev (LSU), “Cyclicity and Spirituality in Galina Ustvolskaya’s Piano Preludes (1953)”

 

November 17, 2017 (French House at noon)

Concert: Collegium Musicum, Scottish Music of the Eighteenth Century

 

November 17, 2017 (M&DA 249 at 1:00 pm)

Dr. Baty Landis (independent scholar), topic TBA

 

December 1, 2017 (M&DA 249 at 1:00 pm)

Dr. Justin London (Carleton College), “Really Bad Music: Musical and Moral Mistakes”

 

February 16-17, 2018 (Recital Hall)

LSU hosts the annual meeting of the American Musicological Society Southern Chapter

Faculty News

Brett Boutwell will speak at the 2017 national meeting of the American Musicological Society on the subject of Marcel Duchamp, John Cage, and music criticism of the 1960s. He recently became President-Elect of the Southern Chapter of the AMS.

Andreas Giger’s critical edition of Verdi’s I due Foscari (Ricordi and the University of Chicago Press) has just been published. Giger spent the summer presenting a paper at the Transnational Opera Studies Conference in Bern, Switzerland (TOSC@ Bern); a longer version of this paper will be published in 19th-Century Music in 2018.

Blake Howe’s essay “Musical Remediations of Disability” will appear in The Oxford Handbook of Music and the Body (forthcoming from Oxford University Press). He is Recording Reviews Editor for the journal Nineteenth-Century Music Review.

Alison McFarland recently returned from a research trip to the British Library, working on text and music in the works of Gustav Holst.

Student News

Warren Kimball is currently serving as a music history instructor at Loyola University New Orleans. He will deliver a paper at the 2017 national meeting of the American Musicological Society in Rochester, New York.

Andrew Owen recently presented a paper at the International Conference on the Blues about the ways in which the early blues singer Charlie Patton modified words for musical effects. He is currently researching intersections of music and esoteric societies such as the Rosicrucians and the Theosophical Society.

Michael Palmese will present portions of his dissertation research at the 2017 national meeting of the American Musicological Society in Rochester, New York this November.

Leanny Muñoz received the Eileen Southern Travel Fund award from the American Musicological Society to attend the 2017 meeting in Rochester, New York.