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Hard Songs

Presentations will be short (up to ten minutes) and focused on an example or set of examples, to allow ample time for discussion.


Friday, May 31

2:00–3:00     Coffee and Introductions

3:00–5:00    Session I: Composition and Canons
_____________Moderator: Emily Zazulia, UC Berkeley

David Burn, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Jason Stoessel, University of New England
Julie Cumming, McGill University
Fabrice Fitch, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

5:00–6:00     Reception

8:00              Cut Circle Concert in Hertz hall (tickets required)

Hard Songs
Featuring the Missa L’ardant desir

Saturday, June 1

9:00–9:30     Coffee

9:30–11:00   Session II: Performance
______________Moderator: Anna Maria Busse Berger, UC Davis

Roger Grant, Wesleyan University
David Fallows, The University of Manchester
Jesse Rodin, Stanford University

11:00–11:30 Break

11:30–12:30  Session III: Analysis and Historiography
______________Moderator: James Davies, UC Berkeley

Fabrice Fitch, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Jamie Reuland, Princeton University

12:30–2:15   Lunch

2:15–3:30     Session IV: Singing Hard Music

Jesse Rodin and the members of Cut Circle

3:30–4:00    Break

4:00–5:30     General Discussion