Papers and Lecture-Recitals

Livewire 10: Rewind / Fast Forward

Saturday, October 26, 2019 1:00 p.m.
Music Box

Curated by Dr. Patricia Burt (Assistant Professor of Music, University of Delaware),  Livewire 10 presents scholars and performers presenting papers and lecture recitals reflecting on influences in works by contemporary composers.

Influences 1: Nature and Spectralism

1 p.m.
Choosing a Location for Music for Wilderness Lake
Sarah Teetsel, University of Buffalo

1:30 p.m.
Inspiration and Transformation — Interpreting the Role of “Nature” in Kaija Saariaho’s Works
Morgan Rich, Texas A&M University

2 p.m.
Away from the Avant-Garde’s Preference for Absolute Music: Kaija Saariaho’s L’amour de loin (2000)
Ronit Seter, Jewish Music Research Centre, Jerusalem / Fairfax, Virginia

2:30–2:45 — Break

Influences 2: Beethoven and Minimalism

2:45 p.m.
Beethoven Reimagined: Gunther Schuller’s Appropriation of the Violin Concerto
Douglas Rust, University of Southern Mississippi, Lecturer, piano
Richard Kravchak, University of Southern Mississippi, oboe

3:30 p.m.
“Complex Minimalism”: Ligeti’s Development of Minimal Style
Hongduo Chen, Shanghai Conservatory of Music

Admission is free.

Plan your visit
UMBC is located about 10 minutes south of the Inner Harbor along I-95. For this event, free visitor parking is available in Lot 8, directly adjacent to the Performing Arts and Humanities Building, where the Music Box is located — please visit here for additional information.


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