ALLEGHENY CHAPTER of The American Musicological Society
Saturday, October 3rd, Zoom meeting
Zoom link will be available the week before the meeting at

10:30AM EST – Individual Paper Session 1
Chair: Megan Woller (Gannon University)

Jennifer Walker (West Virginia University)
Berlioz the Aural Architect at the Church of Saint-Eustache

Chelsea Komschlies (McGill University)
Wandering in Mind and Snow: A Cognitive Hearing of Debussy’s “Des pas sur la neige”

Geoffrey Wilson (University of Calgary)
Revising Scale Networks in Debussy: The Case for the Neapolitan Major


1:00PM EST – Presentation on the digitized archival collections of the University of Pittsburgh Library System.
Kathryn Miller Haines, Head, Center for American Music
Christopher Lynch, Project Coordinator, Center for American Music
James P. Cassaro, Head, Theodore M. Finney Music Library

2:00PM EST – Individual Paper Session 2
Chair: Megan Woller (Gannon University)

George A. Harne (University of St. Thomas)
Aristotelian Causality and the Irreducibility of Musical Phenomena

Keith Clifton (Central Michigan University)
"Fantôme dans la vie": Chaliapin, Ibert, and Pabst's Adventures of Don Quixote

Drake Andersen (Vassar College)
“The Work as a Problem”: Virtue and Virtuosity in Experimental Music around 1973   


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