Joint Conference

The Society for Eighteenth-Century Music

The Haydn Society of North America

28 February – 2 March 2008

Scripps College, Claremont, California


Thursday, 28 February

2:00–4:30 Registration

Friday, 29 February

8:30–4:30 Registration

9:00–12:00 Paper session 1: Styles and Composition, Michael Ruhling, Moderator

Paul Luongo: A Re-evaluation of Carl Friedrich Zelter’s Compositional Style through his Viola Concerto in E-flat Major
April Greenan: The Eingang and Authentic 18th-Century Performance Practice
Jan Miyake: Middles and Muddles: Haydn’s Compositional Style and Sonata Forms
James MacKay: Tonal Diversity and Formal Variety in Haydn’s Seven Last Words

12:15–12:50 Recital
Pomona College Chamber Winds
    Graydon Beeks, conductor

    Haydn Wind Divertimenti

Wind Divertimento in C Major, Hob. II:7
    Menuet - Trio
    Menuet - Trio
Wind Divertimento in F Major, Hob. II:15
    Minuet - Trio
    Minuet - Trio
    Finale: Presto

1:00–2:00 Lunch

2:00–5:00 Paper Session 2: Musicians and Patrons, Suzanne Forsberg, Moderator

Barbara Reul: Court Musicians at Anhalt-Zerbst ca. 1699–1770: New Sources for 18th-Century Employment Practices
Charles Sherman: Michael Haydn’s Wanderjahre (1754–1759): Where was He, in Fact, and When?
Ellis Anderson: The Earliest Biographies of Haydn and Their Lasting Impact on His Reception
Karen Hiles: Haydn, the Emperor, and the ‘Emperor’ Quartet

5:00–6:00 Reception

6:00–7:00 Dinner (on your own)

7:00 Bus leaves for San Gabriel Mission

8:15 Concert by the New Esterházy Quartet at San Gabriel Mission

Haydn Quartets from the American Moravian Archives
        Program (tentative)
Op. 2 No. 6 in B-flat Major
Op. 17 No. 4 in C Minor
Op. 77 No. 2 in F Major
9:45 Bus returns

Saturday, 1 March

9:00–12:00 Registration

9:00–12:00 Paper Session 3: 18th-Century Opera, Mary Sue Morrow, Moderator

Vanessa Rogers: Rethinking the Ballad Opera Orchestra: Manuscript Music and Other Evidence
Amber Youell-Fingleton: Reforming Operatic Luxury in Maria Theresia’s Vienna
Caryl Clark: A Revolutionary Opera for Turbulent Times: Badini’s and Haydn’s L’anima del filosofo, ossia Orfeo ed Euridice (1791)
Elaine Sisman: Haydn’s Metastasian ‘Reform’ Opera

12:00–2:00 Lunch

2:00–5:00 Paper Session 4: Exoticism and National Identities, Steven Zohn, Moderator

Paul Christiansen: Turk in the Mirror: Orientalism in Haydn’s String Quartet in D minor, Op. 76 No. 2 (“Fifths”)
Bertil van Boer: Federalists, Immigrants, and Irish Savages: The Development and Influence of the 18th-Century American Symphony on National Identity
Emily Laurance: The French Vocal Romance and the Sorrows of Exile in the Early American Republic
Bonny Miller: Education, Entertainment, Embellishment: Music Publication in the Lady’s Magazine

5:00 Dinner

Sunday, 2 March

9:00–12:00 Paper Session 5: Connections, Peter Alexander, Moderator

Graydon Beeks: Haydn, Handel and the Concerts of Ancient Music
Ethan Haimo: Haydn’s Debt to Cimarosa
Matthew McAllister: The Model Student: A Study of Thomas Erskine’s Modeling of Symphonies by Johann Stamitz
Jason Yust: Methods of Large-Scale Rhythmic and Tonal Organization as Stylistic Features of Haydn’s Instrumental Sonatas

12:00 End of Conference