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Msuic & Culture: Chinese-Western Musical Exchange from the 16th-20th Centuries

A symnposium featuring the exchange of Chinese and Western music from the 16th-20th centuries.

May 9, 2008 12:00am to May 9, 2009 12:00am

 Conference Schedule

9:00 - 9:30 a.m.  Continental Breakfast & Registration, Room Harney 232

9:30 - 9:40 a.m.  Welcome

        Xiaoxin Wu, USF Ricci Institute
        Melissa Dale, USF Ricci Institute
9:40 - 11:00 a.m. SESSION I: Celestial Harmonies

        Joyce Lindorff, Temple University
        Matteo Ricci’s Eight Songs for a Western Keyboard Instrument

        David Francis Urrows, Hong Kong Baptist University
        The Pipe Organ and the Jesuits in China: A Brief Survey
11:00 - 11:20 a.m. Break
11:20 - 1:00 p.m. SESSION II: Music in Cosmopolitan Shanghai

         Hon-Lun Yang, Hong Kong Baptist University
         The Shanghai Conservatory, Chinese Musical Life and the Russian Diaspora,

         Jeremy Leong, University of Wisconsin-Madison
         Erwin Felber: A Jewish Music Scholar in Republic Shanghai

        Chun Zen Huang, National Taiwan Normal University
        Operatic Activity in the Shanghai Settlement: Reflections from Chinese Society
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 - 3:40 p.m. SESSION III: Modern and Contemporary Musical Exchange

        Adam Cathcart, Pacific Lutheran University
        Musical Diplomacy in the Opening of China, 1971-1973

        S. Andrew Granade, UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance
        Forging a New Ritual: China’s Aesthetic Influence on Harry Partch

        Yen-Ting Chao, National Taiwan University 
        The Construction of Native Identity through Jazz in Taiwan
4:00– 5:00 p.m.  Tour of the Ricci Institute and Reception  

Registration Form

Registration required, $30; USF faculty, staff, & students, Free
Phone Number: 
415 422-6401