1:30 PM13:30

Musics in Dialogue

Where can you cram Spirit, Led Zeppelin, forensic musicology, Shakti, Indojazz tihais, The Darkness, and guitar hero, into one long conversation? The session I'll be chairing this afternoon at the Music Theory Society of New York State annual conference, held at Hunter College this year.


You can find the full program here.

Details on my session below.

Musics in Dialogue – Lang Recital Hall, Room 424, 1:30 – 2:45p
Shaugn O’Donnell (City College and Graduate Center, CUNY), Chair

“The Same Old Song: ‘Stairway to Heaven,’ ‘Taurus,’ and the Role of Music Theory in Forensic Musicology” – Christopher Doll (Rutgers University)

“A Comparative Study of Indojazz Tihais” – Peter Selinsky (Yale University)

“How Guitar (Hero) Performance Can Convey Harmonic and Formal Function in Pop-Rock Music” – Nicholas J. Shea (The Ohio State University)

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