Loyola University Maryland’s 24th annual Language, Literature, and Society Colloquium, set for Tuesday, April 13, will explore the theme “Music and the Art of Subversion: The Meaning Behind the Melody.” The multi-session event will include presentations from three leading musicologists discussing the ways in which classical music goes beyond pure aesthetics and connects with issues such as national representation, social and political views, and other ideological debates.
The event, which takes place primarily in the 4th Floor Program Room on Loyola’s North Charles Street campus, begins at 11 a.m.
- 11 a.m.: “The Rise of Musical Nationalism in the 19th Century: Wagner, Verdi, and the Politics of Music,” by Donald Boomgaarden, Ph.D., dean of the College of Music and Fine Arts at Loyola University New Orleans
- 2 p.m.: “Toward the Realization of Musical Modernism in Brazil: Mario de Andrade and M. Camargo Guarnieri,” by Sarah M. Tyrell, Ph.D., adjunct assistant professor of music at the Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri, Kansas City
- 3 p.m.: “From Mussolini to Berlusconi: The Politics of Music in Italy,” by Harvey Sachs, a faculty member at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, Pa.
- 7 p.m.: “Songs of Poetry, Passion, Patriotism,” a lecture/recital by tenor Barry Banks. This event takes place in the LeClerc Auditorium at College of Notre Dame, located at 4701 N. Charles Street.
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