Scoring for Film and Multimedia

Music and The Moving Image 2010 Video Streams

Live Streams

10:30 Friday May 21st

1. Loewe Theatre 10:30-12:00
Ron Sadoff - Welcome and Introductions - Tom Salta 

11:30 Friday May 21st

2. Room 303 11:30 - 1:00
Matt Malsky - Scoring Ruttman’s Berlin Film: Considering Music Meaning in Historical and Modern Contexts
Daniel Bishop - Silent Film Music and the Aesthetics of Humor
Kevin Donnelly - How Far Can Too Far Go?: New Music for Old Silent Films

3. Room 609 11:30 - 1:00
Laurel Westrup - Easy as ‘1-2-3-4’: Music’s Mediation of New Media Screens
Andrew E. Hanson-Dvoracek - Five-Button Frenzy: The Rise of Virtuosity in Rhythm-Based Video Games
Isabella van Elferen - ¡Un Forestero!: Game Music as a Meta-Diegetic Kinesonic GPS

4. Room 779 11:30 - 1:00
Rebecca N. Fulop - The Bitch and the Wildcat, or Film Music for Bad Girls

Elsie Walker - Hearing is Believing: A Feminist Analysis of Music in Three New Zealand Films
Mary Simonson - Women, Sound, and Arzner’s Dance, Girl, Dance


2:00 Friday May 21st

5. Room 303 2:00 - 3:30
Christopher Natzen - The Question of Non-Diegetic Music During the Conversion to Sound in Sweden 1929-1932
Emile Wennekes - Daydreaming by Mr. Five by Five: Visualizing Music in Early Sound Films
Daniel Robinson - Walter Ruttmann’s " Blind Film: " Wochenende (1930), A Unique Piece of Early Twentieth-Century Media Art


6. Room 609 2:00 - 3:30
Michael W. Harris - " I’d Sooner Listen to the Rain " : Aural Structure and Sound Aesthetic in Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon
Brooke McCorkle - Empathizing with Fantasy: Takemitsu’s Sound Design for Kurosawa’s Dodesukaden (1970)
Gavin Shin-Kang Lee - Modalities of Audiovisual Othering: Abjection and Fetishization Through Optics and Haptics

7. Room 779 2:00 - 3:30
Travis Allen - Music and Dominance: Electronic Dance Music vs. Free Will in the Film Run Lola Run
Mark Durrand - The Acts of Filmic Spectacle: Performativity in the Parts that are, Like, Really, Really Cool!


4:00 Friday May 21st

8. Room 303 4:00 - 5:30
Ian Sapiro - " Your Job is Not to Reinvent; Your Job is to Make into Three Dimensions What is already There "
Jeffrey P. Smith - The Tunes They are A-Changing: Moments of Historical Rupture and Reconfiguration in the Production and Commerce of Music in Film

9. Room 609 4:00 - 5:30
Mark Brill - Reinterpreting Fantasy and Nostalgia: James Newton Howard’s King Kong
Neil Lerner - The Uncanny Soundtrack in Rouben Mamoulian’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)

10. Room 779 4:00 - 5:30
Philip Nauman - Ah(Men): Dramatic Vocalization as Signifier of the Numinous in Hollywood Biblical Epics
Darren Mueller - Hearing Voices; Multiple Representations of the Voice in Ascenseur Pour L’Echafaud
Eduardo Abrantes - The Voice as Vessel – Acoustic Uniqueness and the Construction of the Character in French Film


6:00 Friday May 21st

11. Room 303 6:00 - 7:00
Sumanth S. Gopinath - The Ringtone's Narrative Functions in Televisual Media: Reading Coupling and The Sopranos
Molly Cryderman-Weber - Part of this Complete Breakfast: Musical Meaning in Televised Cereal Advertisements

12. Room 609 6:00 - 7:00
Robynn J. Stilwell - Gained in Translation: Modal Shifting in a Millennial Othello
Christopher White - Music-Video Analysis, Music-Video Analysis, Music-Video Analysis

13. Room 779 6:00 - 7:00
Brian Mann - The Non-Diegetic Music in René Clair’s Sous Les Toits De Paris (1930)
Michael Baumgartner - Meta-Film Music and the Sublime: Jean-Luc Godard’s Passion (1982)


7:00 - 9:00 Friday May 21st Reception - 6th Floor

9:30 Saturday May 22nd

Loewe Theatre 9:30 - 10:30
KAREN COLLINS Implications of Interactivity: Where Do We Go From Here?


11:00 Saturday May 22nd

14. Room 303 11:00 - 12:30
Liam Young - " A bit of the old Ludvig Van ": The Affective Potential of Film Music as ‘Sound-Image’ in the Kubrick Oeuvre
Katherine McQuiston - Sounding Out Kubrick
Esther Morgan-Ellis - Nostalgia, Sentiment, and Cynicism in Images of After The Ball

15. Room 609 11:00 - 12:30
Claudia Gorbman - Three Moments in Jia Zhangke’s The World.
Wang Shuang - Percussion Music and Slow Motion in Martial Arts Cinema: The Banquet (2006)
Ying Xiao - Growing Up to the Beat of Popular Music: Rock ‘N’ Roll, and the " Moving " Image and Voice of Urban Generation in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

16. Room 779 11:00 - 12:30
Maurizio Corbella - " Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On ": The Electroacoustic ‘Sound Library’ of Fellini’s Dream World in the 1960s
Sarah Griffin - Finding the Real in the Rupture:Visual and Aural Frames in Antonioni’s Blow-Up
Alexis Luko - Musical Deception, Seduction, Humiliation, and Torture in the Films of Ingmar Bergman


2:00 Saturday May 22nd

17. Room 303 2:00 - 3:30
Allison Portnow - The Science Behind the Science-Fiction: The Theremin in Context
Elizabeth Fairweather - Timbre and the Issue of Plausibility in Science Fiction Film Scores
Miguel Mera - Outing the Score: Musical Narratives in Little Ashes (2009)

18. Room 609 2:00 - 3:30
Andre Mount - Laughter Over Tears: John Cage, Experimental Art Music, and Popular Television
Christopher Lynch - An Analysis and Interpretation of Visual and Musical Structures in Stan Brakhage’s I… Dreaming:
Richard Brown - Losing the Ground: Transparency and Space in John Cage and Morton Feldman’s Commissions for Works Of Calder (1950) and Jackson Pollock (1951)

19. Room 779 2:00 - 3:30
Julie McQuinn - Rock, Rap, and Riot Grrrl, Cartoons, Clichés, and Conspiracies: Rituals of Music and Violence in Natural Born Killers, Titus, and Rosa: The Death of a Composer
Frank Lehman - Musical Goop: Metamorphosis of Music and Narrative in Shirley Walker’s Batman: The Animated Series
Andi Eng - The Sounds of the Rainbow: Skittles Candy and the Singing Rabbit


4:00 Saturday May 22nd

20. Room 303 4:00 - 5:30
Jennifer Fleeger - " Can’t Help Singing: " Deanna Durbin and the Cinema’s Svengali
Christopher Ruth - Reviling and Reveling in the European Tradition: Fred Astaire and the Formation of an American Virtuosity
Jennifer Jenkins - " I Thought You Were My Fairy Tale " : Reconsidering the Teen Musical in the New Millennium

21. Room 609 4:00 - 5:30
Ivan Raykoff - Speaking through Music: Robert Schumann's Contribution to Film Scoring
Jonathan J. Waxman - A Wagner Connection: The Influence of Richard Wagner’s Operas on George Lucas
Peter Broadwell - Strategies and Tactics of Battle Sequence Composition from Berlioz to Badelt

22. Room 779 4:00 - 5:30
Julie Brown - The Phantom of the Cinema: The Coming of Sound Film, Genre Horror and the Cinema Organ
Nick Heling - Leitmotif of the Living Dead: Adaptive Scoring in Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2
William Cheng - Static Trauma in Silent Hill: Echoes of a Ludological Nightmare


10:30 Sunday May 23rd

23. Room 303 10:30 - 12:00
Danijela Kulezic-Wilson - Soundscapes Of Trauma And The Silence Of Revenge In Peter Strickland’s Katalin Varga
Jordan Stokes - Rock Composition and Recomposition in the Soundscape of The Departed
Will Gibbons - " Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams ": Popular Music and American Dystopia in Bioshock

24. Room 609 10:30 - 12:00
Tore Helseth - Theory and Practice: Hanns Eisler and the Alternative Music for The Grapes of Wrath
John C. Mery - George Antheil: American Renaissance Man. From Self-Proclaimed “Bad Boy” Modernist Art Composer, Mystery Writer and Wartime Inventor, to Hollywood Stock Composer
David Clem - Copland as Film Composer: An Examination of his Approach to the Score for Our Town

25. Room 779 10:30 - 12:00
Greg Bowers - Myths and Modalities: ‘Filmic Universals’ in Alice’s Adventures
Elizabeth L. Keathley - Domesticating Adelita: Gender and National Identity in the Revolutionary Corrido Film
Dennis Rothermel - Music and the Absent Other in ‘Round Midnight, Sweet and Lowdown, The Pianist, and The Soloist


1:00 Sunday May 23rd

26. Room 303 1:00 - 2:30
John Haines - Picturing Medieval Sound in the Movies: Some Continuities
Stephen C. Meyer - Spectacle and Authenticity in Miklós Rózsa’s Quo Vadis Score
Erkki Pekkilä - Scored Versus Authentic: The Role of Music in an Early Ethnographic Film

27. Room 303 1:00 - 2:30
David Neumeyer - Compositional Development in the Studio Environment: Franz Waxman at MGM, 1936-42
Nathan Platte - Making Overtures: The Films of the M-G-M Symphony Orchestra
David Helvering - Subversion of the Cadential Process in Golden Age Swashbucklers

28. Room 303 1:00 - 2:30
Paul Hartley - Echoes of an Ideal Past: The Paradox of Turkish Folk Music in Contemporary Turkish Cinema
Jean Martin - “Being There” - The Creative Use of Sound in Contemporary Documentary Films
Richard Rischar - My Friend Ganesha: Musical Responses to CGI and Other Technological Advances in Recent Hindi Film and Multimedia


3:00 Sunday May 23rd

29. Room 303 3:00 - 4:30
Stefan Strőtgen - Live on TV: Liveness of Mediatized Music Performances
Tobias Plebuch - The Live Experience of Cinema Music in Germany in the 1920s
Melanie Fritsch - Let’s Play Music!: Video Games as Musical Performances

30. Room 609 3:00 - 4:30
Kevin Clifton - Unraveling Music in Alfred Hitchcock’s Rope
Elizabeth Morris/Fabrice Curtis - Concerto as Culmination: Bernard Herrmann’s Concerto Macabre in Hangover Square
Joakim Tillman - Bernard Herrmann’s Music to Vertigo: A Metaanalytic Approach

31. Room 779 3:00 - 4:30
Dave Ireland - Identifying Incongruence: Re-Examining the Film Soundtrack
Carole Piechota - The Curated Soundtrack: From Harold and Maude to The Royal Tenenbaums
Lara Rose Hrycaj - Let Me Tell You about My Music: Auteur Music and Wes Anderson as Auteur Mélomane


5:00 Sunday May 23rd

32. Loewe Theatre
Wrap Up Session


6:00 Sunday May 23rd Dinner - 6th Floor