Monday, 12 January 2009
Instruments of Passion: Music, Painting, and the Contest of the Arts (Upcoming symposium) (New York)
INSTRUMENTS OF PASSION: MUSIC, PAINTING, AND THE CONTEST OF THE ARTS: A SUMPOSIUM
THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART / COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
6 FEBRUARY 2009
NEW YORK, NY
Organized by Lydia Goehr and Klaus Krüger
The program is a collaboration among The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,
Columbia University, New York, and, Freie Universität, Berlin
TIMES AND PLACES
Friday, February 6, 2009
11:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m.
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium,
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
[Free with Museum admission; reservations and tickets are not required. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, consult the Met’s online Calendar at www.metmuseum.org, or call (212) 396-5460. ]
Saturday, February 7, 2009
9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America,
1161 Amsterdam Avenue at 116th Street
Free; for more information, please call (212) 854-3665.
Friday, February 6: 11:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m.
Lydia Goehr, Philosophy, Columbia University
Andrea Bayer, Department of European Paintings and interim head of Education, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
The End of the Contest: On Philosophy, Painting, and Photography in the History of Modernism, Arthur C. Danto, Philosophy, Columbia University
Introduced by Jonathan Gilmore, Philosophy, Yale University
Watteau and the Contest between Melpomene and Thalia, Georgia J. Cowart, Music, Case Western Reserve University
Introduced by Ellen Rosand, Music, Yale University
break for lunch
King David’s Harp, Beckmesser’s Lute: Musical Instruments and the Instrumentality of Painting, Lydia Goehr, Philosophy, Columbia University
Introduced by Christopher S. Wood, History of Art, Yale University
“Most musical of mourners, weep again!”, David Rosand, Art History, Columbia University
Introduced by Alexander Nagel, Art History, New York University
Saturday, February 7: 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
The Masked Singer: The Auditory Perception of Beauty in renaissance Italy, Giuseppe Gerbino, Music, Columbia University
Chair: Susan Boynton, Music, Columbia University
Marsia’s Lament: Animating the Contest of Marsyas and Apollo in Barberini Rome, Wendy Heller, Music, Princeton University
Chair: Christoph Menke, Philosophy, Goethe Universität Frankfurt
Athene and Marsyas: Two Bodies of Beauty and Music, Gertrud Koch, Film Studies, Freie Universität, Berlin
Chair: Gregg Horowitz, Philosophy, Vanderbilt University
break for lunch
“Mi manca la voce”: Silent Music in Balzac’s Novellas, John T. Hamilton, Comparative Literature and German, New York University
Chair: Walter Frisch, Music, Columbia University
“The Natural Instrument of the Voice”: Apollo, Marsyas, and Andrea Sacchi’s Portrait of the Soprano, Marc’Antonio Pasqualini, David E. Cohen, Music, Columbia University
Chair: Tim Barringer, History of Art, Yale University
Painted Sounds—Imaginary Music (On Giorgione, Savoldo, and Caravaggio), Klaus Krüger, Art History, Freie Universität, Berlin
Chair: Lydia Goehr, Philosophy, Columbia University
PERFORMANCE of J. S. BACH’S Cantata BWV 201 Geschwinde, ihr wirbelnden Winde. The Contest between Phoebus and Pan, with singers and instrumentalists associated with Columbia University. Introduced by Elaine Sisman, Music, Columbia University.
Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University
1161 Amsterdam Avenue at 116th Street, New York
Entry to the concert is free for students with Columbia University ID; otherwise $10 or donation. Tickets are not required.
We are grateful to the following sponsors and supporters:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Freie Universität, Berlin: “Languages of Emotion,” Cluster of Excellence
Columbia University: Arts Initiative, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Department of Music, Department of Philosophy, Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Music Performance Program, School of the Arts
[Education, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Fifth Avenue at 82nd street New York, NY 10028-0198 www.metmuseum.org]