Mendelssohn and the Lied at AMS

The first-ever all-Mendelssohn panel at the American Musicological Society was a wonderful success! The presentations were beautifully done (including live singing, always a real treat), and the discussion was vibrant. Thank you, presenters AND attendees, for a truly memorable experience. It was an honor to organize and chair!

Left to right: Harald Krebs, Angela Mace Christian, Steve Rodgers, Susan Youens, Jennifer Ronyak in Rochester, NY

Left to right: Harald Krebs, Angela Mace Christian, Steve Rodgers, Susan Youens, Jennifer Ronyak in Rochester, NY

Papers

“Time is, Time was, Time is past”:  Felix Mendelssohn’s Songs of Travel - Susan Youens

Fanny Hensel’s Sechs Lieder op. 9: A Brother’s Elegy - Stephen Rodgers

Changes of Pace: Expressive Acceleration and Deceleration in Felix Mendelssohn’s Vocal Rhythms - Harald Krebs

Reassessing Felix Mendelssohn’s Song Aesthetic through the Lens of Religion: The Case of “Entsagung” - Jennifer Ronyak