Friday, 30 December
744. The Arthurian Legend in Literature and Music
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Eisenhower, Marriott
Program arranged by the Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
Presiding: Paul-André Bempechat, Harvard Univ.
1. “From Purcell to Albeniz: Merlin at the Opera,” Anne Berthelot, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs
2. “Malory and Wagner Meet in Madrid: Albeniz’s Merlin,” Robert Spencer Haller, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln
3. “From Camelot to Spamalot: The Broadway Voice of King Arthur,” Nancy Ann Jones, Cambridge, MA