Recently, SMR member Elizabeth McLain, in conjunction with Michael Saffle (Virginia Tech), had an article published in Fontes Artis Musicae entitled “Edward MacDowell’s Letters to Templeton Strong in the Library of Congress” (see abstract below). Congratulations, Elizabeth! Abstract: The letters Edward MacDowell addressed to Templeton Strong between 1886 and 1904 comprise one of the most interesting … Continue reading Elizabeth McLain publishes in Fontes Artis Musicae
One of our freshly-minted PhDs, Anne Heminger, has an article in the most recent issue of Early Music History—and in line with the ecumenical spirit of SMR, it includes both music-theoretical and more conventional musicological themes. The article is entitled, “Music Theory at Work: The Eton Choirbook, Rhythmic Proportions and Musical Networks in Sixteenth-Century England” and … Continue reading Anne Heminger publishes in Early Music History
Recently, SMR member Elizabeth McLain had an article published in the Journal of Musicological Research. The article, entitled “In Tempore Belli: George Crumb’s Black Angels and the Vietnam War” (see abstract below), includes in appendix an interview with Crumb himself. Incidentally, connections between this piece and U-M run deep: a fellow Wolverine, Crumb received his DMA from the University … Continue reading Elizabeth McLain: JMR article publication
This past academic year was a productive one for SMR members, not least of all for their publications. The below are a few of them (but see also our post on Vivian’s MTO article). Jessica Grimmer had a review of the book Playing for Their Lives: The Global El Sistema Movement for Social Change Through … Continue reading SMR Publications, 2017–18
Alyssa Wells was recently featured on the Brass Chicks blog—on International Women’s Day, no less—in a piece she wrote about her path to her current research. You can read all about it here.
Early this summer, William van Geest had an article, entitled “New Perspectives on Meter in Webern’s Opp. 5, 11, and 29,” published in the inaugural issue of the Brandeis Journal of Musicology. William originally presented this paper at the 2015 Musicology Conference of the Brandeis University Department of Music Graduate Student Society. A summary of … Continue reading William van Geest, Brandeis Journal of Musicology publication