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08/18/2016
Chong, Nicholas: "Beethoven's Catholicism: A Reconsideration"
Ph.D. in Historical Musicology, Columbia University, 2016; Elaine Sisman, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Classical Era — Subject: religion and music
 

07/06/2016
Hoyler, Emily: "Broadcasting Englishness: National Music in Interwar BBC Periodicals"
Ph.D. in Musicology, Northwestern University, 2016; Linda Austern, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: radio
 

06/21/2016
Bishop, Daniel: "Sounding the Past in the New Hollywood Cinema"
Ph.D. in Musicology, Indiana University, 2016; Phil Ford, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: film and television music
 

06/09/2016
Penner, Nina: "A Philosophy of Operatic Storytelling"
Ph.D. in Musicology, McGill University, 2016; Lloyd Whitesell, advisor

Classification: Philosophy, Aesthetics, Criticism — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: opera, 1843-1976
 

06/08/2016
Acuña, Maria: "The Spanish Lamento: Discourses of Love, Power, and Gender in the Musical Theatre (1696-1718)"
Ph.D. in Musicology, University of Toronto, 2016; Caryl Clark, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Baroque Era — Subject: theater music, 1600-1800
 

05/20/2016
Prim, Shih-Ni: "Mahler in Utah: Maurice Abravanel and the Utah Symphony's Performances and Recordings of Gustav Mahler's Symphonies (1951-1979)"
Ph.D. in Music, University of Iowa, 2016; Nathan Platte, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: reception, 1951-1979
 

05/20/2016
D'Errico, Michael: "Interface Aesthetics: Sound, Software, and the Ecology of Digital Audio Production"
Ph.D. in Musicology, UCLA, 2016; Nina Eidsheim, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twenty-First Century — Subject: instruments
 

05/17/2016
James, Aaron: "Transforming the Motet: Sigmund Salminger and the Adaptation and Reuse of Franco-Flemish Polyphony in Reformation Augsburg"
Ph.D. in Historical Musicology, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, 2016; Honey Meconi, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Renaissance — Subject: publishing and printing
 

05/13/2016
Thomas, Christy: "When Opera Met Film: Casa Ricordi and the Emergence of Cinema, 1905-1929"
Ph.D. in Historical Musicology, Yale University, 2016; Gundula Kreuzer, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: opera
 

05/10/2016
Sauceda, Jonathan: "Opera and Society in Early-Twentieth-Century Argentina: Felipe Boero's El matrero"
Ph.D. in Musicology, University of North Texas, 2016; Bernardo Illari, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: opera
 

05/09/2016
van den Scott, Jeffrey: "Music of the North: A Study of the Interaction of Canadian Music and an Inuit Community"
Ph.D. in Musicology, Northwestern University, 2016; Inna Naroditskaya, advisor

Classification: Ethnomusicology — Period: Twenty-First Century — Subject: ethnomusicology
 

05/03/2016
Vilkner, Nicole: "Sounding Streets: Music and Urban Change in Paris, 1830-1870"
Ph.D. in Musicology, Rutgers University, 2016; Nancy Yunhwa Rao, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: musical and cultural life
 

04/28/2016
Giles, Roseen: "The (un)Natural Baroque: Giambattista Marino and Monteverdi's Late Madrigals"
Ph.D. in Historical Musicology, University of Toronto, 2016; Gregory Johnston, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Baroque Era — Subject: text-music relations
 

02/01/2016
Weitz, Shaena B.: "Le Pianiste: Parisian Music Journalism and the Politics of the Piano, 1833-35"
Ph.D. in Musicology, City University of New York, 2016; Anne Stone, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: periodicals, 1833-35
 

03/23/2012
Paulson, Jennifer E.: "Riddled Constructs: A Study of Musical Humour in Emmanuel Chabrier's Comic Operas"
Ph.D. in Musicology, University of British Columbia, 2011; Vera Micznik, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: opera
 

03/20/2012
Simonot, Colette Patricia: "Unraveling Voices of Fear: Hysteria in Francis Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites"
Ph.D. in Musicology, McGill University, 2011; Steven Huebner, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: opera
 

03/20/2012
De Jager, Frederick: "Frederic Chopin: Gender as a Factor in Reception"
Ph.D. in Musicology, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, 2004; Beverly Lewis Parker, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: gender studies
 

03/16/2012
Schicker, Wolfgang: "Phrasentransposition und Ritornellgedanke: Aspekte formaler Gestaltung im norditalienischen Instrumentalkonzert zwischen 1692 und 1711"
Ph.D. in Musicology, University of Regensburg, 2010

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Baroque Era — Subject: analysis, 1692-1711
 

03/16/2012
Morren, Christian Logan: "Lee Hoiby's Song Cycle The Shining Place, with Poetry by Emily Dickinson"
D.M.A. in Vocal Performance, University of Oklahoma, 2010; Jane Magrath, advisor

Classification: Music Theory — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: analysis
 

03/16/2012
Rajan, Rekha Sridevi: "The Musical Theater Experiences of Children Ages 7 to 9 at a Community Theatre"
Ed.D. in Music Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2010; Lori A. Custodero, advisor

Classification: Music Education — Period: Twenty-First Century — Subject: music education
 

03/16/2012
Müller, Ingo: "Lulu: Literaturbearbeitung und Operndramaturgie, Eine vergleichende Analyse von Frank Wedekinds Lulu-Dramen und Alban Bergs Oper Lulu im Lichte gattungstheoretischer Reflexionen"
Ph.D. in Music and Literature, University of Freiburg, 2010

Classification: Music Theory — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: drama and music
 

03/15/2012
Johnson, Joseph: "Searching for Sounds: Serial Methodology in Pierre Boulez's Twelve Notations"
Ph.D. in Music Composition and Theory, Brandeis University, 2010; Eric Chasalow, advisor

Classification: Music Theory — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: analysis
 

03/15/2012
Kovacs, Ingrid Merker: "The Life and Influence of String Pedagogue Phyllis Young (b. 1925): From the Kansas Plains through the University of Texas String Project"
D.M.A. in Music Education, Boston University, 2010; Jere T. Humphreys, advisor

Classification: Music Education — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: biographical, 1925-1993
 

03/15/2012
Kenney, Nicholas A: "A Performer's Guide to the Original Works for Solo Horn, Horn and Piano, Two Horns, and Two Horns and Piano by Paul Basler"
D.M.A. in Music, The University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2010; Alan F. Mattingly, advisor

Classification: Music Theory — Period: Twenty-First Century — Subject: analysis
 

03/15/2012
Thurman, Demondrae Ladratus: "Insight on Selected Standard Audition Repertoire for the Trombone"
D.M.A. in Music, University of Alabama, 2010; Charles G. Snead, advisor

Classification: Music Theory — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: brass instruments and music
 

03/15/2012
Caslor, Jason: "Spontaneous Improvisation with Large, Public School Instrumental Ensembles"
D.M.A. in Conducting, Arizona State University, 2010; Gary W. Hill, advisor

Classification: Music Education — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: bands and band music
 

03/15/2012
Bowen Hustedt, Michele Ann: "The Life and Career of Himie Voxman"
D.M.A. in Music, The University of Iowa, 2010; Benjamin Coelho, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: biographical
 

03/15/2012
Denson, Jeffrey Charles: "Melodic and Chordal Applications for Harmonics on the Double Bass: A Study of Techniques, Chords, and Composition"
D.M.A. in Double Bass Performance, University of California, San Diego, 2010

Classification: Music Theory — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: analysis
 

03/15/2012
Smolinski, Keith: "Original Science-Based Music and Student Learning"
Ed.D. in Education, Walden University, 2010; Denise DeZolt, advisor

Classification: Music Education — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: music education
 

03/15/2012
Luebke, Linda: "The Specialist in Communities of Practice: Lessons in Leadership for Elementary General Music"
Ph.D. in Leadership Studies, Gonzaga University, 2010; Chris Francovich, advisor

Classification: Music Education — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: music education
 

03/15/2012
Snead, Todd Edwin: "Dichotomous Musical Worlds: Interactions Between the Musical Lives of Adolescents and School Music-Learning Culture"
Ph.D. in Middle-Secondary Education and Instructional Technology, Georgia State University, 2010; Dana L. Fox, advisor

Classification: Music Education — Period: Twenty-First Century — Subject: music education
 

03/15/2012
Quintana, Ariel Omar: "Osvaldo Golijov's Oceana: Performance Considerations"
D.M.A. in Choral Music, University of Southern California, 2010; Nick Strimple, advisor

Classification: Music Theory — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: choral music
 

03/15/2012
Davis, Caroline Anson: "Semantic Knowledge of Eminent Jazz Performers: A Study on the Impact of Community Affiliation and Expertise"
Ph.D. in Music Theory and Cognition, Northwestern University, 2010; Richard Ashley, advisor

Classification: Music Theory — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: jazz
 

03/15/2012
Ortuño-Stühring, Daniel: "Musik als Bekenntnis: Christus-Oratorien im 19. Jahrhundert"
Other in Musicology, Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar, 2010; [unknown], advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: analysis
 

03/15/2012
Johnson, Vicky V.: "Competencies, Curricula, and Compliance: An Analysis of Music Theory in Music Education Programs in Texas"
D.M.A. in Music education, Boston University, 2010; Patrick M. Jones, advisor

Classification: Music Education — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: music education
 

03/15/2012
Adriano, Jennifer: "Teenagers' Reasons for Listening to Music and the Students' Perception of the Effects of Listening when Completing School Assignments"
Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Johnson & Wales University, 2010; Thomas DiPaola, advisor

Classification: Music Education — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: music education
 

03/15/2012
Kõlar, Anu: "Cyrillus Kreek ja Eesti muusikaelu: Väitekiri muusikaajaloos [Cyrillus Kreek and Musical Life in Estonia]"
Ph.D. in Musicology, Estonian Music and Theater Academy, 2010; Urve Lippus, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: biographical
 

03/15/2012
Kim, Seung-Ah: "A Comparison of the Styles of Liszt, Thalberg, Pixis, Herz, Czerny, and Chopin as seen in Hexaméron"
D.M.A. in Piano performance, University of South Carolina, 2010; Charles Fugo, advisor

Classification: Music Theory — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: analysis
 

03/15/2012
Keck, Thomas B.: "A Critical Edition Full Score of Florent Schmitt's Hymne Funebre (Choeur a Quatre Mixtes et Tenor Solo et Orchestre d'Harmonie) for Contemporary Wind Band, Four-Part Mixed Chorus, and Tenor Solo"
D.M.A. in Conducting, Arizona State University, 2010; Gary W. Hill, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: manuscript studies, 1933
 

03/15/2012
Wiebe, Laura J.: "'Peopled with invisible presences': Oxford and the Tudor revival, ca. 1890-1939."
D.M.A. in Performance, University of Iowa, 2011; Christine Getz, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: choral music
 

03/14/2012
Spencer, Scott: "The Piper Calls the Tune: How Uilleann Bagpipers Averted Obsolescence Through Technology, Networks and Community"
Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology, New York University, 2010; Gage Averill and Mick Moloney, advisor

Classification: Ethnomusicology — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: instruments
 

03/14/2012
Plutalov, Denis V.: "Dmitry Shostakovich's Twenty-Four Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87: An Analysis and Critical Evaluation of the Printed Edition Based on the Composer's Recorded Performance"
D.M.A. in Piano performance, University of Nebraska, 2010; Mark Clinton, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: biographical
 

03/14/2012
Mowitz, Michael: "Die Form der Klänge: Stockhausens Konzeption einer einheitlichen musikalischen Zeit am Beispiel der Komposition Kontakte"
Ph.D. in Music Theory, Universität Osnabrück, 2010; [unknown], advisor

Classification: Music Theory — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: electronic music
 

03/14/2012
Leung, Adelaide: "Samuel Barber's Souvenirs: A Comparative Study of the Solo, Duet, and Orchestral Versions"
D.M.A. in Piano performance, University of Oklahoma, 2010; Edward Gates, advisor

Classification: Music Theory — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: analysis
 

03/14/2012
Hörmann, Christian: "Begegnung mit dem Unaussprechlichen: Musik-Erfahrung und kairologische Rationalität"
D.Theol. in Music and Theology, Munich, 2010

Classification: Philosophy, Aesthetics, Criticism — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: philosophy and music
 

03/13/2012
Lindahl, Gregory William: "A Phenomenological Study of a Summer Conducting Symposium: The University of Calgary's Wind Conducting Diploma Program and Institute"
D.M.A. in Conducting, Arizona State University, 2010; Patricia Foy, advisor

Classification: Music Education — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: conducting
 

03/13/2012
Dalla Vecchia, Francesco: "Key Symbolism in Francesco Cavalli’s Arias"
Ph.D. in Musicology, University of Iowa, 2011; Christine Getz, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Baroque Era — Subject: opera
 

03/09/2012
Cook, Ian Roy: "Tempo Indications of Mozart: An Analytical Study of Performance Practice in the Twentieth Century as it relates to The Magic Flute and The Marriage of Figaro "
Ph.D. in Performance Practice, University of Newcastle, 2009; Michael E Ewans, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Classical Era — Subject: performance practice
 

03/09/2012
Sandberg, Scott David: "James Houlik: Life of a Tenor Saxophone Specialist"
D.M.A. in Music, University of Iowa, 2010; Kenneth Tse, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: biographical
 

03/09/2012
Stedronská, Markéta : "Die Klavierkammermusik von Antonin Dvořák: Studien und Vergleiche mit Werken von Brahms"
Ph.D. in Musioclogy, Charles University, Prague, 2003

Classification: Music Theory — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: analysis
 

03/09/2012
Byrne, Kevin: "The Circulation of Blackface: Nostalgia and Tradition in US Minstrel Performance of the Early 1920s"
Ph.D. in Theater studies, City University of New York, 2010; David Savran, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: musical and cultural life
 

03/09/2012
Plummer, Mark Ward: "A Stylistic Analysis of Ten Choral Works by Henry Cowell"
D. Arts in Music (Choral Conducting), University of Northern Colorado, 2003; Howard Skinner, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: choral music, 1897-1965
 

03/09/2012
Cho, Hye-Won Jennifer: "Performance Practice Issues in Franz Schubert's Fantasy in C Major ("Wanderer Fantasy"), D. 760"
D.M.A. in Piano performance, University of California, Los Angeles, 2010; Walter Ponce, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: performance practice
 

03/09/2012
Davenport, Kevin O: "The Effects of Participation in School Instrumental Music Programs on Student Academic Achievement and School Attendance"
Ed.D. in Music education, Tennessee State University, 2010; Roger W. Wiemers, advisor

Classification: Music Education — Period: Twenty-First Century — Subject: music education
 

03/09/2012
Jones, W Elliot: "Welcome Sweet and Sacred Feast: Choral Settings of Metaphysical Poetry by Gerald Finzi"
D.M.A. in Choral conducting, University of Arizona, 2010; Bruce Chamberlain, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: literature and music
 

03/09/2012
O'Leary, James Edward: "The Effects of Motor Movement on Elementary Band Students' Music and Movement Achievement"
D.M.A. in Music education, Boston University, 2010; Jay Dorfman, advisor

Classification: Music Education — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: music education
 

03/09/2012
Peterson, Jon Charles: "Editing and performance issues in Oratorio per la Settimana Santa from the Barberini Collection of the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana"
D.M.A. in Choral Conducting, University of Arizona, 2010; Bruce B. Chamberlain, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Baroque Era — Subject: manuscript studies
 

03/09/2012
Rappe, Michael: "Under Construction: Kontextbezogene Analyse Afroamerikanischer Popmusik"
Ph.D. in Musicology, Universität Kassel, 2010

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: popular-entertainment music
 

03/09/2012
Alemany Ferrer, Victoria: "Metodología de la Técnica Pianística y su Pedagogía en Valencia (1879–1916)"
Ph.D. in Musicology, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 2007; Antonio Ezquerro Esteban, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: keyboard instruments and music, 1879-1916
 

03/09/2012
Jooß-Bernau, Christian: "Das Pop-Konzert als para-theatrale Form: Seine Varianten und seine Bedingungen im kulturell-öffentlichen Raum"
Ph.D. in Musicology, 2010

Classification: General, Miscellaneous — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: popular-entertainment music
 

03/09/2012
Lücker, Kerstin: "Vollständige Harmonielehre: Edition and Translation"
Ph.D. in Music Theory, Dresden University, 2011

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: music theory, history of
 

03/09/2012
Foss, Kent K.: "Oskar Boehme's Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra, Op. 18: A Performance Edition in F minor"
D.M.A. in Trumpet Performance, Arizona State University, 2010; David R. Hickman, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: manuscript studies
 

03/09/2012
al-Harthy, Majid: "Performing History, Creating Tradition: The Making of Afro-Omani Musics in Umm liGrumten, Sur li'Fiyyah"
Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology, Indiana University, 2010; Ruth M. Stone, advisor

Classification: Ethnomusicology — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: ethnomusicology
 

02/21/2012
Salonen, Richard Wayne: "Pedagogical Techniques of Improvisation Instructors without Academic Credentials"
Ed.D. in Music Education, University of Arkansas, 2010; James Hammons, advisor

Classification: Music Education — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: music education
 

02/21/2012
Tymoczko, Dmitri: "The Agony of Modern Music"
Ph.D. in Music Theory, University of California, Berkeley, 2002; [not known], advisor

Classification: Music Theory — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: aesthetics
 

02/21/2012
Adam, Jennifer : "William Averitt's Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ According to St. Matthew: An Analysis with Conducting Considerations"
D.M.A. in Conducting, University of South Carolina, 2010; Larry Wyatt, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twenty-First Century — Subject: analysis
 

02/21/2012
Kim, Rebecca Y.: "In No Uncertain Musical Terms: The Cultural Politics of John Cage's Indeterminacy"
Ph.D. in Historical Musicology, Columbia University, 2008; Jonathan Kramer, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: compositional processes and techniques, twentieth century
 

02/08/2012
Karanos, Grammenos: "The Kalophonic Heirmologion"
Ph.D. in Byzantine Musicology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2011; Gregorios Stathis, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: liturgical music
 

02/08/2012
Arrington, Nancy McBride: "The Effects of Participating in a Service-Learning Experience on the Development of Self-Efficacy for Self-Regulated Learning of Third Graders in an Urban Elementary School in Southeastern United States"
Ph.D. in Music education, Clemson University, 2010; Carol G. Weatherford, advisor

Classification: Music Education — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: analysis
 

02/08/2012
Tatlow, Ruth: "Lusus Poëticus vel Musicus: Johann Sebastian Bach, The Baroque Paragram and Friedrich Smend's Number Alphabet Theory"
Ph.D. in Music Theory and Analysis, King's College, London, 1987; Arnold Whittall, advisor

Classification: Music Theory — Period: Baroque Era — Subject: literature and music, 1500-1950
 

02/07/2012
Exner, Ellen: "The Forging of a Golden Age: King Frederick the Great and Music for Berlin, 1732 to 1756"
Ph.D. in Historical Musicology, Harvard University, 2010; Christoph Wolff, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Baroque Era — Subject: national and regional studies, 1732-1756
 

02/07/2012
Ohriner, Mitchell: "Durational Contours and Enacted Meaning in Recorded Performances of Chopin's Piano Music"
Ph.D. in Music Theory, Indiana University, 2011; Marianne Kielian-Gilbert, advisor

Classification: Music Theory — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: psychology of music
 

02/04/2012
Kim, Juyoung: "New Approaches to Contemporary Solo Violin Repertoire with Original Preparatory Studies"
D.M.A. in Violin Performance, Manhattan School of Music, 2011; Curtis Macomber and Nils Vigeland, advisor

Classification: General, Miscellaneous — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: string instruments and music
 

02/04/2012
Russell, Brian Eugene: "The Empirical Testing of a Musical Performance Assessment Paradigm"
Ph.D. in Music education, University of Miami, 2010; Stephen F. Zdzinski, advisor

Classification: Music Education — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: analysis
 

02/04/2012
Stephens, John Paul: "Towards a Psychology of Coordination: Exploring Feeling and Focus in the Individual and Group in Music-Making"
Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Michigan, 2010; Jane E. Dutton and Lloyd E. Sandelands, advisor

Classification: Scientific — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: ensembles and ensemble music
 

02/04/2012
Strait, Kevin Michael Angelo: ""A Tone Parallel": Jazz Music, Leftist Politics, and the Counter-Minstrel Narrative, 1930-1970"
Ph.D. in English and American Studies, The George Washington University, 2010; James A. Miller, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: jazz, 1930-1970
 

02/04/2012
Magnus, Cristyn: "Evolutionary Sound: A Non-Symbolic Approach to Creating Sonic Art with Genetic Algorithms"
Ph.D. in Computer music, University of California, San Diego, 2010; Miller Puckette, advisor

Classification: Scientific — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: none of the above
 

02/04/2012
Arrington, Nancy: "The Effects of Participating in a Service-Learning Experience on the Development of Self-Efficacy for Self-Regulated Learning of Third Graders in an Urban Elementary School in Southeastern United States"
Ph.D. in Music education, Clemson University, 2010

Classification: Music Education — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: analysis
 

02/04/2012
Moyer, Jon Robert: "Dad Has a Horn in the Attic: Relationships between Instrument Source, Parental Involvement, Socioeconomic Status and Attrition among Beginning Band Students"
D.M.A. in Music Education, Boston University, 2010

Classification: Scientific — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: music education
 

02/04/2012
Wei, Erh-Chia : "A Guide for Prospective Piano Studio Teachers"
D.M.A. in Piano performance, University of Washington, 2010; Craig Sheppard, advisor

Classification: Music Education — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: educators
 

02/04/2012
Plotkin, Richard James: "Transforming Transformational Analysis: Applications of Filtered Point-Symmetry"
Ph.D. in Music theory, University of Chicago, 2010; Lawrence Zbikowski, advisor

Classification: Music Theory — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: analysis
 

02/04/2012
Blom, Cathrine: "Kjerulf and Welhaven: The Advent of Romantic Lieder and Poetry in Early Nineteenth-Century Norway"
Ph.D. in Music, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011; William Kinderman, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: history of music, 1814-1868
 

02/03/2012
Clemmens, Sarah J.: "The Highland Muse in Romantic German Music"
Ph.D. in Music History, Yale University, 2007; Leon Plantinga, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: national and regional studies, 1770-1850
 

01/31/2012
Coady, Christopher: "Afro-Modernist Compositional Strategies in Selected Works by John Lewis, 1952–1962"
Ph.D. in Musicology, University of New South Wales, 2011;

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: compositional processes and techniques, 1952-1962
 

01/31/2012
Giovani, Giulia: "La diffusione a stampa della cantata da camera in Italia (1620-1738)"
Ph.D. in Storia, scienza e tecnica della musica, Università di Roma Tor Vergata, 2012; Teresa M. Gialdroni, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Baroque Era — Subject: catalogues, 1620-1738
 

01/26/2012
Salinas, Edgardo R.: "Modernity's Hearing Loss: Beethoven, Romantic Critique, and the Music of the Literary"
Ph.D. in Historical Musicology, Columbia University, 2010; Elaine Sisman, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Classical Era — Subject: keyboard instruments and music, 1780-1815
 

01/21/2012
Swijghuisen Reigersberg, Muriel Elsbeth: "Choral Singing and the Construction of Australian Aboriginal Identities: an Applied Ethnomusicological Study in Hopevale, Northern Queensland, Australia"
Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology, Roehampton University, University of Surrey, 2009; Andree Grau and Barley Norton, advisor

Classification: Ethnomusicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: choral music, 1873-2005
 

01/21/2012
Thomas, Charles Buerkle: "Antonin Reicha's Missa pro Defunctis and the Nineteenth-Century Concert Requiem"
D.M.A. in Choral Performance, University of Arizona, 2011; Bruce Chamberlain, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Classical Era — Subject: choral music
 

01/17/2012
Van Seters, Thomas Andrew: "Eighty-eight Drums: The Piano as Percussion Instrument in Jazz"
D.M.A. in Piano Performance, University of Toronto, 2011; Russell Hartenberger, advisor

Classification: Instruments — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: percussion instruments and music
 

01/17/2012
Guhl-Miller, Solomon: "The Path of Wagner's Wotan: German Idealism, Wagner's Prose Writings, and the Idea of Moral Progress"
Ph.D. in Musicology, Rutgers University, 2012; Douglas Johnson, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: philosophy and music, 1680-1882
 

01/12/2012
Pike, Anastasia: "An Exploratory Study of the Role of Music History Courses in the Conservatory Curriculum"
Ed.D. in College Teaching of Music, Columbia University Teachers College, 2011; Harold F. Abeles, advisor

Classification: Philosophy, Aesthetics, Criticism — Period: Twenty-First Century — Subject: pedagogy
 

01/12/2012
Harrison, Jane E.: "Fashionable Innovation: Debussysme in Early Twentieth-Century France"
Ph.D. in Musicology, Ohio State University, 2011; Danielle Fosler-Lussier, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: style, 1890-1918
 

01/10/2012
Krejci, Paul Rudolph: "Skin Drums, Squeeze Boxes, Fiddles and Phonographs: Musical Interaction in the Western Arctic, Late 18th through Early 20th Centuries"
Ph.D. in Anthropology and Music, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2010; David C. Koester, advisor

Classification: Ethnomusicology — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: cross-cultural studies, 1750-1950
 

01/02/2012
Johnson, Ellen C.: "Flute Performance Practice in the United States (1870-1900): An Exploration of the Repertoire and Writings of American Flutists Sidney Lanier and Henry Clay Wysham"
D.M.A. in Music Performance, Florida State University, 2009; Patrick Meighan and Eva Amsler, advisor

Classification: General, Miscellaneous — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: woodwind instruments and music, 1870-1900
 

12/31/2011
Massey, Drew M.: "An 'Unobtrusive Minister of Genius:' John Kirkpatrick and the Editing of Contemporary American Music"
Ph.D. in Historical Musicology, Harvard University, 2010; Carol Oja, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: editions and editorial practices, 1927-1991
 

12/31/2011
Saint-Cricq, Gaël: "Formes types dans le motet du XIIIe siècle: étude d’un processus répétitif"
Ph.D. in Musicology, University of Southampton, 2010; Mark Everist, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Middle Ages — Subject: history of music
 

12/31/2011
Sykes, Jim: "The Musical Gift: Sound, Sovereignty and Multicultural History in Sri Lanka"
Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology, University of Chicago, 2011; Philip V. Bohlman, advisor

Classification: Ethnomusicology — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: ethnomusicology
 

12/19/2011
Ahrendt, Rebekah Susannah: "A Second Refuge: French Opera and the Huguenot Migration, c. 1680-c. 1710"
Ph.D. in Music, University of California, Berkeley, 2011; Kate van Orden, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Baroque Era — Subject: musical and cultural life, 1672-1713
 

12/16/2011
Mauskapf, Michael : "Enduring Crisis, Ensuring Survival: Artistry, Economics, and the American Symphony Orchestra"
Ph.D. in Hisotircal Musicology, University of Michigan, 2011; Mark Clague, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: organizations
 

12/15/2011
Moron, Nicolas : "An Incantation Set to Music: Critical edition of Seven, They Are Seven by Sergey Prokofiev"
Ph.D. in Muiscology, Université François-Rabelais, 2011; Denis Vermaelen, advisor

Classification: Philosophy, Aesthetics, Criticism — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: editions and editorial practices
 

12/02/2011
Garcia, Luis-Manuel: ""Can You Feel It, Too?": Intimacy and Affect at Electronic Dance Music Events in Chicago, Paris, and Berlin"
Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology, University of Chicago, 2011; Travis Jackson, advisor

Classification: Ethnomusicology — Period: Twenty-First Century — Subject: dance
 

11/30/2011
Fanany, Runa: "The Devil's Due: The Musical Representation of the Devil in Selected Hollywood Film Scores"
Ph.D. in Musicology, Monash University, 2011; Made Mantle Hood, advisor

Classification: Philosophy, Aesthetics, Criticism — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: film and television music, 1941-1999
 

11/17/2011
Dieci, Sara: "I manoscritti di cantate nell'Archivio della Basilica di San Petronio: per una storia della cantata a Bologna fra Sei e Settecento"
Ph.D. in Storia e Critica dei Beni Musicali, Università del Salento, 2009; Paola Besutti, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Baroque Era — Subject: vocal music, 1670-1740
 

11/07/2011
Jacques, Claudine : "Gender Transitivity in Three Dramatic Works by Robert Schumann: the Szenen aus Goethes Faust (WoO 3), Genoveva Op. 81, Das Paradies und die Peri Op. 50"
Ph.D. in musicology, McGill University, 2011; Roe-Min Kok, advisor

Classification: Philosophy, Aesthetics, Criticism — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: gender studies, 1810-1856
 

11/07/2011
Lavieville, Marie : "L'Esthétique de Péter Eotvos: une dramaturgie de la relation"
Ph.D. in Musicology, Université de Lille III, 2010; Joelle Caullier, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: drama and music, 2005-2010
 

11/01/2011
Attas, Robin: "Meter as Process in Groove-Based Popular Music"
Ph.D. in Music Theory, University of British Columbia, 2011; John Roeder, advisor

Classification: Music Theory — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: meter
 

11/01/2011
Woodworth, Karen M.: "Music and the Court of Mary Stewart, 1561-1567"
Ph.D. in Musicology, University of Chicago, 2011; Martha Feldman, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Renaissance — Subject: national and regional studies, 1561-1567
 

10/28/2011
Wyatt, Henry Drew: "Aspects of Sublime Rhetoric in Eighteenth-Century Music"
Ph.D. in Music History and Theory, Graduate School-New Brunswick, Rutgers University, 2000; Floyd.K. Grave, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Classical Era — Subject: aesthetics
 

10/28/2011
Woods, Kristilyn: "An Overview of the History and Current State of Bassoon Music in Mexico"
D.M.A. in Basson Performance, Ohio State University, 2011; Karen Pierson, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: performance practice
 

10/27/2011
Webster, Emma: "Promoting Live Music in the UK: A Behind-the-Scenes Ethnography"
Ph.D. in Musicology, University of Glasgow, 2011; Martin Cloonan and Simon Frith, advisors

Classification: General, Miscellaneous — Period: Twenty-First Century — Subject: popular-entertainment music
 

10/21/2011
Schneller, Tom: "Flexible Units: Short Phrases and Intervallic Cells in the Film Music of Bernard Herrmann"
D.M.A. in Musical Composition, Cornell University, 2008; Steven Edward Stucky, advisor

Classification: Music Theory — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: analysis, 2005-2008
 

10/19/2011
Jerome, Erin W.: "Disguise, Deception, and the Development of Haydn's Dramatic Voice in the Comic Operas of 1766-1777"
Ph.D. in Musicology, Brandeis University, 2011; Michael McGrade, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Classical Era — Subject: opera, 1760-1791
 

10/19/2011
Lockhart, William: "Listening to the Domestic Music Machine: Keyboard Arrangement in the Nineteenth Century"
Ph.D. in Musicology, Humboldt Universität, Berlin, 2011; Hermann Danuser, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: keyboard music , Nineteenth century
 

10/18/2011
Ponce de Léon, Pedro J. Amador, "A Statistical Pattern Recognition Approach to Symbolic Music Classification"
Ph.D. in Musicology, Alicante University, 2011; José M. Iñesta Quereda, advisor

Classification: Scientific — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: data processing
 

10/17/2011
Reinhardt, Jan: "Die Modifikation von Musikpräferenzen unter Alkoholeinfluss — Eine psychophysiologische Studie"
Ph.D. in Musicology, Technische Universität Dortmund, 2011; Günther Rötter, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: General-Miscellaneous — Subject: psychology of music
 

10/13/2011
Laeven, Erik : "Tijd als Operadramaturg. een semiotisch-temporeel onderzoek naar het ensceneringspotentieel in operapartituren [Time as opera dramaturge: A Semiotic-Temporal Approach of Theatrical Implications in Opera Scores]"
Ph.D. in , University of Amsterdam, 2006; Rokus de Groot, advisor

Classification: General, Miscellaneous — Period: General, Miscellaneous — Subject: analysis
 

10/12/2011
Katz, Derek : "'A pen filled only with my own passion': Leoš Janáček and the Grand Operatic Traditions"
Ph.D. in Musicology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2000; Michael B. Beckerman, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: opera, 1854-1928
 

10/11/2011
Baber, Katherine A.: "Leonard Bernstein's Jazz: Musical Topic and Cultural Resonance"
Ph.D. in Musicology, Indiana University, 2011; J. Peter Burkholder, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: jazz, twentieth century
 

10/11/2011
Graziano, Stefano: "From Language to Music: Mapping the History of the Italian Lute Vocabulary"
Ph.D. in Historical Musicology, Boston University, 2011; Victor Coelho, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Renaissance — Subject: history of music
 

10/11/2011
Rebours, Gérard: "L'oeuvre de Robert de Visée"
Ph.D. in Historical Musicology, Université de Paris-Sorbonne, 2002; Raphaelle Legrand, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Renaissance — Subject: history of music
 

10/11/2011
Olson, Greta Jean: "The Masses of Juan Bautista Comes (1582?-1643)"
Ph.D. in Historical Musicology, University of Southern California, 1985; , advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Renaissance — Subject: history of music
 

10/11/2011
Kupfer, Peter: "Music, Ideology, and Entertainment in the Soviet Musical Comedies of Grigory Aleksandrov and Isaak Dunayevsky"
Ph.D. in History and Theory of Music, University of Chicago, 2010; Berthold Hoeckner, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: film and television music, 1917-1940
 

10/11/2011
Shimreiwung, A. S. : "Music, Literature and Representations of Culture: A Study of Tangkhul Naga Tribe in Ukhrul District (India)"
Ph.D. in Sociology, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2010; Susan Visvanathan, advisor

Classification: Ethnomusicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: performance practice
 

10/11/2011
Hassiotis, Kostis: "A Critical Edition of the 48 Studies for Oboe, Op. 31 by Franz Wilhelm Ferling (1796-1874), Based on Original Historical Evidence and Viewed Within the Context of the Evolution of Didactic Material for Oboe, with Particular Reference to Nineteenth-Century Performing Practices"
D.M.A. in Instrument Performance / Historical Musicology, City University London, 2010; Christopher Wiley, advisor

Classification: Instruments — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: editions and editorial practices, 1800-1900
 

10/11/2011
Dodge, Leanne E: "The Sensible Listener on Stage: Hearing the Operas of Jean-Philippe Rameau through Enlightenment Aesthetics"
Ph.D. in Music History, Yale University, 2011; Ellen Rosand, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Baroque Era — Subject: opera
 

10/11/2011
Bickford, Tyler : "Children's Music, MP3 Players, and Expressive Practices at a Vermont Elementary School: Media Consumption as Social Organization among Schoolchildren"
Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology, Columbia University, 2011; Aaron A. Fox, advisor

Classification: Ethnomusicology — Period: Twenty-First Century — Subject: popular-entertainment music
 

10/11/2011
Miller, Cordelia : "Virtuosität und Kirchlichkeit: Deutsches Orgelkonzertwesen im 19. Jahrhundert"
Ph.D. in Historical Musicology, Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, 2009; Arnold Jacobshagen, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Romantic Era — Subject: keyboard instruments and music, 1800-1914
 

10/11/2011
Sonntag, Sabine: "Richard Wagner im Kino: Studien zur Geschichte, Dramaturgie und Rezeption filmmusikalischer Künstlerbiographien"
Ph.D. in Historical Musicology, Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, 2009; Arnold Jacobshagen, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: film and television music, 1913-2009
 

10/06/2011
Mueller, Adeline O.: "Zauberkinder: Children and Childhood in Late Eighteenth-Century Singspiel and Lieder"
Ph.D. in Music History and Literature, University of California at Berkeley, 2011; Mary Ann Smart, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Classical Era — Subject: opera
 

10/05/2011
Wilkins, Frances Alice Emma: "The Old Ship of Zion: Singing in Evangelicalism in North-East and Northern Isles Scottish Coastal Communities, 1859-2009"
Ph.D. in Ethnology and Folklore, University of Aberdeen, 2009; Ian Russell, advisor

Classification: Ethnomusicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: sacred music, 1859-2009
 

10/01/2011
Holladay, Meredith Anne: "Jesus on the Radio: Theological Reflection and Prophetic Witness of American Popular Music"
Ph.D. in Church-State Studies, Baylor University, 2011; Christopher Marsh, advisor

Classification: Historical Musicology — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: popular-entertainment music
 

10/01/2011
Malcomson, Hettie : "Creative Standardization: Danzón and the Port of Veracruz, Mexico"
Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Cambridge, 2010; David Lehmann, advisor

Classification: Ethnomusicology — Period: Twenty-First Century — Subject: ethnomusicology
 

10/01/2011
Prevost, Roxane Lise: "A Woman Composer Among Men: A Theoretical Study of Ursula Mamlok's Serial Works"
Ph.D. in Historical Musicology and Music Theory, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 2003; Martha M. Hyde, advisor

Classification: Music Theory — Period: Twentieth Century — Subject: rhythm, 1961-1995
 

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