Regular Full and Part Time Faculty, Ensemble Directors
Professor of Music
Professor of Music, Tufts University; former Vice President, The American
His scholarly work focuses on Schoenberg and the Second
Viennese School, turn of the century Vienna, Weimar Berlin, and music and
Books: Music in the 20th- and 21st
Centuries and Anthology of Music in the 20th- and 21st
Centuries (Norton, 2013); A Cambridge Companion to Schoenberg, ed.
with Jennifer Shaw (Cambridge, 2010); A Schoenberg Reader (Yale, 2003); Postmodern
Music/Postmodern Thought, ed. with Judy Lochhead (Routledge, 2001).
articles include: "Weighing, Measuring, Embalming Tonality," in Tonality
1910-1950, eds. Wörner, Rupprecht, and Scheideler (Steiner, 2012), "Losing
your Voice: Sampled Speech and Song from the Uncanny to the Unremarkable, "in
Throughout: Art and Culture Emerging in an Age of Ubiquitous Computing, ed.
Ekman (MIT Press, 2012), and "Wanted Dead and Alive: Historical Performance
Practice and Electro-Acoustic Music from Abbey Road to IRCAM," in Music in
Print and Beyond: Hildegard von Bingen to The Beatles, eds. Monson and
Marvin (Rochester 2013).
He has served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of
the American Musical Society and General Editor of Garland/Routledge Studies
in Contemporary Music and Culture. He is the recipient of fellowships from
the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, the J. Paul Getty Center for the History of
Art and the Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
coming to Tufts in 2006 he was Associate Provost at Stony Brook University. His
Ph.D. is from The University of Chicago (1991); he earned his B.A. at The
Colorado College (1981), which granted him an Honorary Doctorate in 2014.
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