performer | theorist

writings

Publications:

Articles:

  • “Composing at the Keyboard: Assessing the Theory Behind Schoenberg’s Musical Typewriter,” Keyboard Perspectives 10 (2017): 113-134
  • “Emancipate the Quartertone: The Call to Revolution in Nineteenth-Century Music Theory,” History of Humanities 2:2 (2017): 327-344
  • “Charting Boethius: Music and the Diagrammatic Tree in the Cambridge University De institutione arithmetica,” Early Music History 34 (2015): 207-238
  • “Dom Mocquereau’s Theories of Music and Romantic Musical Aesthetics,” Études grégoriennes 23 (2015): 1-26
  • “Frozen Music: Music and Architecture in Vitruvius’ De Architectura,” Greek and Roman Musical Studies 2 (2014): 124-145
  • “Ut Pictora Musica: Carlo Farina’s Capriccio Stravagante and Kunstkammer Paintings,” Nota Bene 5:1 (2013): 1-20
  • “Noting Images: Understanding the Illustrated Manuscripts of Mendelssohn’s Schilflied and Hindemith’s Ludus Tonalis,” Music Theory Online, 16:3 (2012)
    • Translated into Farsi by Farshad Moshfeghi for Iran’s Music Report Magazine, 2012
  • “PianoFortePiano: Exploring The Use Of Historical Keyboards As A Heuristic Guide To Performance On The Modern Piano,” MTNA E-Journal (2010): 10-21

Book Chapter:

  • “Daniele Barbaro, Nicola Vicentino, and Vitruvian Music Theory in Sixteenth-Century Italy,” in P. Caye, F. Lemerle. L. Moretti, V. Zara (eds.), Daniele Barbaro. Vénitien, patricien, humaniste (Brepols, 2018)

Reviews:

  • "Expanding the Conversation: New Recordings of the Italian Baroque and Galant," Early Music 46:3 (August 2018) [forthcoming]
  • “A Grand Tour of Historical Italian Keyboard Music,” Early Music 42 (2014): 141-143
  • “Sound and Scent in the Garden,” Journal of Landscape Architecture 42 (2014): 12-13

Presentations:

Lecture Recitals:

  • "The Enharmonium and Tanaka Shōhei  [純正調オルガンと田中正平]," Kunitachi College of Music, JP (September 2018)
  • “A Music ‘Freed from Artificial Temperament': The Science and Politics behind Tanaka Shōhei's Just Intonation Instrument,” Studio31 Symposium, Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, CH (Nov. 2017)
  • “Decoding Tristan Perich’s Dual Synthesis,” Keyboard Networks Conference, Cornell University, MA (Mar. 2016)

Conference Talks:

  • "Alexander John Ellis: Pitch Fundamentalist," American Musicological Society Annual Meeting," San Antonio TX (Nov. 2018)
  • “A Music ‘Freed from Artificial Temperament’: The Science and Politics Of Tanaka Shōhei’s Just-Intonation Instruments," The Keyboard as a Musical Interface: Materiality, Experience, Cognition, Idiom, Deutsches Museum, Munich, DE. (Jan. 2018)
  • “Acoustic Justice,” Workshop on Law and Music at the Program on Science, Technology and Society, Harvard University, MA (Dec. 2017)
  • “The Root Cause of Musical Disease: KB Deval, Just-Intonation Research, and the Politics of Early Twentieth-Century Musical Studies in India,” Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Meeting, Denver, CO (Oct. 2017)
  • “Emancipating Microtones: Nineteenth-Century Experiments with 53-tone Equal Temperament,” Transnational Musical Modernities, Observatorio Instituto Cervantes, Harvard University, MA (Mar. 2017)
  • “Looking For the Origins of Tuning and Temperament in Early Modern Italy,” Villa I Tatti, Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Fiesole, IT (Nov. 2016)
  • “Emancipating Microtones: Nineteenth-Century Experiments with 53-Tone Equal Temperament,” on co-organized joint panel “Comparing Notes: Just Intonation, Japan, and the Origins of Musical Disciplines,” American Musicological Society Annual Conference, Vancouver, CA (Nov. 2016)
  • “Music, Nature, and Power in the Gardens of the Villa d'Este,” Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference, Boston, MA (Mar.-Apr. 2016)
  • “Schoenberg's Typewriter: The Notenschreibmaschine and Musical Composition,” AMS Annual Conference, Louisville, KY (Nov. 2015)
  • “An ‘Ideal’ Music: Hugo Riemann and Nineteenth Century Experiments in Enharmonic Keyboard Design,” Society for Music Theory Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO (Oct. 2015)
  • Musica Prisca Caput: Vitruvian Music Theory and Enharmonicism in Sixteenth-Century Italy,” American Philological Association/Archeological Association of America Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA (Jan. 2015)
  • Musica Prisca Caput: Vitruvian Music Theory and Enharmonicism in Sixteenth-Century Italy,” SMT Annual Conference, Madison, WI (Nov. 2014)
  • “Charting Boethius: Music and the Diagrammatic Tree in the Cambridge University Library De institutione arithmetica, Ms. Ii.III.12,” Revisiting the Legacy of Boethius in the Middle Ages, Harvard University, MA (Mar. 2014)
  • “Music and Alchemy in the Garden of the Villa Pratolino,” Visual Arts and Music in Renaissance Europe c.1400-1650, Second Annual Postgraduate Renaissance Symposium, Courtauld Institute of Art, London (Jan. 2014)
  • “Barbaro’s Della Musica and the Mechanics of Vitruvian Music Theory and Practice,” Barbaro 500: Architecture/musique/peinture/perspective, Centre d’Études de la Supérieures Renaissance: Tours, FR (Nov. 2013)
  • Musica Prisca Caput – The Theory and Repertoire of Experimental Keyboards With More Than 12 Keys Per Octave,” 2nd International Conference on Historical Keyboard Music, Edinburgh, UK (Jul. 2013)
  • “Vitruvius and His Maiores: The Legacy of Music Theory and Magna Graecia on Architecture,” VI Meeting of the MOISA International Society for the Study of Greek and Roman Music, Agrigento, IT (May 2013)

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