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Guest Blog by Matthew Mugmon: The Canadian Bess, or Porgy and Brass

In a guest blog post, Matthew Mugmon offers a musicological reflection on the Canadian Brass after seeing the Washington National Opera production of Porgy and Bess


Continue Reading April 3, 2010 at 2:52 pm 6 comments

Sonic Doom: Decay, Disease & Destruction in Music – 2010 Echo Conference Call For Papers

This conference at UCLA looks great! But would you really expect otherwise?!?

Continue Reading March 5, 2010 at 10:08 am 2 comments

Guest Post by Lincoln Ballard: And Your Pope Can Sing

Guest Blogger Lincoln Ballard shares his thoughts on the Vatican’s recently announced choices for the ten best albums in pop music history.

Continue Reading February 27, 2010 at 9:46 am

Guest Post by Zoe Lang: Today’s Musicological Toolbox

Guest-poster Zoe Lang chimes in on the recent AMS-listserv paleography discussion and considers how we might revise our musicological toolbox for the betterment of interdisciplinary dialogue.

Continue Reading February 5, 2010 at 8:17 am

Guest Post by Frank Lehman: Scoring the Decade

Film score czar and music theorist Frank Lehman delves into the soundscape of John Williams’s 2001 score for A.I.:Artificial Intelligence and offers insight into why it stands out as one of decade’s best.

Continue Reading December 24, 2009 at 12:20 pm 1 comment

Zoe Lang’s Guest Blog: Laying Down the Ground Rules

Kate van Orden, the Journal of the American Musicological Society, and the asterisk.

Continue Reading November 19, 2008 at 11:00 am

Ryan and Drew Reevaluate/Reemerge

The Only Constant is Change.

Continue Reading November 11, 2008 at 8:22 pm

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