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Recent conversation has revealed levels of frustration at teaching classes on subjects in which we have varying degrees of insider knowledge or specialization. It can be hard to locate, collect, and synthesize recent discoveries or current trends in scholarship with the pressures of lesson plans, grading, and student abilities looming overhead. Wouldn’t it be nice, […]

MemberMorgan Rich

Morgan Rich is a Volkswagen Stiftung and the Andrew Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities, working at the Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung, Berlin. She received her PhD in musicology from the University of Florida. Her dissertation reassesses Theodor Adorno’s relationship with Alban Berg in a pivotal moment in his philosophical and compositional career. During the 2016/2017 academic year she was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Musicology at the University of Florida School of Music. She has presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Musicological Society, International Council of Europeanists, German Studies Association, Austrian Studies Association  as well as various national and international conferences for musicology and European studies. 

DepositRamala: An American “Indianist” Opera, Musicological Lecture Concert

Ohio State University Opera & Lyric Theatre presents “Ramala”: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 – 7:30pm Weigel Auditorium Charles Wakefield Cadman, Francis La Flesche, and Nelle Richmond Eberhart began collaborating on this opera in 1908, at that time titled Daoma (sometimes spelled Da O Ma). In the 1930s, Cadman and Eberhart revised the opera and renamed it Ramala, often​ ​using ​ the subtitle Land of the Misty Water. La Flesche, an anthropologist and member of the Omaha tribe, provided recordings and transcriptions of Omaha music and the story for Ramala. Cadman composed music based on those tunes, and Eberhart and La Flesche worked together to write the libretto. The Ohio State University Opera & Lyric Theatre Ramala: an American “Indianist” Opera Music by Charles Wakefield Cadman Libretto by Nelle Richmond Eberhart and Francis La Flesche Directed by A. Scott Parry Presentation: Katie Graber Piano: Ryan Behan Ramala: Kimberly Monzon Aedeta: Justin Fields Nemaha: Dylan Davis Magena: Elizabeth BLanquera Taene: Samantha Stiner Obeska: Thomas Petrushka Video Production: Adam Bey