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I am a musicologist interested in German- and Czech-speaking Central Europe from the fin-de-siècle to the early Cold War.

Publications

Articles and Chapters


“Reimagining China in Interwar German Opera: Eugen d’Albert’s Mister Wu and Ernst Toch’s Der Fächer.” In German-East Asian Musical Entanglements: Transnational Affinity in the 20th and 21st Centuries, edited by Joanne Cho, 125-49. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2021.


 

“‘What Exactly Is China’ in Bertolt Brecht and Hanns Eisler’s Die Maßnahme (The Measures Taken).” In Sino-German Encounters and Entanglements: Multifaceted Transnational Partnerships, 1890-1950, edited by Joanne Cho, 211-37. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2021.


 

“There and Back Again: Zeitoper and the Transatlantic Search for a Uniquely American Opera in the 1920s.” Journal of the Society for American Music 13, no. 2 (2019): 195-215.


 

“Twentieth-Century Ideologies of ‘Late Style’ in the Reception of Elliott Carter’s Music,” Elephant & Castle: laboratorio dell’immaginario 18 (2018). http://cav.unibg.it/elephant_castle/web/saggi/twentieth-century-ideologies-of-late-style-in-the-reception-of-elliott-carter-s-music/279


 

“Ernst Krenek’s Leben des Orest and the Idea of a Meyerbeer Renaissance in Weimar Republic Germany.” In: Meyerbeer and Grand opéra from the July Monarchy to the Present, edited by Mark Everist, 431-456. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2016.


 

“Staatssymbolmusik: Germania Vertont.” In: Paradestück Militärmusik: Beiträge zum Wandel staatlicher Repräsentation durch Musik, edited by Peter Moorman, Albrecht Riethmüller, and Rebecca Wolf, 69-79. Bielefeld, Germany: transcript Verlag, 2012.


 

Reviews, Encyclopedia Entries, etc.


“Harry Hay, the Mattachine Society, and Musicology’s Role in the early U.S. Gay Rights Movement.” Musicology Now, 20 June 2018. http://musicologynow.ams-net.org/2018/06/harry-hay-mattachine-society-and.html.


 

Review of the CD “Plays and Operas for the Radio (CPO 777 839-2)” with works by Hindemith, Weill, Grosz, Gronostay, and Sutermeister. Kurt Weill Newsletter 35, no. 2 (Fall 2017): 17.


 

“Geiringer, Karl,” “Keller, Hans,” “Lowinsky, Edward,” and “Salzer, Felix.” In: Lexikon verfolgter Musiker und Musikerinnen der NS-Zeit, edited by Claudia Maurer Zenck and Peter Petersen. http://www.lexm.uni-hamburg.de.

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    Memberships

    Musicological Society of Australia

    American Musicological Society

    German Studies Association

    Society for American Music

    International Hanns Eisler Society

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