PUBLICATIONS AND WRITINGS
Rhapsody in Blue - Warner-Chappell Music, edited and computerized a performance edition and parts, in conjunction with performances and recording by Michael Tilson Thomas, of the 1924 Ferde Grofé Jazz Band Orchestration
“Songs of John Alden Carpenter” - extended CD Liner Notes researching the history and background of the songs recorded on the solo CD As This Morning Fair: Songs of John Alden Carpenter.
“Songs of Henry Cowell” - extended CD Liner Notes researching the history and background of the songs recorded on the solo CD Songs of Henry Cowell.
“The Songs of Leo Sowerby” - extended CD Liner Notes researching the history and background of the songs recorded on the solo CD My Love Unspoken: Songs of Leo Sowerby.
“Reordering Schubert’s Schwanengesang” - program essay for the 1992 Schubert Symposium of the American Schubert Institute, Boston. Presented thesis that Schwanengesang should be re-ordered following the order of the poems in the poet’s collections and that two additional Rellstab settings of 1828 should be included to create a more cyclic set of songs consistent with the narrative themes found in Schubert’s two great song cycles.
The Songs of Dmitri Shostakovich - manuscript to be published by Greenwood Press. Extensive study, the first in any language, of over 150 solo songs by Shostakovich; works with piano, chamber ensemble and orchestra are discussed in depth from both socio-historical and musicological perspectives. Translations and transliterations of all poems are included.
“Vladimir Stasov and the Mighty Five” - article for London Symphony Orchestra festival program booklet, The Flight of the Firebird: Rimsky-Korsakov and St. Petersburg, Barbican Centre, 1989. Discusses Stasov’s seminal influence as the propagandist for the emerging Russian Nationalist School.
“Songs of the Nightingale” - translations of Russian song texts for Karen Emerson CD.
Songs of Jack Beeson - MLA Notes, June 1992. Review of recently published scores.
Songs of Peter Warlock - MLA Notes, December 1990. Review of recently published song volumes.
Michael Sahl & Eric Salzman’s Civilization and its Discontents, David Amram’s Three Shakespeare Songs, and Kurt Weill’s The Ballad of the Magna Carta - MLA Notes, September 1988. Review of recently published scores.
Franz Schubert’s Salve Regina, Franz Lachner’s Two German Songs, and Mauro Giuliani’s Sei ariette, op. 95 - MLA Notes, June 1986. Review of recently published vocal chamber music scores.
Peter Maxwell Davies’ The Yellow Cake Review and Stephen Oliver’s A Man of Feeling - MLA Notes, March 1986. Review of recently published scores.