Musicology Lecture Series

The Musicology Lecture Series brings exciting scholars-- both long-established and up-and-coming-- to campus. Past guests include Thomas Forrest Kelly (Harvard), Lydia Goehr (Columbia), and Susan Youens (Notre Dame).

All lectures are free and open to the public.

Upcoming Musicology Lectures

Music Lecture: Mary Sue Morrow (University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music)
Fri, Sep 22, 4:00 PM
Biddle 104

"Joseph Haydn and the Business of Music in Late Eighteenth-Century Austria." Mary Sue Morrow is a musicologist whose research interests include 18th-century music, aesthetics and criticism, reception history, nationalism, and the sociology of music. She is the author of two books, "German Music...

Music Lecture: Kyle Adams (Indiana University-Bloomington)
Fri, Oct 13, 4:00 PM
Biddle 104

"Parameters of phrase in hip-hop: harmonic, syntactical, and rhythmic." Kyle Adams is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Music Theory, and aural skills coordinator at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He earned his Ph.D. from the City University of New York in 2006,...

Book Talk with Larry Wolff (New York University): The Singing Turk
Thu, Oct 26, 5:00 PM
Biddle 1 (Biddle Lobby)

This talk takes place in the Music Library Seminar Room, Biddle Music Building, East Campus. Prof. Wolff discusses his new book "The Singing Turk" (Stanford UP, 2016) about the image of the Turks in 18th century operas. Larry Wolff is Professor of History and Director of the Center for European...

Symposium: British Music & Europe in the Age of Brexit
Fri, Nov 03, 2:00 PM
Biddle 1 (Biddle Lobby)

Panels and presentations open to the public from 2-5 PM in the Music Library Seminar Room, Biddle Music Building. No registration required.

Symposium: British Music & Europe in the Age of Brexit
Sat, Nov 04, 9:30 AM
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall

Panels and presentations open to the public. Morning session is 9:30am - 12:30pm. Afternoon session is 2-4:30pm. No registration required. This symposium is sponsored by the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute: Humanities Futures & the Duke University Department of Music.