R. Larry Todd

R. Larry Todd

Arts and Sciences Professor of Music in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

External Address: 
081 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90665, Durham, NC 27708-0665
(919) 660-3300


  • Ph.D., Yale University 1979
  • M.Phil., Yale University 1976
  • B.A., Yale University 1974

Todd, RL. ""New Light on Mendelssohn’s Freie Phantasie (1840)"." Literary and Musical Notes: Wm. A. Little Festschrift. Ed. GC Orth. Bern, Peter Lang, 1995. 205-18.

Todd, RL. ""On Quotation in Schumann’s Music"." Schumann and His World. 1994. 80-112.

Orchestra, OC. "Mendelssohn, String Symphonies Nos. 8, 9, and 10." Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. DGG, 1993.

Todd, RL. ""Strauss before Liszt and Wagner: Some Observations"." Richard Strauss: New Perspectives on the Composer and His Works. Ed. B Gilliam. Duke University Press, 1992. 3-40.

Todd, RL. ""Gerade das Lied wie es dasteht: On Text and Meaning in Mendelssohn’s Lieder ohne Worte"." Musical Humanism and Its Legacy: Essays in Honor of Claude Palisca. Ed. NK Baker. Stuyvesant: Pendragon Press, 1992. 355-79.

Todd, RL. ""The Unfinished Mendelssohn"." Mendelssohn and His World. 1992. 158-84.

Todd, RL. ""Mendelssohn"." St. James Guide to Biography. Chicago: St. James Press, 1991. 527-29.

Todd, RL. ""Mozart according to Mendelssohn: A Contribution to Rezeptionsgeschichte"." Perspectives on Mozart Performance. 1991. 158-203.

Todd, RL. ""Piano Music Reformed: The Case of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy"." Nineteenth-Century Piano Music. 1990. 178-220.


Todd, RL. "Mendelssohn's Legacy: A Performer's Symposium." Piano (2005): 20-29.

Todd, RL. "Mendelssohn, Die schöne Melusine." (2003). (Review)

Todd, RL. "Reynolds, Motives for Allusion." (2003). (Review)

Todd, RL. "Weber, C. M. von, Sämtliche Werke: Kirchenmusik." Music Library Association Notes 57 (2001): 999-10001. (Review)

Todd, Evans, and and Olson, RLDJ. "A Welsh Collection of Mendelssohniana: Letters at Aberystwyth." Current Musicology 65 (2001): 116-140.

Todd, RL. "Gade, Niels, Werke." Music Library Association Notes 54/4 (June 1996): 982-84. (Review)

Todd, RL. "Marston, Nicholas, Schumann: Fantasie Op. 17." Times Literary Supplement (June 1993): 19-19. (Review)

Todd, RL. "Mendelssohn, Elijah and Der 114. Psalm (London, 1990 and Wiesbaden, 1991)." Music Library Association Notes 50 (1993): 745-46. (Review)

Todd, RL. "Introduction to F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy, a collection of the composer’s watercolors and drawings." No. 7 in the art series of the Atelier Mujinkan in Japanese and English (1992).