Recent Articles and Talks
Consulting Professor, Music and Symbolic Systems
Musical Data Resources
Italian Culture, Music, and History
“Musical Commerce and the Fiera della Sensa, 1720-1760,” Venezia mercato delle arti, Venice, 11 October 2008.
Liturgy, and the Venetian Theatrical Calendar,” L’opéra
italien en Europe à l’époque de Haendel: Transmission, circulation et
reception d’un genre international, ed. D. Colas, A. Di Profio, G. Gétreau,
and P. Petrobelli.
“Scuole della musica a Venezia da 1500 al 1797,” Recercare, 2007 [posthumous completion, with Loris Stella, of work of Gastone Vio].
Carnival Opera to Lenten Opera: The Politics of Theatrical Time,”
Passages: Congress of the International Musicological Society,
Venetian Operas: Implications and Quandries for Vivaldi Studies,”
Convegno Internationale Vivaldiano,
and Theatrical Time in Early Modern
“The Invention of the Fortepiano as Intellectual
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“Dramaturgical Hours: How Lunar and Solar Cycles influenced the Length and Character of Venetian Operas,” Twelfth Biannual Baroque Studies Conference, Manchester (UK), July 14-18, 2004.
“Messalina: Context and Content” in the facs. edn. Francesco Maria Piccioli—Carlo Pallavicino, Messalina (Drammaturgia musicale veneta, viii), Milan: Ricordi, 2003, pp. ix-lxxiv.
“La Guerra dei Comici: Mantuan Comedy and Venetian Opera in c. 1700,” Recercare, X (1998, In memoriam Nino Pirrotta), 209-248.
“His, Hers, Theirs: Wedding Pageants, Wedding Operas, and the Musical Politics of Match-Making,” American Musicological Society, UCLA, 28 April 2001.
“Rites of Autumn, Winter, and Spring: Decoding the Calendar of Venetian Opera,” Ninth Biennial Conference on Baroque Music, Trinity College Dublin, 13 July 2000.
“Horse Ballets in Baroque Italy,” Berkeley Early Music Festival, 7 June 2000.
“Celebrations of Power: The Performing Arts in Baroque Venice.” National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (1995) and other venues.
“Expanding Violin Technique in Vivaldi's Time,” lecture-demo with Stanley Ritchie (Baroque violin), Boston Handel and Haydn Society, 2000.
“La guerra de' comici: Mantuan Comedy and Venetian Opera in c.1700,” Recercare X (1998), 209-248.
“Rovetta's Music for Holy Week,” La Basilica di San Marco nell'età moderna, ed. Francesco Passadore e Franco Rossi (talk, 1994; book, Venice: Fondazione Levi, 1998), pp. 401-441. Draft version of article. Score for mass.
“Venetian Opera, French Criticism, and English Travels: The Case of Le Mercure de France and Joseph Addison,” Revue de musicologie, 83/2 (1997), pp. 185-201. Draft.
“Venice: Musical Expression in an Era of Political Decline” in Music and Man (gen. ed. Stanley Sadie), 4: The Late Baroque Era from the 1680s to 1740, ed. George J. Buelow (London: Macmillan, 1993), pp. 66-93.
“Genre and Instrumentation in Italian Music, 1600-1670,” Early Music, XIX/1 (1991), pp. 61-7.
“The Baroque Era: Introduction” in Performance Practice (The New Grove Handbooks in Music), II: Music after 1600, ed. Howard Mayer Brown and Stanley Sadie, 2 vols. (London: The Macmillan Press and New York: W.W. Norton & Co., Ltd., 1989), II, pp. 3-19.
Music Theory, Cognition, and Technology
Philology, Performing Medium, and Graphical Idiom,” Digitale
Edition zwischen Experiment und Standardisierung.
for Music Information Retrieval: The Hausdorff Metric and Geometric
Hashing” [lead author: Christian André Romming], ISMIR 2007. http://ismir2007.ismir.net/proceedings/ISMIR2007_p457_romming.pdf.
Dimensions of Melodic Identity, Cognition, and Association,” Musicae
Scientiae: European Journal for the Sciences of Music (2007),
Cognition and Melodic Persistence: Where Metadata and Content Diverge,” ISMIR2006 (
a Measure of Cognitive Distance in Melodic Similarity,” Music
Query: Methods, Models, and User Studies (Computing in Musicology,
13 ), 93-112.
Effectiveness Measures for Symbolic Music Queries in Very Large
Implicit Information Retrievable in Music Queries?”, Invited talk,
Dagstuhl (DE) Seminar No. 04021. 8 January 2004.
Temperament, Scale, and Mode of Koto Music” [with Sachiko Deguchi and
Katsuhiko Shirai] in Music and
Globalization [in Japanese] (
Arithmetic: Implications for Notation-Based Applications,” Invited
talk, WEDEL 2003/Interactive Music Network.
Combinatorics, and Simulation: A Historical and Philosophical Enquiry”
in David Cope (ed.), Virtual
Music: Computer Synthesis of Musical Style (
Electronic Dissemination of Notated Music: An Overview” [with
Models for Virtual Distribution of Musical Scores” (with Walter B.
Hewlett and Craig Stuart Sapp), First
International Congress on Web Delivery of Music (
Relationships in Man-Machine Interactions in Music” in Machines
and History: Proceedings of the Ninth International Congress of the
German Association for Semiotic Studies (Dresden, 3-6 October
and Representational Issues in Melodic Comparison” in Melodic
Similarity, (Computing in
Musicology, 11, 1998), 3-64.
with Melody and Meter, or The Effects of Music: The Edison-Bingham Music
Research,” The Musical
Quarterly 81/2 (1997), 291-310.
“Copyright Issues in Scholarly Editions of Music,” American
Organizer and Chair, “Musical Data as Intellectual Property”
[panel], ISMIR2004, Barcelona (ES). Participants: Charles Cronin, Enric
Enrich, Masataka Goto. October 13, 2004.
“Fixed Form, Fluid Content: Musical Data as Intellectual Property,” Invited talk, Conference on Virtual Scores, Kernochan Center for Law and the Arts, Law School, Columbia University, 5 May 2003.
“Music Copyright, Music Technology, and Music Archiving: Issues and
Interpretations,” Fourth Conference on Digital Resources in the Humanities.
“Copyright and Fair Use in Electronic Scholarship,” Joint Annual
Meeting, Society for Music Theory and the American Musicological
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