The Choral Journal (December 2010)
Politics and Folk-Song Arrangement in the Works of Fernando Lopes-Graça — Article on choral harmonizations of folksongs by Portuguese composer Fernando Lopes-Graça. The article is drawn largely from the DMA document listed below.
Editor of a new edition of Claude Le Jeune’s Revoicy venir du printemps, with a discussion of the text and performance issues. Available online from GIA.
The Canções Regionais Portuguesas of Fernando Lopes-Graça (1906–1994): Methods and significance of the adaptation of folk materials into the choral medium — DMA document on Fernando Lopes-Graça’s 24-volume Canções Regionais Portuguesas, which serve as an excellent subject for the study of the processes and implications of the adaptation of folk materials into the choral medium.
The Variation of Tourmaline Chemistry with Metamorphic Grade in Southwest Maine — co-authored undergraduate paper summarizing and synthesizing research on the pegmatites found along the Maine/NH border.
Firm Footing in the Heavens and Faltering Steps on Earth: Harmonic Language as Word-Painting in Brahms’s “Gesang der Parzen” — Final paper written for a late-romantic theory course focusing on neo-Schenkerian and neo-Riemannian aspects of Brahms’s Gesang der Parzen. Presented at the UGA Music Research Symposium 2006 and at the ACDA National Convention in Miami as part of a poster session. Later revised and published in The Choral Scholar (see above).
“Symphony” and Simfonizm in Shostakovich’s Thirteenth Symphony: Unusual Genesis as Key to Shostakovich’s Concept of Symphony — paper written for Shostakovich seminar and revised for presentation at the 2005 MGSA research symposium