MUSICOLOGY COLLOQUIUM(More about event)
Don Randel, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
"Listening to Schumann Listening to Heine"
Don Michael Randel, a prominent American musicologist, is President of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and is a member of the editorial board of Encyclopedia Britannica. He has previously served as President of the University of Chicago, as Provost of Cornell University, and as Dean of Cornell's College of Arts and Sciences.
In his academic work, Randel specializes in the music of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Among musicologists, he is particularly known for his publications on Mozarabic chant, Arabic music theory, and Panamanian folk music. He has served as editor of the third and fourth editions of the Harvard Dictionary of Music. He is a triple alumnus of Princeton University, having earned his bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees in Musicology here.
Location: Room 106, Woolworth Center
Date/Time: 09/24/12 at 4:30 pm - 09/24/12 at 6:00 pm
Category: Colloquium Series