Here are two of the major research projects that I’m working on:

Music Publishing in the Nineteenth Century. Most of my work investigates the world of nineteenth-century music publishers and their artistic influence on the style of composers from the period. The project relates to a broader study of maximalism (the subject of my doctoral dissertation) and other modes of stylistic development. Read more…

Sixteenth-Century Polyphony. I also enjoy subjecting corpora of sixteenth-century polyphony to formal empirical analysis, taking a quantitative approach to questions of text setting in the Italian madrigal. Read more…

Peer-Reviewed Research Articles

  • “The Negotiation of Nineteenth-Century Style: A Case Study in Composer–Publisher Relations.” International Review of the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music, vol. 49, no. 2 (January 2019) [backdated to 2018]: 217–242.
  • “The Business of Composition: Measuring Economic Relationships at Breitkopf & Härtel, 1798–1838.” Notes: The Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association, vol. 74, no. 4 (June 2018): 574–602.
  • “Text Painting, or Coincidence? Treatment of Height-Related Imagery in the Madrigals of Luca Marenzio.” Empirical Musicology Review, vol. 11, no. 2 (January 2017) [backdated to 2016]: 109–119.
  • “The Diegetic Music of Berg’s Lulu: When Opera and Serialism Collide.” Journal of Musicological Research, vol. 35, no. 1 (January 2016): 1–22.

Data Projects


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