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Selected Publications: 



  • “Arnold Schoenberg and the ‘Musical Idea’,” in The Cambridge Companion to Serialism, ed. Martin Iddon (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming)
  • “Schoenberg’s Opus 33b and the Problem of its Contrasting ‘Continuation’ and Second Theme,” Music Analysis 37/2 (July 2018): 203-242.
  • “Little High, Little Low: Hidden Repetition, Long-Range Contour and Classical Form in Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody,” in Form and Process in Music, 1300-2014: An Analytic Sampler (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016)
  • “Presentation of ‘Musical Idea’ through Tetrachord Exchanges and Rhythmic/Metric Correspondences in the Intermezzo and Gavotte of Schoenberg’s Suite for Piano, Op. 25,” Intégral 27 (2013): 1-52.
  • “Mahler’s Musical Idea: A Schenkerian-Schoenbergian Analysis of the Adagio from Symphony No. 10,” in Analyzing the Music of Living Composers (and Others) , ed. Jack Boss, Brad Osborn, Timothy Pack and Stephen Rodgers (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013), pp. 115-31.
  • “The ‘Musical Idea’ and Motivic Structure in Schoenberg’s Op. 11, No. 1,” in Musical Currents from the Left Coast, ed. Jack Boss and Bruce Quaglia (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008), pp. 256-81.
  • "The 'Musical Idea' and Global Coherence in Schoenberg's Atonal Music," Intégral 14/15: 209-64.
  • "The 'Continuous Line' and Structural and Semantic Text-painting in Bernard Rands's Canti d'Amor," Perspectives of New Music 36/2: 143-85.
  • "Schoenberg on Ornamentation and Structural Levels," Journal of Music Theory 38/2: 187-216.
  • "Schoenberg's Op. 22 Radio Talk and Developing Variation in Atonal Music," Music Theory Spectrum 14/2: 125-49.
  • Book Reviews of Schoenberg’s Musical Imagination by Michael Cherlin in Music Theory Online, Schenker Studies 2, ed. by Carl Schachter and Hedi Siegel, in Notes, and Analytic Approaches to Twentieth-Century Music by Joel Lester in Journal of Music Theory.