Stephen Meyer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Music Histories at Syracuse University. He is the author of Carl Maria von Weber and the Search for a German Opera, and has published articles in numerous scholarly journals, including the Journal of the American Musicological Society, 19th-Century Music, The Musical Quarterly and the Cambridge Opera Journal. His most recent articles concern the history of the sound recording of Wagner’s Grail operas; the role of technology in the early music movement, and the question of medievalism in film music. At present, he is working on a book project Epic Sound: Music in Postwar Hollywood Biblical Films. In January of 2015 he will be assuming the Editor-in-Chief position of the Journal of Music History Pedagogy.