J. Peter Burkholder
J. Peter Burkholder is Distinguished Professor of Musicology at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He received his Ph.D. in the History and Theory of Music from the University of Chicago in 1983, after an M.A. in composition there and an A.B. in Music from Earlham College. In addition to the most recent editions of A History of Western Music and of Norton Anthology of Western Music, he is the author of Charles Ives: The Ideas Behind the Music and All Made of Tunes: Charles Ives and the Uses of Musical Borrowing and editor of Charles Ives and His World and Charles Ives and the Classical Tradition (with Geoffrey Block). His articles range from Ives to Brahms, fifteenth-century masses, Berg, Schoenberg, modernism, musical borrowing, and musical meaning, and have appeared in Journal of the American Musicological Society, Music Theory Spectrum, Musical Quarterly, Journal of Musicology, 19th-Century Music, College Music Symposium, and Music Library Association Notes, among others. He wrote the articles on Ives, on borrowing, and several on other topics for The New Grove Dictionary, 2nd ed. His research has won many awards, including the Alfred Einstein Award from the American Musicological Society, The Irving Lowens Award (twice) from the Society for American Music, and the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award. He is President of The Charles Ives Society and has served as President, Vice President, and Director-at-Large of the American Musicological Society and former Board Member for Musicology for the College Music Society.
Changing the Stories We Tell: Repertoires, Narratives, Materials, Goals, and Strategies in Teaching Music History