Lecture: American Romantics
July 31st, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Boyd Neel Room – Edward Johnson Building
Guest Speaker: Ryan McClelland
Ryan McClelland is Associate Professor of Music Theory and Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs in the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Brahms and the Scherzo: Studies in Musical Narrative (Ashgate, 2010) and co-author (with David Beach) of Analysis of 18th- and 19th-Century Musical Works in the Classical Tradition (Routledge, 2012). His articles concerning Brahms, Schenkerian analysis, rhythmic-metric theory, and performance studies have appeared in Music Theory Spectrum, Music Analysis, Theory and Practice, Intégral, Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy, Intersections: Canadian Journal of Music, and Dutch Journal of Music Theory. His current major research project, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), involves expressive timing in the music of Brahms.