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Publications and Presentations

        
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PRINTED PUBLICATIONS

 

"Lomax, Alan," in Encyclopedia of the Great Depression (New York: Macmillan Reference U.S.A., 2004), Volume 2 of 2, pp. 585-587.

"Grainger, George Percy   (Percy Aldridge Grainger) ," in American National Biography (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999).   ABSTRACT

"Lomax, John Avery," in American National Biography (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999).    ABSTRACT

"An Illustrated Presentation of MelAnaly,"  Musical Praxis 1 (Spring, 1997).

"Summary of the MelAnaly Code," in Handbook of Musical Codes, ed. Walter Hewlett and Eleanor Selfridge-Field (Menlo Park,
CA: Center for Computer Assisted Research in the Humanities, 1996).

"Computer-Assisted Comparative Analysis with the MelAnaly Software Package - Version 6.1," Music Research Digest 9, Issue 28,
September 5, 1994.

"The MelAnaly Software Package," Ethnomusicology Research Digest 157 (Volume 5, No. 18), May 13, 1994.

"MelAnaly: Software for Folktune Examination," American Folklore Society Newsletter 23/2 (April, 1994), p. 4.

"MelAnaly," in Computing in Musicology 8 (1992), 68-69.

"Principles and Methods of Element Encoding and Array Formation in the MelAnaly System of Comparative Folktune Analysis," Computers in
Music Research
4 (Fall, 1992), 77-104.

"Peregrinations of a Cabbage Head: A Preliminary Investigation of Select Variants of 'Our Goodman' (Child Number 274) from Lower Appalachia
to Middle America, ca. 1910-1988," in Dika Caecilia: Essays in Honor of Dika Newlin, November 22, 1988, ed. Theodore Albrecht (Kansas City: Park
College Music Department, 1988), 44-64.

"Scale in Southern Appalachian Folksong: A Reexamination," College Music Symposium 26 (1986): 77-91.     LINK

"Centonization and Concordance in the American Southern Uplands Folksong Melody: a Study of the Musical Generative and Transmittive
Processes of an Oral Tradition" (Ann Arbor; University Microfilms, International,1985).  Microfilm/-fiche of Ph.D. dissertation, University of
North
Texas (Denton), 1984.   ABSTRACT       UMI NUMBER: 8423854   Click on "Dissertation Services."

"A Brief Inquiry into the Workings of Oral Tradition in the American Southern Uplands Folksong Melody," in A Gift of Essays for Cecil Adkins on
His Fiftieth Birthday
, ed. Susan Treacy (Denton: Editio Amadeus, 1982).

 

ONLINE DOCUMENTS


"And the Band Played On: Hypotheses Concerning What Music Was Performed Near the Climax of the Titanic Disaster" (Houston: October, 1999).
ABSTRACT / FULL TEXT  (
same as below, under "Presentations")

"Comments on the Music of Albert Ketelbey" (Houston: July, 1997).   LINK

"Crwth Reference Index: a Select List of Documents and  Presentations" (Houston: September, 1997).    LINK

"Notes on Frederick  Delius, 'La Calinda' from Koanga, 'A Late Lark,' and 'Morning' and 'Night' from Florida Suite" (Houston: April, 1997).   LINK

"Select List of Writings on the Oral-Aural Transmission of British Insular and Insular-American Folk Music" (Houston: September, 1997).   LINK

Full text of response in session, "The Uses of Technology: Implications  for Ethnomusicology"; meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology,
Milwaukee; 20 October, 1994.     LINK

 

 


PRESENTATIONS

 

 “The Linguistic Basis of British National Music of the Late- and Post-Romantic Periods,” read at the 2009 Conference on Nineteenth Century Music, the University of Kansas, July 16-18, 2009.  ABSTRACT

"And the Band Played On: Hypotheses Concerning What Music Was Performed Near the Climax of the Titanic Disaster," read at the October, 1999 meeting of the Southwest Regional Chapter of the American Musicological Society, Rice University, Houston.
ABSTRACT / FULL TEXT  (
same as above, under "Online Documents")

"The MelAnaly 6.0 Code: Structure and Function," read at the October, 1993 meeting of the Southwest Regional Chapter of the American
Musicological Society, University of North Texas, Denton.  Related Links:     1     2      3      4

"The Ongoing Development of the MelAnaly Software Package for the Comparative Analysis of British and British-American Folktunes,"
read at the Second International Conference on Computers in Music Research, The Queen's University of Belfast; April, 1991.
 Related Links:     1     2      3      4

"Hybrid Strains in the Cabbage Patch: A Further Investigation of Select Variants of 'Our Goodman' (Child Number 274) from Lower Appalachia to Middle America," read at the National Convention of the College Music Society, St. Louis; October, 1989. Earlier printed version, "Perigrinations of a Cabbage Head: a Preliminary Study of Select Variants of 'Our Goodman' (Child No. 274) from Lower Appalachia to Middle America," in Dika Caecilia: Essays for Dika Newlin, November 22, 1988, Theodore Albrecht, editor (Kansas City: Park College Music Department, 1988), 44-64.

"A Genre-Specific, Microcomputer-Assisted Method of Comparative Melodic Analysis for the Assessment of Relationships Between
British-American Folksongs," read at the National Conference of the Sonneck Society, Centre College of Kentucky (Danville); April, 1988.
Related Links:     1     2      3      4

"A Paradigm of Folktune Preservation and Change within the Oral Tradition of a  Southern Appalachian Community, 1916-1986," read at the
National Convention of the American Musicological Society, New Orleans; October, 1987.    ABSTRACT

"Oral and Written Processes and the Transmision of Ballad Tunes," lecture delivered at the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Festival, Mars Hill College  (Mars Hill, North Carolina); October, 1986.

"Textfile Functions and Array-Manipulation in the Application of the Microcomputer to Folktune Analysis and Comparison," read at the April, 1986 meeting of the Southwest Regional Chapter of the American Musicological Society, University of North Texas (Denton).

"Centonization and Concordance in the American Southern Uplands Folksong Melody: an Introduction," read at the April, 1982 meeting of the
Southwest Regional Chapter of the American Musicological Society, Southern Methodist University (Dallas).

"Some Observations Regarding  Crwth Performance," read at the October, 1976 meeting of the Southwest Regional Chapter of the American
Musicological Society, Southern Methodist University (Dallas).   ABSTRACT   

 

AUTHOR'S PUBLICATIONS

"The Welsh Crwth, Its   History, and Its Genealogy" (Houston and Denton: 1973). Offset reproduction of text and copies of companion audio tape, M.Mus. thesis, University of North Texas.   ABSTRACT

"The Welsh Crwth, Its History, and Its Genealogy: Errata and Addenda" (Houston, Denton, and Lewisville [TX]: 1974-1977). Photocopies of four annually-issued text supplements with copies of partial re-recording (1974) of companion audio tape.

MelAnaly - computer software for comparative melodic analysis , Versions 1.0 - 6.1 (Houston, 1981-1992).


 

MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS

See separate webpage, or go directly to  sibeliusmusic.com


 

WORKS IN PREPARATION

Expository Writing and Computer Software
 

"An Application of Non-Linear Dynamic Principles to a Theory of Oral-Aural Folktune Transmission"

"Fallacies of Intrinsic-Extrinsic Bifurcation in the Judicial Assessment of Forensic Musical Analysis"   ABSTRACT    

MelAnaly, Version 7.0 (Houston: Author, projected for late 2005).  ABSTRACT

"Melodic and Harmonic Anhemitonicism in the Music of Frederick Delius"

The Ralph Vaughan Williams Folksong Manuscripts (facsimile edition with parallel transcription, editorial commentary, and melodic index).

"Reflections on Bingley's Report of a Crwth Tuning in Paired Fifths"

 

 

EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS

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