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Publications and Presentations
"Lomax, Alan," in Encyclopedia
of the Great Depression (
"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).
of the MelAnaly Code," in Handbook
of Musical Codes, ed. Walter Hewlett and Eleanor Selfridge-Field
CA: Center for Computer Assisted Research in the Humanities, 1996).
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.
and Methods of Element Encoding and Array Formation in the MelAnaly
System of Comparative Folktune Analysis," Computers
Music Research 4 (Fall, 1992), 77-104.
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,
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).
"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
"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
meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology,
“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
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,
ABSTRACT / FULL TEXT (same as above, under "Online Documents")
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.
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
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
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
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
Crwth, Its History, and Its Genealogy"
(Houston and Denton: 1973). Offset reproduction of text and copies of companion
audio tape, M.Mus. thesis,
"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).
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 (
"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"
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