Gregory Barnett is co-director of the Collegium Musicum and chair of musicology in the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. He earned a BA at Oberlin College and a MFA and PhD at Princeton. He is the author of Bolognese Instrumental Music, 1660-1710: Spiritual Comfort, Courtly Delight, and Commercial Triumph, published by Ashgate Press. He has also published articles in the Journal of the American Musicological Society, Early Music, the Journal of Musicology, the Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society, the Quaderni della Rivista Italiana di Musicologia, and the 1999, 2001, and 2003 conference proceedings of the Antiquae Musicae Italicae Studiosi—Como. He is a contributor to The Cambridge History of Western Music Theory (“Tonal Organization in Seventeenth-Century Music Theory”) and to The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Music (“Form and Gesture: Canzona, Sonata, Concerto”.)
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Registration is now open. You may register online, by mail, or by phone with a credit card.
The interest list for the fall and spring study tours is also now open. If you are interested in traveling with the Houston Seminar to Natchez in the fall of 2018 or Virginia in the spring of 2019, please call the registrar at 713.666.9000 to place your name on a list. Please see Terms and Conditions for "travel list" policy.
Please note a date in the Mid-term Elections course has changed from that published in the brochure. The course will meet the first two Mondays, October 29 and November 5 as planned, but will meet Tuesday, November 13 instead of Monday, November 12.
Have a great summer. We look forward to seeing you this fall!
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