Publications, Grants and Awards

The award-winning scholars on our music faculty frequently publish research in the top peer-reviewed journals of their field, in addition to book publications, including recent monographs published by the University of Chicago Press and Oxford University Press.




McDonald Matthew. Book: Listening to the Void: Music and Sound in the Films of the Coen Brothers. Music/Media. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, under contract.


Loughridge, Deirdre. “Timbre Before Timbre: Listening to the Effects of Organ Stops, Violin Mutes and Piano Pedals c. 1650-1800.” In Oxford Handbook on Timbre, ed. Emily Dolan and Alexander Rehding: Oxford University Press, 2018.


Moore, Rebekah. Book Chapter: “The Vernacular Cosmopolitan of an Indonesian Rock Band: Navicula’s Creative and Activist Pathways.” In Sounding Out the State of Indonesian Music. Ed. Andy McGraw and Chris Miller: Cornell University Press, forthcoming, 2019.


Poriss, Hilary. “Redefining the Standard: Pauline Viardot and Gluck’s Orphée,” in Oxford Handbook of Musical Canon, Cormac Newark and William Weber, eds. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming, 2018.



Loui, Psyche (2018). Real-time and Flexible Creativity in Musical Improvisation: Review and a Model. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1423(1), 138-145.


Loui, Psyche. Grant: Remediating Inattention via Algorithmically Generated Music. NSF-STTR; 2017-2018; $250,000 (Loui: Co-PI)


Mall, Andrew. Book Chapter: “Tuning in to Locality: Participatory Musicking at a Community Radio Station.” In The Routledge Companion to the Study of Local Musicking, edited by Suzel A. Reily and Katherine Brucher, Routledge (2018): 139–53


Mall, Andrew. “Worship Capital: On the Political Economy of Worship Music.” Ameri-can Music 36, no. 3 (2018): 303–26.


Mall, Andrew. “Concentration, Diversity, and Consequences: Privileging Independent over Major Record Labels.” Popular Music 37, no. 3 (2018): 444–65.


McDonald, Matthew. “A Visual Guide to The Big Lebowski” (with Steven Braun). Interactive visualization and commentary, 2018.



Moore, Rebekah. “Teaching Music and Difference: Critical Awareness for a Global Music Industry.” Musicology Now (American Musicological Society Blog), 2018.



Frengel, Mike. The Unorthodox Guitar: A Guide to Alternative Performance Practice. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2017.


Loui, Psyche. Grant: Structural and Functional Biomarkers of Aesthetic Creativity and Imagination. Imagination Institute; 2015-2017; $200,000 (Loui: PI.)


Przysinda, E., Zeng, T., Maves, K., Arkin, C., & Loui, P. (2017). Jazz Improvisers Reveal Role of Expectancy in Human Creativity. Brain and Cognition, 119, 45-53.


Loui, Psyche. Grant Auditory Biofeedback for Seizure Detection and Control. GRAMMY Foundation; 2015-2017; $20,000 (Loui: PI)


Deirdre Loughridge. 2017 Kenshur Prize for outstanding monograph in 18th-century studies from the Center for Eighteenth-Century Studies at Indiana University, for Haydn’s Sunrise, Beethoven’s Shadow (University of Chicago Press, 2016)


Loughridge, Deirdre. “Piano Death and Life.” Keyboard Perspectives 10 (2017): 1-18.


McDonald, Matthew: “Derived Row Geometries” (with Steven Braun). Data visual-ization, 2017.



Poriss, Hilary. “Pauline Viardot, On Rivalry,” in Tracing Operatic Performances in the Long Nineteenth Century: Practices, Performers, Peripheries, Anne Kauppala, Ula-Britta Broman-Kananen, and Jens Hesselager, eds. (Helsinki: Unigrafia, 2017).



Inglese, Francesca. Fellowship: Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities, Music and African & African American Studies, Dartmouth College, 2016-2018.


Sachs, M. E., Ellis, R. J., Schlaug, G., & Loui, P. (2016). Brain Connectivity Reflects Human Aesthetic Responses to Music. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 11(6), 884-891.


Loughridge, Deirdre. Book: Haydn’s Sunrise, Beethoven’s Shadow: Audiovisual Culture and the Emergence of Musical Romanticism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016.


Loughridge, Deirdre. “Muted Violins from Lully to Haydn.” Early Music 44/3 (2016): 427-447.


Loughridge, Deirdre. “Making, Collecting and Reading Music Facsimiles Before Photography.” Journal of the Royal Musical Association 141/1 (2016): 27-59.



Chan, Katherine. “New Audience and Innovative Practice,” SingOut Choral Journal  (ANCA), Vol 32 no. 3. (2015): pp.12-14


Loui, P. (2015). A Dual-Stream Neuroanatomy of Singing. Music Perception, 32(3), 232-241. Recommended by Faculty of 1000.


McDonald, Matthew. “Hitchcock’s Blackmail and the Threat of Recorded Sound.” Music and the Moving Image, Vol. 8, No. 3 (Fall 2015): 40-51.


Poriss, Hilary. Award: “Pauline Viardot, Travelling Virtuosa.” Music & Letters 96, no. 2 (2015): 185-208.  Westrup Prize, runner-up.


Poriss, Hilary. Review of Barbara Kendall Davies, Life and Work of Pauline Viardot Garcia, volumes 1 and 2. In Journal of the American Musicological Society 68, no. 3 (2015): 692-698



Frengel, Mike. Interactivity and Liveness in Electroacoustic Concert Music. In The Oxford Handbook of Interactive Audio, pp. 301-314. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2014.


Inglese, Francesca. “Choreographing Cape Town Through Goema Music and Dance,” African Music Journal 9(4), 2014.


Inglese, Francesca. Grant: American Dissertation Fellowship, American Association of University Women, 2014.


McDonald, Matthew. Book: Breaking Time’s Arrow: Experiment and Expression in the Music of Charles Ives. Musical Meaning and Interpretation series. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014.


Poriss, Hilary. “Divas and Divos.” In The Oxford Handbook of Opera, edited by Helen Greenwald. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.



Frengel, Mike. Technology and Music. In Music in American Life, pp. 1127-1132. Santa

Barbara, CA: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2013.


Inglese, Francesca. ‘Watch Out For The Sharks!’: Gender, Technology, and Commerce in the American Song-Poem Industry,” Journal of the Society for American Music 7(3), 2013.


Inglese, Francesca. Grant: Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund Grant, 2013.


Inglese, Francesca. Grant: Society for Ethnomusicology 21st Century Fellowship, 2013.


McDonald, Matthew. Book Chapter: “Ives and the Now.” In Music and Narrative since 1900, edited by Michael Klein and Nicholas Reyland, 285-307. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013.