Books

 

The Collected Essays of Milton Babbit (ed., with Stephen Peles, Andrew Mead, and Joseph N. Straus), Princeton University Press, Princeton NJ; 2003.

 

Milton Babbitt -- Words About Music (ed., with Joseph N. Straus), University of Wisconsin Press, Madison; 1987

 

Lexique Musical International (with four other authors), Editions Musicales Transatlantiques, Paris; 1979

 

International Musical Lexicon (revised U.S. edition of above), Harper and Row, New York; 1984

 

 

Published articles

 

"The Structure of Construction," In Theory Only 13/5-8 (forthcoming, 2004)

 

"Misreading Martino," Perspectives of New Music 29, no. 2 (winter 1992): 312-317

 

"The Context of Composition: The reception of Robert Morris's theory of compositional design," Theory and Practice 14/15 (1989/1990): 187-201

 

 

Professional papers and lectures

 

"Circles: the development of a compositional theory;" 18 February 2004, School of Music, Northwestern University

 

"The Sounds of Babbitt's Voices, and the Reformation of Compositional Theory," 5 December 2003, Princeton University; Princeton, New Jersey, as part of the conference Re-reading Babbitt: The Composer as Author; also 5 February 2004, sponsored by the League of Composers/ISCM; Elebash Hall, the Graduate Center, CUNY, as part of a program celebrating the publication of The Collected Essays of Milton Babbitt

 

"From improvisation to notation, and back" 8 October 2003, School of Music," Northwestern University

 

"Le nuove frontiere," 17 March 2003, "Istituto Musicale Pareggiato "P. Mascagni," Livorno, Italy, as part of Seminario/Concerto "La Percussine fra passato e futuro"

 

"From Geographies of Theory to the Cartography of the Imagination," 1999-2000: Washington University, St. Louis; University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa; Conservatorio Luigi Cherubini, Florence, Italy

 

"The Geography of Musical Systems," Temple University, April 1996

 

"Memory's Missing Link," Conservatorio di Musica Giovanni Battista Martini, Bologna, Italy, May 1995; Brandeis University, December 1994

 

"A Sonata after Tonality," Stanford University, June 1992; University of California - Santa Barbara, May 1992

 

"The Structure of Construction," delivered to the annual national meeting, in Cincinnati, Ohio, of the Society for Music Theory, November 1991

 

"Representations: Cognitive theory and computational practice," delivered to the second International Conference on Computers in Music Research, the Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, April 1991

 

"Steps and skips from content and order: aspects of a generalized step-class system," delivered to the annual national meeting of the Society for Music Theory, in Baltimore, November 1988

 

"LISP software for the generation and analysis of pitch-class sets," delivered to the first International Conference on Computers in Music Research, Lancaster, England, April 1988