What, How, and Why?

  When I tell people I’m working on a project called “Mapping the Musical Geography of 1924 Paris” I usually get a polite response of “that sounds…interesting,” (refer to the facial expression below), and a prompt diversion of the conversation. To be honest,...

Bonjour, let’s begin…

As yet another enthusiastic member of our eclectic CURI team, I am eager to get started mapping musical geography! The final product of our project, an interactive map to contextualize the music scene of 1924 Paris, will be used as a teaching tool and research aid,...

What are we doing and why am I here?

For the next 10 weeks, I am excited to work alongside four brilliantly intelligent people to discover the musical geography of Paris in 1924. Together, we will create a dynamic map and timeline that should act as a useful resource for anyone interested in the topic....

Manifesto

Premieres, innovations, and influential revivals jump off the pages of musicological scholarship, contributing to a historical narrative that emphasizes progress and the new even when the overwhelming majority of historical evidence suggests that...