Annie J. Randall has published several journal articles and book chapters on late eighteenth and early nineteenth-century German music

Educational Background 

  • Ph.D. in Musicology with cognate in German Literature, College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati
  • M.M. in Composition, School of Music, DePaul University
  • B.A. in European History 1450-1750, University of Kent at Canterbury, England, and St. Clare's Hall, Oxford, England

Teaching Interests

  • Musicology
  • American music
  • Western European art music core survey courses
  • Puccini's operas
  • gender in late 18th and early 19th-century German art music

Research Interests

  • American protest music ca. 1830-1970; 1960s popular musi
  • critical and cultural studies
  • Puccini's operas
  • "Goethe's" Weimar
  • gender in early 19th-century European art tradition

Activities and Other Interests

Dr. Randall is currently collaborating on a collection of essays, She's So Fine: Whiteness, Femininity, Adolescence, and Class in 1960s Music, edited by Laurie Stras

Randall is co-editor of the Music/Culture series at Wesleyan University Press, and serves as Vice-President of IASPM-US (International Association for the Study of Popular Music-United States branch).

Selected Publications

co-author, Puccini and "The Girl," History and Reception of The Girl of the Golden West (University of Chicago Press, 2004)

Music, Power, and Politics (Routledge, 2005)


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