Contributors

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contributors gregory g. butler is Professor of Music History at the University of British Columbia and President of the American Bach Society. His early research on the relationship between rhetoric and music led quite naturally to Bach studies, where he has become an authority on the early editions of the composer’s works. He is author of J.S. Bach’s Clavier-Übung III: The Making of a Print (Duke University Press, 1990), and editor of Bach Perspectives 6 and 7. jen-yen chen is Assistant Professor in the Graduate Institute of Musicology at National Taiwan University. He has published essays in the Journal of Musicological Research and Ad Parnassum, and he has edited volumes of music for the Johann-­ Joseph-Fux Gesamtausgabe and A-R Editions. His research focuses on eighteenthcentury Austria, and his interests include sacred music, aristocratic patronage, and performance practice. alexander j. fisher is Assistant Professor of Music and director of the Collegium Musicum at the University of British Columbia. His research focuses on music and issues of religious practice and identity in central Europe during the Reformation and Counter-Reformation. He is author of Music and Religious Identity in CounterReformation Augsburg, 1580–1630 (Ashgate, 2004) and editor of Virginalia Eucharistica for A-R Editions. mary dalton greer is Artistic Director of “Cantatas in Context,” a Bach cantata series, and Vice President of the American Bach Society. She has served as Christopher Hogwood Research Fellow at the Handel & Haydn Society and has taught at Yale University. She has published on Bach cantatas in BACH: The Journal of the Riemenschneider Bach Institute and on the reception of Bach’s music in New York in the ninteteenth century in Bach Perspectives. robert hill, Professor of Harpsichord, Chamber Music, and Performance Practice at the Musikhochschule in Freiburg, Germany, since 1990, studied harpsichord at the Amsterdam Sweelink Conservatory (Soloist Diploma, 1974) and musicology at Harvard University (PhD, 1987). He performs and records extensively on harpsichord and fortepiano, and his research specialties include the manuscript transmission of keyboard music and performance practices. ton koopman is Director of the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir, which is presently engaged in recording the complete cycle of sacred and secular cantatas of 207 Contributors 208 J.S. Bach. Professor of Harpsichord at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Music in London, Koopman is featured as a soloist and conductor on a large number of recording labels, including Erato, Teldec, Philips, and DGG. daniel r. melamed is Professor and of Music at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. He is author of Hearing Bach’s Passions (Oxford University Press, 2005) and J.S. Bach and the German Motet (Cambridge University Press, 1995); editor of Bach Studies 2 (Cambridge University Press, 1995); and co-author, with Michael Marisssen, of An Introduction to Bach Studies (Oxford University Press, 1998). michael ochs is former Richard F. French Librarian of the Music Library at Harvard and music editor at W.W. Norton. He is also a past president of the Music Library Association and editor of its journal, NOTES. He has served on the boards of the American Musicological Society and the Boston Camerata, and he is editor of Music Librarianship in America (Harvard University, 1990) and author of essays in Mozart-Jahrbuch and other publications. mark risinger has published articles on the vocal and chamber music of Handel, the Lieder of Schumann, and the late religious works of Schoenberg. He serves on the American Committee of the Handel House Trust and completed a dissertation on the classification of Handel’s borrowing procedures at Harvard University in 1996. A New York–based bass, he has sung leading roles with opera companies and orchestras throughout North America and Europe. william h. scheide has written on the music of J.S. Bach for close to fifty years, including articles in Bach-Jahrbuch, Musikforschung, Journal of the American Musicological Society, and Bach-Studien. His groundbreaking studies of Bach’s first annual Leipzig cantata cycle and Bach’s use of works by Johann Ludwig Bach are well known. Philanthropist and collector of books and manuscripts, Mr. Scheide is the owner of the 1748 Haussmann portrait of Bach. hans-joachim schulze is former director of the Bach-Archiv in Leipzig and editor (with Christoph Wolff) of Bach-Jahrbuch. A frequent contributor to Bach-Jahrbuch, Beiträge zur Bachforschung, Beiträge zur Musikwissenschaft, Bach-Studien, and many other journals, he is author of ‘Ey! Wie schmeckt der...


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