The Treasures of the Golden Age
Walter Clark, Editor
Michael O’Connor, Editor
Walter Clark, Editor:
Professor of musicology at the University of California, Riverside, where he is the founder/director of the Center for Iberian and Latin American Music. He received his Ph.D. in 1992 from UCLA, where he worked with Robert Stevenson; he then taught for ten years at the University of Kansas, before returning to California. His research has appeared in numerous journals and reference sources, and he is the author of two Oxford biographies, Isaac AlbпїЅniz: Portrait of a Romantic (1999/2002) and Enrique Granados: Poet of the Piano (2006/2011), which won the 2006 Robert M. Stevenson Award. He is currently preparing an edition of GranadosпїЅs Catalan opera Follet for publication by TritпїЅ in Barcelona, and he is completing the manuscript of Federico Moreno Torroba: A Musical Life in Three Acts, which Oxford will publish next year. His collaboration with Oxford includes serving as editor of the series Currents in Latin American and Iberian Music. He edited the 2002 Routledge collection From Tejano to Tango: Latin American Popular Music, as well as a recent issue of The Musical Quarterly (fall 2009), devoted to Latin America. He co-edited Antes de Iberia: de Masarnau a AlbпїЅniz (AsociaciпїЅn Cultural LEAL, 2009), and he is the co-editor of a forthcoming volume from Pendragon, entitled Treasure of the Golden Age: Essays on Music of the Iberian and Latin American Renaissance in Honor of Robert M. Stevenson. Finally, he is the contributing editor of a new textbook entitled The Musics of Latin America: An Introduction, due out from Norton early next year. Prof. Clark is the coordinator for the Ibero-American Music Study Group of the American Musicological Society.
Michael O’Connor, Editor:
Michael B. OпїЅConnor currently serves on the faculty of Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, FL where he teaches music history, world music, music appreciation, and directs the PBA Early Music Ensemble and World Music Ensembles. He holds a PhD in Historical Musicology from the Florida State University and a BS in Music Education from Tennessee Tech University. His research explores the intersections of musical composition and historical theology in medieval and Renaissance Spain, and he has presented his work to conferences in the U.S., Belgium, Portugal, Spain, and England. Dr. O’Connor’s publications have appeared in the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Second Edition; The Yearbook of the Alamire Foundation, and in Festschrifts for Jeffery Kite-Powell and Bruno Turner. He has combined his love for research and brass performance in his history of the euphonium that appears in Guide to the Euphonium Repertoire: The Euphonium Source Book, (Indiana University Press), and his work on 19th-century American brass band music, which includes editing music and performing with The Coates Brass Band (Civil War) and Newberry’s Victorian Cornet Band (late 19th century).
Music educator;b. Melrose, N. Mex., July 3, 1916; s. Robert Emoryand Ada (Ross) S. AB, U. Tex., El Paso, 1936; grad., Juilliard Grad. Sch. Music, 1938; MusM, Yale, 1939; PhD, U. Rochester, 1942; STB cum laude, Harvard U., 1943; Blitt, Oxford U., Eng.; Th.M., Princeton Theol. Sem.; D