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Kerala J. Snyder – Selected Bibliography

Selected Publications

“Buxtehude’s Organ Music: Drama without Words,” The Musical Times, 120 (1979), 517-521.

“Dietrich Buxtehude’s Studies in Learned Counterpoint,” Journal of the American Musicological Society, 33 (1980), 544-564.

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, ed. Stanley Sadie (London, 1980): major articles on the life and works of Dieterich Buxtehude, Samuel Scheidt and Johann Hermann Schein; shorter articles on Christoph Bernhard, Johann Rosenmüller, Barthold Heinrich Brockes, Erdmann Neumeister, Abendmusik and numerous minor 17th-century German composers, all also in the 2001 edition. The Buxtehude article has been reprinted in revised form in The New Grove North European Baroque Masters (London: Macmillan, 1985), 171-213.

“Buxtehude and Das Jüngste Gericht: A New Look at an Old Problem,” Festschrift für Bruno Grusnick (Stuttgart: Hänssler, 1981), 128-141.

“Lübecker Abendmusiken,” 800 Jahre Musik in Lübeck, ii (Lübeck: Senat der Hansestadt Lübeck, Amt für Kultur, 1983), 63-70; repr. in Studien zur Musikgeschichte der Hansestadt Lübeck (“Kieler Schriften zur Musikwissenschaft,” 31; Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1989), 63-71.

“Buxtehude’s Organs: Helsingør, Helsingborg, Lübeck,” The Musical Times, 126 (1985), 365-69, 427-34.

“To Lübeck in the Steps of J.S. Bach,” The Musical Times, 127 (December, 1986), 672-677.

“Bach and Buxtehude at the Large Organ of St. Mary’s in Lübeck,” Charles Brenton Fisk, Organ Builder (Easthampton: The Westfield Center, 1986), I: 175-189.

Dieterich Buxtehude: The Collected Works, vol. ix (New York: The Broude Trust, 1987), an edition of eight works for four voices and instruments.

Dieterich Buxtehude: Organist in Lübeck (New York: Schirmer Books, 1987; paperback edition 1993).

“Dieterich Buxtehude: His Life and Times,” The American Organist XXI, 5 (May, 1987), 58-62.

“Buxtehude’s Vocal Music,” The American Organist XXI, 5 (May, 1987), 63-67.

“Buxtehude, die Lübecker Abendmusiken und ‘Wacht! Euch zum Streit gefasset macht,” Jahrbuch Alte Musik, 1 (1989), 153-181.

In Proceedings of the International Buxtehude/Scheidt Festival and Conference (Saskatoon, 1989): “Buxtehude in Lübeck: The Social and Historical Context of His Music,” pp. 1-8; “From Sweden to Saskatoon: The Dissemination and Evaluation of Buxtehude’s Music, 1687-1987,” pp. 9-17; “Soloists and Capella in the Vocal Music of Buxtehude,” pp. 195-199.

“Musik für den Kenner und den “gemeinen Bürger”: Stilistische Varianten in Buxtehudes Vokalmusik,” in Dietrich Buxtehude und die europäische Musik seiner Zeit. Bericht über das Lübecker Symposion 1987 (“Kieler Schriften zur Musikwissenschaft,” 25 (Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1990), 108-122.

“Buxtehude, the Lübeck Abendmusiken, and Wacht! Euch zum Streit gefasset macht,” in Church, Stage, and Studio: Music in its Contexts in Seventeenth-century Germany, Paul Walker, ed. (Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1990), 205-230.

Introduction to facsimile edition of Dieterich Buxtehude, VII Suonate à doi (Utrecht, STIMU, 1991).

“Text and Tone in Hassler’s German Songs and their Sacred Parodies,” in Musical Humanism and Its Legacy: Essays in Honor of Claude V. Palisca (Stuyvesant, NY: Pendragon, 1992), 253-277.

Editor, The Organist as Scholar: Essays in Memory of Russell Saunders (Stuyvesant NY: Pendragon Press, 1994).

“Partners in Music-making: Organist and Cantor in 17th-century Lübeck,” in The Organist as Scholar, 233-255.

“Abendmusik,” in Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, 2d. ed., Ludwig Finscher, ed. (Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1994), Sachteil I, cols. 13-15.

“Bach, Buxtehude, and the Old Choir Library of St. Mary’s in Lübeck,” in Das Frühwerk Johann Sebastian Bachs, Karl Heller and Hans-Joachim Schulze, eds (Cologne: Studio, 1995), 33-47.

“Life in Venice: Johann Rosenmüller’s Vesper Psalms,” in Relazioni musicali tra Italia e Germania nell’età barocca.Atti del VI Convegno internazionale sulla musica italiana nei secoli XVII-XVIII, Alberto Colzani et al., eds. Contributi musicologici del Centro Ricerche dell’A.M.I.S. – Como, 10 (Como: A.M.I.S., 1997), 171-200.

“Franz Tunder’s Stock-Exchange Concerts: Prelude to the Lübeck Abendmusiken, GOArt Research Reports, 2 (2000), 41-57.

“Franz Tunder,” in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2d edition (London: Macmillan, 2001).

Editor, The Organ as a Mirror of its Time: North European Reflections, 1610-2000 (New York: Oxford University press, 2002)

“Organs as Historical and Aesthetic Mirrors,” in The Organ as a Mirror of its Time, 1-21.

“A New Organ for a New Millenium,” in The Organ as a Mirror of its Time, 339-46.

“Buxtehude, Schnitger, Bach und die norddeutsche Orgel um 1700,” in Bach, Lübeck und die norddeutsche Musiktradition: Bericht über das Internationale Symposion der Musikhochschule Lübeck April 2000, Wolfgang Sandberger, ed. (Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2002), 101-113.

“The Örgryte Organ as a Work of Musical Scholarship, in The North German Organ, Joel Speerstra, ed. (Göteborg: GOArt, 2003), 355-61.

“Music For Church and Community: Buxtehude in Lübeck,” in The World of BaroqueMusic: New Perspectives, George Stauffer, ed. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006), 78-104.

The Düben Collection Database Catalogue, ed. with Erik Kjellberg, http://www.musik.uu.se/duben/Duben.php (Uppsala: Uppsala University Department of Musicology, 2006).

Dieterich Buxtehude: Organist in Lübeck, rev. ed.(Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2007).

Dieterich Buxtehude: Leben, Werk Aufführungspraxis. Hans-Joachim Schulze, tr. (Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2007).

“Tradition with Variations: Chorale Settings per omnes versus by Buxtehude and Bach,” in Music and Theology: Essays in Honor of Robin A. Leaver, Daniel Zager, ed. (Lanham, MD & London: The Scarecrow Press, 2007), 31-50.

”Beyond Sources and Works: A Fresh Look at Buxtehude’s Legacy,” forthcoming in The Dissemination of Music in 17th-century Europe. Celebrating the Düben Collection, Erik Kjellberg, ed.(Peter Lang Publishing Group).

“Oratorio on Five Afternoons: From the Lübeck Abendmusiken to Bach’s Christmas Oratorio,” forthcoming in Bach Perspectives Volume 8: J. S. Bach and the Oratorio Tradition, Daniel Melamed, ed.(University of Illinois Press).

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