New Publications

Nineteenth-Century Program Music: Creation, Negotiations, Reception

Ed. Jonathan Kregor, Brepols, 2018

Angela Mace Christian’s chapter: “The Nocturne, the Lied Ohne Worte, and the Development of the Character Piece in the Nineteenth Century.”

Grove Music Online/Oxford Music Online

A new, full-length article (ca. 30,000 words) with complete works list on Fanny Hensel geb. Mendelssohn Bartholdy.

This article was published in November 2018.


Forthcoming Publications

Rethinking Mendelssohn

Angela Mace Christian, “Sibling Love and the Daemonic: Contradictions in the Relationship between Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn,” in Rethinking Mendelssohn, ed. Benedict Taylor, Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

Musical Quarterly

Update, Spring 2019: I have received numerous questions about when this article will appear. I do not yet know the publication date, but will post that here as soon as I hear from the journal.

“Authorship, Attribution, and the Historical Record: Solving the Mystery of the Easter Sonata by Fanny Hensel geb. Mendelssohn Bartholdy.”

This article, forthcoming in Musical Quarterly (volume/issue information TBA), offers the full, scholarly research behind the discovery and proper attribution of the “Easter Sonata.” Includes citations to the letters, diaries, and archival records, a brief analysis of the work, and images of the first two pages of the manuscript.