Margaret Kimiko Murata

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Professor emerita, Music
Claire Trevor School of the Arts
B.A., The University of Chicago, 1967, Music
Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 1975, Music
M.A., The University of Chicago, 1971, Music
Phone: (949) 824-4916
Fax: (949) 824-4914
University of California, Irvine
Dept of Music
University of California, Irvine
Mail Code: 2775
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Music history, Italian Baroque, opera, cantata, performance practice, arie antiche
Academic Distinctions
Galileo Galilei Prize in the History of Italian Music (2017)
Honorary Member, Society for 17th-Century Music (2014)
President, Society for Seventeenth-Century Music (2000-03)
Vice-president, American Musicological Society (1994-96)
Research Abstract
Italian vocal music, performers, sources, performance practice ca. 1600-1680; opera and theater; theory of performance; opera in Rome; the Barberini manuscripts of music.
Catalogue of the Barberini Manuscripts of Music, ed. with L. Lindgren, Vatican City 2018
Thematic Index of Chamber Cantatas by Marc'Antonio Pasqualini, Journal of 17th-Century Music Instrumenta, vol. 3 (2016)
Passaggio in Italia: Music on the Grand Tour in the 17th Century, ed. with Dinko Fabris, Turnhout 2015
Operas for the Papal Court, 1631-1668 (Ann Arbor 1981)
Source Readings in Music History: The Baroque, 2d ed. (New York 1998)
"Scylla and Charybdis, or Steering between Form and Social Context in Seventeenth-Century Music," in Explorations in Music, the Arts, and Ideas, ed. E. Narmour and R. Solie (New York 1988)
Professional Societies
American Musicological Society
Society for Seventeenth-Century Music
International Musicological Society
Società Italiana di Musicologia
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