Andrew Pau publishes book review
October 15, 2020
Associate Professor of Music Theory Andrew Pau reviewed Alexandra Kieffer's book Debussy's Critics: Sound, Affect, and the Experience of Modernism for France Review, an online review dedicated to books on French history and culture.
Andrew Pau Reviews Opera Production
April 30, 2019
Associate Professor of Music Theory Andrew Pau reviewed a DVD of the Metropolitan Opera's 2016 production of Georges Bizet's opera Les Pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers) in Nineteenth-Century Music Review.
Andrew Pau Publishes
April 14, 2019
Andrew Pau, associate professor of music theory, published an article titled "The Harmonic Theories of Jean-Adam Serre" in the journal Intégral. The article argues for a re-evaluation of the theories of Serre, a native of Geneva who published three essays on the principles of harmony in Paris in 1753.
Andrew Pau Publishes Article
November 28, 2018
Associate Professor of Music Theory Andrew Pau's article "Common-Tone Tonality in Bizet's Carmen" was published in the journal Music Theory Spectrum. The article explores ways in which a harmonic analysis of George's Bizet's score can illuminate the dramatic structure of Carmen, one of the most popular operas in the repertoire.
Andrew Pau Delivers Paper on Debussy
March 19, 2018
Oberlin Conservatory associate professor of music theory Andrew Pau presented a paper at a conference at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England on March 19, 2018. The five-day program, Claude Debussy in 2018: a Centenary Celebration, marks the 100th anniversary of Debussy's death on March 25, 2018. Pau joins guest speakers from 13 countries who explore Debussy’s editions and sketches, critical and interpretative approaches, textual and cultural-historical analysis, and his legacy in performance, recording, composition and arrangement. His paper, "The Six épigraphes antiques and Debussy’s (Re)compositional Process," addressed Debussy’s "Style in History."
November 8, 2017