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The Milton Steinhardt Lectures in Music
at the University of Kansas


Schedule, Spring 2014

February 26:
Paul R. Laird (University of Kansas)
Orchestrating the Stripper and the Stage Mother: Sid Ramin, Red Ginzler, and Gypsy
Murphy Hall 442, 3:30pm, reception to follow
Learn more about Paul R. Laird.
April 2:
David Thurmaier (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
“Perhaps I’d better go back to Mr. Jadassohn”:  A Look at Charles Ives’s Harmonic Training
Murphy Hall, Music Library Seminar Room, 3:30pm, reception to follow
Learn more about David Thurmaier. 
April 18:
Kevin Bartig (Michigan State University)
Music History for the Masses: Reinventing Glinka in Post-War Soviet Russia
Murphy Hall 402, 3:30pm, reception to follow
Learn more about Kevin Bartig. 

About Milton Steinhardt:

Dr. Milton Steinhardt (1909-1994) became the first head of the music history department at the University of Kansas in 1951. A native of Coffeyville, Kansas, he first came to the University of Kansas in 1926 to study violin. He went on to earn his PhD from New York University with a dissertation on the sixteenth-century Flemish composer Jacobus Vaet. Among Dr. Steinhardt’s publications stands a seven-volume edition of Vaet’s music as well as editions of music by Philippe de Monte and Alard du Gaucquier. His contributions to KU included establishing degrees in musicology at the undergraduate and graduate levels and forming what is now called the Collegium Musicum. Dr. Steinhardt taught at KU until his retirement in 1975.


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