Wye J. Allanbrook, 1986–1987 | National Humanities Center

Wye J. Allanbrook (NHC Fellow, 1986–87; 2003–04)

Project Title, 1986–87

Characteristic Styles in Classic Music: A Study in the Theory of Musical Expression

St. John's College

Project Title, 2003–04

Happy Endings: Comic Musical Theater from Lully to Sondheim

University of California, Berkeley

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1986–87

Fellowship Work Summary, 2003–04

Wye J. Allanbrook revised three chapters of The Secular Commedia: Comic Mimesis in Late Eighteenth-Century Instrumental Music; began work on two chapters of Happy Endings: Comic Musical Theater from Lully to Sondheim; wrote an article, "Mozart the Fantast," for submission to the journal Eighteenth-Century Music; and drafted another article, "The Disappointments of Analysis: Charles Rosen and Mozart's Ninth Piano Concerto."