Jacqueline Waeber, Associate Professor of Music and Arts of the Moving Image Certificate

Melodrama and related genres, from opera to film; theatrical practices and visual cultures; French musical aesthetics, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, music and philosophy of the arts; the 'chanson populaire'.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  105 Biddle Music Building, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-3316
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Teaching (Fall 2018):

  • MUSIC 129S.01, SOUND, MUSIC, & MOVING IMAGE Synopsis
    Biddle 101, TuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • MUSIC 290S.01, SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC Synopsis
    Biddle 101, TuTh 04:40 PM-05:55 PM
Teaching (Spring 2019):

  • MUSIC 249.01, HOLLYWOOD FILM MUSIC Synopsis
    Biddle 102, TuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • MUSIC 790S-1.01, SEM HST OF MUS (TOPICS) Synopsis
    Biddle 069, Th 08:30 AM-10:45 AM
Office Hours:

by appointment
Education:

Ph.D.University of Geneva2002
Specialties:

Musicology
Research Interests: Music and philosophy of the arts; Opera studies; French musical culture

Melodrama and related genres, from opera to film; theatrical practices and visual cultures; French musical aesthetics, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, music and philosophy of the arts; the 'chanson populaire'.

Areas of Interest:

Melodrama, opera, stage and film music;
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, music and philosophy, sound studies
the French 'chanson populaire', 19th-20th centuries

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Waeber, JR, Musique et Geste en France: de Lully à la Révolution, Publikationen der Schweizerische Musikforschende Gesellschaft Serie II, vol. 50 (2009), Peter Lang .
  2. Waeber, JR, L’opéra, fenêtre sur le Réel: The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes (2005) de Stephen et Timothy Quay, in Opéra et Fantastique, edited by Lacombe, H; Picard, T (2010), pp. 351–364-351–364, Presses Universitaires de Rennes .
  3. Jacqueline Waeber, , Jean-Jacques Rousseau's "unité de mélodie", Journal of the American Musicological Society, vol. 62 no. 1 (2009), pp. 79-143  [abs].
  4. Waeber, J, Searching for the Plot: Charles-Valentin Alkan's Souvenirs: Trois morceaux dans le genre pathétique , Op. 15, Journal of the Royal Musical Association, vol. 132 no. 1 (2007), pp. 60-114 [doi]  [abs].
  5. Waeber, JR, En musique dans le texte. Le mélodrame, de Rousseau à Schoenberg (2006), Van Dieren Editeur, Paris [books] .
  6. Waeber, JR, "Le Devin de la Foire"? Revaluating the Pantomime in Rousseau’s Devin du village, in Musique et Geste en France: de Lully à la Révolution, Publikationen der Schweizerische Musikforschende Gesellschaft Serie II, edited by Waeber, J, vol. 50 (2009), pp. 149-172, Peter Lang  [author's comments].