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R. Larry ToddR. Larry Todd

Title: Arts & Sciences Professor of Music
Office Location: 081 Mary Duke Biddle
Office Phone: +1 919 660 3326
Email Address: rltodd@duke.edu
Office Hours:

Wednesdays & Fridays: 9:45 a.m. - 11 a.m. or by appointment.

Education

  • PhD Yale University, 1979
  • MPhil Yale University, 1977
  • BA, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Yale College, 1974

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Nicholas Slonimsky Award, 43rd Annual ASCAP, Deems Taylor Awards, New York, November, 2011
  • Deutscher Musikeditionspreis for Felix Mendelsohn Bartholdy: Sein Leben, seine Musik, 2008
  • Guggenheim Fellowship, Guggenheim Foundation, New York, September, 2007
  • National Humanities Center Fellowship, National Humanities Center, September, 2007
  • ASCAP Deems Taylor Special Recognition Award, December 2006
  • Arts & Sciences Professor of Music, Duke University, December 2005
  • Fellow, John Hope Franklin Center, 2004 - 2005
  • Best Biography of 2003 for Mendelssohn: A Life in Music, Association of American Publishers, 2003
  • Deutscher Musikeditionspreis for Felix Mendelsohn Bartholdy, Elijah, Stuttgart, Carus Verlag, 1995, November, 1995
  • ACLS Travel Grant, July, 1988
  • Subvention from the American Musicological Society Publications Committee for Mendelssohn-Schumann Essays, Duke University Press, 1984, 1984
  • NEH Grant, International Mendelssohn-Schumann Conference, Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill, November, 1982
  • Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1981-1982
  • Cincinnati Country Day School Alumnus of the Year Award, November, 1980
  • Martha Baird Rockefeller Fellowship, November, 1977

Teaching (Spring 2015):

  • Music 257.01, Music history iii: after 1800 Synopsis
    Biddle 101, TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Music 560.01, Tonal analysis Synopsis
    Biddle 069, Th 03:05 PM-05:55 PM
  • Ls 770.81, Selected topics Synopsis
    Biddle 104, W 06:15 PM-08:45 PM

Recent Professional Work:

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    Articles
  • R. Todd. "Fanny Hensel's Musik für die Toten der Cholera-Epidemie." Dialogues and Extensions, American Symphony Orchestra  (November, 2010).  [author's comments]
  • with John Michael Cooper. ""'With True Esteem and Friendship': The Correspondence of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy and Louis Spohr"." Journal of Musicological Research 29.2-3 (2010): 171-259.  [author's comments]
    Reviews
  • R. Todd, 6 short articles for Classic FM Magazine.   (April, 2011).
  • R. Larry Todd, Mendelssohn, Briefe, 2 vols. (Kassel, Bärenreiter) and Ralf Wehner, Felix Mendelsohn Bartholdy: Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke (Leipzig, Brietkopf & Härtel). 19th Century Music Reivew 7:2 (2011): 135-42.
    Recordings
  • Nancy Green, cello; R. Larry Todd, piano. Felix Mendelssohn: The Complete Works for Cello & Piano and Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Fantasia in G minor.  JRI Recordings, 2013 . (a CD-book, with my liner notes in English and German and extensive color illustrations)


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