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Publications of Philip Rupprecht    :recent first  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:


  1. Rupprecht, P. Britten’s Musical Language.  Cambridge University Press, 2001 . (Paperback edition, December 2006) [189-7790522-2579128]
  2. Various, . Tonality 1900-1950: Concept and Practice.  edited by Woerner, F; Scheideler, U; Rupprecht, P Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2012 . [html]
  3. ed. Philip Rupprecht. Rethinking Britten.  edited by Rupprecht, P Oxford University Press, 2013 . [rethinking-britten-9780199794805;jsessionid=298A075E8904493D3DCFEDC0830D1AA2]
  4. Rupprecht, P. British Musical Modernism: The Manchester Group and their Contemporaries.  Cambridge University Press, 2015 (1-492 pp.). [doi]  [abs]
  5. Wörner, F; Scheideler, U; Rupprecht, PE. Tonality Since 1950.  edited by Woerner, F; Scheideler, U; Rupprecht, P Franz Steiner Verlag, 2017 (345 pages pp.).  [abs]

Articles in Books

  1. Philip Rupprecht,. "Tonal stratification and Uncertainty in Britten’s music." vol. 40 no. 2 Fall, 1996: 311-346.
  2. Rupprecht, P. "The Chamber Music." The Cambridge Companion to Benjamin Britten. Edited by Cooke, M. Cambridge University Press 1999: 245-59.
  3. Philip Rupprecht,. "Above and beyond the bass: harmony and texture in George Benjamin’s Viola, Viola." vol. 59 April, 2005: 28-38.
  4. Rupprecht, P. "Thematic Drama in Early Peter Maxwell Davies: Op. 1 to the First Taverner Fantasia." Maxwell Davies Studies. Edited by Gloag, K; Jones, N. Cambridge University Press 2009: 45-78.
  5. Rupprecht, P. ""Something slightly indecent": British composers, the European avant-garde, and national stereotypes in the 1950s." Oxford University Press (OUP) vol. 91 no. 3-4 March, 2009: 275-326. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  6. Rupprecht, P. "Among the Ruined Languages: Britten’s Triadic Modernism, 1930-1940." Tonality 1900-1950: Concept and Practice. Edited by Woerner, F; Scheideler, U; Rupprecht, P. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2012: 223-245.
  7. Rupprecht, P. "Britten and the Avant-Garde in the 1950s." Rethinking Britten. Edited by Rupprecht, P. Oxford University Press 2013: 131-55.
  8. Rupprecht, P. "Agency Effects in the Instrumental Drama of Musgrave and Birtwistle." Music and Narrative Since 1900. Edited by Klein, ML; Reyland, N. Indiana University Press 2013: 189-215.
  9. Rupprecht, P. "Introduction: Britten’s Music and Its Audiences." Rethinking Britten. Edited by Rupprecht, P. Oxford University Press 2013: xv-xxxi.
  10. Rupprecht, P. "Mechanical Song: Birtwistle’s Rhythmic Imagination." Birtwistle Studies. Edited by Beard, D; Gloag, K; Jones, N. CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS 2013.
  11. Rupprecht, P. "Mechanical song: Birtwistle’s rhythmic imagination." Harrison Birtwistle Studies. Edited by David Beard, Kenneth Gloag and Nicholas Jones. Cambridge Univ. Press January, 2015: 26-62. [doi]  [abs]
  12. Rupprecht, P. "Quickenings of the Heart: Notes on Rhythm and Tempo in Britten’s Music." Benjamin Britten Studies: Essays on an Inexplicit Art. Edited by Stroeher, V; Vickers, J. Boydell Press 2017: 317-345.
  13. Rupprecht, P. "Tonality Rediscovered: Oliver Knussen and the Musical ‘Object’ in the 1970s.." Tonality Since 1950. Edited by Woerner, F; Scheideler, U; Rupprecht, P. Franz Steiner Verlag February, 2017: 209--231.
  14. Rupprecht, P. "Images in Sound: Movement, Harmony and Colour in the Early Music." The Music of Simon Holt. Edited by Charlton, D. Boydell June, 2017.
  15. Rupprecht, P. "Scenes from Britten's 'Spring Symphony'." Literary Britten. Edited by Kennedy, K. Boydell 2018.
  16. Rupprecht, P. "Rhythmic Dignity: Motive, Signal, and Flux in the Music of James Dillon." vol. 34 no. 4 2019: 347-376.
  17. Rupprecht, P. "Voicing ideology: Modernism and the middlebrow in Britten's operas." vol. 101 no. 2 May, 2020: 343-366. [doi]


  1. Rupprecht, P, Review: Andrew Mead, An Introduction to the Music of Milton Babbitt. Institute for Studies in American Music Newsletter 25:2 (1996): 12-14.
  2. Rupprecht, P, Review: Kyle Gann, The music of Conlon Nancarrow. Institute for Studies in American Music Newsletter 27:1 (1997): 5-7.
  3. Rupprecht, P, Review: Anthony Pople, ed., Theory, Analysis and Meaning in Music. Journal of Music Theory 41:1 (Spring, 1997): 157-75.
  4. Rupprecht, P, Review: Jonathan Cross, The Stravinsky Legacy. Journal of the American Musicological Society 56:2 (Summer, 2003): 498-507.
  5. Rupprecht, P, Review: Matthew Riley, ed., "British Music and Modernism, 1895-1960". Music and Letters 93 (2012): 103-06.
  6. Rupprecht, P, British Music and Modernism, 1895-1960. Ed. by Matthew Riley.. Music and Letters 93:1 (February, 2012): 103-106. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  7. Rupprecht, P, Edward Elgar, Serenade for Strings, op. 20, Score, edited by Christopher Hogwood (Kassel: Bärenreiter-Verlag, 2010), BA 9041, viii, 18 pp., with critical commentary and facsimile.. Nineteenth Century Music Review 10:2 (December, 2013): 390-394. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  8. Rupprecht, P, Review: Britten's Unquiet Pasts: Sound and Memory in Postwar Reconstruction, by Heather Wiebe. Journal of the American Musicological Society 68:3 (December, 2015): 698-703. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]

Program Notes

  1. Rupprecht, P. Conference Report: Arnold Schoenberg Institute/Music Theory Society of New York State: Joint Meeting, Barnard College, Columbia University, October 1991. 1992 (129-33 pp.).
  2.  "Liturgy and Trope in Britten’s War Requiem" (Note for Duke Chapel performances, dir. Rodney Wynkoop, April 19-20, 2008). 2008 .
  3.  The Vorticists: Musical Allies. 2010 . (Talk and Concert, Nasher Museum of Art)

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