Selected articles

“Sharing a Stage: The Growing Proximity between Modernism and Popular Music” in Transformations of Musical Modernism, eds. Erling E. Guldbrandsen and Julian Anderson (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015).

“The Power Ballad and the Power of Sentimentality,” Journal of American Studies 50 (2016): 659-77.

“The Power Ballad,” Popular Music 31 (2012): 437-59.

“Modern Silence,” Journal of Musicology 23 (2006): 331-74.

“The Paths from and to Abstraction in Stockhausen’s Gesang der Jünglinge,” Modernism/modernity 11 (2004): 695-721.

"Musical Decay: Luciano Berio's Rendering and John Cage's Europera 5," Journal of the Royal Music Association 125 (2000): 93-124.

"Shadow Play: The Spiritual in 'Black and Tan Fantasy'," Black Music Research Journal 17 (1997): 137-58.

"'Spurned Love': Eroticism and Abstraction in the Early Works of Aaron Copland," Journal of Musicology 15 (1997): 417-43.

"'We Boys': Childhood in the Works of Charles Ives," 19th- Century Music 21 (1997): 77-95.

"The League of Composers: The Initial Years," American Music 15 (1997): 45-69.

"Reclaiming Walt: Marc Blitzstein's Whitman Settings," Journal of the American Musicological Society 48 (1995): 240-71.

"'A wall of darkness dividing the world': Whiteness and Blackness in Louis Gruenberg's The Emperor Jones," Cambridge Opera Journal 7 (1995): 55-72.

"The New York Reception of Pierrot lunaire: The 1923 Premiere and Its Aftermath," Musical Quarterly 78 (1994): 669-99.