Joel L. Sheveloff

Professor Emeritus of Music, Musicology and Ethnomusicology | trotskii@bu.edu

Joel L. Sheveloff

AB, City University of New York, Queens College; MFA, PhD, Brandeis University. Professor Sheveloff has written articles on rhythm and meter, the whole-tone scale before Debussy, performance practice, the music of Domenico Scarlatti, Mozart, Brahms, Mussorgsky, Ravel, and Stravinsky in The Musical Quarterly, Current Musicology, Chigiana, Musica Poetica, Symphony Newsletter, Critical Inquiry, and several Festschriften. His research interests include French text setting, notational practices in composition and musicological editing, analytical methodologies in disparate styles, Bach’s Musical Offering, and music and other arts. In his 40 years of teaching in the School of Music, Dr. Sheveloff has developed and taught over 50 courses in topics ranging from medieval keyboard music to opera to music in the Soviet Union. Dr. Sheveloff earned the 2004 Metcalf Cup and Prize for Excellence in Teaching, the University’s highest teaching honor.