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List, George

Gregory F. Barz

in Oxford Music Online

Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630 | DOI:

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(b Tucson, AZ, Feb 9, 1911). American ethnomusicologist. He was educated at the Juilliard School of Music, receiving a diploma in flute performance in 1933. He continued with graduate studies at Juilliard before obtaining the BS (1941) and the MA (1945) from Columbia University. He obtained the PhD with a dissertation on tonality in Mozart (1954) from Indiana University. He has received numerous grants including fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Indiana Historical Society, American Philosophical Society and a Fulbright research award. He began teaching at Colorado College before moving to Miami University, Ohio (1946–53). In 1954 he joined the faculty of Indiana University, becoming professor of folklore in 1969 and professor emeritus when he retired in 1976. While at Indiana he served as the director of the Archives of Traditional Music (1954–76) and the Inter-American Programme in Ethnomusicology (...

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Subjects: Contemporary Music

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