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Dr. Anthony Rauche

Anthony RaucheAssociate Professor of Ethnomusicology and Music Theory
Hillyer Hall 263


Ph.D., University of Illinois
M.M. (Piano), M.M. (Music Theory), and B.M. (Piano), New England Conservatory


Italian American Music, Native American Music, Global Pop, World Music

Publications (selected):

2010     Improvisation: Musical Process and Intellectual Practice, in Perspectives on Korean Music, Sanjo and Issues of Improvisation in Musical Traditions of Asia (the inaugural volume); published by The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Republic of Korea; vol. 1, pp.113-120, October

2010     The CMS Song (text by John Buccheri, music by Anthony T. Rauche), College Music Society 50th Anniversary Anthem, published in CMS: The First Fifty Years, by Mary Anne Rees; College Music Society, Appendix 13, pp. 191-93

2009     Gayageum, Twelve String Zither, and Samulnori, Percussion Ensemble, the first two volumes (each with a DVD) in the series, Encounters with Korean Traditional Music; translation and editing supervision; published by The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Republic of Korea, February

1999     Understanding Ethnic Identity Through Expressive Culture: An Interdisciplinary Approach, chapter co-authored with Profs. S. Edward Weinswig and Cheryl Curtis, in Interdisciplinary General Education, Questioning Outside the Lines, ed. Marcia Bundy Seabury, The College Board Press, New York, pp. 257-271

1994     Professions of Italian-American Women:  Grooming for the Body, Singing for the Soul, in To See the Past More Clearly:  The Enrichment of the Italian Heritage, 1890-1990, Essays from the Twenty-Third Annual Conference of the American Italian Historical Association, November 1990; ed. by Harral E. Landry, pp.116-124

1990     The Tarantella:  Musical and Ethnic Identity for Italian-Americans, in Italian Americans In Transition, Essays from the Twenty-First Annual Conference of the American Italian Historical Association, October, 1988; ed. by Scelsa, LaGumina and Tomasi, June, chapter 16, pp.189-197

1988     Festa Italiana in Hartford, Connecticut:  The Pastries, The Pizza, and the People Who ‘Parla Italiano’,  in “We Gather Together” Food and Festival in American Life; American Material Culture and Folklife Series, University of Michigan Research Press; second printing, spring 1989; paperback edition, December 1989; reissued by Utah State University Press, 1991; chapter 13, pp.205-217

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