Associate Professor of Musicology
Jeremy L. Smith, Associate Professor of Musicology, is a specialist on the English Renaissance with a secondary interest in Progressive Rock. He has published articles in Journal of American Musicological Society, Music & Letters, Computing in Musicology, Notes, Fontes Artis Musicae, New Dictionary of National Biography, MGG and New Grove and has presented scholarly papers at annual meetings of the American Musicological Society and the Medieval and Renaissance Music Society, among others. His most recent essays include a chapter in ‘Noyses, sounds and sweet aires’: Music in Early Modern England (catalogue for exhibition at the Folger Shakespeare Library, 2006) and Popular Music (a work coauthored with Jay Keister, forthcoming). His monograph Thomas East and Music Publishing in Renaissance England was published in 2003 by Oxford University Press and his edition of William Byrd’s “Psalmes, Sonets and Songs,” Vol. 12 of the Byrd Edition, general editor Philip Brett, was published in 2004 by Stainer & Bell. Research for the latter volume was supported in part by a NEH Collaborative Research Grant. In 2001 and 2007 Smith was awarded the Richard Hill (MLA) prize for the year’s best article of a music-bibliographical nature. In 2006 he was awarded a Provost’s Award for his article in JAMS. Smith is a founding member of the editorial board of a forthcoming journal Music & Politics, for which he is slated to publish an article in the inaugural edition. He is also currently working on a book project titled Close to the Flame: Music and Politics in Elizabethan England.