david bard-schwarz

Associate Professor of Music Theory, Division of Music History, Theory, and Ethnomusicology

Coordinator of Music Theory Area

The University of North Texas College of Music

1155 Union Circle #311367, Denton, Texas 76203-5017 USA

E-mail: david.schwarz@unt.edu

Phone: (940) 369-7299

Fax: (940) 565-2002

Publications

Books

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Editions

  • David Lewin's Morgengruß: Text, Context, Commentary Edited by David Schwarz and Richard Cohn. (New York: Oxford University Press. 2015). Citation of Special Merit. SMT Vancouver 2016.
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  • Keeping Score: Music, Disciplinarity, Culture. David Schwarz, Anahid Kassabian, Lawrence Siegel. Eds. (Charlottesville and London: The University Press of Virginia, 1997).

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Articles

  • (forthcoming) "Speaking of the Voice in Psychoanalysis: Saussure, Freud, Lacan, Barthes, and Dolar" in Music--Psychoanalysis--Musicology. Editor: Samuel Wilson (London and New York: Ashgate Press, anticipated release date: 2017).
  • (forthcoming) "John Corigliano" in Lexikon des Orchester. Herausgeber: Frank Heidlberger, Gesine Schröder, Christoph Wünsch.
  • "The Real, the Fake, Jouissance, and Claudia Hart's Caress" Spring 2015
  • "Flux: the Art of David Stout and Cory Metcalf" in David Stout and Cory Metcalf: the Art of Noisefold Burning Books, Sante Fe, NM 2015
  • "Surveillance and Bare LIfe in Centemporary New Media" in Media-N Journal of the New Media Caucus. Summer 2013: v. 09 N. 02.
  • "A (Dis)Pleasure of Influence: George Rochberg's Caprice Variations for Unaccompanied Violin (1973)" in MUZIKOLOŠKI ZBORNIK Musicological Annual XLV/ 2, Ljublana 2009.
  • Review of Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music Neil Lerner and Joseph N. Straus, eds. (New York: Routledge, 2006), in Journal of Music Theory, Volume 49, number 1, Spring 2008.
  • (German) "Das Erhabene in die Stadt von Franz Schubert" in Musik und neue Folge, Ed. Jan Philipp Sprick, Reinard Bahr, Michael von Troschke. (Berlin: Weidler Verlag, 2008).
  • David Schwarz and Dave Laing, "Psychoanalysis," Continuum Encyclopedia Of Popular Music of the World, Volume I: Media Industry and Society, eds. John Shepherd, David Horn, Dave Laing, Paul Oliver and Peter Wicke (London: Continuum, 2003), pp. 117-120.
  • Review of The Beatles with Lacan by Henry W. Sullivan. Notes, vol. 53, no. 2, December 1996.
  • (In German) "Oi! Musik, Politik, Gewalt". Popskriptum 5. Humboldt Universität zu Berlin.
  • "Listening Subjects: Semiotics, Psychoanalysis, and the Music of John Adams and Steve Reich". Perspectives of New Music. Volume 31, number 2. Summer 1993.
  • "On Disciplinarity and Music." Review-Essay of Joseph Kerman, Contemplating Music; Disciplining Music: Musicology and its Canons. Bergeron and Bohlman, Eds.; Susan McClary, Feminine Endings. Stanford Humanities Review. Volume 3, number 2. Autumn 1993.
  • "The Ascent and Arpeggiation in 'Die Stadt,' 'Der Doppelgänger,' and 'Der Atlas,' by Franz Schubert". Indiana Theory Review. Spring 1986.

Conference Papers / Lectures / Presentations

  • Music and Psychoanalysis Interest Group co-chair. Society for Music Theory. Vancouver 2016.
  • Music and Psychoanalysis Interest Group co-chair. Society for Music Theory. St. Louis 2015.
  • "New Media and Post-Dialectics in Kurt Hentschäger, Cluster (2011)". Music and Visual Cultures International Conference, University of Maynooth, Maynooth Ireland. July 21--23, 2016.
  • "Porous Subjectivity and Claudia Hart's "Caress", delivered at iARTA symposium, UNT February 13, 2015.
  • "Music as Call of the Other: Bare Life and the Subject in Recent works of New Media" given in the Music Department Lecture Series, the University of Manchester, England. November 14, 2013.
  • "Music, Body, Real: Bare LIfe and Recent Works of New Media" keynote at Music and Psychoanalysis Study Day" the Uniersity of Liverpool Department of Music, November 12, 2013.
  • "Surveillance and Bare Life in Contemporary New Media"; paper presented at the 101st Annual meeting of the College Art Association, New York City, February 13, 2013.
  • "Art in the Age of High Security"; paper presented at the Eighth International Conference of Technology, Knowledge, and Society", The University of California, Los Angeles, January 16-18, 2012.
  • "Art in the Age of High Security"; chair of panel discussion, 17th International Biennial Conference of the Society for Philosophy and Technology, The University of North Texas, May 28, 2011.
  • "Double Takes: A Psychoanalytic Approach to the Body in Electronic Art" presented at the Sacramento State University, Real-Fake Exhibition. Sacramento, California, April 16, 2010.
  • "Interactive Media and Psychoanalysis." Presented at STEIM (Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, August 26, 2010.
  • "Bits and Pieces: Mediated and (Un?)mediated Representation in the Analysis of Electro-Acoustic Music." Presented at the IAML (International Association of Music Librarians) and IMS (International Musicological Society). Conservatoire Amsterdam, Amsterdam. The Netherlands. July 12, 2009.
  • "Musical Culture / Musical Structure: What is the Role of Influence in mid-to-late 20th-Century Music?" Presented with Professors Graham Phipps and Frank Heidlberger at CIM 08, 4th Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, July 3-6 2008, Department of Music Studies, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • "Atonal Voice-Leading in Anton Webern's Piece for Orchestra Opus 6, no. 4" presented at the International Musicological Society meeting at the University of Zürich, Zürich Switzerland. July 12, 2007.
  • (German) "Das Erhabene in der Musik Franz Schuberts". Presented at the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Musiktheorie, Musikhochschule Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany. October 14, 2005.
  • "Bodies in your Head: Wireless Communication, Music, and the American Invasion of Iraq" (revised) presented at the Third Annual International Conference of the Arts and Humanities, Honolulu Hawaii, January 12-15, 2005.
  • "Bodies in your Head: Wireless Communication, Music, and the American Invasion of Iraq" presented at "Listening, Hearing, and Cultural Criticism: Symposium on Music and Culture," "Women's Studies Certificate Program and the Center for the Study of Women and Society," co-sponsored by the Ph. D. program in Music, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, October 22, 2004.
  • "Left! Right! Left! Right! Bodies, Music, Facism" International Association for the Study of Popular Music Annual Meeting, Montreal Canada. July 3, 2003.
  • "Schubert's 'Die Stadt' and Traumatic Shock" presented in the Music Department's Guest Lecture Series, the University of Connecticut at Storres. April 7, 1998.
  • "The Listening Subject" delivered at the annual meeting of the American Society for Aesthetics, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana; November 5, 1998.
  • "Four Hate Songs and Their Heritage" presented at the annual meeting of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; October 15, 1997.
  • "German Oi: Music, Politics, Violence" given with Marie Luise Gättens at the annual meeting of the American Musicological Society, New York, New York; November 4, 1995.
  • "Scatting, the Acoustic Mirror, and the Real in the Beatles' 'I Want You (She's so Heavy)'" presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for the Study of Popular Music, Stockton, California; July 11, 1993.
  • "Syntax and Semantics: the Music of John Adams and Steve Reich" presented at the Society for Music Theory annual meeting, Cincinnati, Ohio 1991.
  • "Structuralism, Post-Structuralism and a Classic Musical Text: a New Look at Chopin's Preludes Opus 28" presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Music Theory, Rochester, New York 1987.

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Performance Prelude Lectures

  • May 27-28, 2016 | Aaron Copland, Clarinet Concerto
  • Gregory Raden, Clarinet and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Jaap van Zweden, conducting
  • Gustav Mahler, Das Klagende Lied
  • the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Jaap van Zweden, conducting
  • January 7-10, 2016 | Qigang Chen, The Five Elements Wu Xing (DSO premiere)
  • Modest Mussorgsky-Ravel, Pictures at an Exhibition
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto no. 3 Kirill Gerstein, piano
  • Dallas Symphony Orchestra; Long Yu, conductor
  • November 19-22, 2015 | Hans Pfitzner, PalestrinaPrelude to Act I
  • Philip Glass, Violin Concerto; Karen Gomyo, Violin
  • Gustav Holst, The Planets
  • Dallas Symphony Orchestra; Jaap van Zweden, conductor
  • May 14 + 16, 2015 | Leonard Bernstein, Serenade for Violin and Orchestra; Liza Ferschtman, violin; Dallas Symphony Orchestra; Jaap van Zweden, conductor
  • Leonard Bernstein, Symphony no. 3 "Kaddish"; Jaap van Zweden, conductor.

Education

  • M. P. S. Interactive Telecommunications Program, New York University, 2001.
  • Ph. D. Music Theory, The University of Texas at Austin, 1987.
  • Zeugnis - Deutsch als Fremdsprache, Universität Hamburg, 1981.
  • M. A. Comparative Literature, Indiana University, 1980.
  • B. A. English, University of Virginia, 1975.

Professional Service

  • Reader for Cultural Critique, Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, the University of Minnesota.
  • Reader for Routledge Press, The Taylor and Francis Group, New York, NY.
  • Reader for Music, Sound, and the Moving Image, Liverpool University Press
  • Reader for Indiana University Press

Editorial Work

  • I am editor-in-chief of the Initiative for Advanced Research in Technology and the Art's Moebius--a journal of interactive electronic arts based in the College of Music, the University of North Texas. I organized and led a retreat for our editorial board November 13-15, 2010 at Lantana Resort Pilot point to lay the groundwork for the journal and its board of editors.

Teaching

Associate Professor of Music, the College of Music, the University of North Texas (2007 to the present).

Assistant Professor of Music, the College of Music, the University of North Texas (2002—2007).

  • MUTH 1400 (Theory I)
  • MUTH 1410 (Aural Skills I)
  • MUTH 1500 (Theory II)
  • MUTH 1510 (Aural Skills II)
  • MUTH 2400 (Theory III)
  • MUTH 2410 (Aural Skills III)
  • MUTH 2500 (Theory IV)
  • MUTH 2510 (Aural Skills IV)
  • MUTH 2900 (Special Problems in Music Theory)
  • MUTH 3410 (Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint)
  • MUTH 3510 (Form and Analysis)
  • MUTH 5381 (Graduate Keyboard Practicum)
  • MUTH 5370 (Analytical Techniques III)
  • MUGC 5950 (Thesis)
  • MUTH 6680 (Semiotics)
  • MUTH 6680 (Analysis and Contemporary Music)
  • MUTH 6680 (Atonal Voice-Leading)
  • MUTH 6680 (Phenomenology and Music)
  • MUTH 6680 (Psychoanalysis and Music)
  • MUGC 4890 / 5890 (Video Games) UNT Frisco

Assistant Professor of Music, Music Department, Amherst College, 1997-1999 and Joseph E. and Grace W. Valentine Professor of Music, Music Department, Amherst College, 1995-1996 and 1996-1997.

  • Music 13 (Music and Contemporary Culture)
  • Music 22 (Nineteenth-Century Music)
  • Music 33 (Schenkerian Voice-Leading Analysis)
  • Music 34 (Introduction to Set-theoretical Analysis)

Instructor of Music Theory, College of Music, the University of North Texas, 1993-1995.

  • MUTH 3420 (Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint)
  • MUTH 3520 (Harmonic Analysis)
  • MUTH 6680 (Semiotics)

Administrative Experience

  • Special Assistant to the Provost, The University of North Texas (2008-2009). Responsibilities included curriculum development for undergraduate education, the establishment of resident communities (R.E.A.L community in Kerr Hall University of North Texas in Community Service), supervision of the One Book / One Community Program, and establishment of interdisciplinary freshman seminars: Poetry and Song (Departments of English and Musicology), Community Service and Social Action (College of Public Service and Department of Sociology), Multiculturalism and Boundaries (Departments of Sociology and Education).

Grants

  • PEST Grant, Fall 2011, UNT Office of Research.
  • Research and Creativity Enhancement Award, (Summer 2010). Residency at STEIM (Studio for Electro-Acoustic Music), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, August 2 to August 29th.
  • Junior Faculty Summer Research Grant Summer 2006.
  • Junior Faculty Summer Research Grant Summer 2005.
  • Junior Faculty Summer Research Grant Summer 2004.
  • Faculty Research Grant, UNT Summer 2003.

University of North Texas Service

  • The University of North Texas: the University Writing Committee (2003—current; Chair: 2006).
  • The University of North Texas Fine Arts Series Committee (2004—2007).

    College of Music Service

  • The College of Music, UNT. Music Theory Task Force (Fall 2010).
  • The College of Music, UNT. Graduate Council (2005-2008); (2008—2011) (current).
  • The College of Music, UNT. Faculty Advisory Committee (2005—2007); Chair: and Chair of Faculty of the College of Music (2006—2007). (2008—2011).
  • The College of Music, UNT. Promotion and Tenure Committee (Spring 2008); (current).
  • The College of Music, UNT. Personnel Affairs Committee (current).

Division of Music Theory, Music History, and Ethnomusicology Service

  • The College of Music, UNT. Graduate Academic Degrees Committee member (2002—2005); (2007—2008); (current).
  • The College of Music, UNT, the Music History, Music Theory, and Ethnomusicology Lecture Committee (Chair: 2002—2004).
  • The College of Music, UNT, the Music History, Music Theory, and Ethnomusicology Committee on Faculty Satisfactory Performance (Chair, 2009—current).