Basil Considine

Ephemera

Ephemera

This was written many years ago for a friend studying abroad in London. I found the following circulation guidelines for your perusal: Hunkahotbrit Library – Circulation Policy for Heterosexual Patrons Sleazy Guys: 1 night...

AMS Newsletter Highlight

AMS Newsletter Highlight

This year, three of the largest professional organizations for scholarly researchers in music – the American Musicological Society, the Society for Ethnomusicology, and the Society for Music Theory – are meeting jointly in New...

The five members of Boston University's Musicology and Ethnomusicology department at the 19th IMS Congress. 
From left to right: Basil Considine, Ulrike Präger, Thomas Peattie, Patrick Wood Uribe, and David Kjar.

It’s a Boston University party in Rome

Next month, six scholars from Boston University will descend on Rome to present at the International Musicological Society Congress, which runs July 1-7, 2012. The complete conference program is available online; I myself will...

The New York Times on _Stick Fly_ and Plays

The New York Times on _Stick Fly_ and Plays

The hunger for textured depictions of black lives found an indulgence this season on Broadway. The Cort Theater in Manhattan was jumping during the two performances I attended of Lydia Diamond’s “Stick Fly.” This...