|1986||Ph.D., University of Notre Dame|
|1981||M.A., University of Notre Dame|
|1976||B.A., Iona College|
Irdische Leben/Himmlische Leben: Life and Death in the Music of Gustav Mahler CAHSS Intellectual Conversations
The existential symphonies of Gustav Mahler (1860–1911) explore his deepest concerns with his own mortality and the meaning of life. Late in life, Mahler consulted Sigmund Freud as a result of a severe marital crisis. ...
Representations of Evil in the Cinema: The Film Music of Bernard Herrmann CAHSS Intellectual Conversations
From the ominous low-brass chords which open Citizen Kane, to the violin glissandi from the unmistakable shower scene in Psycho, few film composers have had as much impact on the art of film music as ...