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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Allie Kieffer
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Musicology
 
e-mail:Alexandra.Kieffer@rice.edu
 
  • Ph.D. Music History (2014) Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • B.A. Music (2008) Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA
  • M.A. Music History (2009) Yale University, New Haven, CT
 
Primary Department
   Shepherd School of Music
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Research Areas
 Music and culture in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century France
 
Selected Publications
 Refereed articles
 

Alexandra Kieffer "Bells and the Problem of Realism in Ravel's Early Piano Music." Journal of Musicology, 34, no. 3: 432-472.

 
 

Alexandra Kieffer "Bells and the Problem of Realism in Ravel's Early Piano Music." Journal of Musicology, 34:3 (Forthcoming Spring 2017) In Press

 
 

Alexandra Kieffer "Riemann in France: Jean Marnold and the Modern Music-Theoretical Ear." Music Theory Spectrum, 38:1 (Spring 2016) : 1-15.In Press

 
 

Alexandra Kieffer "The Debussyist Ear: Music, Representation, and French Musical Modernism." 19th-Century Music, 39:1 (Summer 2015) : 56-79.

 
 Books
 

Alexandra Kieffer "Debussy's Critics: Sound, Affect, and the Experience of Modernism." Submitted

 
 Book reviews
 

Alexandra Kieffer "Review of Ingrid Sykes, Society, Culture and Imagination in Modern France: The Humanity of Hearing." H-France Review, 15 (October 2015)

 
Presentations
 Conference Paper
 

"Hearing Modernism: Entanglements of Intellectual History and Reception History." American Musicological Society National Meeting, Rochester, NY. (November 2017)

 
 

"Rewriting Modernism: Bergson, Debussy, and Early Twentieth-Century Psychologie." North American Conference on 19th-Century Music, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. (June 2017)

 
 

"Music That is a Psychology:” The Revue wagnérienne and the Making of the Modern Self." American Musicological Society National Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky. (November 2015)

 
 

"Music, Memory, and Representation: Théodule Ribot and the "Affective Imagination"." Royal Music Association Music and Philosophy Annual Conference, King's College London. (July 2015)

 
 Invited Talks
 

"Pelléas contra Ariane: Debussyism, Wagnerism, and the Ontology of Sentiment." Stanford University Department of Music Alexander Lectures, Stanford University. (February 2016)

 
 Panelist
 

"Music and Forms of Attention in the Long 19th Century." American Musicological Society National Meeting, Rochester, NY. (November 2017) With Francesca Brittan, Davinia Caddy, Nick Mathew, Carmel Raz, and Benjamin Steege