Mellers, Wilfrid (Howard)

views updated

MELLERS, Wilfrid (Howard)

MELLERS, Wilfrid (Howard). British, b. 1914. Genres: Cultural/Ethnic topics, Music. Career: Professor Emeritus of Music, University of York, 1981- (Professor, 1964-81). Visiting Professor, City University, London, 1984-. Staff Tutor in Music, Extra-Mural Dept., University of Birmingham, 1948-59; Mellon Professor of Music, University of Pittsburgh, 1960-63. Publications: Music and Society, 1946; Studies in Contemporary Music, 1948; Music in the Making, 1950; Francois Couperin and the French Classical Tradition, 1950; Man and His Music, 2 vols., 1957-58; Harmonious Meeting: A Study of Music, Poetry and Theatre in England 1600-1900, 1964; Music in a New Found Land: Themes and Developments in the History of American Music, 1964; Caliban Reborn: Renewal in 20th Century Music, 1966; Twilight of the Gods: The Beatles in Retrospect, 1973; Bach and the Dance of God, 1980; Beethoven and the Voice of God, 1981; A Darker Shade of Pale: A Backdrop for Bob Dylan, 1984; The Secret Garden: Homage to Federico Mompou, 1985; Angels of the Night: Popular Female Sing- ers of Our Time, 1986; The Masks of Orpheus, 1987; Francois Couperin and the French Classical Tradition, 1987; Vaughan Williams and the Vision of Albion, 1989; The Music of Percy Grainger, 1992; The Music of Francis Poulene, 1993; Between Old Worlds & New, 1998; Singing in the Wilderness, 2001; Celestial Music, 2002. Address: Oliver Sheldon House, 17 Aldwark, York YO1 7BX, England.

More From