Silbiger, Alexander

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SILBIGER, Alexander

SILBIGER, Alexander. American (born Netherlands), b. 1935. Genres: Music. Career: University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, research instructor in physics, 1957-58; Cambridge Acoustical Associates, Cambridge, MA, staff engineer, 1960-62, senior scientist, 1962-68; Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, lecturer in music, 1972-74; University of Wisconsin-Madison, instructor, 1974-76, assistant professor, 1976-80, associate professor, 1980-85, professor of music, 1985, chair of music history and ethnomusicology area, 1976-77, 1981-82, and 1983-84; Duke University, Durham, NC, visiting associate professor, 1984-85, professor of music, 1985-, director of graduate studies, 1986-88, chair of department, 1988-93. Northeastern University, lecturer in engineering, 1965; Longy School of Music, instructor, 1962-72. Harpsichordist with Boston Symphony Orchestra, summer, 1973; appears in concert with ensembles and organizations in the United States, Canada, and Italy; performs on commercial recordings; gives workshops on early music. Publications: Italian Manuscript Sources of Seventeenth-Century Keyboard Music, 1980; Mathias Weckmann: Sacred Concertos, 1984. EDITOR: John Reid, Sonata for Recorder (or Flute) and Keyboard, 1968; (and contrib) Frescobaldi Studies, 1987; Seventeenth-Century Keyboard Music, 28 vols, 1987- 89; Nicola Vicentino, Four Enharmonic Madrigals, 1990; (and contributor) Keyboard Music before 1700, 1995. Address: Department of Music, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0665, U.S.A.