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Churgin, Bathia

CHURGIN, BATHIA

CHURGIN, BATHIA (1928– ), musicologist. Churgin, the daughter of Pinkhos *Churgin, was born in New York. She studied with Louise Talma at Hunter College and with Nadia Boulanger at Fontainebleau. She received her Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1963, where she studied theory with Piston and music history with Gombosi and Pirrotta. After teaching at Vassar College (1952–57, 1959–71) and Harvard summer school (1963), she immigrated to Israel in 1970 and was appointed head of the new department of musicology at Bar-Ilan University (until 1984). Churgin was chair of the Israel Musicological Society in 1994–95. Her special fields were Beethoven and the early classic symphony of G.B. Sammartini. A Festschrift in her honor was published in 2000. She was the editor of The Symphonies of G.B. Sammartini I (1963), ii (1968); iii (1976); Thematic Catalogue of the Works of G.B. Sammartini" (coeditor, 1976); the Israel Musicological Society's journal, Israel Studies in Musicology, 2 (1980 and 1996). Among her writings were "New Facts in Sammartini Biography," in: jams, 20 (1967), 107–12; "Galeazzi's Description (1796) of Sonata Form," in: Journal of the American Musicological Society, 21 (1968), 181–99; "The Symphony as Described by J.A.P. Schulz (1774): A Commentary and Translation," in: cmc, 29 (1980), 7–16; "Beethoven's Sketches for His String Quintet, Op. 29," in: E.K. Wolf and E.H. Roesner (eds.), Studies in Musical Sources and Styles: Essays in Honor of Jan LaRue (1990), 441–80; "Exploring the Eroica: Aspects of the New Critical Edition, Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven," in: S. Brandenburg (ed.), …Essays in Honour of Alan Tyson, ed. (1998), 188–211; "Beethoven and the New Development-Theme in Sonata-Form Movements," in: jm, xvi (1998), 323–41.

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