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Books, articles, and other publications


Music and Belonging Between Revolution and Restoration (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017).

The Sound of Biopolitics [under contract with Fordham University Press for the Commonalities series].

Peer-reviewed articles

“Agamben’s Museicology,” special issue on Music & Theory, CR: The New Centennial Review [forthcoming].

“The Use of Ears,” parrhesia [forthcoming]

“Turning Ears, or Ec(h)otechnics,” special issue on the Turn, diacritics [forthcoming].

“Confronting Continental Philosophys Fears of Biologism,” Music & Science 1 (2018).

“The Sonic Habitués of the Strip: Listening in Las Vegas,” Sound Studies 4 (2018).

“Haydn’s Impropriety,” Journal of Music Theory 62/1 (2018), 119–144.

“Form and Repetition: Deleuze, Guillaume & Sonata Theory,” Music Analysis 37/ 3 (2018).

“The Time it Takes to Listen,” Music Theory Spectrum 38/2 (2017): 18–35.

“The Sound of the Outside,” boundary 2 43/1 (2016), 75–105.

“Rethinking Difference and Community in Parsifal,” Opera Quarterly 29/3–4 (2013): 355–360.

“Badiou contra Badiou,” Current Musicology 94 (2012): 143–164.

“A Minimal Violence: Seven Theses on the Classical Style,” Les Cahiers de la Société québécoise de recherches en musique 11/1–2 (2010): 71–80.

“Disruptive Spatiality and the Experience of Recordings of Bach’s Solo Cello Suites,” Current Musicology 82 (2006), 33–59.

Peer-reviewed chapters in edited volumes

“Deconstruction and Timbre,” in Oxford Handbook of Timbre and Orchestration, ed. Alexander Rehding and Emily Dolan (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018) [forthcoming].

“Deconstruction,” in Oxford Handbook of Western Music and Philosophy, ed. Jerrold Levinson, Nanette Nielsen and Tomas McCauley (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018) [forthcoming].

“Sequence,” in Oxford Handbook of Critical Concepts in Music Theory, ed. Alexander Rehding and Steven Rings (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016).

Review articles

Review of Dominic Pettman, Sonic Intimacy: Voice, Species, Technics (or, How To Listen to the World)b2o, June 1, 2017.

“Untying Bodies” [review of Peter Szendy, Phantom Limbs: On Musical Bodies], Los Angeles Review of Books, September 9, 2016.

Other writings

Invited essay on Emeka Ogboh’s sound installation Logan Squared: Ode to Philly featuring poet Ursula Rucker, in Monument Lab Catalogue (Philadelphia: Temple University Press) [forthcoming].

“Urban Sound and the Politics of Habitability,” Perry World House blog post (January 2018).