American Musicological Society

THE ALFRED EINSTEIN AWARD

The Alfred Einstein Award was inaugurated in 1967 to honor each year a musicological article of exceptional merit by a scholar in the early stages of his or her career who is a citizen or permanent resident of Canada or the United States.

It is named for Alfred Einstein (1880–1952), distinguished musicologist and member of the Society.

Guidelines for application

                                        RECIPIENTS

2004 Pierpaolo Polzonetti "Mesmerizing Adultery: Cosi fan tutte and the Kornman Scandal," Cambridge Opera Journal 14/3 (November, 2002): 263-296.
2003 Elisabeth Le Guin "'One Says that One Weeps, but One Does Not Weep': Sensible, Grotesque, and Mechanical Embodiments in Boccherini's Chamber Music," Journal of the American Musicological Society 55 (2002): 207-254.
2002 W. Anthony Sheppard "An Exotic Enemy: Anti-Japanese Musical Propaganda in World War II Hollywood," Journal of the American Musicological Society 54 (2001): 303-57.
2001 Amy Beal "Negotiating Cultural Allies: American Music in Darmstadt, 1946-1956," Journal of the American Musicological Society 53 (2000), 105-40
2000 Margaret Notley "Late-Nineteenth-Century Chamber Music and the Cult of the Classical Adagio," Nineteenth-Century Music 23 (1999), 33-61
1999 Simon Morrison "Skryiabin and the Impossible," Journal of the American Musicological Society 51 (1998), 283–330
1998 Berthold Hoeckner "Schumann and Romantic Distance," Journal of the American Musicological Society 50 (1997), 55–132
1997 Pamela Potter "Musicology Under Hitler: New Sources in Context," Journal of the American Musicological Society 49 (1996), 70–113
1996 Arved Ashby "Of Modell-Typen and Reihenformen: Berg, Schoenberg, F. H. Klein, and the Concept of Row Derivation," Journal of the American Musicological Society 48 (1995), 67–105
1996 Rob C. Wegman "Miserere supplicanti Dufay: The Creation and Transmission of Guillaume Dufay’s Missa Ave regina caelorum," Journal of Musicology 13 (1995), 18–54
1995 Anne C. Shreffler "‘Mein Weg geht jetzt voruber’: The Vocal Origins of Webern’s Twelve-Tone Composition," Journal of the American Musicological Society 47 (1994), 275–339
1994 David Gramit "Schubert and the Biedermeier: The Aesthetics of Johann Mayrhofer’s ‘Heliopolis’," Music and Letters 74 (1993), 355–382 
1993 Massimo Ossi "Claudio Monteverdi’s Ordine novo, bello et gustevole: The Canzonetta as Dramatic Module and Formal Archetype," Journal of the American Musicological Society 45 (1992), 216–304
1992 Cliff Eisen "The Mozarts’ Salzburg Copyist: Aspects of Attribution, Chronology, Text and Performance Practice," Mozart Studies (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991), 253–307
1991 Anne Maria Busse Berger "The Myth of Diminutio per tertium partem," Journal of Musicology, 8 (1990), 398–426
1990 Michael Long "Symbol and Ritual in Josquin’s Missa di Dadi," Journal of the American Musicological Society 42 (1989), 1–22
1989 Anne Walters Robertson "Benedicamus Domino: the Unwritten Tradition," Journal of the American Musicological Society 41 (1988), 1–62
1988 John Daverio "Schumann’s ‘Im Legendenton’: and Friedrich Schlegel’s Arabeske," 19th-Century Music 11 (1987), 150–163
1987 Paula Higgins "In Hydraulis Revisited: New Light on the Career of Antoine Busnois," Journal of the American Musicological Society 39 (1986), 36–86
1986 J.Peter Burkholder  "Johannes Martini and the Imitation Mass of the Late Fifteenth Century," Journal of the American Musicological Society 38 (1985), 470–523
1985 Peter Jeffrey "The Introduction of Psalmody into the Roman Mass by Pope Celestine I (422–432): Reinterpreting a Passage in the Liber Pontificalis," Archiv für Liturgiewissenschaft, Jahrgang 26, Heft 2 (1984), 147–165
1984 Jeffrey Kallberg "Chopin in the Marketplace: Aspects of the International Music Publishing Industry in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century," MLA Notes 39 (1983), 795–824
1983 Elaine R. Sisman "Small and Expanded Forms: Koch’s Model and Haydn’s Music," Musical Quarterly 68 (1982), 444–75
1982 Gary Tomlinson "Madrigal, Monody, and Monteverdi’s ‘Via Naturale alla Immitatione’," Journal of the American Musicological Society 34 (1981), 60–108
1981 David A. Bjork "The Kyrie Trope," Journal of the American Musicological Society 33 (1980), 1–41
1980 Richard Taruskin "Opera and Drama: The Case of Serov’s Judith," Journal of the American Musicological Society 32 (1979), 74–117
1979 Curtis A. Price "The Critical Decade for English Music Drama, 1700–1710," Harvard Library Bulletin 26 (1978), 38–76
1978 Charles M. Atkinson "The Earliest Agnus Dei Melody and its Tropes," Journal of the American Musicological Society 30 (1977), 1–19
1977 James Webster "Violoncello and Double Bass in the Chamber Music of Haydn and his Viennese Contemporaries, 1750–1780," Journal of the American Musicological Society 29 (1976), 413–438
1976 Craig Wright "Dufay at Cambrai: Discoveries and Revisions," Journal of the American Musicological Society 28 (1975), 175–229
1975 Eugene K. Wolf & Jean K. Wolf "A Newly Identified Complex of Manuscripts from Mannheim," Journal of the American Musicological Society 27 (1974), 379–437
1974 Lawrence F. Berstein "La Courone et fleur des chansons a troys: A Mirror of the French Chanson in Italy in the Years between Ottaviano Petrucci and Antonio Gardano," Journal of the American Musicological Society 26 (1973), 1–68
1973 Rebecca A. Baltzer "Thirteenth-Century Illuminated Miniatures and the date of the Florence Manuscript," Journal of the American Musicological Society 25 (1972), 1–18
1972 Sarah Fuller "Hidden Polyphony—a Reappraisal," Journal of the American Musicological Society 24 (1971), 169–92
1971 Lewis Lockwood "The Autograph of the first movement of Beethoven’s Sonata for Violoncello and Pianforte, opus 69," Music Forum 2 (1970), 1–109
1970 Lawrence Gushee "New Sources for the Biography of Johannes de Muris," Journal of the American Musicological Society 22 (1969), 3–26
1969 Philip Gossett "Rossini in Naples: Some Major Works Recovered," Musical Quarterly 54 (1968), 316–40
1968 Ursula Kirkendale "The Ruspoli Documents on Handel," Journal of the American Musicological Society 20 (1967), 222–73
1967 Richard L. Crocker "The Troping Hypothesis," Musical Quarterly 52 (1966), 183–203

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