2017-18 CUSP Distinguished Speaker Series - Core Connections
Monday, February 26, 2018
Giuseppe Gerbino is Professor of Historical Musicology at Columbia University. His research interests include the Italian madrigal, the relationship between music and language in the early modern period, early opera, and Renaissance theories of cognition and sense perception. He is the author of Canoni ad Enigmi: Pier Francesco Valentini e l'artificio canonico nella prima metà del Seicento (Rome, 1995), and Music and the Myth of Arcadia in Renaissance Italy (Cambridge, 2009), which won the 2010 Lewis Lockwood Award of the American Musicological Society. His research has been supported by the American Musicological Society, the Harvard Center for Italian Renaissance Studies (Villa I Tatti), the Renaissance Society of America, the Mellon Foundation, the American Philosophical Society, and the Italian National Research Center (CNR). In 2013, Columbia honored him with the Lenfest Distinguished Faculty Award.