Cornell University

CU Music: Musicology Colloquium 2/21

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Lincoln Hall, 124
Dept of Music, 101 Lincoln Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-4101, USA

Joshua Rifkin (Boston University) presents “Time Travel and its Discontents: Historical Performance, Historical Reconstruction, and Culture Tourism.” Professor Rifkin has published studies on musical subjects ranging from Busnoys to the Beatles, with special emphasis on J. S. Bach and Josquin des Prez. In 1999, the University of Dortmund awarded him an honorary doctorate for his contributions to Bach interpretation. Rifkin has appeared as conductor and keyboard soloist with many prominent orchestras in the US, Europe, Israel, and Australia.

Event Type



Department of Music



Free and open to the public; no tickets are required.



Contact E-Mail

Contact Name

Erica Levenson


Joshua Rifkin

Speaker Affiliation

Boston University School of Music

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