VON GLAHN, Assistant Professor of Musicology,
Assistant Professor Musicology, came to
Florida State in 1998. She specializes in
American music, twentieth-century musical
modernism, and the composers Charles Ives
and Leo Ornstein with a particular interest
in the interactions between music and larger
social and cultural currents.
book The Sounds of Place: Music and
the American Cultural Landscape (Northeastern
University Press, 2003) looks at fourteen
American composers of the high-art tradition
and the ways they have been inspired by
America's iconographic places. A critical
edition of Leo Ornstein's Quintette for
Piano and Strings (1927), part of the Music
in the United States of America (MUSA) series,
is forthcoming from A-R Editions. Her work
has appeared in Musical Quarterly,
American Music, and numerous collections
of essays both in this country and abroad.
She is currently writing a biographical/musicological
study of pianist-composer Leo Ornstein with
co-author Michael Broyles.