John S. Powell

Professor of MusicLorton Performance Center 2145
918-631-2771
john-powell@utulsa.eduPersonal Page

Education and Degrees Earned

  • B.A. Music History and Theory, Univ. of Calif. Santa Barbara
  • M.A. Historical Musicology, Univ. of Calif. Santa Barbara
  • M.Mus. Choral Conducting, University of Washington
  • Ph.D. Historical Musicology, University of Washington

Areas of Academic Specialty

  • Music, musical theater
  • Opera in France during the ancien regime
  • The vocal chamber music of Alessandro Stradella
  • The music of Lucien Durosoir

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Visiting Professor of Musicology
    • Fall 2006, Université de Nancy 2
  • Professor of Music History
    • 2005-2008, University of Tulsa
  • Associate Professor of Music History
    • 1996-2005, University of Tulsa
  • Assistant Professor of Music History
    • 1989-1996, University of Tulsa
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Musicology
    • 1988-1989, University of Minnesota
  • Acting Assistant Professor of Musicology
    • 1986-1988, University of Washington
  • Lecturer in Music Theory and History
    • 1985-1986, Seattle University
  • Lecturer in Western Music
    • 1983-1984, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • University Extension Lecturer
    • 1982-1987, University of Washington
  • Teaching Assistant
    • 1979-1982, University of Washington

Professional Affiliations

  • American Musicological Society
  • Society for Seventeenth-Century Music

Courses Taught at TU

  • Music History I, II, III (MUS 3253, 3263, 3273)

Awards & Recognition

  • 1980-81, Fulbright-Hays Full Grant (dissertation grant)
  • 1989, American Council for Learned Societies, Grant-in-Aid.
  • 1989, National Endowment for the Humanities, Travel to Collections Grant.
  • 1993, National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend.
  • 1996, American Council of Learned Societies Travel Grant.
  • 1996, American Philosophical Society Research Grant.
  • 1999, Oklahoma Council for the Humanities Grant.
  • 2000, National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship.
  • 2006, Fulbright Teaching/Research Grant to Strasbourg, France.

Publications

  • L’Air de cour et le théâtre de collège au XVIIe siècle
    Actes du Colloque « L’Air de cour au temps de Henri IV et de Louis XIII », 2003 (Paris : Éditions Mardagna, 2006).
  • L'aspect protéiforme du Premier Intermède du Malade Imaginaire" and “Charpentier’s Music for Circé (1675)
    in Catherine Cessac, ed., Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Un musicien retrouvé (Éditions Mardaga, 2005).
  • Les Conditions de représentation au Théâtre de Guénégaud et à la Comédie-Française, d'après les Mélanges
    in Les Manuscrits autographes de Marc-Antoine Charpentier, ed. Catherine Cessac (Paris: Mardaga, 2007), 271-86.
  • Les partitions théâtrales au XVIIe siècle: des débuts jusqu'au Malade Imaginaire
    in Le Parnasse du Théâtre: Les recueils d'oeuvres complètes de théâtre au xviie siècle, ed. Georges Forestier, Edric Caldicott, et Claude Bourqui (Paris: PUPS, 2007), 105-18.
  • Music and Corneille’s Andromède
    in "L'esprit français" und die Musik Europas: Entstehung, Einfluss und Grenzen einer ästhetischen Doktrin (Festschriftt für Herbert Schneider), ed. Michelle Biget-Mainfroy und Rainer Schmusch (Hildesheim: Olms, 2007), 191-207.
  • Music and French Theater, 1600-1680
    (Oxford University Press, 2000).
  • Music and Molière’s Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme
    Cambridge Molière Companion (2006).
  • ’Pourquoi toujours des bergers?’: Lully, Molière and the Pastoral Divertissement
    in Lully Essays, ed. John Heyer (Cambridge University Press, 2000), 166-98.
  • Psyché(1671)
    text by Molière, Pierre Corneille, and Phillippe Quinault; music by Jean-Baptiste Lully; Oeuvres complètes de Jean-Baptiste Lully , ed. Herbert Schneider and Jérôme de La Gorce (Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 2008).
  • The Opera Parodies of Florent Carton Dancourt
    Cambridge Opera Journal, 13:1 (2001)