Publications

Below is a selected bibliography of my publications in ecomusicology (including some forthcoming titles), campus sustainability, and Beethoven. Also included are some interviews and reportage.  Many include full-text links to downloads or on-line publications. If you have trouble with any links or in tracking down any of these writings, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Last updated: August 2016.


Ecomusicology publications, in preparation / forthcoming:

[TBD], in The Oxford Handbook of Ecomusicology (Oxford University Press, in preparation).

“Ecomusicology,” Oxford Bibliographies Online, in preparation.

“Beethoven's Natures,” in Ecological Thought in German Literature and Culture, edited by Gabriele Dürbeck, Urte Stobbe, Hubert Zapf, and Evi Zemanek (Lexington Books, in preparation).

“Sounding Sustainable; or, the Challenge of Sustainability,” in Music and Sustainable Culture, edited by Timothy J. Cooley and Gregory Melchor-Barz (in preparation).

“Ecomusicology,” The SAGE Encyclopedia of Ethnomusicology, edited by Janet L. Sturman, forthcoming.

“‘A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion’? Climate Change and the North, Ecomusicology and Academic Discourse,” preface to Climate Change, Music, and Nature, edited by Britta Sweers, forthcoming.

“Symphonic Pastorals Redux,” in Extending Ecocriticism: Collaborative and Cross-Disciplinary Approaches, edited by Peter Barry and William Welstead (University of Manchester Press, forthcoming). [Invited reprint (revised) of “Symphonic Pastorals,” Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism 15 (2011): 22-42.]


Ecomusicology publications:

“Ecomusicology between Poetic and Practical,” in Handbook of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology, edited by Hubert Zapf (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2016), 644-663.

Current Directions in Ecomusicology, co-edited with Kevin Dawe (Routledge,  2016):
        “Ecomusicologies,” with Kevin Dawe, pp. 1-15.
        “Ecological Directions,” with Kevin Dawe, pp. 18-23.
        “Fieldwork Directions,” with Kevin Dawe, pp. 82-88.
        “Critical Directions,” with Kevin Dawe, pp. 148-152.
        “Textual Directions,” with Kevin Dawe, pp. 214-219.

“New Directions: Ecological Imaginations, Soundscapes, and Italian Opera,” in Current Directions in Ecomusicology, co-edited by Aaron S. Allen and Kevin Dawe (Routledge, 2016), 273-285.

with Mark Pedelty, Jeff Todd Titon, Denise Von Glahn, Music in a Changing Climate, April 2015. [Video of event.]

with Laurence Libin, “Sustainability,” Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, 2nd ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014).

with Jeff Todd Titon and Denise Von Glahn, "Sustainability and Sound: Ecomusicology Inside and Outside the University." Music and Politics VIII, no. 2 (2014): http://dx.doi.org/10.3998/mp.9460447.0008.205

"Ecomusicology," Grove Dictionary of American Music, Second Edition (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013).
•    That entry appears on the main page of this website (for further information on how it was written, see this page).
•    Finnish translation: "Ekomusikologia," in Musiikin Suunta, XXXV, no. 1 (2013): 8-10.

"Environmental Changes and Music," in Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture, edited by Jacqueline Edmondson (Greenwood, 2013), 418-421. Reproduced by permission of ABC-CLIO, LLC, Santa Barbara, CA.
•    PDF available here (draft, pre-proofs, and note that my original title is "Global Warming, Climate Change, and Music"; I did not authorize the changed title!)

"Bruce Cockburn: Canadian, Christian, Conservationist," in Political Rock, eds. Mark Pedelty and Kristine Weglarz (Ashgate, 2013), 65-90.
•    Available through Ashgate.

"Active Listening via Soundwalks," Ecomusicology Newsletter II, no. 2 (2013): 14-15.

"Of Ecomusicological Interest at AMS Pittsburgh," Ecomusicology Newsletter II, no. 2 (2013): 7.

"Activities of the ESG & ESIG in New Orleans," Ecomusicology Newsletter II, no. 1 (2013): 14.

"Ecomusicology: Bridging the Sciences, Arts, and Humanities," in Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook, ed. Deborah Rigling Gallagher, 373-381 (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2012).
•    Available online.

"Ecomusicology: Music, Culture, Environmental Studies . . . and Change," [Review Essay] Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences 2, no. 2 (2012): 192-201. DOI 10.1007/s13412-012-0072-1.
•    Available on-line (formatted) via SpringerLink, or here in open access, or un-formatted in PDF (with minor post-publication corrections highlighted).

with Kevin Dawe, "A Preview of Ecomusicologies 2012 and Related Activities at the Joint Annual Meetings of the AMS, SEM and SMT," Ecomusicology Newsletter I, no. 2 (2012): 7-11.

with Miranda S. Freeman, "The Ecomusicology Bibliography via Zotero: A Dynamic and Emerging Scholarly Resource," Ecomusicology Newsletter I (January 2012): 6-9.
•    The ecomusicology bibliography is available here.

"'Fatto di Fiemme': Stradivari's Violins and the Musical Trees of the Paneveggio," in Invaluable Trees: Cultures of Nature, 1660-1830, eds. Laura Auricchio, Elizabeth Heckendorn Cook, and Giulia Pacini (Oxford: SVEC, 2012), 301-315.
•    Book information here (if you have trouble getting a copy, contact me).
•    Utne Reader (magazine) article mentioning this research.
•    Article by Mark Pedelty mentioning this research.

"Symphonic Pastorals," Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism 15 (2011): 22-42. (Reproduced by permission.)
•    PDF available here (includes corrected Table 1).

"Colloquy: Ecomusicology," Journal of the American Musicological Society 64, no. 2 (2011): 391-419.
•    PDF available here.
•    Includes my introduction, "Ecomusicology: Ecocriticism and Musicology" (pages 391-394).
•    Includes my contribution,  "Prospects and Problems for Ecomusicology in Confronting a Crisis of Culture," (pages 414-419).
    •    Swedish translation: "Framtidsutsikter och problem för ekomusikologi i mötet med kulturens kris," in Nutida Musik no. 1 (2013): 36-39.


Campus Sustainability publications:

"Institutional Change and Campus Greening at Tulane University," in Proceedings of a Conference on Sustainability of Wetlands and Water Resources, Oxford, Mississippi, May 23-26, 2000 (Asheville, NC: United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station, General Technical Report SRS-50, March 2002): 4-13.
•    PDF here [an updated version of the chapter in the below Filho, ed., volume].

"Institutional Change and Leadership in Greening the Campus," in Sustainability and University Life, ed. Walter Leal Filho (Frankfurt: Peter Lang Publishers, 1999): 105-127.
•    PDF here.

“Greening the Campus: Institutional Environmental Change at Tulane University,” thesis (B.S. in Ecological Studies, Summa Cum Laude, May 1999).
•    PDF here.

with Charles Reith, The Tulane Environmental Faculty Enrichment Seminar  (New Orleans: Tulane University Environmental Studies Program, 1996), http://www.tulane.edu/~efes/.


Beethoven publications:

"Beethoven as pianista?  The Reception of Beethoven's Piano Music in Italy through the 1860s," Arietta: Journal of the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe, no. 8 (2014): 48-60.

Review of Benedetta Saglietti, Beethoven, ritratti e immagini, for Imago Musicae, vol. 25 (2012), 205-211.

"Beethoven and George Thomson: A New Letter Fragment from 1816," The Beethoven Journal 23, no. 1 (Summer 2008): 24-32.

"Beethoven's Music in Nineteenth-Century Italy: A Critical Review of Its Reception Through the Early 1860s." Ph.D. Dissertation, Harvard University, 2006.


Interviews / Reportage:

“UNCG Professor Combines Environment, Music with New Book,” UNCG Now (January 20, 2016).

“Spotlight on: Dr. Aaron Allen and Ecomusicology,” SMTD News & Archives, October 15, 2015.

Titon, Jeff Todd. “Music in a Changing Climate,” Sustainable Music: A Research Blog (1 September 2015).

Jacobsson, Johan. "Miljö och musik i sällsynt harmoni," Klimatmagasinet Effekt (2014): 51-52.

Titon, Jeff Todd. "Sound and Sustainability at AASHE," Sustainable Music: A Research Blog (8 December 2013).

"Musicologist Aaron Allen reaches out to all students and faculty to consider sustainability," Campus Weekly (26 February 2013).

Engström, Andreas and Juha Torvinen. "Musiikintutkimus ja kulttuurinen ympäristökriisi" ["Music Research and Environmental Crises in Culture"], Musiikin Suunta [The Direction of Music], XXXV, no. 1 (2013): 49-54.
•    Original Finnish available here (PDF).
•    Swedish translation: "Ekomusikologi – för att förstå vår omvärld" ["Ecomusicology: In Order to Understand the World around Us"], Nutida Musik no. 1 (2013): 32-35.
•    English translation available here. Engström, Andreas & Juha Torvinen.  "The Study of the Music & Culture of the Environmental Crisis: Interview with Aaron S. Allen." 
Ecomusicology Newsletter II, no. 2 (2013): 3, 20-23.

"Musicologist Aaron Allen Is Expanding the Academy Table and His Field of Study," American Academy in Rome, The Glimpse Series (15 July 2012).

Pedelty, Mark. “Ecomusicology.” Momentum (Spring 2011): 22-25.

Environmental Affairs Office is Students Legacy,” Tulane University (November 18, 1999).
 
The Greening of Gibson Hall,” Tulane University (March 1, 1999).