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Zbigniew Skowron

Zbigniew Skowron

Zbigniew Skowron

Zbigniew Skowron is professor at the Institute of Musicology, University of Warsaw. He graduated in Polish philology and musicology at the University of Warsaw, and in music theory at the Academy of Music in Warsaw. In 1987-8 he studied with Leonard B. Meyer at the University of Pennsylvania on an American Council of Learned Societies fellowship. Among his scholarly interests are aesthetic and historical aspects of  XXth-century music, history of musical aesthetics, music of Witold Lutosławski, and Chopin’s epistolography. He is the author of Teoria i estetyka awangardy muzycznej (Theory and Aesthetics of the Musical Avant-Garde) (Warsaw, 1989) and of the monograph Nowa muzyka amerykańska (Modern American Music) (Kraków, 1995). He is also the editor of Lutosławski Studies (Oxford, 2001) and, since 2001, the editor-in-chief of Przegląd Muzykologiczny (Musicological Review) – a yearbook of the Institute of Musicology, University of Warsaw.


 

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