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Zbigniew Granat

Zbigniew  Granat

Zbigniew Granat studied musicology at Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland, and Boston University, where he completed his doctoral dissertation on Open Form and theWork-Concept: Notions of the Musical Work after Serialism. His research interests include the history of twentieth-century music (especially the avant-garde of the 1950s and 1960s, "sonorism," music in the Cold War), musical aesthetics, history of music theory, and jazz. He served as editor of a special issue of Muzyka devoted to "sonoristics" and "sonorism" (2008) and contributed an essay on the subject to Music's Intellectual HistoryMusic and Literary Modernism (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2006) and has published in Grove Music Online, Muzyka, Down Beat, Jazz Forum, Notes, Jazz Research Papers, and Polish Review. Granat has delivered papers at conferences held in England, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, and across the U.S. He has taught at Boston University, New England Conservatory of Music, Berkshire Community College, and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. He is currently Assistant Professor of Music at Nazareth College in Rochester, NY.


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