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Patricia Hall

Professor of Music Theory
Office: 1318 Moore

Patricia Hall (PhD '89, Yale University) taught at the University of California, Santa Barbara, for 25 years before coming to the University of Michigan as professor and chair of the Department of Music Theory.

Hall is the author of A View of Berg's Lulu Through the Autograph Sources (University of California Press, 1997), winner of the ASCAP Deems-Taylor Award), Berg's Wozzeck (Oxford University Press, 2011), and co-editor with Friedemann Sallis of A Handbook to Twentieth-Century Musical Sketches (Cambridge University Press, 2012). She is the general editor of The Oxford Handbook of Music Censorship (Oxford University Press, 2017).

Hall's articles and reviews have appeared in The Journal of Music Theory, The Musical Quarterly, Music Theory Spectrum, The International Journal of Musicology, Computing in Musicology, and a number of edited volumes. She received two Fulbright Felllowships for study in Vienna, and a grant from the Paul Sacher Foundation in Basel.

Hall has given papers at the annual meetings of the American Musicological Society and Society for Music Theory, at the Wiener Festwochen, and the Colburn School, among other venues.

She founded the online journal Music and Politics and was editor from 2007 to 2017.

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