Devoted to musical romanticism in all its guisesTHE PENDRAGON REVIEW presents articles of general interest specialized scholarly studies translations and essays as well as reviews of books monographs performances and recordings. The editorial board consists of Karen Ahlquist Ben Arnold Michael Beckerman Claire Brook Rossana Dalmonte James Deaville Mark DeVoto Klára HamburgerJanet L. Johnson Jeffrey Kallberg Leon Plantinga Andrew PorterJim Samson Charles Suttoni Cornelia Szabó-Knotik Rollin Smithand Alan Walker. Peter Bloom serves as Consulting Editor Michael Saffle as Editor.
Volume I No. 1 Spring 2001
Editorials by Peter Bloom and Michael Saffle
Individual and Social Tragedy-Wagner's‘Ring' as Classical Drama’ by Ernest F. Livingstone
Liszt's Third Concerto-Manuscript and Source Studies by Jay Rosenblatt
A review of Raymond Knapp's Brahms and the Challenge of the Symphony
An Essay by Scrivens on The Juicey and the Dry-Romantic Music and How We Treat It
Volume I No. 2 Fall 2001
History Memory and the Oboe Concerto by Richard Strauss by Peter Bloom
Debussy's Neglected Fantaisie by Mark DeVoto
The 'Noble Pathways of the National'-- Romantic and Modern Reactions to National Music by Jonathan Bellman
Volume 2 No. 1 Fall 2003
Editorial by Michael Saffle
Nineteenth-century Topical Analysis--A Lexicon of Romantic Topoi by Janice Dickensheets
German Romantic or Jewish Revoutionary? Gustav Mahler and the Nazi Blacklist by Susan Filler
Brahms Civilzes the Gypsy--The Zigeunerlieder and their Sources by Valerie Errante
Vol. 2 No. 2 has not been published and the journal has been discontinued with Volume 2 No. 1.
Michael Saffle, Editor
Completed his Ph.D. at Stanford University in 1977 and has taught music and humanities at Virginia Tech since 1978; in 1993 he was promoted to the rank of Professor. His publications include Franz Liszt: A Guide to Research (revised and republished by Routledge in 2004 and again in 2009) as well as articles and reviews in the Journal of the American Musicological Society, Acta Musicologica, Notes, the Journal of Musicological Research, the Programmhefte of Bayreuth’s annual Wagner Festival, Asian Music, Music & Letters, and the Leonardo Music Journal. In addition to fellowships from the Humboldt Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the American Philosophical Society, and the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy, Saffle held the 2000-2001 Bicentennial Fulbright Professorship of American Studies at the University of Helsinki—a “European Distinguished Chair.” In 2008 he also held the Au Yeung King Fong research fellowship at Hong Kong Baptist University. As a teacher Saffle has three times won Virginia Tech’s Certificate of Teaching Excellence; in 2007 he received the William E. Wine “lifetime” Award from Tech’s Alumni Association. On his sixtieth birthday, he was honored with a ‘Festschrift’ issue of the cultural-studies ejournal Spaces of Identity [Volume 6, No. 3 (3 December 2006)].
Peter Bloom, Editor:
Author of The Life of Berlioz (Cambridge, 1998) and editor of five collections of essays on Berlioz and his era of which the most recent is Berlioz: Scenes from the Life and Work (2008). He is editor of volumes 7 (Lélio ou Le Retour à la vie) and 24 (Grand Traité d’instrumentation et d’orchestration modernes) of the New Berlioz Edition and coeditor of Flammarion’s Dictionnaire Berlioz (2003). He is a member of the editorial boards of the Critique musicale d’Hector Berlioz and the Correspondance générale d’Hector Berlioz and, with colleagues in France, is preparing a new critical edition of Les Mémoires d’Hector Berlioz. Bloom is the Grace Jarcho Ross 1933 Professor of Humanities at Smith College, in Northampton, Massachusetts.