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Haydn as a London “Star:” Thoughts on Using Material Culture to Teach Eighteenth-Century Music at a Liberal Arts College - by Vanessa L. Rogers

Vanessa Rogers (Rhodes College) integrates historical artefacts into her teaching of Haydn as historical figure and composition “star,” thus offering her liberal arts students a lively interdisciplinary view—material culture studies and musicology—of Enlightenment-era London.

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Eighteenth-Century Music in a Twenty-First Century Conservatory of Music or Using Haydn to Make the Familiar Exciting - by Mary Sue Morrow

Mary Sue Morrow (University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music) discusses how focusing in on certain details of Haydn’s music and biography can help recalibrate the ears of students studying for a career in music to appreciate Haydn’s (and other composers’) less familiar material on its own terms, and thus lead them away from “Haydn leads to Mozart leads to Beethoven-as-teleological-goal” preconceptions.

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