Music Theory

Publications

  • Nathan L. Lam. 2021. “Finding Common Ground in the Do-/La-minor Solfege Debate.” In Companion to Aural Training in Music Education, edited by Paul Fleet and Kent Cleland, 389-401. Abington, UK: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429276392
  • ___. 2020. “Modal Spelled Pitch Class, La-minor Solfege, and Schubert’s Third Relations.” Journal of Music Theory 64 (2). https://doi.org/10.1215/00222909-8550795
  • ___. 2020. “Tonalit√© gregorienne: Musica recta as Prescriptive Harmony.” Music Theory and Analysis 7 (2): 320-349. https://doi.org/10.11116/MTA.7.2.2
  • ___. 2019. “Relative Diatonic Modality in Extended Common-practice Tonality.” PhD dissertation, Indiana University, Bloomington. http://hdl.handle.net/2022/24636 Proquest dissertation no.: 22584215.

Teaching

I teach music theory at the university level. I’m particularly fond of music fundamentals: in 15 weeks, students with no prior experience write full-fledged musical works and become life-long musicians.

Julia Gaubatz, Requiem for Hermes (2019)
This piece remembers Julia’s rocket Hermes, which exploded midair.