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Catherine Gordon

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Department Chairperson, Music (2017-2013)

Contact Information:

cgordon@providence.edu
401 -865-1898
Smith Center for the Arts G17

Education:

Ph.D. - University of Michigan

Area(s) of Expertise:

Music of the 17th and 18th centuries, Baroque performance practice, harpsichord performance, vocal historical performance

Awards and Honors:

Committee on Aid to Faculty Research - Providence College
Fellowship - National Endowment for the Humanities
The Noah Greenberg Award - The American Musicological Society (AMS)
Research Fellowship - Centre Nationnal de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

Selected Publications:

Gordon, Catherine. (2015). "Precious" Eroticism and Hidden Morality: Salon Culture and the Mid-Seventeenth-Century French Airs.

Gordon, Catherine. (2011). Music and the Language of Love: Seventeenth-Century French Airs.

Gordon, Catherine. (2001). Heroism Undone: The Erotic Manuscript Parodies of Lully/Quinault Tragédies Lyriques.

Gordon, Catherine. (1998). 'La Réplique Galante': Sébastien de Brossard's Airs as Conversation." In Sébastien Brossard, Musicien.

Recent Presentations:

Gordon, Catherine., The American Musicological Society Conference, AMS, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Expanded Version of Combatting the Demons Within: The Role of Jean-Joseph Surin’s Cantiques spirituels (1655) in Mystical Contemplation and Demonic Exorcism ". November, 2014.

Gordon, Catherine., International Baroque Music Conference, The Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria, "Combatting the Demons Within: The Role of Jean-Joseph Surin’s Cantiques spirituels (1655) in Mystical Contemplation and Demonic Exorcism ". July, 2014.

Gordon, Catherine., Guest Lecturer at Northwestern University, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, "Expanded Version of Battling the ‘Rhetoric of Distraction’: Bénigne de Bacilly’s Spiritual Airs for Impressionable Youths and Weak-Minded Women". May, 2011.

Gordon, Catherine., The International Conference on Baroque Music, IBM, Leeds, England, "Battling the ‘Rhetoric of Distraction’: Bénigne de Bacilly’s Spiritual Airs for Impressionable Youths and Weak-Minded Women". July, 2008.

Gordon, Catherine., Society for Seventeenth-Century Music Conference, Society for Seventeenth-Century Music (SSCM), San Marino, CA The Huntington Library, "Pious Persuasion: Bénigne de Bacilly’s Spiritual Airs for Repentant Souls". April, 2008.

Gordon, Catherine., American Musicological Society Conference, AMS, Quebec City, Canada, "Expanded Version of Pious Persuasion: Bénigne de Bacilly’s Spiritual Airs for Repentant Souls". November, 2007.

Gordon, Catherine., International Musicological Conference, IMS, Zurich, Switzerland, "The Spirit Transformed: Bénigne de Bacilly’s Spiritual Airs for Repentant Souls". July, 2007.

Gordon, Catherine., Guest Lecturer, The Boston Early Music Festival, Boston, MA, "French Songs: Litigious Expressions of Love’s Pleasures and Pain". June, 2007.


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