Contributor biographical information for Harmonies of heaven and earth : mysticism in music from antiquity to the avant-garde / Joscelyn Godwin.


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Joscelyn Godwin was born in Kelmscott, Oxfordshire, England on January 16, 1945. He was educated as a chorister at Christ Church Cathedral School, Oxford, then at Radley College (Music Scholar), and Magdalene College, Cambridge (Music Scholar; B.A., 1965, Mus. B., 1966, M.A. 1969). Coming to the USA in 1966, he did graduate work in Musicology at Cornell University (Ph. D., 1969; dissertation: "The Music of Henry Cowell") and taught at Cleveland State University for two years before joining the Colgate University Music Department in 1971. He has taught at Colgate ever since.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Music, Influence of.
Harmony of the spheres.