Professor Richard Charteris

Professor in Historical Musicology

Richard Charteris is one of Australia's best-known musicologists, whose many publications span major musicological studies, monographical critical editions and refereed articles published in Europe, the UK and the USA.

Professor Charteris was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 1990, and was later elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, London, and received the prestigious Australian Centenary Medal in recognition of his distinguished contribution to musicology. He is Director of the Centre of Early Venetian Music, a Governor of the Dolmetsch Foundation in England and a member of editorial boards in Europe and the USA. He has also uncovered a vast quantity of new works and sources and edited the complete works of Giovanni Gabrieli, [...]

Richard Charteris is one of Australia's best-known musicologists, whose many publications span major musicological studies, monographical critical editions and refereed articles published in Europe, the UK and the USA.

Professor Charteris was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 1990, and was later elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, London, and received the prestigious Australian Centenary Medal in recognition of his distinguished contribution to musicology. He is Director of the Centre of Early Venetian Music, a Governor of the Dolmetsch Foundation in England and a member of editorial boards in Europe and the USA. He has also uncovered a vast quantity of new works and sources and edited the complete works of Giovanni Gabrieli, Alfonso Ferrabosco the Elder, Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Giovanni Bassano, all in the Corpus Mensurabilis Musicae series, published by the American Institute of Musicology (AIM), and the complete instrumental music of John Coprario and Thomas Lupo.

In addition, he has published critical editions of music by Johann Christian Bach, Giovanni Croce, Richard Dering, Andrea Gabrieli, Hans Leo Hassler, John Hingeston and Claudio Monteverdi. His recent monographs include Giovanni Gabrieli: A Thematic Catalogue of His Music (Pendragon, 1996), Adam Gumpelzhaimer's Little-Known Score-Books in Berlin and Krakow (AIM/Haenssler, 1996), Newly Discovered Music Manuscripts from the Private Collection of Emil Bohn (AIM/Haenssler, 1999), and An Annotated Catalogue of the Music Manuscripts in the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. (Pendragon, 2005). Further details appearin the entries about him in Grove Music Online and in Marquis Who’s Who in the World and in his website, www.richardcharteris.com

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Areas of Study

Musicology

Phone

+61 2 9351 3673

Fax

+61 2 9351 6793

Location

C41 - Sydney Conservatorium of Music