Long, Michael



Michael Long is an associate professor of music at the University at Buffalo (State University of New York).  A recipient of the American Musicological Society’s Alfred Einstein award and the SUNY Chancellor’s award for excellence in teaching, his essays on fourteenth- and fifteenth-century music have appeared in numerous collections and journals, including the Journal of the American Musicological Society and Early Music History.  He has also served as an associate editor for the Journal of Film Music.  Recent conference presentations on Kenneth Anger’s Fireworks and on Brokeback Mountain are part of his current book project exploring music, ritual, and the choreographic impulse in cinema.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Beautiful Monsters: Imagining the Classic in Musical Media
(Our Cover Feature of February 20, 2009)