H. Colin Slim Award Winners

This award was first presented in 2005. It recognizes an outstanding musicological article published in the previous year by a scholar beyond the early stages of her or his career. See the complete award guidelines for further information.


2014 Anna Maria Busse Berger
"Spreading the Gospel of Singbewegung: An Enthnomusicologist Missionary in Tanganyika of the 1930s," Journal of the American Musicological Society, 66 (2013), 475-522.
2013 Tim Carter
"Monteverdi, Early Opera and a Question of Genre: The Case of Andromeda (1620)," Journal of the Royal Musical Association, 137 (2012), 1-34.
2012 Lydia Goehr
"—wie ihn uns Meister Dürer gemalt!: Contest, Myth, and Prophecy in Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg," Journal of the American Musicological Society, 64/1 (2011), 51-117.
2011 Mark Everist
"Grand opera-petit opera: Parisian Opera and Ballet from the Restoration to the Second Empire," 19th-Century Music 33 (2010): 195-231.
2010 David Brodbeck
"Hanslick's Smetana and Hanslick's Prague," Journal of the Royal Musical Association (Routledge, 2009).
2009 Rose Rosengard Subotnik
"Shoddy Equipment for Living?: Deconstructing the Tin Pan Alley Song," Musicological Identities: Essays in Honor of Susan McClary (Ashgate, 2008).
2008 Christopher Reynolds
Porgy and Bess, ‘An American Wozzeck’” Journal of the Society for American Music 1 (2007).
2007 Anne Walters Robertson
“The Savior, the Woman, and the Head of the Dragon in the Caput Masses and Motet,” Journal of the American Musicological Society 59 (2006).
2006 Ralph Locke
“Beyond the Exotic: How ‘Eastern’ is Aida?” Cambridge Opera Journal 17 (2005).
2005 Jann Pasler
“The Utilitiy of Musical Instruments in the Racial and Colonial Agendas of Late Nineteenth-Century France,” Journal of the Royal Musical Association 129 (2004).

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