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Anthony Barone, Ph.D.

Music History


Anthony Barone joined the faculty of UNLV in 2006. A musicologist and pianist, he specializes in studies of European nineteenth- and early twentieth-century repertoires.

Barone teaches a broad spectrum of undergraduate and graduate courses in music history, including seminars on topics such as Richard Wagner, Romanticism, and the Baroque. Prior to UNLV, he taught music history at Manhattan School of Music, Rutgers University, Manhattan College, and Columbia University.

His research has focused on Richard Wagner, but his scholarly interests extend to seventeenth- and eighteenth-century repertoires, English music, critical theory, and reception history. His editorial and scholarly work includes past editorship of Current Musicology and articles in Cambridge Opera JournalMusic & Letters, and The Musical Quarterly. He has lectured internationally and nationally on topics including Wagner, Fauré, and Vaughan Williams.


  • Columbia University (Ph.D.)
  • Eastman School of Music (M.A.)
  • Cornell University (B.A.)