Barbara Dobbs Mackenzie
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., University of Michigan
Campus Affiliation: CUNY Graduate Center
Research Interests: 18th century opera
Barbara Dobbs Mackenzie is Editor-in-Chief of Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale RILM, a comprehensive, international bibliography of scholarly and other significant writings on music serving the global music research community. She is also Director of the Barry S. Brook Center for Music Research and Documentation, a scholarly facility of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York whose objectives are to promote and provide a setting for wide-ranging research and documentation activities in music. A non-teaching faculty member of the Ph.D. Program in Music at the CUNY Graduate Center, Mackenzie serves on its Executive Committee. She was elected President of NFAIS (National Federation of Advanced Information Services) for 2012, a global, non-profit membership organization serving those who create, aggregate, and organize authoritative information online. In addition, she chairs the NFAIS Humanities Roundtable committee. She is Vice President of Tannery Pond Concerts A more complete may be found at http://www.rilm.org/aboutUs/bio_BMackenzie.php.
The Creation of a Genre: Comic Opera's Dissemination in Italy in the 1740s. New York: Pendragon, 2003 (forthcoming).
Various articles on the Baglioni family of 18th-century opera singers for The New Grove Dictionary of Opera and The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition.
"Neapolitan Comic Opera in Naples and in Rome: Pergolesi's Lo frate 'nnammorato and Latilla's La finta cameriera," Studi pergolesiana 3 (1999).
Various RILM reports, published in Fontes Artis Musicae, 1996 to present.