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Janette Tilley
Position: Assistant Professor, Lehman College
Campus Affiliation: Lehman College
Phone: 718-960-7112
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph. D., Toronto
Research Interests: 17th-century music, gender studies, Canadian music

Janette Tilley is a musicologist specializing in seventeenth-century Lutheran Germany.  She is interested in the intersections between music and piety, homiletics, and the construction of meaning in sacred vocal works. Additional research interests include gender studies, women’s musical activities, and Canadian music. She is associate editor for the Web Library of Seventeenth-Century Music, an on-line refereed publication of the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music.


“Learning from Lazarus: The Rich Man and Lazarus Parable and the Seventeenth-Century Lutheran Art of Dying” Early Music History, (Forthcoming, 2009).

Andreas Hammerschmidt's Geistlicher Dialogen Ander Theil / Darinnen Herrn Opitzens Hohes Lied Salomonis (Dresden, 1645), Recent Researches in Music of the Baroque, vol. 150. (Madison, WI: A-R Editions, 2008).

“Meditation and Consolatory Soul-God Dialogues in Seventeenth-Century Lutheran Germany” Music and Letters 88 (2007): 436–75.

“Representations of Gender in Barbara Pentland’s "Disasters of the Sun”  Canadian University Music Review / Revue de musique des universit├ęs canadiennes 22 no. 2 (2002): 77–92.