Professor Emeritus of Music
Ph.D., Harvard University. Author of books and articles on late 19th-and early 20th-century German music. Specialties include Richard Strauss, Anton Bruckner, Kurt Weill, Erich Korngold, 19th and 20th-century German opera, fin-de-siècle Vienna, film music, German musical aesthetics.
- Ph.D., Harvard University 1984
- M.A., Harvard University 1978
- B.A., University of Cincinnati 1975
Gilliam, B. “"From Hollywood to Berlin: The Influence of American Film on Weimar Music Theater.” In Americanism/Amerikanismus/Weill: Die Suche Nach Kultureller Indentität in Der Ersten Hälfte Des 20. Jahrhunderts, edited by Herrmann Danuser and Hermann Gottschewski, 147–59. Argus, 2003.
Gilliam, B. “"Die Rezeption der von Einem Opern in Amerika und die Ideologien des Stils".” In Gottfried von Einem Kongress, edited by Ingrid Fuchs, 303–13. Hans Schneider, 2003.
Gilliam, B. “"Biography (19,000 words) on Richard Strauss".” In Revised New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, edited by Stanley Sadie, Vol. 24. Macmillan, 2001.
Gilliam, B. “"Biography for Stephen Jaffe".” In New Grove, edited by Stanley Sadie, 2001.
Gilliam, B. “" ’Friede im Innern’: Aussenwelt und Innenwelt von Richard Strauss um 1935".” In Richard Strauss Und Die Moderne, edited by Bernd Edelmann, Birgit Lodes, and Reinhold Schlötterer, 93–111. Henschel, 2001.
Gilliam, B. “"Elektras Tanz and Auflösung".” In Festschrift Reinhold Schlotterer, edited by Bernd Edelmann. Wissner, 1999.
Gilliam, B. “Prefatory essay in honor of Günter Brosche.” In Fetstschrift Günter Brosche, edited by Thomas Leibnitz. Hans Schneider, 1999.
Gilliam, B. “"A Viennese Opera Composer in Hollywood: Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Double Exile in America".” In Driven from Paradise: The Musical Migration from Nazi Germany to the United States, edited by Reinhold Brinkmann and Christoph Wolff, 334–57. University of California Press, 1999.
Gilliam, B. “"The Tone Poems of Richard Strauss".” In The 19th-Century Symphony, edited by D Kern Holoman, 345–68, 1997.
Gilliam, B. “"Stage and Screen: Kurt Weill and Operatic Reform in the 1920s".” In Music and Performance during the Weimar Republic, edited by B. Gilliam. Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Mingo, B., and B. Gilliam. “The endangered list (Nominees for the most unjustly neglected opera).” Opera News 66, no. 5 (November 2001): 50-+.
Gilliam, B. “Utopia und Katastrophe: Richard Strauss während des dritten Reiches,” November 2000.
Gilliam, B. “Politics and the Spirit: Richard Strauss and the 1930s,” October 2000.
Gilliam, B. “Sound, Image, Music: Hollywood Film Music,” May 2000.
Gilliam, B. “From Hollywood to Berlin: The Influence of American Film on Weimar Music Theater,” February 2000.
Gilliam, B. “’Friede im Innern’: Strauss’s Inner and Outer Worlds in the 1930s,” October 1999.
Gilliam, B. “Modern times - Richard Strauss' later operas reflect the disunity of contemporary life.” Opera News 64, no. 2 (August 1999): 26–31.
Gilliam, B. “Elektras Tanz und Auflösung,” April 1999.
Gilliam, B. “Variations on an Enigma: Richard Strauss Fifty Years after his Death,” January 1999.