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. “Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Richard Strauss, and the Evolution of Elektra,” 1988.
Gilliam, Bryan. “Gustav Mahler Richard Strauss: Correspondence, 1888-1911 . Gustav Mahler , Richard Strauss , Herta Blaukopf .” Journal of the American Musicological Society 39, no. 2 (July 1986): 418–22. https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.1986.39.2.03a00100. Full Text
Gilliam, B. “"Richard Strauss's Preliminary Opera Sketches: Thematic Fragments and Symphonic Continuity".” 19th Century Music 9 (March 1986): 176–88.
GILLIAM, B. “STRAUSS PRELIMINARY OPERA SKETCHES + 'ELEKTRA' AND DER 'ROSENKAVALIER' - THEMATIC FRAGMENTS AND SYMPHONIC CONTINUITY.” Nineteenth Century Music 9, no. 3 (1986): 176–88.
Gilliam, B. “Richard Strauss’s Preliminary Opera Sketches: Thematic Fragments and Symphonic Continuity,” November 1982.
Gilliam, B. “Stefan Zweig’s Contribution to Strauss Opera after Die schweigsame Frau,” April 1981.