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Patrick Wood Uribe

Patrick Wood Uribe received his PhD in musicology from Princeton University, and holds degrees in Modern Languages from Oxford University, and in violin performance from the Royal Academy of Music in London. Prior to Gallatin, he has at Boston University. His teaching has included courses on the history of music theory, on opera, and on narratives from Ovid to Thomas Mann re-told in music. His published research has focused on music and the history of ideas at the turn of the nineteenth century, as well as on violin music of the seventeenth century. His publications include editions of violin music by Heinrich Biber (2010) and Thomas Baltzar (2012), two recordings on the MSR label, and articles and reviews for The Journal of Music Theory (2011), The Dutch Journal of Music Theory (2010), The Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music (forthcoming), Early Music America (2008, 2009), and The Journal of Film Music (2010). Forthcoming publications include a monograph on 19th-century German music theorist A. B. Marx for Routledge.

Teaching and Research Interests

Music and literature; music theory; Renaissance intertextualities, European and American music from the 17th to 20th centuries, 20th-century Latin American concert music.

Patrick Wood Uribe


B.A. & M.A. Modern Languages, Oxford University, 1996
M.F.A. Musicology, Princeton University, 2008
Ph.D. Musicology, Princeton University, 2011


2017 Summer

Sounding Stories: Musical Readings of Western Literature