MusCan Members:

Please join the MusCan Board of Directors in congratulating Dr. Harald Krebs (University of Victoria) on being elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

The following announcement was issued by Dr.  William Caplin for the Society for Music Theory:

I am pleased to announce that Harald Krebs, former president of SMT, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

The citation from the Society reads as follows:
"Harald Krebs is an internationally renowned music theorist. In his writings, he sheds light on neglected repertoires, such as the songs of 19th-century female composers and the late music of Robert Schumann. Particularly influential is his model of musical meter, created primarily for analysis of 17th- to 19th-century tonal music, but subsequently employed by numerous music theorists in the explication of diverse recent musics, including jazz, rock and techno.”

William E. Caplin, FRSC
James McGill Professor of Music Theory
Department of Music Research
Schulich School of Music
McGill University

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