“Music Theory à la Leningrad: An Interview with Tatiana Bershadskaya.” Forthcoming in Contemporary Musicology.

“Music Theory’s White Racial Frame.” Forthcoming in Music Theory Online.

“On the Russian Concept of Lad, 1830–1945.” Forthcoming in Music Theory Online.

“On Rimsky-Korsakov’s False (Hexatonic) Progressions outside the Limits of a Tonality.” Forthcoming in Music Theory Spectrum.

“Introduction to the Symposium on Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly.” Music Theory Online 25.1 (May 2019).

“Pochemu amerikantsy tak liubiat shchenkera (i Rimana eshe bol’shche)” (Why Americans so love Schenker [and Riemann even more]). Sovremennye problemy muzikoznaniia (Contemporary problems of musicology) 18/1 (2018): 2–32.

Review of Alexander Serov, and the Birth of the Russian Modern, by Paul Du Quenoy. Russian Review 76/2 (April 2017): 353–354.

“Amerikanskaia teoriia riadov v perspektive” (American set theory in perspective). Muzykal’naia Akademiia (Music academy) (2015, no. 1): 148–155.

“The Parameter Complex in the Music of Sofia Gubaidulina.” Music Theory Online 20.3 (September 2014).

“‘Sing Vasya Sing!’: Vasya Oblomov’s Rap Trios as Political Satire in Putin’s Russia.” Music and Politics VII/2 (Summer 2013).

Review-article on Analyzing Atonal Music, by Michiel Schuijer. Theory & Practice 37/38 (2012–13): 275–288.

“Conference Report: Inaugural Meeting of the Russian Society for Music Theory.” Music Theory Online 19.4 (December 2013).

“Russian Pitch-Class Set Analysis and the Music of Webern.” Gamut: Online Journal of the Music Theory Society of the Mid-Atlantic 6/1 (2013).

“‘I Can’t Be Quiet’: An Interview with Vasya Oblomov.” Echo: A Music-Centered Journal 11.1 (Spring 2013).

“‘On the System of Stravinsky’s Harmony,’ by Yuri Kholopov: Translation and Commentary.” Music Theory Online 19.2 (June 2013).

“Rethinking Octatonicism: Views from Stravinsky’s Homeland.” Music Theory Online 18.4 (December 2012). (For this article I received the Feliks Gross Award, CUNY’s most prestigious award for assistant professors.)

“Anton Rubinstein, Alexander Serov, and Vladimir Stasov: The Struggle for a National Musical Identity in Nineteenth-Century Russia.” Germano-Slavica XVI (2007): 41-55.

“Scriabin and the Harmony of the 20th Century.” Annotated translation of article by Yuri Kholopov. Journal of the Scriabin Society of America 11/1 (Winter 2006-2007): 12-27.

Review of Making Beats: The Art of Sample-Based Hip-Hop, by Joseph Schloss. Popular Music 25/1 (2006): 138-40.

“Scriabin’s Dominant: The Evolution of a Harmonic Style.” The Journal of Schenkerian Studies 1 (2006): 118-48.

“Scriabin’s Seventh Piano Sonata: Three Analytical Approaches.” Indiana Theory Review 23 (Spring/fall 2002): 23-67.


“Stravinsky and the Soviet Union.” Forthcoming in Stravinsky in Context, edited by Graham Griffiths. Cambridge University Press.

“Russian Rap in the Era of Vladimir Putin.” In Hip-hop at Europe’s Edge, edited by Milosz Miszczynski and Adriana Helbig, 45–62. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.


“Octatonic or Diminished?: Russian Modal Interpretations of Stravinsky from an American Perspective.” In Igor Stravinsky: Sounds and Gestures of Modernism, edited by Massimiliano Locanto, 137–156. Brepols Publishers, 2014.

“Russia’s New Grove: Priceless Resource or Propagandistic Rubbish?” In Music’s Intellectual History, the inaugural volume of the RILM Perspectives Series (2008): 659–670.

“Stravinsky’s Harmony, in Context.” In Musiktheorie im Kontext, edited by Jan Philipp Sprick, Reinhard Bahr, and Michael von Troschke, 215-26. Berlin: Weidler Buchverlag, 2008.


“Rap and Rappers.” In Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture. Edited by Jacqueline Edmondson. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2013. (Invited author.)


Kaleidoscope of Cultures: A Celebration of Multicultural Research and Practice. Edited by Marvelene Moore and Philip Ewell. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2010.


“Analytical Approaches to Large-Scale Structure in the Music of Alexander Scriabin.” PhD diss., Yale University, 2001. Adviser: Allen Forte.