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Kenneth Peacock

Professor Emeritus of Music and Music Education

Music and Performing Arts Professions

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Dr. Kenneth Peacock, a musicologist, technologist, and expert in such diverse fields as Scriabin and synaesthesia, has led the Music Technology Program to its current position as a focal point for musical activity in the department. Dr. Peacock received his Ph.D. in Musicology from the University of Michigan School of Music, his M.A. in Musicology from the University of California, Riverside, his A.B. in French Horn at the University of California, Los Angeles, and his B.S. in Engineering from the University of Connecticut [CT State Registration No. T-3481].

Selected Publications

  • "Computer Analysis of Clarinet Multiphonics," JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC INSTRUMENTS, vol VIII/ no. 6
  • "Synesthetic Perception: Artistic and Aesthetic Implications," CURRENT RESEARCH IN ARTS MEDICINE, A Cappella: Chicago 
  • "20th Century Color Instruments," JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC INSTRUMENTS vol. VIII/3 
  • "Pre-20th Century Color Instruments," JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC INSTRUMENTS, vol. VII/2 
  • "Ross Lee Finney at Eighty-Five, AMERICAN MUSIC, THE JOURNAL OF THE SONNECK SOCIETY, vol. 9/ no.1 
  • "Instruments to Perform Color Music: Two Centuries of Technological Experimentation," LEONARDO, JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE ARTS, SCIENCES, AND TECHNOLOGY, vol. 21/ no. 4 
  • "Multiphonic Spectra," JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL CLARINET SOCIETY, vol. 13/ no. 2 
  • "Synesthetic Perception: Alexander Scriabin's Color Hearing," MUSIC PERCEPTION, Univ. of California Press, vol 2/ no. 4 
  • "Electronic Music Appreciation," MUSIC EDUCATORS JOURNAL, vol. 70/ no. 5 
  • "Bridges--Copeland 3rd Sym. MASTER MUSICIANS, W.T.McKinley, ed. analysis/notes 6/99
  • "Computer Graphics and Electronic Music, JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL COMPUTER GRAPHICS ASSOCIATION, 3/90 
  • "The Dramatic and Musical Structure of WEEP TORN LAND," in ROSS LEE FINNEY--A SAMPLER, C.F. Peters, New York & Germany. 11/87