Office: Imig Music Building N145
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1PM-2:30PM
Jewish liturgical music, analytical approaches to world music, music and text, rhythm and meter.
Music Theory I and II (MUSC 1101-1111); Aural Skills I and II (MUSC 1121-1131); Tonal Analysis (MUSC 4071); Advanced Tonal Analysis (MUSC 5061); Song Forms (MUSC 5151); Analytical Approaches to World Music (MUSC 5151/6801). Course on Contemporary Jewish Music planned for the fall of 2016.
Eastern Ashkenazi Biblical Cantillation: An Interpretive Musical Analysis, Yuval Online (2016)
Alte Liebe' and the Birds of Spring: Text, Music, and Image in Max Klinger's Brahms Fantasy, Expressive Intersections in Brahms: Essays in Analysis and Meaning (2012)
Metric Analysis and the Metaphor of Energy: A Way into Selected Songs by Wolf and Schoenberg, Music Theory Spectrum (2008)
Metric Displacement Dissonance and Romantic Longing in the German Lied, Music Analysis (2006)
Review of Schumann’s Dichterliebe and Early Romantic Poetics: Fragmentation of Desire by Beate Julia Perrey, Music Theory Spectrum (2006)
Yonatan Malin is Associate Professor in the College of Music. His research explores musical structure and meaning in German Lieder and Jewish liturgical music. His book Songs in Motion: Rhythm and Meter in the German Lied was published in 2010 by Oxford University Press. He has published articles in Music Analysis, Music Theory Spectrum, and Yuval Online, and a chapter in the edited volume Expressive Intersections in Brahms. Professor Malin received a PhD from the University of Chicago, and he has presented papers at national meetings of the Society for Music Theory and the Society for Ethnomusicology, at the First International Conference on Analytical Approaches to World Music, and at the conference Magnified and Sanctified: The Music of Jewish Prayer. In the fall of 2013, he presented "Commentary on a Niggun" in the CU-Boulder Symposium "Embodied Judaism: The Sound of Ecstasy," honoring Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. Before joining the faculty at CU Boulder, Malin was Associate Professor at Wesleyan University.