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Douglas Shadle

Douglas Shadle is Associate Professor of Musicology and Area Coordinator of Musicology and Ethnomusicology at the Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music. He is the author of Orchestrating the Nation: The Nineteenth Century American Symphonic Enterprise (2016) and Antonín Dvořák’s New World Symphony (2021).

The field is reckoning with a long legacy of racial exclusion, despite its universalist claims.

Douglas Shadle