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Current Instititution

Boston University (Associate Provost of Undergraduate Education, Professor of Music)

Areas of Expertise

Early Italian music, Blues and Popular music, Cross-Cultural Issues.


Victor Anand Coelho is Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Professor of Music at Boston University. He is a graduate of Berkeley (BA) and UCLA (PhD), and a Fellow of Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence. A musicologist and performer of international distinction, he works primarily in the areas of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Italian music, as well as popular music. His areas of research include Renaissance and Baroque instrumental styles, lute music, performance practice, interdisciplinary approaches, and cross-cultural perspectives. As a specialist on popular music, he is interested in Afro-American music, rock history, blues, improvisation, and performance issues, and has appeared on the Fox Network, the CBC, and MTV, as well as in newsapers, radio programs, and documentary films as a specialist on the music of the Rolling Stones.  

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