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Hans Tischler

b. 18 January 1915
Tenure at the School of Music: 1965-1985

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Biography

Hans Tischler was born in Vienna on 18 January 1915. He studied the piano with Paul Wittgenstein and Bertha Jahn-Beer at the Vienna Conservatory, and composition with Richard Stohr and Franz Schmidt at the Vienna State Academy. He then studied musicology with Robert Lach, Robert Haas, and Egon Wellesz at the University of Vienna (Ph.D. 1937). After leaving Austria in 1938, he settled in the United States. He continued his musicological studies with Leo Schrade and Paul Hindemith at Yale University (Ph.D. 1942). He taught music history at West Virginia Wesleyan College (1945-47) and Roosevelt University, Chicago (1947-65). In 1950 he founded the Chicago chapter of the ISCM, which he directed until 1965. In 1965 he was appointed professor of musicology at Indiana University, where he remained until his retirement in 1985.

Sources: Baker's; New Grove.

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Writings

"Die Harmonik in den Werken Gustav Mahlers." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Vienna, 1937.

"The Symphonic Problem in Mahler's Works." Chord and Discord 2, no. 3 (1941): 15-24.

"The Motet in 13th-century France." Ph.D. dissertation, Yale University, 1942.

"English Traits in the Early 13th-century Motet." Musical Quarterly 30 (1944): 458-76.

"Schubert and Bruckner: A Comparison." With Louise H. Tischler. Chord and Discord 2, no. 4 (1946): 23-29.

"Mendelssohn's Style: The Songs Without Words." With Louise H. Tischler. Music Review 8 (1947): 246-73.

"Mendelssohn's Songs Without Words." With Louise H. Tischler. Musical Quarterly 33, no. 1 (January 1947): 1-16.

Theory and its Application. Chicago, 1949.

"Hacia una estética orgánica da la música." Luminar 9, no. 1 (1949): 63- 83.

"Musical Form in Gustav Mahler's Works." Musicology 2 (1949): 231-42.

"Key Symbolism versus 'Progressive Tonality.'" Musicology 2 (1949): 383-88.

"Mahler's 'Das Lied von der Erde.'" Music Review 10 (1949): 111-14.

"New Historical Aspects of the Parisian Organa." Speculum 25 (1950): 21-35.

"Gustav Mahler's Impact on the Crisis of Tonality." Music Review 12 (1951): 113-21.

"Barber's Piano Sonata Op. 26." Music & Letters 33 (1952): 352-54.

"Classicism, Romanticism and Music." Music Review 14 (1953): 205-08.

The Perceptive Music Listener. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1955.

"The Aesthetic Experience." Music Review 17 (1956): 189-204.

"The Revolution of the Harmonic Style in the Notre-Dame Motet." Acta musicologica 28 (1956): 87-95.

"Ligatures, Plicae and Vertical Bars in Premensural Notation." Belgisch tijdschrift voor muziekwetenschap / Revue belge de musicologie 11 (1957): 83-92.

"A Systematic Presentation of Non-harmonic Notes." Music & Letters (1957): 45-48.

"Re: Chromatic Mediants -- A Facet of Romanticism." Journal of Music Theory 2 (1958): 94-97.

"Hindemith's Ludus tonalis and Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier: A Comparison." Music Review 20 (1959): 217-27.

"Teaching Chromatic Harmony." American Music Teacher 8 (1959): 9, 25-26.

"The Evolution of Form in the Earliest Motets." Acta musicologica 31 (1959): 86-90.

"The Teaching of Music Appreciation." Journal of Research in Music Education 7 (1959): 169- 73.

"A Propos the Notation of the Parisian Organa." Journal of the American Musicological Society 14 (1961): 1-8.

"Classicism and Romanticism in Thirteenth-century Music." Belgisch tijdschrift voor muziekwetenschap / Revue belge de musicologie 16 (1962): 3-12.

"The Dates of Pérotin." Journal of the American Musicological Society 16 (1963): 240- 41.

Practical Harmony: an Integrated Course in the Principles of Harmonic-Melodic Writing, Keyboard Improvisation and Modulation. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1964.

"Notes on Musical Notation." The Piano Teacher 6 (1964): 14-17.

A Structural Analysis of Mozart's Piano Concertos. Brooklyn: Institute of Mediaeval Music, 1966.

"Perotinus Revisited." In Aspects of Medieval and Renaissance Music: A Birthday Offering to Gustave Reese, 803-17. New York: W.W. Norton, 1966.

"The Early Cantors of Notre Dame." Journal of the American Musicological Society 19 (1966): 85-87.

"Another English Motet of the 13th Century." Journal of the American Musicological Society 20, no. 2 (1967): 274-79.

"The Arrangements of the Gloria patri in the Office Organa of the Magnus liber organi." Festschrift Bruno Stäblein zum 70. Geburtstag, 260-65. Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1967.

"Some Rhythmic Features in Early 13th-century Motets." Belgisch tijdschrift voor muziekwetenschap / Revue belge de musicologie 21 (1967): 107-17.

Ed. Essays in Musicology: A Birthday Offering for Willi Apel. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1968. Includes his article "Remarks on Hindemith's Contrapuntal Technique," 175-84.

"A propos a Critical Edition of the Parisian Organa dupla." Acta musicologica 40 (1968): 28- 43.

"Intellectual Trends in Thirteenth-century Paris as Reflected in the Texts of Motets." Music Review 29 (1968): 1-11.

"How were Notre-Dame Clausulae Performed?" Music & Letters 50, no. 2 (April 1969): 273-77.

"The Greek Church and its Musical Heritage." Your Musical Cue 6, no. 1 (October 1969): 3-11.

"And What is Musicology?" Music Review 30, no. 4 (November 1969): 253-60.

"A Three-part Rondellus in Trent 87." Journal of the American Musicological Society 24 (1971): 449-57.

"On the Need of New Editions of Early Polyphonic Music." Orbis musicae 1, no. 1 (1971): 67-71.

"A Proposal for a Multi-relational Aesthetics." International Review of the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music 3 (1972): 141-60.

Rev. and trans. Willi Apel. The History of Keyboard Music to 1700. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1972.

"Classicism, Romanticism, and Music." In Twentieth-century Views of Music History, ed. William Hays, 241-45. New York: Scribner's, 1972.

Ed. A Medieval Motet Book: A Collection of 13th-century Motets in Various Vocal and Instrumental Combinations. New York: Associated Music Publishers, 1973.

"Musica ficta in the Thirteenth Century." Music & Letters 54 (1973): 38-56.

"Musica ficta in the Parisian Organa." Journal of Music Theory 17, no. 2 (Fall 1973): 310-18.

"Coordination of Separate Elements: Chief Principle of Medieval Art." Orbis musicae 2, no. 3-4 (1973-74): 67-82.

Four Centuries of Song from the Troubadour to the Elizabethan Age: for Voice and Guitar. Transcribed from the original lute tablatures and manuscripts with arrangements and editing by Joseph Iadone; text underlay by Norma Verrilli Iadone; English texts edited by Hans Tischler; English version of the French, German and Italian texts by Hans Tischler; English version of the Spanish texts by Juan Orrego-Salas. New York : Associated Music Publishers, 1974,

"A Comparison of Two Manuscript: Fole acoustumance (c. 1250)." In Notations and Editions: A Book in Honor of Louise Cuyler, 8-16. Dubuque, IA: W.C. Brown, 1974.

"The Earliest Lute Tablature." Journal of the American Musicological Society 27 (1974): 100- 03.

"Why a New Edition of the Montpellier Codex?" Acta musicologica 46 (1974): 58-75.

"Rhythm, Meter, and Melodic Organization in Medieval Songs." Belgisch tijdschrift voor muziekwetenschap / Revue belge de musicologie 28-30 (1974-76): 5-23.

"A propos of a Newly Discovered Organum." Journal of the American Musicological Society 28 (1975): 515-26.

"Metrum und Rhythmus in französischer Dichtung und Musik des 13. Jahrhunderts." Archiv für Musikwissenschaft 32 (1975): 72-80.

"Zwei End-Responde im Magnus liber." Die Musikforschung 28, no. 3 (July-September 1975): 247-60.

"A New Approach to the Structural Analysis of 13th-century French Poetry." Orbis musicae 5 (1975-76): 3-18.

"The Structure of Notre-Dame Organa." Acta musicologica 49 (1977): 193-99.

"Latin Texts in the Early Motet Collections: Relationships and Perspectives." Musica disciplina 31 (1977): 31-44.

"On Transcribing the Magnus liber." Belgisch tijdschrift voor muziekwetenschap / Revue belge de musicologie 32-33 (1978-79): 9-22.

"The Earliest Motets: Origins, Types and Groupings." Music & Letters 60 (1979): 416-27.

Ed. The Montpellier Codex. Recent Researches in the Music of the Middle Ages and Early Renaissance, 2-8. Madison, WI: A-R Editions, 1979.

"Die rhythmische Interpretation eines Trouvèreliedes." Die Musikforschung 32, no. 1 (January-March 1979): 17-25.

"Versmass und musikalischer Rhythmus in Notre-Dame-Conductus." Archiv für Musikwissenschaft 37, no. 4 (1980): 292-304.

Samuel N. Rosenberg and Hans Tischler, ed. Chanter m'estuet: Songs of the Trouvères. London: Faber Music, 1981.

"Die Lais im Roman de Fauvel." Die Musikforschung 34, no. 2 (1981): 161-79.

"A Lai from the Roman de Fauvel." In Essays on the Music of J.S. Bach and Other Divers subjects: a Tribute to Gerhard Herz, 145-55. Louisville: University of Louisville, 1981.

"The Two-part Motets of the Roman de Fauvel: a Document of Transition." Music Review 42, no. 1 (February 1981): 1-8.

"A propos Meter and Rhythm in the Ars antiqua." Journal of Music Theory 26, no. 2 (Fall 1982): 313-29.

The Earliest Motets (to circa 1270): a Complete Comparative Edition. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1982. 3 vols.

"The Four Styles of Notre-Dame Organa." Orbis musicae 8 (1982-83): 44-53.

"Pérotin and the Creation of the Motet." Music Review 45 (February 1983): 1-7.

"The 'Spirit of an Epoch' Revisited." In Gordon Athol Anderson (1929-1981) in memoriam von seinen Studenten, Freunden und Kollegen, 555-60. Henryville, PA: Institute of Medieval Music, 1984.

"Gordon Athol Anderson's Conductus Edition and the Rhythm of Conductus." In Gordon Athol Anderson (1929-1981) in memoriam von seinen Studenten, Freunden und Kollegen, 561-73. Henryville, PA: Institute of Medieval Music, 1984.

"The Evolution of the Magnus liber organi." Musical Quarterly 70, no. 2 (Spring 1984): 163-74.

"New Data on the Evolution of the Parisian Organa." Journal of Musicological Research 5, no. 1-3 (1984): 85-91.

"Franconian Motet." In Dictionary of the Middle Ages, vol. 5, 208-09. New York: Scribner, 1985.

The Style and Evolution of the Earliest Motets (to circa 1270). Musicological Studies, 40, 1-4. Henryville, PA: Institute of Medieval Music, 1985. 4 vols.

"New Data on the Evolution of the Parisian Two-part Organa." In La musique et le rite sacré et profane, 75-84. Strasbourg: Association des Publications près les Universités de Strasbourg, 1986.

"Trouvère Songs: The Evolution of their Poetic and Musical Styles." Musical Quarterly 72, no. 3 (1986): 329-40.

"Die Stilentwicklung in der frühen Motette: Ein √úberblick." Die Musikforschung 40, no. 4 (1987): 305-13.

The Parisian Two-Part Organa: the Complete Comparative Edition. Stuyvesant, NY: Pendragon, 1988. 2 vols.

"On Editing Medieval Songs." Musica antiqua 8, no. 1 (Bydgoszcz: Filharmonia Pomorska im. I. Paderewskiego, 1988): 1005-28.

"The Lyric Lai before Machaut." In Music from the Middle Ages through the Twentieth Century: Essays in Honor of Gwynn S. McPeek, 56-63. New York: Gordon and Breach, 1988.

"The Performance of Medieval Songs." Revue belge de musicologie / Belgisch tijdschrift voor muziekwetenschap 43 (1989): 225-42.

"Was ist eine Melodie? Varianten in Trouvèresliedern." Musicologica austriaca 9 (1989): 7-13.

"Words and Music in the Middle Ages: A Critique of John Stevens' Words and Music in the Middle Ages: Song, Narrative, Dance and Drama, 1050-1350 (Cambridge University Press, 1986)." In De musica hispana et aliis: Miscelanea en honor al Prof. Dr. Jose Lopez-Calo, S.J., en su 65o cumpleanos, 181-96. Santiago de Compostela: U. de Santiago de Compostela, 1990.

"Does Trouvère Melody Express Poetic Meanings?" Orbis musicae 10 (1990-1991): 87-97.

Samuel N. Rosenberg and Hans Tischler, ed. The Monophonic Songs in the Roman de Fauvel. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1991.

"Einige interessante Formulierungen von Trouvères-Liedern." Archiv für Musikwissenschaft 48, no. 2 (1991): 153-61.

"A Unique and Remarkable Trouvère Song." Journal of Musicology 10, no. 1 (Winter 1992): 106-12.

"The Chansonnier Cangé and Mensural Notation in Trouvère Songs." Orbis musicae 11 (1993-1994): 73-80.

"Mode, Modulation, and Transposition in Medieval Songs." Journal of Musicology 13, no. 2 (Spring 1995): 277-83.

"Gace Brulé and Melodic Formulae." Acta musicologica 67, no. 2 (July-Dec 1995): 164-74.

Chansons des trouvères: chanter m'estuet. Edition critique de 217 textes lyriques d'après les manuscrits, mélodies, traduction. presentation et notes de Samuel N. Rosenberg et Hans Tischler avec la collaboration de Marie-Genevieve Grossel. Paris : Librairie générale française, 1995.

"The Monophonic Songs in the Roman de Fauvel." In Tradition and Ecstasy: The Agony of the Fourteenth Century, 223-33. Musicological Studies, 62, no. 3. Ottawa: Institute of Medieval Music, 1997.

Trouvère Lyrics with Melodies: Complete Comparative Edition. Corpus mensurabilis musicae, 107. N.p: American Institute of Musicology; Neuhausen: Hänssler Verlag, 1997. 15 vols.

"On Modality in Trouvère Melodies." Acta musicologica 71, no. 1 (1999): 76-81.

"Cantemus conductus." Musicologica austriaca 19 (2000): 191-202.

"Newly-Discovered Addenda to the Trouvère Repertoire." Current Musicology 70 (2000): 101-9.

Conductus and Contrafacta. Ottawa: The Institute of Mediaeval Music, 2001.

The Songs of the Master Trouvère Gace Brulé. Ottawa: The Institute of Mediaeval Music, 2001.

"The Intriguing Forms of Trouvère Poems and Melodies." Min-Ad: Israel Studies in Musicology Online 2 (2002): 1-11.

The Circle Around Gace Brulé. Ottawa: The Institute of Mediaeval Music, 2002.

The Earliest Laude: The Cortona Hymnal. Ottawa: The Institute of Mediaeval Music, 2002.

The Earliest Polyphonic Art Music: The 150 Two-Part Conductus in the Notre-Dame Manuscripts, two volumes. Ottawa: The Institute of Mediaeval Music, 2005.

Trouvère Lyrics with Melodies: Complete Comparative Edition Revisited. Ottawa: The Institute of Mediaeval Music, 2006

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Selective Bibliography

Halperin, David. "Essays in Honor of Hans Tischler." Orbis musicae: Studies in Musicology, 12(1998.)

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, edited by Stanley Sadie. New York: MacMillan Publishers Ltd., 2001.

Slonimsky, Nicolas. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, vol. 6. New York: Schirmer Books, 2001.

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Created: 3 Feb. 2000 / Compiled by David Lasocki, Head of Reference Services ; Updated 9 Aug. 2007 / Lisa H.
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