Barbara Reul

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Dr. Barbara Reul  
LC 204
306-585-5019
barbara.reul@uregina.ca
 


Dr. Reul is a full professor of musicology and enjoys teaching a variety of music courses at Luther College, ranging from music appreciation classes to graduate reading courses. Dr. Reul’s main area of expertise is Baroque music, specifically musical life at the court of Anhalt-Zerbst, the German childhood home of Catherine the Great, and the life and works of Johann Friedrich Fasch (1688-1758), a contemporary of Bach and Handel. Dr. Reul is passionate about archival research and has presented her research all over the world in both English and German (see her publication list below). Dr. Reul was the recipient the International Fasch Prize in 2005 and served as the President of the International Fasch Society from 2008 to 2011 and as its Vice-President from 2015 to 2019. Dr. Reul has regularly contributed articles to the Fasch-Studien series and also co-edited several volumes, most recently Musik in Anhalt-Zerbst (vol. 15, 2019). Together with Ruth Tatlow, she co-edits Discussing Bach, a new, peer-reviewed multi-media journal of the Bach Network (2020 –). Finally, Dr. Reul has served as the head organist and choir accompanist at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Regina, SK, for many years.

 

Courses Taught

MU 100 – Introduction to Music

MUHI 202 – Survey: Post-1750 to Modern Period

MUHI 203 – Survey: From Chant to Baroque: Winter 2020 (to be offered in Winter 2021)

MUHI 302 – Music of the Classical Period

MUHI 303 – Studies in Music of the Romantic Period

MUHI 305 – History of Canadian Music

MUHI 320AF – Schubert and the Lied

MUHI 415 – History of Performance Practice (to be offered in Winter 2021)

MUHI 417AA – The Story of Opera

MUHI 418 – Music, Women and Culture

MUHI 494AA – Bibliography and Research Methods (for B.Mus./ B.A. Music History majors/B.A. Honours MAP music students only)

MUHI 495AA – Honour’s Thesis (for B.Mus./ B.A. Music History majors/B.A. Honours MAP music students only)

MU 809AC – Current Issues in Musicology (for graduate students only)

MU 815 – Graduate Bibliography (for graduate students only)
 

Selected Recent Academic Publications

  1. Co-editor and contributor: “Bach and the Thomaskantorat”: A live video discussion with Steven Zohn, Barbara M. Reul, Ursula Kramer, and Michael Maul, Discussing Bach 3 (October 2021); includes my article ‘“It impossible for me to leave’ – Johann Friedrich Fasch and the Thomaskantorat in 1722”, pp. 31–44.
  2. Co-editor: “Bach and Jesus”: A live video discussion with Robin A. Leaver, Noelle M. Heber, and Michael Marissen, Discussing Bach 2 (July 2021).
  3. Co-editor: “Bach and Emotion: Zur Recreation des Gemüths”: A live video discussion with Ruth Tatlow, John Butt, and Bettina Varwig, Discussing Bach 1 (October 2020).
  4. Article: “Sharing Resources: J. F. Fasch, J. S. Bach, and Princely Funeral Music at the Courts of Anhalt-Zerbst and Anhalt-Köthen.” In Musicology Australia 41, no. 2 (2019), Zelenka, Bach and the Eighteenth-Century German Baroque: Essays in Honour of Janice B. Stockigt: 106–120.
  5. Main editor and contributor: Musik in Anhalt-Zerbst (Fasch-Studien 15), edited by [Barbara M. Reul and Konstanze Musketa on behalf of the] Internationale Fasch-Gesellschaft e. V. and Stadt Zerbst/Anhalt. Beeskow: Ortus, 2019 (374 pp., 14 articles with abstracts in German and English); includes my article “Stadt, Land, Hof: Neue Quellen zu Musikern in Anhalt-Zerbst während der Amtsyeit von Johann Friedrich Fasch”, pp. 9–38.

List of publications by Barbara M. Reul (in English and in German) current as of October 2021. Please email barbara.reul@uregina.ca if you are interested in specific articles and do not have access to electronic databases or print publications through your university library or are an independent scholar.