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 (Fall 2022, M/W/F, 11:30 am-12:20 pm, LC Auditorium, for students who need a MAP/fine arts elective; no musical background needed)

MUHI 202 – Survey: Post-1750 to Modern Period (Fall 2022, M/W/F, 9:30-10:20 am, LC 202 – for B.Mus. and B.Mus.Ed. students only)

MUHI 203 – Survey: From Chant to Baroque (Winter 2023, 9:30-10:20 am, LC 202 – for B.Mus. and B.Mus.Ed. students only)

MUHI 305 – History of Canadian Music (to be offered in Fall 2023)

MUHI 415 – History of Performance Practice

MUHI 417AA – The Story of Opera

MUHI 418 – Music, Women and Culture (Winter 2023, M/W/F, 11:30 am-12:20 pm, LC 202 – for upper-level B.Mus. students and upper-level non-music majors who can read music fluently)

MU 815 – Graduate Bibliography (for graduate students only)

Selected Recent Academic Publications

  1. Co-editor: Tatlow, Ruth, Reul Barbara M., Frampton Andrew, and Tomita Yo. “Bach Cantata Texts, Poetic Techniques, and Meanings,” Discussing Bach 5 (November 2022).
  2. Book review: BACH – Eine Bildbiografie/A Pictorial Biography (Leipzig: Lehmstedt, 2022) by Michael Maul. In Bach Notes 37 (Fall 2022): 1-2.
  3. Perfect Timing – From Memoir to Textbook”, University of Regina Open Educational Resources Spring 2022 newsletter (June 2022), https://www.uregina.ca/oer-publishing/assets/docs/OER-Newsletter-Spring-2022.pdf.
  4. (With Gottfried Küntzel), “Fasch, Johann Friedrich” (biography, works, bibliography; substantially revised and expanded), in: Grove Music Online Dictionary Database (accessible on the Oxford Music Online Platform via a free trial subscription), published on May 24, 2022.  
  5. Co-editor and contributor: Impetus (Winter/April 2022); includes main editorialintroduction to “2019: Before the Pandemic”; introduction to “2021: The Pandemic – Year 2”; introduction to “Stories from the Pandemic Podium”.
  6. Co-editor: “Bach and the Corporeality of Emotions”: A live video discussion with Ruth Tatlow, John Butt, and Bettina Varwig, Discussing Bach 4 (February 2022).
  7. 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 was impossible for me to leave’ – Johann Friedrich Fasch and the Thomaskantorat in 1722”, pp. 31–44.

List of publications by Barbara M. Reul (in English and in German) current as of November 2022. 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.