Barbara Reul

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Barbara Reul

Dr. Barbara Reul (On Leave) 
LC 204
306-585-5019
barbara.reul@uregina.ca
 


Dr. Reul is a full professor of musicology and teaches a variety of music courses at Luther College, ranging from music appreciation classes to graduate reading courses. She received an “Inspiring Teaching Award” in 2004 prior to being mentioned as a “Popular Prof” in McLean’s Magazine three years in a row. 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; she has presented her research all over the world and published numerous articles as well as edited books in both English and German (see publication list below). In 2005, Dr. Reul was the recipient the International Fasch Prize; this was the first time the city of Zerbst/Anhalt presented this award to a scholar based outside of Germany. From 2008 to 2011, Dr. Reul was the President of the International Fasch Society; from 2015 to 2019 she served as Vice-President and will continue as a member-at-large on its Executive Board until 2023. She has also co-edited, contributed to, and translated the IFS’s annual newsletter, Faschiana, since the late 1990s. In early 2017, she co-edited the final issue of Understanding Bach, the peer-reviewed web journal of the Bach Network (BN); she is currently serving as a BN council member. Moreover, Dr. Reul has been the head organist and choir accompanist at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Regina, SK, for many years and enjoys volunteering her time teaching classes at the local YMCA (downtown location) as a certified Aquafit group instructor.
 

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. Editor: Bi-lingual annual newsletter of the International Fasch Society, Faschiana 24 (Summer 2020): 1–8, downloadable at www.fasch.net
  2. 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. NB: The issue appeared online in early April 2020.
  3. Article: “Stadt, Land, Hof: Neue Quellen zu Musikern in Anhalt-Zerbst während der Amtsyeit von Johann Friedrich Fasch.” In Musik in Anhalt-Zerbst (Fasch-Studien 15), 9–38. Beeskow: Ortus, 2019. 
  4. Main editor: 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. NB: The volume appeared in print in mid-March 2020 (374 pp., 14 articles with abstracts in German and English). 

List of publications by Barbara M. Reul (in English and in German) current as of early April 2020. 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.