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Ora Frishberg Saloman Fund for musicological research

The Ora Frishberg Saloman Fund supports musicological research oriented to music criticism and reception history. It encourages work in areas where Prof. Saloman herself did path-breaking scholarship and graduate teaching, notably research in nineteenth-century trans-Atlantic connections between European and American music criticism and reception history. Ora Frishberg Saloman’s books include Beethoven's Symphonies and J. S. Dwight: The Birth of American Music Criticism (1995) and Listening Well: On Beethoven, Berlioz, and Other Music Criticism in Paris, Boston, and New York, 1764-1890 (2009); among her many scholarly articles are studies of the Leopold Damrosch Orchestra, Beethoven’s Ninth in Paris, and the music of Berlioz in New York. The current maximum award is $2,100.

Eligible applicants must currently attend or have graduated from a doctoral program in a North American university. If they seek to conduct research for their dissertation, they must have completed all other requirements for the Ph.D. (or the equivalent doctoral degree in any field of music scholarship). If they seek to conduct post-doctoral research or are independent scholars, they should have completed the Ph.D. within the past five years.

Previous Saloman Award Winners