Stuart Cheney

Division Chair of Musicology,
Associate Professor of Musicology
Jarvis Hall 320 | 817-257-5644


Ph.D., Musicology, University of Maryland
MM, Musicology, University of North Texas
BM, Composition, University of North Texas

Courses Taught

Music History II: 1650-1900
Research Methods and Bibliography
Seminars in French Baroque Music, Viennese Classicism, and Rock Literature
Symphonic Literature
Chamber Music Literature
Viola da Gamba Studio

Areas of Focus

French music 1600-1800, Baroque music, the Viola da Gamba, Rock and Blues

“The Viola da Gamba Family,” with Barbara Coeyman. In A Performer’s Guide to Seventeenth-Century Music, 2nd ed. (revised and expanded), ed. Jeffery Kite-Powell, 210–230. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012.

“Early Autograph Manuscripts of Marin Marais,” Early Music 38 (February 2010): 59–71.

“A Newly Discovered Source of French Hunting Horn Signals, ca.1666,” Historic Brass Society Journal 20 (2008): 23–36.

“Hotman and Dubuisson,” A Viola da Gamba Miscellanea, ed. Christophe Coin and Susan Orlando. Limoges: Presses Universitaires de Limoges, 2005, 43–51.

Entries for The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians/Oxford Music Online, 2002–present.

Recueil de pièces de viole en musique et en tablature. 1666. Fac-similé du Ms M.2.1 Book T2, 17C, Washington, D.C., Library of Congress (Editor). Geneva: Éditions Minkoff, 1998.

Le Sieur Dubuisson. Thirteen Suites for solo bass viol, 2 vols. (Editor, with Donald Beecher). Ottawa: Dovehouse Editions Canada, 1994.

American Musicological Society

Viola da Gamba Society of America

Society for Seventeenth-Century Early Music America