Tristan Paré-Morin

Second Year Graduate Student in Musicology
Room 103, Music Building
215-898-7544
215-573-2106

 

 

My studies focus on the relationships between art music and various genres of popular music such as jazz, musical theater and song, both in France and in America. I investigate the technical and cultural impacts of the cross-fertilization of musical genres and art forms, mainly during the interwar period (1919-1939). I am currently working on issues of nostalgia and cosmopolitanism in early 20th-century Paris, exploring the aesthetic and political aims of creative nostalgia in music and its interaction with other art forms, especially literature.

In my free time, besides being a pianist and chorister, I enjoy writing fiction and composing instrumental music and songs.