If you are interested in copies of any of the items below and cannot access them via your library, please get in touch and I will be happy to send you a copy (as long as I have it as a PDF).


Cuban Music Counterpoints: Vanguardia Musical in Global Networks (August 2023, Oxford University Press)


“The Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Cuba and its Role in the Cuban Revolution’s Cultural Project,” Cuban Studies 47 (March 2019): 19-34.

“Lucía en tres movimientos”: un análisis interpretativo de la banda sonora de Leo Brouwer para el film Lucía, Boletín Música (Jan.-Aug. 2019): 15-25.

Book Chapters

“Music in Cuban Revolutionary Cinema: Musical Experimentation in the Service of Revolutionary Ideology,” in Experiencing Music in Visual Cultures: Threshold, Intermediality, SynchresisEd. Denis Condon and Antonio Cascelli. Routledge, 2021.

“Communication and Marketing: Building and Reaching Your Community.” In Voices of the Field: Pathways in Public Ethnomusicology, edited by León F. García Corona and Kathleen Wiens. Oxford University Press, 2021.

“Experimental Music and the Avant-garde in Post-1959 Cuba: Revolutionary Music for the Revolution,” in Experimentalisms in Practice: Music Perspectives from Latin America. Eds. Alejandro Madrid, Eduardo Herrera, and Ana Alonso-Minutti. 251-278. Oxford University Press, 2018.


“Cubanness, Innovation, and Politics in Art Music in Cuba, 1942-1979.” PhD Diss. Indiana University, 2016.

Annotated Bibliographies

“Music of Puerto Rico.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Music. Ed. Kate van Orden. New York: Oxford University Press, (February 2019).

“Classical Music in Cuba.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Music. Ed. Bruce Gustafson. New York: Oxford University Press, (February 2016).

Dictionary and Encyclopedia Entries

“Tania León,” in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography. Edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. & Franklin W. Knight. Oxford University Press, 2016.

“Juan Blanco,” “Grupo de Renovación Musical (Cuba),” “Juan Orrego-Salas,” “Roberto Sierra,” and “William Ortiz,” in Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism

“Frances Aparicio,” “Rafael Aponte Ledee,” “Héctor Campos Parsi,” “Willie Colón,” “Catalino ‘Tite’ Curet Alonso,” “Jack Delano,” “Oscar D’León,” “Noel Estrada,” “Osvaldo Golijov,” “Juan Gutiérrez,” “Héctor Lavoe,” “Andy Montañez,” “William Ortiz,” “Angel G. Quintero Rivera,” “Daniel Santos,” “Carlos Vázquez,” “Orestes Vilato,” in Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd ed., edited by Charles Hiroshi Garret, New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.


Translator, Rubén López Cano, “Notes for a Prehistory of Mambo.” In A Latin American Music Reader: Views from the South. Edited by Javier F. León and Helena Simonett. Champaign, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 2016. Volume awarded the Bruno Nettle Prize from the Society for Ethnomusicology in 2017.


La vida polirrítmica de Tania León,” Review of Tania León’s Stride by Alejandro L. Madrid. Boletín Música, No. 58 (July-December 2022): 77-81.

Zenaida Romeu, Camerata Romeu. La Bella Habana.” Media Review. Journal of the Society for American Music 15, no. 4 (November 2021)

Review of Musics of Latin America, ed. Robin Moore and Walter Aaron Clark. Resonancias: Revista de investigación musical. No. 32, June 2013: 155-159.

“Singin’ Sepia.” CD Review. Black Grooves (September 2008).

Other Publications

“Decades of U.S.-Cuba musical exchange shaped Tania León’s career” Made by History column of the Washington Post (Dec. 28, 2022)

Program Notes for El Maíz de mi Gente (in both English and Spanish) concert of the New World Symphony (Nov. 12, 2022)

“Latin American Classical Music in the United States: An Enduring Legacy beyond Hispanic Heritage Month,” Guest Blog Post for the New World Symphony (October 8, 2021)

Historias 71 (SECOLAS Podcast), “Marysol Quevedo and Elizabeth Schwall on Revolutionary Cuba’s Cultural Projects,” (December 19, 2019).

“The Minnesota Orchestra Cuba Concerts and What They Say about Diplomacy.” Cuba Counterpoints: Public Scholarship about a Changing Cuba. Ed. Ariana Hernandez-Reguant, (May 28, 2015).

Liner notes and graphic design for Minha Terra: A Collection of Brazilian Chamber Songs Based on Folk and Love Themes. Bruno Sandes and Hanmo Qian. [Indiana, USA]: IU Music, LAMC CD 2014-02.

Liner notes and graphic design for FireProof: Latin American Music for Two Pianos. Hammond Piano Duo. [Indiana, USA]: IU Music, LAMC CD 2014-01.

Liner notes and graphic design for Nubes Bajas: A Collection of Solo Cello Music from Latin America. Nicholas Mariscal. [Indiana, USA]: IU Music, LAMC CD 2013-02.

Liner notes and graphic design for Danza en el Parque de las Acacias: A collection of solo piano music from Mexico and Brazil. Daniel Inamorato. [Indiana, USA]: IU Music, LAMC CD2013-01.

Liner notes and graphic design for…Eco de violín: A Collection of New Latin American Music for Violin with Piano and ElectronicsColin Sorgi and Jooeun Pak. [Indiana, USA]: IU Music, LAMC CD2011.

Liner notes to Paisaje Urbano, performed by Indiana University’s Latin American Popular Music Ensemble. [Indiana, USA]: IU Music, LAMC CD 2011-01, 2011.

“L’Italiana in Algeri,” Program Notes for the 2009 IU Opera Production of Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri

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