Scholarship Committee Chair and Assistant Professor

2000 : BMus, University of Ottawa
2003 : MA, McGill University
2010 : PhD, McGill University

Pérez 304

Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 1408

Work E-mail: jpedneau@uOttawa.ca

Julie Pedneault-Deslauriers


Member of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and thereby authorized to supervise theses.

Ongoing Research

Julie Pedneault-Deslauriers is currently working on questions of form and text-music relationships in the instrumental and vocal music of Mozart, Schoenberg, and Clara Wieck-Schumann. She is currently serving on the editorial board of Music Theory Spectrum.  

Selected Publications

''Mozart's Hermes-Lieder: Crossed Perspectives on Voice-Leading, Form and Text-Music Relationships'' forthcoming in Journal of Schenkerian Studies 9, co-authored with Don McLean.

“The French Path: Early Major-Minor Theory from Jean Rousseau to Saint-Lambert,” Music Theory Online.23/1 (2017).

“Bass-Line Melodies and Form in Four Piano and Chamber Works by Clara Wieck-Schumann,” Music Theory Spectrum 38/2 (2016): 133-54.

“Webern’s Angels: Rilkean Intransitivity and Transcendence in Two Lieder, Op. 8,” Journal of Musicology 32/2 (2015): 78-114.

Formal Functions in Perspectives: Essays on Musical Form from Haydn to Adorno, eds. Steven Vande Moortele, Julie Pedneault-Deslauriers and Nathan John Martin. University of Rochester Press, 2015.

 “Dominant Tunnels, Form, and Program in Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht ”, in Formal Functions in Perspectives, eds.Vande Moortele, Pedneault-Deslauriers, and Martin, 345-72 (University of Rochester Press; 2015).

“The Mozartean Half Cadence,” Julie Pedneault-Deslauriers and Nathan John Martin. What is a Cadence? Theoretical and Analytical Perspectives on Cadences in the Classical Repertoire, ed. Pieter Bergé and Markus Neuwirth, 185-213 (Leuven University Press, 2015).

“ ‘Denk an meinen Hund’: Applied Subdominants and Motivic Treatment in Schoenberg’s ‘Warnung,’ Op. 3, No. 3, ” Integral 28/29 (2014-2015): 53-80.

“Pierrot L.” Journal of the American Musicological Society 64/3 (2011): 601-45.

“La Frauenseele dans tous ses états : les Altenberg Lieder, opus 4, nos II et III de Berg comme réponse à la Frauenfrage viennoise.” Canadian University Music Review 24/2 (2004): 44-61.

Awards and Achievements

Emerging Scholar Award (2015-16), Société québécoise de recherche en musique

Governor General’s Academic Medal (2004)

Fields of Interest

  • Second Viennese School
  • Theories of musical form
  • History of music theory
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