Professor of Music
Ph.D., Harvard University. Author of books and articles on late 19th-and early 20th-century German music. Specialties include Richard Strauss, Anton Bruckner, Kurt Weill, Erich Korngold, 19th and 20th-century German opera, fin-de-siècle Vienna, film music, German musical aesthetics.
Gilliam, B. "T. S. Eliot, The Waste Land, and the Legacy of Wagner." (March 1988). (Academic Article)
Gilliam, B. "Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Richard Strauss, and the Evolution of Elektra." (1988). (Academic Article)
Gilliam, B. ""Richard Strauss's Preliminary Opera Sketches: Thematic Fragments and Symphonic Continuity"." 19th Century Music 9 (March 1986): 176-188. (Academic Article)
GILLIAM, B. "MAHLER,GUSTAV-STRAUSS,RICHARD CORRESPONDENCE, 1888-1911 - BLAUKOPF,H, EDITOR." JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MUSICOLOGICAL SOCIETY 39.2 (1986): 418-422. Full Text
GILLIAM, B. "STRAUSS PRELIMINARY OPERA SKETCHES + 'ELEKTRA' AND DER 'ROSENKAVALIER' - THEMATIC FRAGMENTS AND SYMPHONIC CONTINUITY." NINETEENTH CENTURY MUSIC 9.3 (1986): 176-188.
Gilliam, B. "Richard Strauss’s Preliminary Opera Sketches: Thematic Fragments and Symphonic Continuity." (November 1982). (Academic Article)
Gilliam, B. "Stefan Zweig’s Contribution to Strauss Opera after Die schweigsame Frau." (April 1981). (Academic Article)