James Leve

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Professor of Musicology
Building 37, Room 231
PhD Musicology, Yale University

Before joining the musicology faculty at NAU in 2002, James Leve was an Assistant Professor of the Humanities at Fitchburg State College in Massachusetts for three years.

Leve is a recipient of various research grants, including two Fulbright Fellowships, an NEH Summer Stipend, and three NAU Intramural grants. 

His primary research interests are seventeenth-century Italian comic opera and American Musical Theater.  

Recent publications include a modern edition and English translation of Jacopo Melani’s 1658 comic opera Il potestà di Colognole

Leve is currently writing the Kander and Ebb volume for the Yale Broadway Masters Series.  He will present a paper on Cabaret at the 2005 annual meeting of the American Musicological Society in Washington, D.C.