Scholar, writer, editor, and consultant on musical history, cultural history, music technology, music as intellectual property.
Special fields: music (especially opera and instrumental music; Venetian history and culture) from 1585 to 1825; computer theories of music and music representation; musical data as intellectual property.
Founder/Director, Center for Computer-Assisted Research in the Humanities.
Board of Directors, American Bach Society; Co-chair, International Musicological Society Study Group on Musical Data and Computer Applications.
Co-editor, Computing in Musicology. Contributor Beyond MIDI: The Handbook of Musical Codes, 1997; Computers and the Humanities; Computing in Musicology; BACH: The Journal of the Riemenschneider Bach Institute.