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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Jeremiah W. McGrann

music department

Jeremiah McGrann

Associate Professor of the Practice of Music
Assistant Chair, Music Department
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Music

B.A. Austin College

Ph.D. Harvard University

Office: Lyons 422
Phone: 617-552-0712

Office Hours: Wednesday 1:00-3:00 p.m. for students; all others by appointment


MU 066 Introduction to Music
MU 206 Opera
MU 207 Romantic Era
MU 222 Symphony
MU 270 Beethoven
MU 320 Music and America

Publications and Lectures


Beethoven. Messe C-Dur, Opus 86. Beethoven Werke Abteilung VIII Band 2. Munich: G. Henle, 2004. A critical edition of Beethoven's Mass in C published under the auspicies of the Beethoven Haus, Bonn, as part of the new complete edition of Beethoven's works. Study score, G. Henle 2005; performing edition, Breitkopf & Härtel, 2007.


"Der Hintergrund zu Beethovens Messen" Bonner Beethoven-Studien, 3 (2003). 119-138.

"An Exegesis of the Kyrie from Beethoven's Mass in C, Opus 86" Religion and the Arts, 2:2 (1998), 182-220.

"Of Saints, Name Days and Turks: Some Background on Haydn's Masses Written for Prince Nikolaus II Esterházy" Journal of Musicological Research, 17 (1998), 195-210.


"Antonio Salieri.  Mass in D Minor, ed. Jane Schatkin Hettrick" Eighteenth-Century Music, 1 (2004), 326-327.


"Beethovens Kirchenmusik" European Music Festival, Stuttgart Germany 2002

"The Creatures of Prometheus & Beethoven's Symphony No. 5" Handel & Haydn Society Pre-Concert Lecture, Boston MA 2000

"The Enlightened Beethoven" Handel & Haydn Society Pre-Concert Lecture, Boston MA 1998

"An Exegesis of Beethoven's Mass in C" 16th International Musicological Society Convention, London England 1997

"The Premiere of Beethoven's Mass in C: Evidence from the Sources" American Musicological Society National Convention, Baltimore 1996

"Haydn's Creation Mass and the Creation of Beethoven's Mass in C" American Musicological Society National Convention, New Orleans 1987


The Beethoven Haus, Bonn