Timothy R. McKinney is Professor of Music Theory and Director of the Academic Studies Division of the School of Music at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He received his Ph.D. in Music Theory from the University of North Texas in 1989. His primary research interests include the relationship between words and music, the history of music theory, and analysis of sixteenth-century and late nineteenth-century music. His articles appear in Musical Quarterly, Early Music, Indiana Theory Review, Theoria, Journal of the Alamire Foundation, and other journals, and in the volumes Music Theory and Analysis 1450-1650 and Rethinking Hanslick: Music, Formalism, and Expression. His book Adrian Willaert and the Theory of Interval Affect: The «Musica nova» Madrigals and the Novel Theories of Zarlino and Vicentino appeared from Ashgate Publishing in 2010.
Baylor University in Waco, Texas