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Allan B. Ho, full professor, is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa (MA musicology, 1980) and University of Kentucky (PhD musicology, 1985). His principal areas of research are Russian/Soviet music, the piano concerto repertoire, and the works of Liszt. He has prepared critical and performing editions of Wilhelm Stenhammar's First Piano Concerto (the lost score of which he rediscovered), Grieg's Piano Concerto (in the original version, 1868/72), and Alkan's Concerto, Op. 39 (as orchestrated by Klindworth), which have been recorded on the BIS, Chandos, and Naxos labels. He has also been a contributor to various music journals, dictionaries, and symposia, and has collaborated with Dmitry Feofanov on two books,
A Biographical Dictionary of Russian/Soviet Composers (Greenwood Press, 1989) and Shostakovich Reconsidered (Toccata Press, 1998). Professor Ho is currently compiling a comprehensive catalogue/discography of works for piano and orchestra, while building a sound archive of these works. Please contact him for additional information.
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