Jonathan C. Petty

Jonathan C. Petty is an independent music-ologist, composer, and the author of the book Wagner’s Lexical Tonality and other scholarly articles. His musical works include Rabindra Sangeet (Symphony No. 1); Five Elements for woodwind quintet; Fantasy for flute, English horn, and bass clarinet; and Haru Same (In the Spring Rain) for oboe and violoncello. He currently resides with his wife Carmel in Big Run, Pennsylvania (population 612, including groundhogs).

Posts by Jonathan C. Petty

Calendrical Reform

Constantine’s victory in the Battle at the Milvian Bridge (shown here in part of an unfinished painting by Le Brun) gave him total control... Read More