Associate Professor of Music
Faculty Memorial Hall 441
Fordham University-Rose Hill Campus
Bronx, NY 10458
Office Hours: on leave AY 2020-2021
B.A., Villanova University; Ph.D. Yale University
Area of Specialization
Renaissance and Baroque Music
Eric Bianchi joined the faculty of the Art History and Music Department in 2011. He specializes in music theory from 1550-1800. His research explores the intellectual and scientific contexts of music during the Early Modern period, with particular focus on the musical writings of the Jesuit polymath Athanasius Kircher. He was a Rome Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Rome in 2008-2009.
- MUSC 1100 - Music History Introduction
- HPRH 2003 - Music in Early Modernity (Honors)
- MUSC 2140/2141 - Keyboard Fundamentals: A Music-Theory Approach (+ Lab)
- MUSC 2146 - Music theory II (Diatonic Harmony)
- MUSC 3110 - Music Before 1600
- MUSC 3121 - Baroque Music: Between Ancients & Moderns
- MVST 5100 - Cultures of Music and Sound in the Medieval World (with Andrew Albin)
"Scholars, Friends, Plagiarists": The musician as author in the seventeenth century. Journal of the American Musicological Society, 70(1), 61–128. View Article.
"Bad Latin, Bad Manners: Giovanni Battista Doni, Marin Mersenne, and Literary Style in Seventeenth-Century Music Theory." Music and Letters 96, no. 2 (2015): 167-84. doi:10.1093/ml/gcv037. View Article.
"Was Man Made for the Sabbath? Site, Space, and Identity in Jesuit Musical Life." Forthcoming  in: The Grand Theatre of the World: Music, Space, and the Performance of Identity in Early Modern Rome, edited by Valeria DeLucca and Christine Jeanneret for Routledge Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera. View Book.