Rose A. Pruiksma

Phone: (603) 862-0628
Office: Music, Paul Creative Arts Center, Durham, NH 03824
Rose Pruiksma


  • Ph.D., Musicology and Ethnomusicology, University of Michigan
  • M.A., Musicology and Ethnomusicology, University of Michigan
  • M.M., Music, University of Michigan
  • B.A., Music, Calvin College

Research Interests

  • Music history

Courses Taught

  • MUSI 401: Honors/Introduction to Music
  • MUSI 402: Survey of Music History
  • MUSI 404: Intro Music,Media,Moving Image
  • MUSI 502: History & Literature of Music
  • MUSI 515: Music in World Cultures
  • MUSI 713: Art Song
  • MUSI 715: Survey of Opera
  • MUSI 959: Music Sem/Expl in Film Music

Selected Publications

Pruiksma, R. A. (2018). Of Dancing Girls and _Sarabandes_: Music, Dance, and Desire in Court Ballet (1651–1669). Journal of Musicology, 35(2), 145-182. doi:10.1525/jm.2018.35.2.145

Pruiksma, R. A. (2015). Pomey rewrites Scudéry: the novel source for Pomey’s rhetorical sarabande description. Early Music, 43(3), 383-395. doi:10.1093/em/cav048

Pruiksma, R. A. (2003). Generational Conflict and the Foundation of the Académie Royale de Danse : A Reexamination. Dance Chronicle, 26(2), 169-187. doi:10.1081/DNC-120021707

Pruiksma, R. A. (2002). Music, Sex, and Ethnicity: Signification in Lully's Theatrical Chaconnes. In T. M. Borgerding (Ed.), Gender, Sexuality, and Early Music (Vol. n/a, 2002 ed., pp. 227-248). London & New York: Routledge. Retrieved from

Most Cited Publications