David G. Yearsley
Eighteenth-century music and culture; Johann Sebastian Bach; early modern keyboard music; organ building and performance; women and music; musical humor; musical travel writing
Current Research Interest
Johann Sebastian Bach as musical humorist
John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship
American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship
Wenner-Gren Foundation Fellowship
Organ Historical Society Ogasapian Book Prize for Bach’s Feet (Cambridge University Press, 2012)
1994 Bruges Early Musical Festival, Winner of All Major Prizes
Yearsley, David G. Sex, Death, and Minuets: Anna Magdalena Bach and Her Musical Notebooks. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019.
Yearsley, David G. “‘Nothing More to Conquer’: Müthel’s Duetto in the Burney’s Drawing Room and Beyond.” Keyboard Perspectives 9 (2016): 1-31.