Lyle Kevin Neff, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Music Appreciation
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Music Appreciation
University of Delaware
Amy E. du Pont Music Building
Newark, DE 19716
In addition to his position as a library analyst at the University
of Delaware’s Morris Library, Lyle Kevin Neff teaches distance-learning
sections of Appreciation of Music. Dr. Neff received a Doctor of
Philosophy in Musicology from Indiana University, where he was also a
guest lecturer in the musicology department. Among his presentations Dr.
Neff has read “Opera Libretti on the Web: E-texts, E-Music, and
E-Hopes” at the American Library Association’s annual meeting and
participated on a panel titled “Pushkin and Opera” in New York City in
conjunction with the Little Opera Theatre of New York’s double-bill
production of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mozart and Salieri and Cui’s Feast in the Time of Plague.
His conference papers and published articles explore the work of
Russian composers César Cui, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and Pyotr
Dr. Neff is an accomplished keyboardist and composer. His published work includes Hymn Inspirations for Organ; Come and Walk in the Light, for mixed chorus and piano; and Show Me the Way, for mixed chorus a cappella. His singing translation of Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Legend of Tsar Saltan was produced at Indiana University and broadcast NPR’s World of Opera.
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