- Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1989
- M.A., Master of Arts, Stanford University, 1983
- A.M., Harvard University, 1985
- A.B., Harvard University, 1982
Daniel R. Melamed is professor of music in musicology at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.
His research interests focus on J. S. Bach, Mozart-era opera, and music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. He is president of the American Bach Society and director of the Bloomington Bach Cantata Project.
Melamed has authored Listening to Bach: The Mass in B Minor and the Christmas Oratorio, Hearing Bach’s Passions, and J. S. Bach and the German Motet, and co-authored (with Michael Marissen) An Introduction to Bach Studies. He is editor of Bach Studies 2 and Bach Perspectives 8: J. S. Bach and the Oratorio.
Melamed’s articles and reviews may be found in Journal of the American Musicological Society, Bach-Jahrbuch, Journal of Musicology, Music & Letters, Early Music, Bach, 18th-Century Music, 19th-Century Music, Cambridge Opera Journal, and Mozart-Jahrbuch. Musical editions are published by Hänssler-Verlag, Carus-Verlag, Harvard University, and A-R Editions.