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Kyle Adams
IU Bloomington

Kyle Adams

Jacobs School of Music

Expert Bio

Kyle Adams is chair of the Department of Music Theory at Indiana University. He has published articles on the analysis of 16th-century music and on hip-hop in Theoria, Music Theory Online, Music Theory Spectrum, Journal of Music Theory, Race and Justice, and the Cambridge Companion to Hip-Hop. He is currently working on a monograph tracing the development of chromaticism from antiquity to the 18th century.

Areas of Expertise

Hip-hop, popular music, music theory, Renaissance music.