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Roger Moseley Publishes “Keys to Play”

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Assistant Professor Roger Moseley’s new book, Keys to Play: Music as a Ludic Medium from Apollo to Nintendo, is now available as a free download from the University of California Press’s open-access publishing platform, Luminos. It can download it as a PDF, ePub (for Apple iBooks), or mobi (for Amazon Kindle) file here:

One exciting aspect of the Luminos platform is its capacity to incorporate audio and video materials, which are best integrated in the downloadable ePub version of the book. The multimedia content of Keys to Play includes music by Louis Couperin, d’Anglebert, Mozart, Beethoven, Bizet, and others recorded by Cornell faculty Malcolm Bilson, Ariana Kim, and Moseley himself, as well as graduate students Matthew Hall and Shin Hwang.

The book is also available to purchase from

Click here for the Cornell Chronicle article.