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Adkins,Cecil(Dale)

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Adkins, Cecil (Dale), American musicologist, organologist, and bibliographer; b. Red Oak, Iowa, Jan. 30, 1932. He was educated at the Univ. of Omaha (B.F.A., 1953), the Univ. of S.Dak. (M.M., 1959), and the Univ. of Iowa (Ph.D., 1963, with the diss. The Theory and Practice of the Monochord) . In 1963 he became director of the early music program at N. Tex. State Univ. (later renamed the Univ. of N. Tex.) in Denton, where he was made prof. of musicology in 1969 and a Regents Prof. in 1988. From 1987 to 1991 he was president of the American Musical Instrument Soc., which awarded him its Curt Sachs Medal in 1999 for his manifold contributions to the study, history, and preservation of musical instruments. He published A Topical Index to Edmond de Coussemaker’s Scriptores de musica medü aevi, nova series (Dentón, 1968) and The “ab Yberg” Positive Organ: Basle, Historical Museum 1927–58 (Boston, 1979). With A. Dickinson, he published the volumes Acta musicologica: An Index Fall 1928-Spring 1967 (Basel, 1970), Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology (Philadelphia, 1972, 1984, 1990, 1996), International Index of Dissertations and Musicological Works in Progress (Basel and Philadelphia, 1977), and A Trumpet by Any Other Name: A History of the Trumpet Marine (Buren, 1991).

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