Academic Miscellany

Music 100

While Ben was a Teaching Assistant at the University of Massachusetts Amherst from 2012-2014, he led discussions for Music 100 (“Music Appreciation”). PowerPoint slides from his spring class in 2013 can be downloaded individually (below) or viewed as a video compilation (mp4, YouTube).

Hypermeter in Zelda

Ben wrote a paper on hypermeter in The Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past for a graduate-level class on rhythm and meter. It analyzes twenty-two transcriptions of the soundtrack.