Rena Charnin Mueller teaches Historical Musicology at New York University. She is the recipient of the Liszt Medal given by the American Liszt Society for 2011, and edits the Journal of the American Liszt Society. Her recent presentations include a Keynote Address at the Liszt Bicentennial Conference in Budapest (November 2011); "'Form aus jeder Note': The Devil's in the Details," at the Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society (San Francisco, November 2011); "Liszt's Lieder: Fassungsprobleme," for the Liszt Bicentennial Conference at Wiemar (October 2011); "Liszt's (and Busoni's) Totentanz," for the Bakersfield, California Conference on the Totentanz (April 2011); "Liszt's 'Irish Melodies'," for the International Conference on 19th-Century Music in Dublin (Ireland, June 2008); "Who Was Armah Senkrah?," for Listz et ses Éléves. - International Colloque Franz Liszt, (Angers, June 2008); and "'Baghdad! Don't Underestimate Baghdad!' Kismet and the Imperialist Fantasy," for the Musical Theater Conference (New York, April 2008). Her most recent publications include "Listz's Indebtedness to Czerny," in Carl Czerny. Komponist, Pianist, Pädagoge. Klang und Begriff - Perspektiven musikalischer Theorie und Praxis (Schott, 2009); "From the Biographer's Workshop: Lina Ramann's Questionnaires to Liszt," for the August 2006 Bard Festival Franz Liszt and His World (Princeton University Press, 2006) the Liszt/Wagner reception history in New York in Importing Culture: European Music and Musicians in New York City, 1840-1890 (University of Rochester Press, 2006); and the chapter on the Liszt Lieder for the Cambridge Companion to the Lied (Cambride, 2004). With Mária Eckhardt, she is the author of the "List of Works" for The New Grove 2001, and together they are preparing a complete Thematic Catalogue of Listz's music.