Andrew H. Weaver is Professor of Musicology at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. He has published widely on music of the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries, including the book Sacred Music as Public Image for Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III: Representing the Counter-Reformation Monarch at the End of the Thirty Years’ War (Ashgate, 2012) and articles in the Journal of Musicology, Journal of the Royal Musical Association, Journal of Musicological Research, Music & Letters, Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music, Schütz-Jahrbuch, Early Music, Nineteenth-Century Music Review, and Journal of the American Viola Society. He holds a B.Mus. in musicology and viola performance from Rice University and an M.Phil. and Ph.D. in musicology from Yale University.