Each year, the American Musicological Society names as Honorary Members longstanding members who have made outstanding contributions to further the society's objectives and the field of musical scholarship. This year there are four:
Corresponding Members are those who at the time of their election are citizens of countries other than Canada or the United States and who have made particularly notable contributions to furthering the stated object of the American Musicological Society. This year there are four new Corresponding Members:
his significant contributions to music as a scholar, teacher, and performer. From his detailed investigation of Mozarabic chant books and his translation into Spanish of Francisco de Salinas’s treatise De musica libri septem to your catalogue of medieval music sources in Spain and complete edition (with Robert Lafonte) of the surviving melodies of the troubadours, de la Cuesta has helped to establish the foundations of modern musicological scholarship in the medieval period, especially in terms of Spain’s important contributions. He was also acknowledged as director of the monastic choir of San Domingo de Silos and his exceptional recordings of chant that have brought the beauty of this repertoire to a worldwide audience.