John A. Graham lectures regularly on topics relating to the history and revival of Georgian sacred music. His Princeton University PhD. dissertation is titled “The Transcription and Transmission of Georgian Liturgical Chant.”
A current Curriculum Vitae can be downloaded at left.
- “Without Parallel: Voice Crossing and Textual Rhythm in West-Georgian Chant,” Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Orthodox Church Music. Joensuu Theological Center, Joensuu, Finland, (2013): 164-177
- “Ivliane Nikoladze: the Alternate Redacteur of the Georgian Heirmoi,” Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Traditional Polyphony. V. Sarajishvili State Conservatory Press, Tbilisi, Georgia, (2012): 425-446 (Georgian and English).
- “The Role of Memory in the Transmission of Georgian Chant,” Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Traditional Polyphony. V. Sarajishvili State Conservatory Press, Tbilisi, Georgia, (2010): 498-515 (Georgian and English).
- “Maxime Sharadze: Transcriptions and Publication in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Georgian Chant Preservation Movement,” Sacred Music Series: Issues in Musicology. V. Sarajishvili State Conservatory Press, Tbilisi, Georgia, (2007): 98-106 (Georgian).
- “You Are the Vineyard, Newly Blossomed: Contemporary Performance Aesthetics in Georgian Orthodox Chant,” Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Orthodox Church Music. Joensuu Theological Center, Joensuu, Finland, (2006): 256-266.
- Review: Funeral Chants from the Caucasus, 1991 documentary film by Hugo Zemp; reviewed by John A. Graham, in Ethnomusicology 53 (2), 2009
- “Bodbe Monastery, Keepers of the Chant,” published by the Messenger, Tbilisi, Georgia, April 4th, 2006
- “An Adventure to Vashlovani State Park,” 2003, published by VillageHarmony.org in 2006
TRANSLATION / EDITING
- Co-Editor, Kartuli Galoba [Georgian Chant]. Series ed. Malkhaz Erkvanidze, Chant Center of the Georgian Patriarchate
– Chant for the Paraclesis Services of the Holy Theotokos and our Lord Jesus Christ. Vol. VI, (2011)
– The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Gelati and Shemokmedi Schools. Vol. V, (2009)
– The Lenten Triodion and Pentecostarian Chants. Vol. IV, (2006)
– Chants of the Twelve Movable and Immovable Feasts. 2nd Edition, Vol. II, (2008)
- Co-Editor, Kartuli Saeklesio Galoba, Shemokmedis Skola. 2nd Edition, ed. Davit Shugliashvili (from Artem Erkomaishvili’s Recordings). V. Sarajishvili State Conservatoire, Tbilisi, Georgia, (2006)