Music, American Made
The anthology honors Graziano's contributions to American musical scholarship and teaching on the occasion of his retirement from the City University of New York in 2007. The 29 essays explore a wide range of topics related to musical life in the US from about the 1820s through the … More »
The anthology honors Graziano's contributions to American musical scholarship and teaching on the occasion of his retirement from the City University of New York in 2007. The 29 essays explore a wide range of topics related to musical life in the US from about the 1820s through the 1970s. The sections cover music in urban spaces, art music repertories, 19th-century popular music connections, music on stage and in film, traditional music and art music adaptations, and sacred music and adaptations. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Part 1. Music in urban spaces. A rarified art? : Opera and operatic music as popular entertainment in late nineteenth-century Washington City / Katherine K. Preston ; American music in and around nineteenth-century Bristol / Stephen Banfield ; José Martí's Patria, Cuban émigré musicians, and the Cuban independence movement in New York City in the 1890s / John Koegel ; Music at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915 / Raoul F. Camus ; A capital idea : Reginald de Koven and the Washington Symphony Orchestra / Orly Leah Krasner ; "The multitude listens with the heart" : Orchestras, urban culture, and the early years of the San Francisco Symphony / Leta E. Miller -- Part 2. Art music repertories. The reception of Beethoven's string quartets in New York, 1951-90 : an overview / Ora Frishberg Saloman ; Carl Bergmann the pioneer : the introduction of Zukunftsmusik to the New York concert repertory / Matthew Reichert ; "Mr. Chadwick has something to say that is worth hearing" : George Whitefield Chadwick's chamber music / Marianne Betz ; William Grant Still's aesthetic voice and the "The Africa of my imagination" / Catherine Parsons Smith ; Da Capo Chamber Players and American composers / Joel Lester -- Part 3. Nineteenth-century popular music connections. Performing Foster / Deane L. Root ; Before and After the ball : approaching Tin Pan Alley / Paul Charosh ; Eleanor Stark : from Moszkowski to classic ragtime / Edward A. Berlin -- Part 4. Music on stage and in film. Marietta Alboni in the New World / Ruth Henderson -- (Re)establishing Southern patriotism : professional and amateur minstrelsy in Lynchburg, Virginia / Jennifer Chj Wilson ; The music of A trip to Coontown / Thomas L. Riis ; Orchestrations for The passing show of 1914 : an analysis of the techniques of Frank Saddler and Sol Levy / Jonas Westover ; Roger Imhof : a vaudeville and burlesque "Rube" and Irish comic on tour / Paul R. Laird ; Film versions of Romberg's The new moon : from New Orleans to Russia and back again / William A. Everett ; The Jenkins Orphanage band and Porgy and Bess / Wayne D. Shirley -- Part 5. Traditional music and art music adaptations. Two musical modernists in search of national legitimacy : Arthur Farwell and Béla Bartók, 1904 to 1908 / Michael V. Pisani ; Preservation and presentation : Appalachian folk music and the forging of an American identity / Ron Pen ; "Country songs" in the hills and on the plains of Colorado : an overview of the Ben Gray Lumpkin folksong collection / William Kearns -- Part 6. Sacred music and adaptations. Signifyin(g) on the South : interpreting Creamer and Layton's song "Dear Old Southland" / Christopher Bruhn ; Reframing Negro spirituals in the late nineteenth century / Sandra Jean Graham ; How a hymn captured a Cherokee community's destiny / Kay Norton ; Democracy comes to the choir loft : Dudley Buck and the popularization of American sacred music / N. Lee Orr ; Hall-Mack : profile of a gospel music publisher, 1895-1936 / Patricia Woodard
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