Music, American Made
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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)
essays in honor of John Graziano
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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