Music Research Works
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Amateur and Professional, Permanent and Transient: Orchestras in the District of Columbia, 1877–1905 (University of Chicago Press, 2012)
(2015-01-25)This presentation written and given by Barbara Haggh-Huglo on October 20, 2014, as part of the Autumn School held in Ghent, Belgium, provides an introduction, in Part I, to the chanted texts for the Mass and the Sacraments ...
(Cambridge University Press, 2009)In 1906 Appleton’s Magazine published John Philip Sousa’s most celebrated—and vitriolic— article, “The Menace of Mechanical Music.” In it Sousa predicts that piano rolls and recordings will end amateur music making in ...
(University of California Press, 2011)John Philip Sousa’s phenomenal appeal for early twentieth-century American audiences lay in large part in the dramatic nature of his marches, their performance practice, and his own persona as the March King. Sousa was ...
(1987)Ethnomusicologist Karl Signell proposes a fresh approach to thinking about music. In twelve half-hour programs originally heard on National Public Radio (USA), The Nature of Music series offers new ideas from the experts, ...