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Amateur and Professional, Permanent and Transient: Orchestras in the District of Columbia, 1877–1905 (University of Chicago Press, 2012)
(1967)ALTHOUGH THE NAVY HAS HAD BANDS SINCE THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY, LITTLE HAS BEEN WRITTEN CONCERNING THE BACKGROUND, DEVELOPMENT, AND PURPOSE OF THIS DIVISION OF OUR NAVY. THIS WORK ENCOMPASSES A DETAILED STUDY OF THE ...
(2015)The musical world into which César Franck found himself thrust as a thirteen-year old concert pianist valued showy technical displays above artistic authenticity. César Franck was unable to please the French public and was ...
The Breadth of Chopin's Influence on French and Russian Piano Music of the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries (2015)Frederic Chopin's legacy as a pianist and composer served as inspiration for generations of later composers of piano music, especially in France and Russia. Singing melodies, arpeggiated basses, sensitivity to sonorities, ...
Exploring Influences of Folk and Popular Music in Selected Violin Repertoire: from Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) to Paul Schoenfield (b. 1947). (2015)Both `folk' and `popular' music genres definitively play a role in the compositional makeup of the following notable composers: Edvard Grieg (1843-1907), Eugene Ysaÿe (1858-1931), Nikolai Medtner (1880-1951), George Enescu ...