Music in America 1860-1918 : essays, reviews, and remarks on critical issues / selected, prepared, and introduced by Bill F. Faucett ; edited by Michael J. Budds

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Subjects: Music--Social aspects--United States--History--19th century
Music--Social aspects--United States--History--20th century
United States--Social life and customs--1865-1918
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Music and the war
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Hillsdale, N.Y. : Pendragon Press, c2008
Series: Monographs & bibliographies in American music no. 19
Monographs and bibliographies in American music no. 19
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xiv, 259 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Table of Contents: Table of Illustrations
1. Introduction 1
2. Being an American Musician 5
3. Music in the Civil War Era 25
4. Educating Americans in Music 45
5. "A Cherished Monstrosity": Gilmore and the Boston Peace Jubilees 65
The National Peace Jubilee, 1869
World's Peace Jubilee and International Musical Festival, 1872
The "Revivified" Jubilee, 1889
6. Performers and Personalities 79
7. Music, Government, and Private Enterprise 95
Philanthropy, Government Subvention, and a National Conservatory
8. Dvorak and American Musical Nationalism 123
9. American Music Monuments 141
10. Music and Technology 159
Capturing Sound
Mechanical and Electronic Instruments
Music and the Motion Picture
11. Reception of Modern Music 179
12. Music and the Great War 203
Opportunity Knocks
The German Problem
The Controversy surrounding Dr. Muck
13. American Musical Culture: Traditions, Conditions, and Outlook 221
14. Quotations and Miscellany 239
Timeline of Landmarks in American Music, 1860-1920 245
Cited Sources and Suggested Readings 251
Index 255
Additional Authors: Faucett, Bill F
Budds, Michael J., 1947-
Notes: LCCN: 2008027131
ISBN: 9781576471418 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 1576471411 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-254) and index
Contents: Introduction -- Being an American musician -- Music in the Civil War era -- Educating Americans in music -- "A cherished monstrosity" : Gilmore and the Boston peace jubilees -- Performers and personalities -- Music, government, and private enterprise -- Dvořák and American musical nationalism -- American music monuments -- Music and technology -- Reception of modern music -- Music and the great war -- American musical culture : traditions, conditions, and outlook -- Quotations and miscellany
OCLC Number: 234073667
ISBN/ISSN: 9781576471418