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Four Parts, No Waiting: A Social History of American Barbershop Harmony

Gage Averill

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195116724
eISBN:
9780199849550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116724.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book investigates the role that vernacular, barbershop-style close harmony has played in American musical history, in American life, and in the American imagination. Starting with a discussion ... More


The Great Orchestrator: Arthur Judson and American Arts Management

James M. Doering

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037412
eISBN:
9780252094590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037412.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This biography charts the career and legacy of the pioneering American music manager Arthur Judson (1881–1975), who rose to prominence in Philadelphia and New York at the beginning of the twentieth ... More


MacDowell

E. Douglas Bomberger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199899296
eISBN:
9780190268343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199899296.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Edward MacDowell was born on the eve of the Civil War into a Quaker family in lower Manhattan, where music was a forbidden pleasure. With the help of Latin-American émigré teachers, he became a ... More


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