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Reflections on American music : the twentieth century and the new millennium : a collection of essays presented in honor of the College Music Society
Heintze, James R.
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New York : Pendragon Press, 2000.
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xvii, 428 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Part I: Concerning the College Music Society. American music and the College Music Society: an introduction / Dale A. Olsen ; Facilitating learning: the role of the College Music Society / Barbara English Maris ; Is there a future for the traditions of music and music teaching in our colleges and universities? / Leon Botstein ; The rewaking / William Carlos Williams -- Part II: The twentieth century and the new millennium. From "Winter music": a composer's journal / John Luther Adams ; Music at the millennium: America, the world, and the new generation / David Amram ; Medievalism in American musical life / Elizabeth Aubrey ; Blending choirs: a new paradigm for high school choirs with odd numbers and strange schedules / Barbara W. Baker ; Music publishing in America / Arnold Broido ; Classical music criticism: crises and hopes / Scott Cantrell ; Music theory and progressive rock style analysis: on the threshold of art and amplification / John S. Cotner ; The sounds of silents: an interview with Carl Davis / Carl Davis and John C. Tibbetts ; American choral music at the Millennium / David P. DeVenney ; The music we've called jazz / Ethel Ennis and Earl Arnett ; The twenty-first-century maestro / JoAnn Falletta ; Public-school music education in the twentieth century / Charles L. Gary ; The invisible art: new music in America / Bob Goldfarb ; Music librarianship: 70 years back and 70 years forward / Jane Gottlieb ; Will classical music remain a vital force in our culture? / Gary Graffman ; A proposal for artist-owned recordings and a university-based music distribution network / Marnie Hall ; And the music goes 'round: an interview with John Kander / John Kander and John C. Tibbetts ;
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Heintze (music and American studies, American U.) and Saffle (music and humanities, Virginia Tech) present the opinions of about 40 historians, theorists, composers, conductors, instrumentalists, singers, librarians, archivists, ethnomusicologists, music-business executives, schoolteachers, and expe

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Michael Saffle and James R. HeintzeDale A. OlsenBarbara English MarisLeon BotsteinWilliam Carlos WilliamsJohn Luther AdamsDavid AmramElizabeth AubreyBarbara W. BakerArnold BroidoScott CantrellJohn S. CotnerCarl Davis and John C. TibbettsDavid P. DeVenneyEthel Ennis and Earl ArnettJoAnn FallettaCharles L. GaryBob GoldfarbJane GottliebGary GraffmanMarnie HallJohn Kander and John C. TibbettsWilliam KearnsMarilyn A. KielniarzAnn KilkellyB. B. King and William R. FerrisHoward MandelDale A. OlsenJerold OttleyFrances W. PrestonBruce Boyd RaeburnElizabeth C. RamirezElliott SchwartzPatricia A. ShifferdRobert SirotaJack SullivanWilliam VelezJohn WhiteJosephine R. B. WrightJudith Lang Zaimont
Illustrationsp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Preface: About a Book Called "Reflections on American Music"p. xiii
Part I Concerning the College Music Society
American Music and The College Music Society: An Introductionp. 3
Facilitating Learning: The Role of The College Music Societyp. 7
Is There a Future for the Traditions of Music and Music Teaching in Our Colleges and Universities?p. 17
The Rewakingp. 27
Part II The Twentieth Century and the New Millennium
From "Winter Music": A Composer's Journalp. 31
Music at the Millennium: America, the World, and the New Generationp. 49
Medievalism in American Musical Lifep. 55
Blending Choirs: A New Paradigm for High School Choirs with Odd Numbers and Strange Schedulesp. 64
Music Publishing in Americap. 69
Classical Music Criticism: Crises and Hopesp. 81
Music Theory and Progressive Rock Style Analysis: On the Threshold of Art and Amplificationp. 88
The Sounds of Silents: An Interview with Carl Davisp. 107
American Choral Music at the Millenniump. 119
The Music We've Called Jazzp. 127
The Twenty-first-Century Maestrop. 134
Public-School Music Education in the Twentieth Centuryp. 141
The Invisible Art: New Music in Americap. 152
Music Librarianship: 70 Years Back and 70 Years Forwardp. 160
Will Classical Music Remain a Vital Force in Our Culture?p. 169
A Proposal for Artist-owned Recordings and a University-based Music Distribution Networkp. 173
And the Music Goes 'Round: An Interview with John Kanderp. 189
American Music Historiography Yesterday and Todayp. 202
Challenges and Visions: Reflections on American Church Musicp. 218
Foot Notes: Tap in the Twentieth Centuryp. 224
The Blues--Past and Future: An Interview with B. B. Kingp. 243
Jazz, Now and Alwaysp. 258
Globalization, Culturation, and Transculturation in American Music: From Cultural Pop to Transcultural Artp. 265
A Case for Continuityp. 291
They're Playing My Song: Performance Rights in the Twenty-first Centuryp. 296
Confessions of a New Orleans Jazz Archivistp. 300
Cultural Outreach through Music in Community-College Educationp. 313
The American Century: Remembering the Past, Contemplating the Futurep. 319
Continental Harmony: A Community-based Celebration of the American Millennial Yearp. 328
Finding Our Way Back Home: Tonality in the Twenty-first Centuryp. 351
Kurt Weill's Americana: The Open Road to the Futurep. 357
Performing-Rights Collectives: Dinosaurs of the New Millennium?p. 365
Music Theory and Pedagogy before and after the Millenniump. 375
Coming of Age: Reflections on Black Music Scholarshipp. 391
"A Closed Fist" from Spirals (for violin, viola, and cello)p. 397
Indexp. 407