A Celebration of American music: words and music in honor of H. Wiley Hitchcock

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University of Michigan Press, May 1, 1990 - Music - 519 pages
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Compositions, memoirs, and essays that celebrate the variety and vitality of American music

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Contents

H Wiley Hitchcock and American Music
3
Greetings in ThreeFour Time
10
Theodore F Seward and the Fisk Jubilee Singers
36
The Cowells and the Written Word
79
Lunch at Virgils Tea at the Ambassador
92
The Truth About H Wiley Hitchcock
105
What Is Music?
113
The Great Piano War of the 1870s
132
The Story of an Oklahoma Composer
309
A Conversation with Alfred Frankenstein
319
A Blues for the Ages
346
Henry Hadley
356
A Fractal for Wiley Hitchcock
384
A Charles Ives Draft
391
The First Movement
405
Can Remember
423

Music and Musicians at the Mountain Resorts
154
NineteenthCentury
174
Jullien and His Music for the Million
192
Two Birds
217
Ancient Music and the Europeanizing
225
Dvorak Beach and American Music
256
SaintSaenss Delilah
281
Wileys Waltz
303
Monumenta Americana Revisited
439
Prosodic Syncopation
449
Popular Music under a TIPEE
460
From the Sixpak Sonatas
473
The Story of
487
MUSICAL OFFERING
502
Contributors
507
Copyright

About the author (1990)

Richard Crawford is Professor of Music at the University of Michigan. His writings have won awards from the American Musicological Society, the Sonneck Society for American Music, and the Music Library Association.

R. Allen Lott is Professor of Music History in the School of Church Music at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.