Discoursing Sweet Music: Town Bands and Community Life in Turn-of-the-century Pennsylvania

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University of Illinois Press, 1990 - Music - 205 pages
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Contents

Wayne County and Honesdale
6
Occupations of the Citizens of Honesdale
8
Occupations in Town and Country 1900
10
The Bands of Honesdale
20
Performances of the Honesdale Band
28
Performances of Lawyers Band
47
Performances of the Maple City Band
59
Performances of the Honesdale Philharmonic Society
68
Performances of the Eddy Cornet Band
110
Performances of the Hawley Band
111
Performances of the Beach Lake Band
116
Personnel
129
The Maple City Band 1900
130
The Equinunk Band 1897
131
Instrumentation
140
Evolution of the Ideal Band of 12
145

Three Bands of Northern Wayne County
80
Performances of the Equinunk Band
87
Performances of the Lake Como Band
95
Performances of the Pleasant Mount Band
101
Performances of the Pleasant Mount Orchestra
105
Other Bands and Orchestras
108
Instruments of Wayne County Bands
147
Repertory
152
Partial Concert Repertory of the Honesdale Bands
153
The Band and the Community
174
Epilogue
193
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KENNETH KREITNER, is currently completing a Ph.D. program in musicology at Duke University with a dissertation on music in fifteenth-century Barcelona.

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