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Table of Contents: Volume 13, No. 1 (Spring 1995)



Songs of the Early Nineteenth Cetnury, Part I:				1
Early Song Lyrics and Coping with Life
Nicholas E. Tawa

It Started in Winona: The Personal and Professional			27
Relationship between Carl Ruggles and Rockwell Kent
Beth E. Christensen

Arthur Berger: The Progress of a Method					56
Rodney Lister

BOOK REVIEWS Richard Crawford, The American Musical Landscape 96 William W. Austin Charles K. Wolfe and Kip Lornell, The Life and 102 Legend of Leadbelly Erika Brady John Dizikes, Opera in America: A Cultural History 104 Tom Kaufman Katherine K. Preston, Opera on the Road: Traveling 107 Opera Troupes in the United States, 1825-60 June C. Ottenberg Eric Lott, Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and 109 the American Working Class Robert B. Winans Howard L. Sacks and Judith Rose Sacks, Way Up North 112 in Dixie: A Black Family's Claim to the Confederate Anthem Norm Cohen John L. Stewart, Ernst Krenek: The Man and His Music 115 Howard Pollack
RECORD REVIEWS Samuel Barber, Scenes, Arias, and Orchestrated Songs: 120 "Knoxville: Summer of 1915," op. 24 (Roberta Alexander, 1993); Music of Samuel Barber: "Knoxville: Summer of 1915," op. 24 (Sylvia McNair, 1992); Eleanor Steber in Concert (1956-58): Samuel Barber, "Knoxville: Summer of 1915," op. 24 (1992, 1958); "Knoxville: Summer of 1915," op. 24 (Eleanor Steber, 1991, 1950); Knoxville: Summer of 1915," op. 24 (Jill Gomez, 1989, 1988); Samuel Barber, "Knoxville: Summer of 1915," op. 24 (Dawn Upshaw, 1989) Laura Dankner The Harvard University Choir, Alleluia! Sacred Choral 124 Music in New England Linda Pohly The Great American Mainstreet Band, Under the Big Top 126 D. Royce Boyer Roger Sessions, Quintet for 2 Violins, 2 Violas, and 128 Cello; Cannons (to the Memory of Igor Stravinsky); Six Pieces for Violoncello; String Quartet in E minor Joe Brumbeloe David Ott, Symphony no. 2; Symphony no. 3 129 Michael Meckna The American Flute: Walter Piston, Sonata; 130 Aaron Copland, Duo; Samuel Barber, Canzone; Wallingford Riegger, Suite for Flute Alone, op. 8; William Thomas McKinley, Six Romances; Joseph Goodman, Sonata. Flutes: Joseph Schwantner, The Play of Shadows and Black Anemones; Paul Schoenfield, Klezmer Rondos, Ufaratsta, and Achat Sha'alti; Robert Beaser, Song of the Bells and The Old Men Admiring Themselves in the Water Catherine Parsons Smith

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