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Table of Contents: Volume 13, No. 2 (Summer 1995)



Sound and Sentimentality: Nostalgia in the Songs of			145
Stephen Foster	
Susan Key

Ben Harney: The Middlesborough Years, 1890-93				167
William H. Tallmadge

Henry Cowell's United Quartet						195
David Nichols

BOOK REVIEWS Martha Furman Schleifer and Sam Dennison, gen. eds., 218 Three Centuries of American Music: A Collection of American Sacred and Secular Music William Kearns Alan Lomax, The Land Where the Blues Began; 224 Lawrence Cohen, ed., Nothing But the Blues: The Music and the Musicians Ronald D. Cohen Ronald Taylor, Kurt Weill: Composer in a Divided World 226 Kim H. Kowalke Robert Walser, Running with the Devil: Power, Gender, 231 and Madnes in Heavy Metal James M. Manheim John Edward Hasse, Beyond Category: The Life and Genius 234 of Duke Ellington; Mark Tucker, ed., The Duke Ellington Reader Frank Tirro Anne K. Simpson, Follow Me: The Life and Music of R. 238 Nathaniel Dett Ann Sears Ross Lee Finney, Profile of a Lifetime: A Musical 241 Autobiography, Frederic Goossen, ed., Thinking About Music: The Collected Writings of Ross Lee Finney; Gretchen Finney, Facts and Memories Kenneth J. Peacock Armond Fields and L. Marc Fields, From the Bowery to 244 Broadway: Lew Fields and the Roots of American Popular Theatre Thomas Riis
RECORD REVIEWS Spirituals in Concert, Kathleen Battle and Jessye 247 Norman, sopranos Doris Evans McGinty Rhythmic Moments, American Piano, vol. 4; 249 Space Shuffle and Other Futuristic Rags The Sky's the Limit: A Celebration of 20th-Century 251 American Music for Flute Laurel Littrell Virgil Thomson, Portraits and Other Works 253 Michael Meckna Carlos Surinach, Doppio Concertino, Flamenco Cyclothymia 254 Concerto for String Orchestra, Piano Quartet Walter Aaron Clark Continuum Percussion Quartet: Works by John Cage, Lou 256 Harrison, Christopher Rouse, Eugene Kurtz, Irwin Bazelon, J. VerPlank, and Pulse: Works by John Cage, Lou Harrison, Henry Cowell, Harvey Sollberger, Lukas Foss, The New Music Consort Tara Browner Choral Tapestries: An Anthology of Contemporary American 258 American Choral Music, Emily Lowe Singers Laura Dankner American Piano Classics: Anderson, Joplin, Gould, Bowman, 260 Gottschalk, Gershwin, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra John Andrew Johnson

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