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American Music

Table of Contents: Volume 17, No. 2 (Summer 1999)



Introduction: Reaching Beyond the West: Asian Resonances			125
in American Radicalism
David Nicholls

Dane Rudhyar's Vision of American Dissonance					129
Carol J. Oja

Lou Harrison and the American Gamelan						146	
Leta E. Miller and Fredric Lieberman

Meetings along the Edge: Svara and Tãla in					179			
American Minimal Music
Allison Welch


BOOK REVIEWS
Composer for an Ideological Age							200
  Jan Swafford, Charles Ives: A Life with Music		
  J. Peter Burkholder, All Made of Tunes: Charles Ives and the
  Uses of Musical Borrowing
Judith Tick
  
Who Matters: The New and Improved White Jazz-Literati				205
  Ingrid Monson, Saying Something: Jazz Improvisation and Interaction
  Burton W. Peretti, Jazz in American Culture
  Ronald M. Radano, New Musical Figurations: Anthony Braxton's Cultural 
  Critique
Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr.

Ralph P. Locke and Cyrilla Barr, eds., Cultivating Music in America:		216
  Women Patrons and Activists Since 1860
Catherine Parsons Smith

Cyrilla Barr, Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge: American Patron of Music		219
Adrienne Fried Block, Amy Beach, Passionate Victorian: The Life and Work of an
  American Composer, 1867-1944
Kara Anne Gardner

Leta E. Miller and Fredric Lieberman, Lou Harrison: Composing a World		222
Denise von Glahn

K. Robert Schwarz, Minimalists							225
John Richardson


RECORDING REVIEWS
From the Southland: Songs, Piano Sketches and Spirituals of Harry	 	230
T. Burleigh.  Deep River: Songs and Spirituals of Harry T. Burleigh 
Keith Ward

American Repertory Singers, We Shall Have a Song				234
Robert Copeland

Quintet of the Americas, Discovering the New World.  Quintet of the 		235
Americas, Self Portrait.
Kevin L. Cox

Samuel Barber									238
Paul Laird

Lois Svard, With and without Memory						240
Wayne Schneider

Twentieth-Century Music for English Horn and Oboe				242
Bruce Gbur


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