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Table of Contents: Volume 2, No. 2 (Summer 1984)



Conlon Nancarrow: Interviews in Mexico City and San Francisco			1
Roger Reynolds

Toward a Reevaluation of Gershwin's Porgy and Bess				25
Lawrence Starr

Da Kine Sounds: The Function of Music as Social Protest in the New		38
Hawaiian Renaissance
George H. Lewis

New York City Concert LIfe, 1801-5						53
John W. Wagner

The Search for Identity in American Music, 1890-1920				70
Alan Howard Levy

BOOK REVIEWS Irving Lowens, Haydn in America 82 Jens Peter Larsen H. Earle Johnson, Allelujah, Amen! The Story of the Haydn 86 Society of Boston Ezra Schabas Imamu Amiri Baraka [LeRoi Jones]. Blues People: Negro Music 88 in White America Charles Blancq Michael Bane, White Boy Singin' the Blues: The Black Roots of 89 White Rock William Graebner Whitney Balliett, Night Creature: A Journal of Jazz, 1975-80 90 Arnold Shaw Eddie S. Meadows, Jazz Reference and Research Materials: A Bibliography 92 William H. Tallmadge Donald Kennington and Danny L. Read, The Literature of Jazz: A Critical 94 Guide William H. Tallmadge Mike Paris and Chris Comber, Jimmie the Kid, The Life of Jimmie Rodgers 94 Stephen R. Tucker Roger M. Williams, Sing a Sad Song: The Life of Hank Williams 95 Stephen R. Tucker Gregory Battcock, ed., Breaking the Sound Barrier: A Critical Anthology 97 of New Music David H. Cope David H. Cope, New Directions in Music 98 Aurelio de la Vega Carol Cunning, ed., Composium Directory of New Music: Annual Index of 100 Contemporary Composition Melva Peterson James G. Spady, ed., William L. Dawson: A Umum Tribute and a Marvelous 101 Journey Dominique-Rene de Lerma Dominique-Rene de Lerma, Concert Music and Spirituals: A Selective 102 Discography Caldwell Titcomb Dominique-Rene de Lerma, Bibliography of Black Music; Volume 1: 103 Reference Materials Sam Dennison Julian Mates, ed., The Musical Works of William Dunlap 105 Victor Fell Yellin Martin L. Sokol, The New York City Opera: An American Adventure 108 Leo van Witsen Carol Mont Parker, The Anatomy of a New York Debut Recital 110 Miles Kastendieck Pinky Tomlin, with Lynette West, The Object of My Affection: 111 An Autobiography Harry Ellis Dickson, Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops: 114 An Irreverent Memoir William D. Pardus Elizabeth Nash, Always First Class: The Career of Geraldine Farrar 115 Leo van Witsen Scrici Joh H. Swaby, Physiology of Opera 117 Randall L. Holden

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