The Society for American Music


American Music

Table of Contents: Volume 2, No. 4 (Winter 1984)



Music of the American Theater

A Special Issue Edited by Deane L. Root
Introduction									1

Music in Eighteenth-Century American Theater					6
Cynthia Adams Hoover

Pocahontas: Her Life and Times							19
William Brooks

Action Music in American Pantomime and Melodrama, 1730-1913			49
Anne Dhu Shapiro

Music as Social History: American Yiddish Theater Music, 1882-1920		73
Irene Heskes

Oklahoma!: Its Origin and Influence						88
Stanley Green

Black Musical Theater, 1870-1930: Research Problems and Resources		95
Thomas Riis

Origin of Species: Conflicting Views of American Musical Theater History	101
Edith Borroff

INDEX 113

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