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Table of Contents: Volume 9, No. 3 (Fall 1991)



Special Issue: Four Pioneers

William Billings (1746-1800); Scott Joplin (1868-1917); Carl Ruggles (1876-1971); Martha Graham (1894-1991)
William Billings in the District of Maine, 1780				243
Nym Cooke

Scott Joplin's Treemonisha Years					260

Sun-treader's Reluctant Dawn: Bringing Carl Ruggle's			277
Masterpiece to America
Beth Christensen

Martha Graham's American Document: A Minstrel Show in			297
Modern Dance Dress
Maureen Needham Costonis

BOOK REVIEWS Karen A. Shaffer and Neva Garner Greenwood, Maud Powell: 311 Pioneer American Violinist Diana R. Hallman Robert C. Vitz, The Queen and the Arts: Cultural LIfe in 314 Nineteenth-Century Cincinnati Samuel F. Pogue Guy Logsdon, ed., The Whorehouse Bells Were Ringing and 316 Other Songs Cowboys Sing Thomas S. Brown John Chilton, Sidney Bechet: The Wizard of Jazz; The Song 320 of the Hawk: The Life and Recordings of Coleman Hawkins Mark Tucker
RECORD REVIEWS Works by Paul Bowles, Lee Hoiby, Richard Hundley, Eric 326 Klein, John Musto, and Virgil Thomson Philip Lieson Miller George Gershwin, Girl Crazy, Richard Rodgers, 327 Babes in Arms Joseph P. Swain Peter Mennin, Symphony no. 8; Folk Overture; Symphony no. 9 330 Edith Borroff Feelin' Good. Hezekiah and the House Rockers 331 D. Antoinette Handy Elinor Remick Warren, Good Morning, America! 334 Bonnie Jo Dopp William Schuman, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Leonard 335 Bernstein, Serenade for Violin, String Orchestra, Harp & Percussion (1954) Joshua Berrett

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