University Musical Encyclopedia - A History of Music Volume II
by Arthur Elson (9781406774276)

University Musical Encyclopedia - A History of Music Volume II
Arthur Elson
Release Date: 01 March 2007
Format: Paperback
Pages: 416
Category: Music
ISBN: 9781406774276
ISBN-10: 1406774278

UNIVERSITY MUSICA L ENCYCLOPEDIA CHIEF EDITOR LOUIS C. ELSON New - England Conservatory of Mode In Ten Volumes Vol. I. A History of Music Primitive, Ancient, Medieval, and Modern Euro pean Vol. II. A History of Music Music in America Special Articles Vol. III. Great Composers Vol. IV. Great Composers Continued Vol. V. Religious Music of the World Vol. VI. Vocal Music and Musicians The Vocal Art Great Vocalists Famous Songs Vol. VII. The Opera History and Guide Vol. VIII. The Theory of Music Piano Technique Vol. IX. University Dictionary of Music and Musicians Vol. X. University Dictionary of Music and Musicians Continued The UNIVERSITY SOCIETY PUBLISHERS UNIVERSITY MUSI CAL ENCYCLOPEDIA HISTORY OF MUSIC VOLUME II. Music in America Special Articles By Many Eminent Editors, Experts, and Special Contributors, including LOUIS C. JELSON, HENRY T. FINCK, ANTON SEIDL, HUBERT P. MAIN, HENRY E. KREHBIEL, ANNIE W. PATTERSON, HELEN KENDRICK JOHNSON, FANNY MORRIS SMITH, and REGINALD DE KOVEN THE UNIVERSITY SOCIETY NEW YORK . .. T CONTENTS MUSIC IN AMERICA CHAPTER I PURITAN AND CAVALIER PAGE Psalms Sung on the Mayflower, According to Edward Winslow Pilgrims and Puritans Unite in Planning a Hymn-Book Early Religious Music in New York and in Maryland Beginnings of Secular Music in the South The First American Concerts I CHAPTER II OPERA IN AMERICA The Beggars Opera in Williamsburg First Permanent Opera in New Orleans Early American Works Sung in New York The Garcia-Malibran Period The Academy of Music and the Metropolitan and the Opera Craze of the Twentieth Century American Composers too Much Ignored n CHAPTER III EARLY AMERICAN HYMN-TUNE COMPOSERS The Bay Psalm-Book Supersedes Ainsworths VersionWilliam Billings and His Influence in New England Notes of Early Composers and Their Works 25 CHAPTER IV AMERICAN HYMNS AND HYMN-WRITERS Excellence of American Hymnody Great Poets as Hymn-writers Early Hymnists Their Successors Down to Our Own Time Examples of American Hymns. 37 vi CONTENTS CHAPTER V LATER AMERICAN COMPOSERS AND MUSICAL ORGANIZATIONS Spread of the Festival Idea, and Increased Interest in High-class Music American Composers Achieve Reputation Abroad Parker, Paine, and Buck E. A. MacDpwell, and the Younger Group of Creative Musicians 54 CHAPTER VI AMERICAN SONGS AND SONG-WRITERS Yankee Doodle, and the Speculations as to Its Source Hail Columbia, the First Genuinely American Song Adams and Libert The Star-spangled Banner My Country, Tis of Thee Political Songs 81 CHAPTER VII AMERICAN SONGS AND SONG-WRITERS CONTINUED Songs of the Civil War Period Dixie and The Bonnie Blue Flag John Browns Body and The Battle Hymn of the Republic Maryland, My Mary land Marching through Georgia We are Com ing, Father Abraham. 97 CHAPTER VIII AMERICAN SONGS AND SONG-WRITERS CONTINUED Stephen Collins Foster Negro Minstrels John How ard Payne and Home, Sweet Home Ben Bolt Rock Me to Sleep, Mother Stars of the Sum mer Night 1 Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep A Life on the Ocean Wave 113 CHAPTER IX AMERICAN SONGS AND SONG-WRITERS CONCLUDED The Old Oaken Bucket The Old Sexton Rain on the Roof Woodman Spare that Tree Tranca dillo Sparkling and Bright The Rainy Day.....

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