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A Forgotten Heritage: Arias and Scenes from Earlier American Operas
This selection of recordings presents six arias and scenes excerpted from Romantic-era American operas performed by Towson University’s “Music for the Stage” ensemble as part of a scholarly symposium entitled “Composing ...
Multimedia Review of The National Jukebox: Historical Recordings from the Library of Congress
(Cambridge University Press, 2012-05)
[From review]: The National Jukebox is the Library of Congress’s latest addition to its growing list of online digital collections. Even in its initial release (the site went “live” at the start of May 2011), the wealth ...
Recording reviews of Frederick Converse, American Sketches, Song of the Sea, and Festival of Pan. BBC Concert Orchestra, Keith Lockhart, conductorDutton Epoch CDLX 7278, 2011./George W. Chadwick, Adonais, Cleopatra, A Pastoral Prelude, and Sinfonietta in D Major. BBC Concert Orchestra, Keith Lockhart, conductor. Dutton Epoch CDLX 7293, 2012
(Cambridge University Press, 2015-02-04)
[From review]: On this enterprising pair of compact discs, U.S. conductor Keith Lockhart leads the BBC Concert Orchestra in world-premiere recordings of six symphonic works by George Whitefield Chadwick (1854–1931) and ...
Active Listening, Aural Imagination, and 19th-Century Program Music: An In-Class "Experiment"
[From essay]: When teaching 19th-century Western art music to both music majors and general-education students alike, the debate between advocates for program music versus proponents of absolute music is a fundamental ...
The Commutation Test and Chris Bacon’s Score for Source Code as a Framework for Film Music Pedagogy
This article lays out a theoretical foundation for the use of the commutation test as a film music-based pedagogical tool. The main titles sequence of Source Code (2011, directed by Duncan Jones) provides an effective ...