Volume 9

Anyone who has taught a course on romantic music deplores the scarcity of suitable texts. Not only is there no outstanding survey of the period, but with few exceptions we cannot even resort to completely reliable studies of particular genres or specific works. Among general reference works containing valuable material…
Within the last few years, literature about electronic music has proliferated. Some of this literature is highly technical, and is useful chiefly to experienced practitioners of the art; it will find its place most logically on a special bookshelf within the electronic music studio, available for ready reference. A great…
Baldwin-Wallace College is located in Berea, Ohio, a suburb lying on the outer edge of the Cleveland metropolitan area. It was founded in 1845 in affiliation with the Methodist Church. The institution currently enrolls just over 2400 full-time day students. It considers itself primarily a liberal arts institution although there…
Traditionally, annual meetings of professional societies offer the best access to the proverbial "slave market," where academic recruiting and placement of faculty are carried on in a feverish pace amidst the rugged schedules of the convention sessions. More often than not the idée fixe which is the binder for the…
I have it on the authority of one of the principals of this story that one evening, walking away from the then peaceful confines of Columbia University, the then Dean of the College, a chemist, met the then Edward MacDowell Professor of Music, Douglas Moore. Said the Dean, "What's this,…
This paper was read originally at the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Society held in New Haven, Connecticut, December 27-29, 1968 as part of a ROUND TABLE discussion concerning "Rehearsal Techniques and Historical Performance Practice." The other participants, whose papers were also included in SYMPOSIUM Volume 9, were JOHN REEVES…
I am as weary as the next man of fanciful descriptions of computational miracles. They are too often written by innocents who have been seduced by the idea of the computer without ever having had intimate contact with the monstrous machine itself nor the passionate desire to dynamite it to…
This paper was read originally at the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Society held in New Haven, Connecticut, December 27-29, 1968 as part of a ROUND TABLE discussion concerning "Rehearsal Techniques and Historical Performance Practice." The other participants, whose papers were also included in SYMPOSIUM Volume 9, were JOHN REEVES…
This paper was read originally at the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Society held in New Haven, Connecticut, December 27-29, 1968 as part of a ROUND TABLE discussion concerning "Rehearsal Techniques and Historical Performance Practice." The other participants, whose papers were also included in SYMPOSIUM Volume 9, were DENIS STEVENS,…
This paper was read originally at the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Society held in New Haven, Connecticut, December 27-29, 1968 as part of a ROUND TABLE discussion concerning "Rehearsal Techniques and Historical Performance Practice." The other participants, whose papers were also included in SYMPOSIUM Volume 9, were JOHN REEVES…