In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:

contents Prelude 1 chapter one Drawing Rooms,Taverns,Churches,andTobacco Fields: Music in Early Maryland 3 Overture: Toil and the Music to Lighten It 4 / Complete Gentlemen and Agreeable Women 6/PlayingbyHeart 11/PlayingMusicforaLiving 14/APassionforTheater 16 / Dance and Dance Music 21 / Liturgical Music 24 / Music and Independence 32 chapter two Something for Everyone: Maryland Music from Independence to the 1850s 37 From Cathedral to Camp Meeting 38 / Baltimore Theater at the Dawn of the New Republic 42 / Dancing 45 / Effusion: Societies of Gentlemen 47 / Musical Entrepreneurship 48 / Parlor Music: Songs of Sentiment and More 51 / Sheet Music and Civics Lessons 53 / Music to Work By 58 / Off Hours 62 / Classical Taste 64 / Piano Making and Musical Instruction 67 / Musically German 68 / Celebrity Singers and the Clamor for Opera 69 / Popular Song and Racial Prejudice 72 chapter three Intermission:The Sounds of CivilWar 74 Home of the Brave 74 / Parlor to Patriotism 76 / My Maryland 78 / Maryland Sings for the South 78 / Maryland’s Songs for Union 81 / Music Encamped 83 / Music of the Maryland US Colored Troops 84 / Sotto Voce: Music in a Divided City 85 chapter four Toward Union and Concord 89 A New Birth of Music 90 / The Enchanted Flute 97 / Out on the Town 101 / Chambers, Beer Gardens, and Festivals Fortissimo 104 / Sturm und Drang at the Peabody 107 / Baltimore Builds the Lyric 111 / Prelude to an Orchestra 115 vi Contents chapter five My Maryland 118 Resuscitating the Conservatory; Envisioning an Orchestra 119 / Great War, Popular Fears 123/Ain’tMisbehavin’ 127/AmericanRhapsody 130/ThePennsylvaniaAvenue Rag: Jazz in Black Baltimore 133 / Leaving Home for Harlem 137 / Pleasures of the Pit Orchestra 142 / Summertime 144 chapter six MusicalAirs,Aired Music 147 Best Out-of-Town Feed 150 / Depression 152 / Amateur Hour: H. L. Mencken and the Saturday Night Club 157 / “Straight Americanese” from East Baltimore 161 / Home, Home on the Shore 162 / Music on the Home Front 164 / War Work: Rebuilding the Peabody and the Symphony 170 / The Baltimore Civic Opera in Peace and War 175 / Overture to Equality 178 / Once More, with Feeling 179 Coda 183 Notes 187   Index 203 Color illustrations appear following page 88 musical maryland This page intentionally left blank ...

pdf

Additional Information

ISBN
9781421422404
Related ISBN
9781421422398
MARC Record
OCLC
1002109162
Pages
224
Launched on MUSE
2017-12-06
Language
English
Open Access
No
Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.