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EXTRA ISSUE: VOL. 13 · NO. 02.5 · March 2013

Poetic Research Department
T.R. Hummer

Josh Brown
A graphic novel in several parts


Joyce D. Goodfriend
The Distinctive Nature of Dutch Tolerance
Evan Haefeli, New Netherland and the Dutch Origins of American Religious Liberty

Glenda Goodman
Mozart in America
Dorothy T. Potter, Food for Apollo

Kristen Highland
The Things They Collected
"In Pursuit of a Vision" at the Grolier Club · VOL. 13 · NO. 02 · Winter 2013
Music Issue

Peter S. Leavenworth
A Note on Early American Music Studies
Introduction to Common-place 13:2

Stephen A. Marini
Ritualization and Early American Music
Introduction to Common-place 13:2

Nikos Pappas
In Search of American Music
Introduction to Common-place 13:2

A Forum of Performers of Early American Music

Featuring reflections & selected performances

Selections: Hesperus | Newberry Consort | David and Ginger Hildebrand
Norumbega Harmony | Christian Wig


image Christine DeLucia
The Sound of Violence
Music of King Philip's War and Memories of Settler Colonialism in the American Northeast

image Glenda Goodman
Musical Sleuthing in Early America
"Derry Down" and the XYZ Affair

image Myron Gray
French Revolutionary Song for Federal Philadelphia
Benjamin Carr's Music Sheets

image April Masten
Partners in Time
Dancers, Musicians, and Negro Jigs in Early America

image Jeanne Eller McDougall
Meeting, Merriment, and Massacre
Musical Encounters between Kikotans and English, 1607-1610

image Carol Medlicott
"Let's mingle our feelings"
Gender and Collectivity in the Music of the Shaker West

image Nara L. Newcomer
Where's Wesley?
The True Story of a Manuscript Hymnal Attributed to the Father of Methodism

image Nikos Pappas
Rigdon McCoy McIntosh and the Tabor
Unreconstructed Southern Nationalism


Scott Gac
The Difference in Musical Nationalism
Ann Ostendorf, Sounds American

Ross Mulcare
The Great American Question Mark
Paul W. Mapp, The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, 1713-1763

Douglas Shadle
The Orchestra as Social Utopia
Nancy Newman, Good Music for a Free People

David W. Stowe
How Americans Learned to Listen
Daniel Cavicchi, Listening and Longing: Music Lovers in the Age of Barnum

imageThe Common School
Larry Young
Salem Musick
Or How the Puritans Boogied Down, Down, Down Derry Down

Resources for Further Reading and Listening

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A graphic novel in several parts

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