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Though we usually think of music in terms of how it sounds rather than how it looks, music historians have been looking at music for years, studying visual representations of musical subject matter to better understand music’s past. Read more
Music's Modern Muse
A Life of Winnaretta Singer, Princesse de Polignac
(University of Rochester Press, 2003)
The CUNY Graduate Center will be presenting a new series of free public concerts this fall aimed at inspiring greater public interest in musical performance and restoring the legacy of great music to individuals from all walks of life. Titled Great Music for a Great City, the series inaugurates a new initiative in music programs at The Graduate Center curated by musical director Caroline Stoessinger.
Britten's Musical Language
(Cambridge University Press, 2002; 275 pp.)
Gendering Musical Modernism: The Music of Ruth Crawford, Marion Bauer, and Miriam Gideon
(Cambridge, 2001; 198 pp.)