American Art Song and American Poetry, Hardback Book

American Art Song and American Poetry Hardback


Published 50 years after the last major treatment of American art song, the first edition of the three-volume American Art Song and American Poetry was the first work to fully consider the musical settings of American poetry.

In this second edition, now published in a convenient, one-volume format, Ruth Friedberg and Robin Fisher have updated the entries on composers and poets from the first edition and added new individuals to both categories.

As before, musical examples are liberally employed to illustrate specific approaches to poetic text-setting and are much more visually accessible due to present-day digital technology.

Users will find the volume easy to use through its extensive bibliography and general index.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 438 pages
  • Publisher: Scarecrow Press
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  • Category: Music: styles & genres
  • ISBN: 9780810881747

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