American Music, Vol. 37, No. 1, Spring 2019


“Adding to the Pictures”: The American Film Prologue in the 1920s
Mary Simonson

“Rough! Tough! Real Stuff!”: Music, Militarism, and Masculinity in American College Football
John Michael McCluskey

Operatic Borrowing in Stephen Sondheim's <em>Sweeney Todd</em>
Paige Zalman

Finding Armenia in Alan Hovhaness's Symphony No. 8 (Arjuna) and Madras Sonata
Rachel Chacko

New Orleans Rhythm and Blues, African American Tourism, and the Selling of a Progressive South
Christopher Coady


Orchestrating the Nation: The Nineteenth-Century American Symphonic Enterprise by Douglas W. Shadle
Review by: Sarah Gerk

Freedom Highway by Rhiannon Giddens
Review by: Mark Y. Miyake

Beyond the Crossroads: The Devil and the Blues Tradition by Adam Gussow
Review by: Edward Komara

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