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American Composers


Acquiring Editor: Laurie Matheson

The short, readable books in the American Composers series will introduce significant American composers to students and general readers and provide a convenient reference and concise overview for scholars, performers, and other specialists.




link to catalog page, George Frederick Bristow
E-book Sale: $14.95
Author: Katherine K. Preston
Pub Date: November 2020

A biography of the nineteenth-century composer and musician   learn more...

link to catalog page, Johanna Beyer
E-book Sale: $14.95
Author: Amy C. Beal
Pub Date: March 2015

Portrait of an innovative woman artist who believed that "the heart and the brain should go hand in hand"   learn more...

link to catalog page, Aaron Jay Kernis
E-book Sale: $14.95
Author: Leta E. Miller
Pub Date: September 2014

The first full-length biography of the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer   learn more...

link to catalog page, Alec Wilder
E-book Sale: $14.95
Author: Philip Lambert
Pub Date: March 2013

An all-embracing composer of popular and classical music   learn more...

link to catalog page, Robert Ashley
E-book Sale: $14.95
Author: Kyle Gann
Pub Date: December 2012

A bold innovator who redefined contemporary opera   learn more...

link to catalog page, Christian Wolff
E-book Sale: $14.95
Author: Michael Hicks and Christian Asplund
Pub Date: August 2012

Inside an original modern musical mind   learn more...

link to catalog page, Carla Bley
E-book Sale: $14.95
Author: Amy C. Beal
Pub Date: November 2011

The first in-depth look at a highly innovative jazz icon   learn more...

link to catalog page, Elliott Carter
E-book Sale: $19.95
Author: James Wierzbicki
Pub Date: March 2011

A revealing portrait of a living legend of American classical music   learn more...

link to catalog page, Rudolf Friml Author: William Everett
Pub Date: November 2008

The first book-length study devoted to Rudolf Friml's multifaceted musical legacy   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dudley Buck Author: N. Lee Orr
Pub Date: July 2008

A popular Victorian composer of organ and choral music   learn more...

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