Theater & Film Music

link to catalog page STANFIELD, Body and Soul

Body and Soul

Jazz and Blues in American Film, 1927-63

Author: Peter Stanfield
Pub Date: July 2005

How the "dark continent" of blues and jazz provided Hollywood with a resonant resource to construct and negotiate the boundaries of American cultural identity   learn more...

link to catalog page GLINSKY, Theremin


Ether Music and Espionage

Author: Albert Glinsky
Pub Date: 2005

The riveting story of an eccentric musician-scientist turned Soviet spook   learn more...

link to catalog page SENGSTOCK, That Toddlin' Town

That Toddlin' Town

Chicago's White Dance Bands and Orchestras, 1900-1950

Author: Charles A. Sengstock Jr.
Pub Date: December 2004

The business behind the bands and how music became an industry   learn more...

link to catalog page POLLACK, Aaron Copland

Aaron Copland

The Life and Work of an Uncommon Man

Author: Howard Pollack
Pub Date: April 2000

The celebrated biography of the American composer and his music   learn more...

link to catalog page PARTCH, Bitter Music

Bitter Music

Collected Journals, Essays, Introductions, and Librettos

Author: Harry Partch
Pub Date: 2000

Readings from the maverick musical mind   learn more...

link to catalog page STURMAN, Zarzuela


Spanish Operetta, American Stage

Author: Janet L. Sturman
Pub Date: October 2000

The music of a re-emerging Hispanic art form   learn more...

link to catalog page BLACK, Law in Film

Law in Film

Resonance and Representation

Author: David A. Black
Pub Date: 1999

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