Christina L. Reitz’s Jennifer Higdon: Composing in Color has been published by McFarland Books. British conductor Mark Wigglesworth’s The Silent Musician: Why Conducting Matters has been published by University of Chicago Press/Faber & Faber. University of Illinois Press has published Transforming Women’s Education: Liberal Arts and Music in Female Seminaries by Jewel A. Smith, a member of the musicology faculty at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music. The original obituaries of classical composers have been compiled and published in Maestros: Original Obituaries of 101 Great Composers released by Blue Magpie Books. John C. Tibbetts, an associate professor of film and media at the University of Kansas, is the author of Performing Music History: Musicians Speak First-Hand about Music History and Performance, recently published by Palgrave Macmillan. Annie Bosler, Don Greene, and Kathleen Tesar are co-authors of College Prep for Musicians: A Comprehensive Guide for Students, Parents, Teachers, and Counselors, published by Performance Mastery Project, Inc. Bosler, Greene, and Tesar are faculty members of the Colburn School for the Performing Arts, Juilliard School, New World Symphony, and Perlman Music Program. How and why practices of listening to music have changed is the topic of The Oxford Handbook of Music Listening in the 19th and 20th Centuries, published by Oxford University Press and edited by Christian Thorau and Hansjakob Ziemer.
Posted March 14, 2019