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Volume 17, No. 2 (Special Issue)

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Paul Henry Lang On Choral Music: Selected Essays and Reviews

by Paul Henry Lang

ABSTRACT:

It was indicative of the progress of American musical literacy...

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ABSTRACT:

It was indicative of the progress of American musical literacy that one of the foremost music historians was called upon to assume the post of principal music critic for the New York Herald Tribune in 1954. Together with Otto Kinkeldey, who had been his teacher, Paul Henry Lang virtually established the discipline of musicology in the American university curriculum, and both as a scholar and critic he set a pattern and model in American musical life. The American Choral Review is indebted to the author for granting permission to reissue his essays on choral music and for giving this new edition the benefit and honor of his advice.

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