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Strong on Music: The New York Music Scene in the Days of George Templeton Strong, Volume 1: Resonances, 1836-1849
by Vera Brodsky Lawrence
University of Chicago Press, 1995
Paper: 978-0-226-47009-2
Library of Congress Classification ML200.8.N5L4 1995 vol. 1
Dewey Decimal Classification 780.9747109034

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
In Strong on Music Vera Brodsky Lawrence uses the diaries of lawyer and music lover George Templeton Strong as a jumping-off point from which to explore every aspect of New York City's musical life in the mid-nineteenth century.

Formerly a concert pianist, Vera Brodsky Lawrence spent the last third of her life as a historian of American music (she died in 1996). She was editor of The Piano Works of Louis Moreau Gottschalk and The Complete Works of Scott Joplin.

On Volume 1: "A marvelous book. There is nothing like it in the literature of American music."—Harold C. Schonberg, New York Times Book Review

On Volume 2: "A monumental achievement."—Victor Fell Yellin, Opera Quarterly

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