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					INSTRUCTIONAL CASSETTE RECORDINGS CATALOG        2003

  Music and Musicians




  Contents

  This catalog is an annotated guide to instructional music
cassettes available as of July 2002. It is divided into eighteen
sections whose titles generally indicate the contents of each
section. Thus, "Appreciation" gathers together cassettes dealing
with the appreciation of music. The "Courses" section contains
cassette titles that bear on learning how to sing and play
various instruments. And the "Opera" section has numerous
cassettes on particular operas or facets of a composer's opera
output.

  Any title may be ordered by contacting:
  Music Section
  National Library Service for the Blind
    and Physically Handicapped
  Library of Congress
  Washington, DC 20542
  1-800-424-8567
  nlsm@loc.gov


  Learning to Listen

  Appreciation                              1

  Biography                                  8
    Composers                                8
    Conductors                              19
    Educators                               19
    Performers                              19
    Songwriters                             33

  History                                   42
    General                                 42
    Medieval and Renaissance                44
    Baroque                                 44
    Classical                               45
    Romantic                                46
    Modern                                  46
  Instruments                               48
    General                                 48
    Brass                                   48
    Electronic                              48
    Keyboard                                49
    Percussion                              49
  Strings                           49
  Woodwinds                         50

Rehearsals                          51


Learning Music Skills

Courses                             52
  Accordion                         52
  Autoharp                          53
  Banjo                             53
  Dobro                             54
  Dulcimer                          54
  Fiddle                            54
  Guitar                            55
  Harmonica                         59
  Mandolin                          60
  Organ                             60
  Piano                             60
  Recorder                          61
  Singing                           62
  Songwriting/Composing             63
  Synthesizer/Electronic Keyboard   63
  Tinwhistle                        63

Theory                              64
  Basic Theory                      64
  Chords                            65
  Ear Training                      65
  Harmony                           65
  History                           65
  Intervals/Triads                  66
  Ornamentation                     66
Forms and Analysis                  66
  Canon and Fugue                   66
  Cantata                           67
  Chamber Music                     67
  Concerto                          67
  Dance                             68
  Electronic                        68
  Improvisation                     68
  Mass                              68
  Motet/Madrigal                    68
  Oratorio                          68
  Overture                          68
  Rhapsody                          68
  Rondo                             68
  Scherzo                           68
  Sonata                            68
  Suite                             68
  Symphony                          68
  Theme and Variation               68
Individual Pieces                       71
  Guitar                                71
  Piano                                 73
  Popular Songs                         74
  Viola                                 75
  Violin                                75
  Voice                                 77

Master Classes                          84

Special Topics

Folk Music                              85
  African                               85
  American                              85
  Australian                            89
  European                              89
  Mexican American                      90
  Native American                       90
  Oriental                              91
  Russian                               91
  South American                        91
  Other Cultures                        91

Holidays and Seasons                    93

Jazz and Ragtime                       100

Nostalgia and Popular Music            114

Opera                                  114
  Appreciation                         114
  Plots                                117
  Michael Barclay Lectures             142
  Lyric Opera Series                   144
  Talking about Opera Series           144
  Ann Thompson Series                  145

Patriotic and Protest Music             146

Sacred/Gospel Music                    148

Music and the Human Experience         149

Index                                  152




  Appreciation

The American Musical Theater
CBM 1507
  Guests discuss in general the state of the American musical
and in particular the book Ten Great Musicals of the American
Theater.

  Animals Expressed in Music
  CBM 249
    Walter Damrosch talks about animal sounds in music.

  Arts and Older Folks
  CBM 731
    Individuals over sixty remember their past and discuss their
present activity in the arts. Includes interviews with Rudy
Vallee, Avon Long, and Artur Rubinstein.

  A Broadway Melody
  CBM 718
    Interviews with writers, producers, and actors who talk about
what it takes to succeed on the Broadway stage. Actor Jerry
Orbach, actress Lauren Bacall, and playwright Ernest Thomson are
some of the individuals who contribute.

  Canadian Music
  CBM 669
    Discusses Morris Blackburn's "Canadian Forest," an evocation
of life in the northern woods.

  Chamber Music
  CBM 258
    The Trio Concertante discusses and demonstrates the changing
roles and increasing interdependence of instruments in chamber
music.

  Classical Dances
  CBM 181
    Traces the formal development of the dance from the earliest
written music to the modern symphonic repertoire.

  Classics for Fun
  CBM 232
    Light music by classical composers. Includes selections from
Mozart's Adagio for the glass harmonica, Ibert's Concertina for
saxophone, Strauss's "Tales from the Vienna Woods,"
Rachmaninoff's "Clown Music" for piano, and Gounod's "Funeral
March of the Marionettes."

  Composers' Musical Jokes
  CBM 257
    Excerpts from Strauss's "Perpetual Motion Polka" and "Thunder
and Lightning" show how composers regain audience attention
through surprise.

  The Cosmic Music of the Harmonic Choir
  CBM 779
    Music based on a form of Tibetan overtone chanting.
Commentary and interview by the Harmonic Choir director, composer
David Hykes, and a noted musicologist with musical excerpts from
choir's performances.

  Developing the Innate Musical Creativity of Children
  CBM 1529

   Digging Music
   CBM 190
     Arthur Fiedler and Stan Kenton play selections from jazz and
the classics. Examples include classical music works by
Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Mascagni, and Dvořák performed
by
the Boston Pops Orchestra along with a variety of jazz pieces by
Benny Goodman, Count Basey, Duke Ellington, and other jazz
musicians representing the newest styles in this genre.

  Emotions in Music
  CBM 283
    Discusses compositional techniques used to convey moods and
emotions through music.

  Enjoying Opera with Dale Harris
  CBM 1547

  The Exotic Sounds of India
  CBM 300
    Ravi Shankar, who introduced the sitar to rock musicians,
explains and performs the intricate music of his country.

  Fairy Tales in Music
  CBM 266
    Discusses the compatibility of fairy tales and music.

  Rudolf Firkusny
  CBM 151
    Recital featuring Schubert's Impromptu in A-flat major and
Schumann's Fantasy in C major.

  Girl Crazy
  CBM 282
    A dramatization with songs from the 1930's musical by George
and Ira Gershwin. Some of the songs included are "I Got Rhythm,"
"Bidin' My Time," and "Embraceable You."

  From Jumpstreet: A Story of Black Music
  CBM 715
    Part 1: West African Heritage compares the roles of music,
dance, and song in traditional West African and African American
culture.
    Part 2: Gospel Spirituals shows the development of gospel and
spiritual music compared with its original functions and
settings.
    Part 3: Soul identifies social, political, and economic
factors that nurtured the development of soul music.
    Part 4: Blues: Country Meets City considers the music that
developed after the Civil War to express the sorrows and joys of
freed people.
    Part 5: Rhythm and Blues focuses on black urban folk music.
"R and B," or "doo wop," is the forerunner of rock and roll,
soul, and disco.
    Part 6: Early Jazz explains that blues, brass band music,
African ritual music, and ragtime are among early sources of the
jazz music culture.
    Part 7: The Jazz Vocalist highlights the golden era of jazz
vocalists during the 1930s and 1940s.
    Part 8: Jazz People demonstrates that jazz is uniquely
American music and identifies innovators from 1936 on.
    Part 9: Black Music in Theatre and Film traces black music
from minstrelsy, through "talking" pictures to stage and screen.
    Part 10: Black Influences in the Recording Industry depicts
the process of creating and marketing a record from the
perspective of black performers. Oscar Browne Jr. traces the
history of recording since the appearance of the first Victrola
in 1877.

  Haydn and Handel: Masterpieces of Chamber Music
  CBM 302
    Eastman School of Music students perform Michael Haydn's
Quintet for strings in C major and Handel's Passacaglia, arranged
for violin and viola by Johan Halvorsen.

  How Music Expresses Joy and Sorrow
  CBM 220
    Explains how composers convey their feelings through music by
    operating directly on the listener's emotions.

  How to Understand and Listen to Great Music
  CBM 1532-1537
    Robert Greenberg lectures on understanding and listening to
great music.
    Part I: Sources; the Ancient World through the Early Baroque
    Lecture 1, Music as a mirror. Lecture 2, Sources: The ancient
world and the early Church. Lecture 3, The Middle Ages: Darkness,
change and diversity. Lecture 4, Introduction to the Renaissance.
Lecture 5, The Renaissance Mass: Josquin des Prez, Palestrina and
the Counter Reformation. Lecture 6, Secular music in the late
Renaissance and the search for expression; the madrigal. Lecture
7, Introduction to the baroque. Lecture 8, Style features of
baroque music and a brief tutorial on pitch, motive, melody and
texture.
    Part II: High Baroque
    Lecture 9, The rise of Italian and German nationalism in
music. Lecture 10, Fugue. Lecture 11-12, Baroque opera. Lecture
13, Baroque sacred music, part 1: The oratorio. Lecture 14,
Baroque sacred music part 2: The Lutheran Church cantata (Bach
course). Lecture 15, Baroque instrumental forms, part 1:
Passacaglia. Lecture 16, Baroque instrumental forms, part 2:
    Ritornello form and the baroque concerto.
    Part III: The Classical Era I
    Lecture 17, The Enlightenment and an introduction to the
classical era. Lecture 18, The Viennese classical style,
homophony and cadence. Lecture 19, Classical era form: theme and
variations. Lecture 20, Classical era form: Minuet and trio
I-baroque antecedents. Lecture 21, Classical era form: Minuet and
trio II. Lecture 22, Classical era form: Rondo. Lecture 23-24,
Classical era form: Sonata; Allegro form I.
    Part IV: The Classical Era II and the Age of
Revolution-Beethoven
  Lecture 25, Classical era form: sonata form II. Lecture 26,
Classical era orchestral genres: the symphony-music for every
person. Lecture 27, Classical era orchestra genres: the solo
concerto. Lecture 28, Classical era opera: the development of
opera buffa. Lecture 29, Classical era opera: Mozart and the
operatic ensemble. Lecture 30, The French Revolution and an
introduction to Beethoven. Lecture 31-32, Beethoven Symphony no.
5 in C minor, Op. 67.
    Part V, Nineteenth Century Romanticism
    Lecture 33, Introduction to Romanticism. Lecture 34, Formal
challenges and solutions in early romantic music: miniatures,
Lieder and Chopin. Lecture 35-36, Formal challenges and solutions
in early romantic music: the program symphony, Berlioz Symphonie
Fantastique. Lecture 37, Nineteenth century Italian opera: bel
canto opera. Lecture 38, Nineteenth century Italian opera:
Giuseppe Verdi. Lecture 39, Nineteenth century German opera:
nationalism and experimentation. Lecture 40, Nineteenth century
German opera: Richard Wagner.
    Part VI, From Romanticism to Modernism, 1848-1913
    Lecture 41-42, The concert overture. Lecture 43, Romantic
nationalism: post 1848 musical nationalism. Lecture 44, Russian
nationalism. Lecture 45, The early twentieth century and the
modernist movement: an introduction. Lecture 46, Early twentieth
century modernism: the search for a new musical language-
Debussy. Lecture 47, Early twentieth century modernism: the
search for a new musical language-Stravinsky. Lecture 48, Early
twentieth century modernism: the search for a new musical
language (Schoenberg).

  Incidental Music to Shakespeare
  CBM 469
    Four musical interpretations of works by Shakespeare.

  Introduction to the Orchestra
  CBM 68
    Introduction to music listening by Walter Damrosch. Examples
include the march from Wagner's Tannh„user and "The Hall of the
Mountain King" from Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite.

  Laughing with the Classics
  CBM 990
    Tomfoolery with music featuring Donald Swann, Gerard
Hoffnung, and P.D.Q. Bach.
  Leonard Bernstein Discusses...
  CBM 705
    Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and "Eroica Symphony," Bach's St.
    Matthew Passion, and the music of Charles Ives. Discussion
and excerpts from these works.

  Leonard Bernstein Discusses Humor in Music
  CBM 694
    Wit and humor in music is discussed. "Till Eulenspiegel's
Merry Pranks" by Richard Strauss is played.

  The Masters
  CBM 999
    Music of romance is featured by master composers. Franz
Liszt's "Liebestraum" is among the selected works.

  Motion Expressed in Music
  CBM 238
    Demonstrates the expression of motion in music from ancient
times to the present.

  Mozart
  CBM 634
    Commentary on and performance of this music for string
quartet and two horns.

  The Music of Haydn
  CBM 165
    Describes the finer points of Haydn's music as seen in his
Symphony no. 94 and his Concerto for trumpet and orchestra.

  Music from the Heavens
  CBM 916
    Discusses the phenomenon of youth's attraction to Bach and
his music's uplifting spirit. His mastery of counterpoint is
demonstrated in the musical selections.

  Music of Latin America
  CBM 226
    Discussion of Latin music and its origins. Musical
illustrations include "The Four Churches" by Brazilian composer
Francisco Mignone and "Preludio" by Chilean composer Rene
Amengual.

  Music about Toys
  CBM 259
    Examples include Victor Herbert's "March of the Toy Soldiers"
from Babes in Toyland and Tchaikovsky's "Dance of the Sugar Plum
Fairy" from The Nutcracker.

  Musical Ideas of Art Pepper
  CBM 18
    The artist discusses how he puts a jazz piece together.
Starting with a promising tune, he works out rhythmic and melodic
outlines, then allows emotions to take over with individual
solos.

  My Love Is like a Red, Red Rose
  CBM 1194
    Biography of Robert Burns, the Scottish poet who wrote the
words to "Auld Lang Syne."

  Myths in Music
  CBM 411
    Analyzes mythical themes in the music of Handel, Vivaldi,
Gluck, and Wagner. Includes two selections from a famous work in
this genre, Wagner's Ring.

  The Nature of Music
  CBM 1530

  New World Choristers
  CBM 158
    Choral music by American and Chilean composers.

  Nutcracker Ballet
  CBM 81
    Relates the story of The Nutcracker, as set to music by
Tchaikovsky.

  Operetta Memories
  CBM 1000
    Operetta in America is reviewed. "Waltz of the Merry Widow"
is among the musical selections.

  Passion in Pink
  CBM 15
    Discussion and Henri Renie's musical interpretations of five
paintings: da Vinci's Mona Lisa, Picasso's Girl before a Mirror,
Duchamp's Nude Descending a Staircase, Dali's Persistence of
Memory, and Toulouse-Lautrec's At the Moulin Rouge.

  Peter and Ravel
  CBM 228
    A quintet plays the contrasting works of Johann Peter,
eighteenth-century American composer, and Maurice Ravel,
twentieth-century French composer.

  Pictures at an Exhibition
  CBM 635
    Mussorgsky's impressions, set to music, of ten paintings by
Victor Hartman, a Russian artist.

  Pioneers of Czech Music
  CBM 34
    Erich Leinsdorf conducts selections from The Bartered Bride
by Friedrick Smetana, Second Symphony in D minor by Antonín
Dvořák, Concerto for violin and orchestra by Bohuslav
Martinu,
and Schwanda the Bagpiper by Jaromir Weinberger.

  The Poet and the Musician
  CBM 1508

  Prokofiev and Purcell
  CBM 471
    Under the direction of Howard Hanson, Eastman School of Music
    advanced students play two pieces written almost three
centuries apart-Prokofiev's Quintet op. 39 and Purcell's Pavanne
and Chaconne for three violins and bass.

  Prometheus at the Piano
  CBM 1531
    Lecture and performance by Gilbert Highet.

  The Ring
  CBM 78-79
    Introduction to Wagner's masterpiece, showing how Wagner
represented characters, situations, and ideas through his system
of leitmotifs.

  Rock and Roll
  CBM 251
    A composer and a disc jockey discuss rock and roll from
musical, psychological, and social points of view.

  Romantic Piano
  CBM 1556
    Lecture and performance by Karl Haas.

  Roy Harris and Gregor Piatigorsky
  CBM 1515

  Russian Music
  CBM 9
    Outlines the history of Russian music from Glinka to
Shostakovich. Includes selections from their works as well as
those of Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, and Stravinsky.

  Schubert and Mozart
  CBM 219
    Millard Taylor and Jose Ichanitch perform Schubert's Sonatina
in D major and Mozart's Sonata no. 15 in B-flat major.

  Singing in the African American Tradition
  CBM 1528

  Song and Dance
  CBM 1557
    Lecture and performance by Karl Haas.
  The Story of the Bells
  CBM 1555
    Lecture and performance by Karl Haas.

  Stretching the Scale
  CBM 222
    Scott Huston points out that "good music develops in spite of
the insatiable demand for popular music."

  String Quintet
  CBM 306
    The Eastman School of Music Chamber Ensemble plays Brahms
Quintet for Strings in G major op. 111.

  Symphonies of Beethoven
  CBM 1612-1615
    Robert Greenberg lectures about Beethoven's symphonies.
    Part 1: Lecture 1, Beethoven and the heroic style, part I.
Lecture 2, Beethoven and the heroic style, part II. Lecture 3,
Beethoven and the heroic style, part III. Lecture 4, Beethoven
and the heroic style, part IV. Lecture 5, Symphony no. 1,
Beethoven as classicist-tradition and innovation, part I. Lecture
6, Symphony no. 1, Beethoven as classicist-tradition and
innovation, part II. Lecture 7, Symphony no. 2, Beethoven at the
edge, part I. Lecture 8, Symphony no. 2, Beethoven at the edge,
part II.
    Part 2: Lecture 9, Symphony no. 3, the "new path"-heroism and
self-expression, part I. Lecture 10, Symphony no. 3, the "new
path"-heroism and self-expression, part II. Lecture 11, Symphony
no. 3, the "new path"-heroism and self-expression, part III.
Lecture 12, Symphony no. 3, the "new path"-heroism and
self-expression, part IV. Lecture 13, Symphony no. 4,
consolidation of the new aesthetic, part I. Lecture 14, Symphony
no. 4, consolidation of the new aesthetic, part II. Lecture 15,
Symphony no. 4, consolidation of the new aesthetic, part III.
Lecture 16, Symphony no. 4, consolidation of the new aesthetic,
part IV.
    Part 3: Lecture 17, Symphony no. 5, the expressive idea fully
formed, part I. Lecture 18, Symphony no. 5, the expressive idea
fully formed, part II. Lecture 19, Symphony no. 5, the expressive
idea fully formed, part III. Lecture 20, Symphony no. 6, the
symphony as program, part I. Lecture 21, Symphony no. 6, the
symphony as program, part II. Lecture 22, Symphony no. 6, the
symphony as program, part III. Lecture 23, Symphony no. 7, the
symphony as dance, part I. Lecture 24, Symphony no. 7, the
symphony as dance, part II.
    Part 4: Lecture 25, Symphony no. 8, homage to classicism,
part I. Lecture 26, Symphony no. 8, homage to classicism, part
II. Lecture 27, Symphony no. 8, homage to classicism, part III.
Lecture 28, Symphony no. 9, the symphony as the world, part I.
Lecture 29, Symphony no. 9, the symphony as the world, part II.
Lecture 30, Symphony no. 9, the symphony as the world, part III.
Lecture 31, Symphony no. 9, the symphony as the world, part IV.
Lecture 32, Symphony no. 9: the symphony as the world, part V.
  The Tales of Beatrix Potter: Music from the Motion Picture
  CBM 996
    The Royal Opera House Orchestra is featured under the
direction of John Lanchbery who also composed the ballet score.
Excerpt, "The Tale of Jeremy Fisher," is heard. A biography of
Beatrix Potter is included.

  Understanding the Language of Music
  CBM 1304
    Using examples from classical and popular music, Daniel
Abrams discusses modes, scales, chords, and the instruments of
the orchestra. Includes a brief history of music, with analysis
of styles and forms. For the person who would like to acquire a
rudimentary knowledge of music history and theory.

  What Is Jazz?
  CBM 704
    Discusses jazz and includes musical examples performed by
Buck Clayton, Bessie Smith, Miles Davis, Teo Macero, Louis
Armstrong, and Buster Bailey. Narrated by Leonard Bernstein.

  Words about Music
  CBM 71
    Composer-writer R. Murray Schafer states his views on current
music education methods, composition, and noise pollution.


    Biography

    Composers

    Bach, Johann Sebastian

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Bach
  CBM 1623

    Bart¢k, B‚la

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Bart¢k
  CBM 1662

    Beethoven, Ludwig van

  Beethoven the Incredible
  CBM 369
    Fictionalized account of Beethoven's life.

  Beethoven, the Man
  CBM 1513

  Beethoven, the Man Who Set Music Free
  CBM 938
    Biography of Beethoven and excerpts from his music.
  Beethoven, Revolutionary Artist
  CBM 1514

  Ludwig van Beethoven
  CBM 84
    Biography of the composer who believed that music was a
branch of moral philosophy and that musical sounds were the very
stuff and substance of political and religious life.

  The Music of Beethoven
  CBM 28
    Outlines the career of the great German composer.

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Beethoven
  CBM 1628

    Berlioz, Hector

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Berlioz
  CBM 1633

    Bizet, Georges

  Life and Music of Georges Bizet
  CBM 987
    The life and work of Georges Bizet with excerpts from Carmen,
his best known opera.

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Bizet
  CBM 1644

    Boulez, Pierre

  Experiments in Electronics
  CBM 330
    Composer-conductor Pierre Boulez discusses his search for a
new musical language.

    Brahms, Johannes

  Brahms
  CBM 627
    Description of life and musical style of the great German
composer, accompanied by the excerpts of his major works.

  Johannes Brahms
  CBM 85
    Biography of the composer.

  The Music of Brahms
  CBM 164
    Describes the life and work of the composer, a leading figure
in the German romantic movement. Includes selections from his
compositions.

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Brahms
  CBM 1642

    Britten, Benjamin

  Benjamin Britten, the Early Years
  CBM 1518

    Buxtehude, Dietrich

  L•beck, the Abendmusiken concerts established by Dietrich
Buxtehude
  CBM 389
    Discussion of Buxtehude's fame as an organist, influence as a
composer, and role in establishing the Abendmusiken, a series of
concerts held on the five Sundays preceding Christmas. Includes a
performance of Buxtehude's sacred solo cantata, Laudate Dominum.

    Chopin, Fr‚d‚ric

  Fr‚d‚ric Fran‡ois Chopin
  CBM 102
    Biography of the composer.

  Poet of the Piano-Chopin
  CBM 371
    Fictionalized biography of Fr‚d‚ric Chopin, illustrated with
orchestral versions of his piano music.

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Chopin
  CBM 1635

    Copland, Aaron

  An Aaron Copland Portrait
  CBM 134
    Interview with Aaron Copland, who discusses the use of folk
material in his opera The Tender Land, and a performance by the
Boston Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Copland, of two suites
from the opera.

  Copland, Gershwin, and Piston
  CBM 25
    A discussion of three contemporary American composers who
have achieved international prominence.

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Copland
  CBM 1666

    Corelli, Arcangelo

  Corelli and Vivaldi: Their Lives and Their Music
  CBM 1292
    Narrated by Ward Botsford

    Debussy, Claude

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Debussy
  CBM 1655

    Dohnanyi, Ernst von

  Ernst von Dohnanyi
  CBM 149
    Dohnanyi plays his compositions and talks about his musical
career.

  Ernst von Dohnanyi in Concert
  CBM 148
    Dohnanyi tells of his early concert days.

    Donizetti, Gaetano

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Donizetti
  CBM 1632

    Dvořák, Antonín

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers:   Dvořák
  CBM 1647

    Ellington, Duke

  Duke Ellington
  CBM 933
    Mike Whorf interviews friends and relatives of the pianist,
bandleader, and composer of more than one thousand pieces.

    Falla, Manuel de

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: de Falla
  CBM 1661
    Faure, Gabriel

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Faure
  CBM 1650

    Foster, Stephen Collins

  Beautiful Dreamer
  CBM 930
    Biography and music of the American songwriter Stephen C.
Foster.

  The Foster Nobody Knows
  CBM 988
    Biography of Stephen Foster and a glimpse into the legacy of
his naturally beautiful melodies, which have been enjoyed for
generations.

    Franck, C‚sar

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Franck
  CBM 1640
    Gershwin, George

  Copland, Gershwin, and Piston
  CBM 25
    A discussion of three contemporary American composers who
have achieved international prominence.

  George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue
  CBM 891
    The story behind writing this composition and performing it
with Paul Whiteman in New York. Gershwin cut the piano roll used
for this performance.

  Gershwin
  CBM 709
    Description of life and musical style of Gershwin,
accompanied by several excerpts of his major works and numerous
popular songs.

  The Gershwin Years
  CBM 614/CBM 615
    Overview of Gershwin's life, with several songs from stage
musicals, including "Yankee Doodle Blues," "Somebody Loves Me,"
"Clap Yo' Hands," and "Bess, You Is My Woman."

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Gershwin
  CBM 1665

    Gluck, Christoph

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Gluck
  CBM 1625

    Gottschalk, Louis Moreaux

  America's First Superstar
  CBM 951
    Biography of Louis Moreaux Gottschalk, who used American folk
music in his compositions. Selections heard are "Bamboula" and "A
Night in the Tropics."

    Grieg, Edvard

  Grieg
  CBM 998
    Biography and music of the Norwegian born composer who wove
the folk melodies and rhythms of his homeland into his works.

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Grieg
  CBM 1648

    Handel, George Frideric

  The Music of Handel
  CBM 140
    Details Handel's career as a composer.

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Handel
  CBM 1624
    Haydn, Franz Joseph

  Franz Josef Haydn
  CBM 104
    Introduction to the composer's life.

  Haydn
  CBM 706
    Description of life and musical style of the great Austrian
composer, accompanied by the excerpts of his major famous works.

  Josef Haydn
  CBM 671
    Biography plus musical examples.

  The Music of Haydn
  CBM 165
    Describes the finer points of Haydn's music as seen in his
Symphony no. 94 and his Concerto for trumpet and orchestra.

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Haydn
  CBM 1626

    Henze, Hans Werner

  Spotlight on Hans Werner Henze
  CBM 290
    A contemporary German composer discusses the successful
opera.

    Herbert, Victor

  The Legend of Victor Herbert
  CBM 612
    Focus on Victor Herbert, one of the founders of ASCAP,
covering his varied career as composer of the operetta Babes in
Toyland, bandmaster of New York's Twenty-Second Regiment Band,
and conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

  Victor Herbert
  CBM 585
    Biography. Herbert's failure at composing serious pieces for
the opera and violoncello resulted in the operetta Naughty
Marietta, a forerunner of musical comedy. Includes selections
from Victor Herbert's musical comedies.

    Hoddinott, Alun

  Moelwyn Merchant Talks with Composer Alun Hoddinott
  CBM 321
    The composer talks about his and other composers' work.
Includes excerpts from Hoddinott's works.

    Ives, Charles

  Charles Ives: Fascination with What Is Difficult; Erik Satie:
Man in the Grey Velvet Suit
  CBM 1509
    Gilbert Highet discusses the lives of two composers, Charles
Ives and Erik Satie. He explores the influences that shaped their
compositions.

    Jan cek, Leos

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Jan cek
  CBM 1654

    Johnson, James P.
    (James Price)

  James P. Johnson
  CBM 858
    The composer of "Charleston" and "If I Could Be with You"
ranked along with Scott Joplin and Jelly Roll Morton as the
"father" of the eastern Harlem stride style.

    Liszt, Franz

  Franz Liszt
  CBM 673
    Biography plus musical examples.

  Liszt
  CBM 708
    Description of music and musical style of the great Hungarian
composer and pianist, accompanied by the excerpts from his most
important works.

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Liszt
  CBM 1637
    Mahler, Gustav

  Recollections of Mahler
  CBM 108, CBM 628
    Musicians, acquaintances, and Mahler's daughter describe
their experiences with this composer and discuss his personal and
professional life.

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Mahler
  CBM 1652

    Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix

  Felix Mendelssohn
  CBM 161
    Discusses the life and music of Felix Mendelssohn.

  Felix Mendelssohn
  CBM 674
    Biography plus musical examples.

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Mendelssohn
  CBM 1634

    Monteverdi, Claudio

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Monteverdi
  CBM 1619

    Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

  The Music of Mozart
  CBM 27
    The third movements from Mozart's Piano Concerto no. 26 in D
major and his Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major illustrate
Mozart's musical development.

  Profile: Mozart
  CBM 962
    The universal genius and unique style of Mozart are discussed
along with his personal life. Excerpts from his music are
performed.

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Mozart
  CBM 1627

    Mussorgsky, Modest

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Mussorgsky
  CBM 1645

    Offenbach, Jacques

  Death in A Major
  CBM 970
    The story of Offenbach's near lifelong quest of a haunting
melody, his famous "Barcarolle."

    Palestrina, Giovanni
  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Palestrina
  CBM 1618

    Piston, Walter

  Copland, Gershwin, and Piston
  CBM 25
    A discussion of three contemporary American composers who
have achieved international prominence.

    Prokofiev, Sergei

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Prokofiev
  CBM 1664

    Puccini, Giacomo

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Puccini
  CBM 1651

    Purcell, Henry

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Purcell
  CBM 1620

    Rachmaninoff, Sergi

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Rachmaninoff
  CBM 1658

    Rameau, Jean Philippe

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Rameau
  CBM 1622

    Ravel, Maurice

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Ravel
  CBM 1660

    Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Rimsky-Korsakov
  CBM 1649

    Rossini, Gioacchino

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Rossini
  CBM 1631

    Saint-Sa‰ns, Camille

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Saint-Sa‰ns
  CBM 1643

  Satie, Eric
    See entry under Ives, Charles

    Schoenberg, Arnold

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Schoenberg
  CBM 1659

    Schubert, Peter Franz

  Franz Schubert
  CBM 672
    Biography plus musical examples.

  Peter Franz Schubert
  CBM 101
    Story of the composer who sank so low into poverty that he
couldn't afford to rent a piano to do his writing. Most of his
works were not performed until years after his early death at
thirty-one.

  Schubert
  CBM 707
    Description of life and musical style of the great Austrian
composer, accompanied by numerous excerpts from his works.

  Schubert
  CBM 1512

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Schubert
  CBM 1629
    Schuman, William

  Close-up on William Schuman
  CBM 286
    Reminiscences of the educational administrator, president of
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and composer.

    Schumann, Robert

  Robert Schumann
  CBM 14
    David Randolph discusses the life of the composer who set out
to become the world's greatest pianist, but lost the use of his
hand and died impoverished. Illustrated with numerous examples of
Schumann's compositions for piano, orchestra, instrumental
ensembles, and voices.

  A Tribute to Schumann
  CBM 924
    The life and work of Robert Schumann. Several of his piano
works and songs are performed.
  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Schumann
  CBM 1636

    Schutz, Heinrich

  Dresden
  CBM 384
    Lecture on Heinrich Schutz, stressing Schutz's importance in
applying Italian polychoral style and dramatic monody to German
church music; motets from Schutz's Symphoniae Sacrae.

    Shostakovich, Dmitri

  Shostakovich and Stravinsky
  CBM 301
    Lecture on the life and work of two leading Russian
composers.

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Shostakovich
  CBM 1667

    Sibelius, Jean

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Sibelius
  CBM 1656

    Sousa, John Philip

  John Philip Sousa
  CBM 297
    Discussion concerning the great composer's life, highlighted
by comments of friends and associates.

  Marching Along
  CBM 851
    John Philip Sousa, born in Washington, D.C., in 1854, wrote
over one hundred marches. His band performed from 1892 to 1931.
Interviews with his daughter Helen and friend Meredith Willson,
and examples of his music such as El Capitan.

  The Sousa Nobody Knows
  CBM 971
    Explores other compositions Sousa wrote besides his
well-known marches. A tango called Gliding Girl, composed in
1912, is among the selections.

    Strauss, Johann

  Johann Strauss II
  CBM 710
    Description of life and music of the Waltz King, with
numerous excerpts from his famous works.
  The World's 50 Greatest Composers:    J. Strauss
  CBM 1641

    Strauss, Richard

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers:    R. Strauss
  CBM 1653

    Stravinsky, Igor
  See also listing under Shostakovich

  A Sound Portrait of Igor Stravinsky
  CBM 719
    Biography of the composer whose ballet The Rite of Spring
touched off a riot when it was first produced in Paris in 1913.
Illustrated by writings from Stravinsky as well as Debussy and
Rimsky-Korsakov and interviews with Elliot Carter and John Rosen.
Selections from composer's pieces for orchestra, conducted by
Stravinsky.

  Spotlight on Igor Stravinsky
  CBM 56
    Igor Stravinsky invites the listener into his Hollywood
studio to hear a conversation with conductor Robert Craft.

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Stravinsky
  CBM 1663

    Tchaikovsky, Peter

  The Music of Tchaikovsky: Music by the Melancholy Russian
  CBM 23
    Excerpts from The Nutcracker Suite, Sleeping Beauty, and
Symphony no. 4, showing how Tchaikovsky's music is rooted in
Russian folk music.

  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  CBM 194
    David Randolph introduces many of Tchaikovsky's compositions.

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Tchaikovsky
  CBM 1646

    Tippett, Michael

  Sir Michael Tippett
  CBM 1519
    Biography and discussion of the composer's life. Includes
interview with Tippett and others, and extensive musical
extracts.

    Vaughan Williams, Ralph

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Vaughan Williams
  CBM 1657

    Verdi, Giuseppe

  A General Lecture on Verdi
  CBM 1336
    This composer, born into abject poverty, was to become one of
the greatest opera composers of all time. There is also a
comparison of Il Trovatore and Aida, two of his greatest works.

  The History Makers: Giuseppe Verdi
  CBM 405
    Narrated by John Green

  The Master of Melody-Verdi
  CBM 948
    Biography of the renowned opera composer, his tragedy and
triumphs. Excerpts from his operas are heard.

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Verdi
  CBM 1639

    Vivaldi, Antonio

  Corelli and Vivaldi: Their Lives and Their Music
  CBM 1292
    Narrated by Ward Botsford

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Vivaldi
  CBM 1621

    Wagner, Richard

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers: Wagner
  CBM 1638

    Walton, William

  Sir William Walton
  CBM 1520
    Biography and discussion of the composer. Includes interview
with Walton and others and extracts from his works.

    Weber, Karl Maria von

  The World's 50 Greatest Composers:   von Weber
  CBM 1630
    Weill, Kurt

  The Musical Maverick
  CBM 611
    Covers the varied career of Kurt Weill, composer of such
operas as Threepenny Opera and Mahagonny and such popular songs
as "Mack the Knife" and "September Song." His collaborators Ira
Gershwin, Langston Hughes, and Ogden Nash tell their stories
about his work in America.

    The World's 50 Greatest Composers

  Johann Sebastian Bach CBM 1623
  B‚la Bart¢k CBM 1662
  Ludwig van Beethoven CBM 1628
  Hector Berlioz CBM 1633
  Georges Bizet BM 1644
  Johannes Brahms CBM 1642
  Fr‚d‚ric Chopin CBM 1635
  Aaron Copland CBM 1666
  Claude Debussy CBM 1655
  Gaetano Donizetti CBM 1632
  Antonín Dvořák CBM 1647
  Manuel de Falla CBM 1661
  Gabriel Faur‚ CBM 1650
  Cesar Franck CBM 1640
  George Gershwin CBM 1665
  Christoph Gluck CBM 1625
  Edvard Grieg CBM 1648
  George Frideric Handel CBM 1624
  Franz Joseph Haydn CBM 1626
  Leos Jan cek CBM 1654
  Franz Liszt CBM 1637
  Gustav Mahler CBM 1652
  Felix Mendelssohn CBM 1634
  Claudio Monteverdi CBM 1619
  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart CBM 1627
  Modest Mussorgsky CBM 1645
  Giovanni da Palestrina CBM 1618
  Sergei Prokofiev CBM 1664
  Henry Purcell CBM 1620
  Giacomo Puccini CBM 1651
  Sergi Rachmaninoff CBM 1658
  Jean-Philippe Rameau CBM 1622
  Maurice Ravel CBM 1660
  Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov CBM 1649
  Gioacchino Rossini CBM 1631
  Camille Saint-Sa‰ns CBM 1643
  Arnold Schoenberg CBM 1659
  Franz Schubert CBM 1629
  Robert Schumann CBM 1636
  Dmitri Shostakovich CBM 1667
  Jean Sibelius CBM 1656
  Johann Strauss CBM 1641
  Richard Strauss CBM 1653
  Igor Stravinsky CBM 1663
  Peter Tchaikovsky CBM 1646
  Ralph Vaughan Williams CBM 1657
  Giuseppe Verdi CBM 1639
  Antonio Vivaldi CBM 1621
  Richard Wagner CBM 1638
  Karl Maria von Weber CBM 1630


    Conductors

    Ormandy, Eugene

  Spotlight on Eugene Ormandy
  CBM 265
    The conductor reminisces about his boyhood, Vienna, and other
    musicians.

    Stokowski, Leopold

  A Leopold Stokowski Profile
  CBM 162
    Autobiographical account of Stokowski's unusual range of
musical activity.

    Szell, George

  Maestro George Szell
  CBM 472
    A great conductor demonstrates his artistry in these
rehearsals and concerts.

    Toscanini, Arturo

  Maestro Arturo Toscanini
  CBM 270
    This tribute to the famed maestro includes a discussion of
his life and work as a conductor, composer, and teacher.

  The Man and the Legend-Arturo Toscanini
  CBM 913
    Called saint and demon, tyrant and democrat, it was an epic
experience to play under this great musician of the world. Music
by Beethoven is heard.


    Educators

    Boulanger, Nadia

  Focus on Nadia Boulanger
  CBM 296
    Nadia Boulanger, distinguished teacher of Aaron Copland and
numerous other successful composers, discusses her teaching
philosophy and comments on success in the world of music.

  The Influence of Nadia Boulanger
  CBM 173
    Nadia Boulanger explains how she develops her students'
creative abilities and musical artistry.
  Music for Children
  CBM 263
    Interviews with Doreen Hall, a leading exponent of the Orff
system of music education; Donald Himes, a teacher of
eurhythmics; and Derek Healey, a composer.


    Performers

    Astaire, Fred

  The Legend of Fred S. Astaire
  CBM 819
    Biography of Fred Astaire, dance master of the stage and
screen. Music such as "Dancing Cheek to Cheek" is featured.

    Austin, Gene

  The Legend of Gene Austin
  CBM 826
    Describes Austin as a kind and generous human being, whose
legacy can be summed up by the dictum to embrace the present. "My
Blue Heaven," "Ain't Misbehavin'," "Lonesome Road," and
"Melancholy Baby" are heard.

    Baez, Joan

  The Singer as Activist
  CBM 113
    Interview with folk singer Joan Baez and her family and
friends. Discusses her career and her involvement with the
Monterey Institute for the Study of Nonviolence.

    Beiderbecke, Bix

  Bix Beiderbecke
  CBM 1523

    Belafonte, Harry

  Spotlight on Harry Belafonte
  CBM 287
    A prominent black singer and entertainer discusses his life
on stage.

    Benny, Jack

  Jack Benny
  CBM 881
    Biography of the much loved entertainer who never aged beyond
thirty-nine years, played the violin, and personified a vain and
miserly character.
    Blake, Eubie

  Eubie Blake
  CBM 1521

  Memories of Eubie
  CBM 728
    The ninety-six-year-old ragtime musician reminisces about his
many years in show business. He also plays "Charleston Rag,"
"Memories of You," and "If You've Never Been Vamped by a
Brownskin."

    Borge, Victor

  Clown Prince of Denmark
  CBM 1002
    Biography, music, and comedy of Victor Borge. Includes the
story of a Mozart opera and phonetic punctuation.

    Brice, Fanny

  Fanny
  CBM 925
    A legend in her time, Fanny Brice began her stage career at
age fourteen and was a show stopper from her first performance.
Original excerpts from her performances are heard.

    Britto, Carol

  Carol Britto
  CBM 1245
    For two decades she delighted Toronto jazz fans. Carol Britto
has returned to her native country, making waves on the New York
music scene with her impressive piano skills. Britto discusses
her career.

    Burton, Gary

  Gary Burton
  CBM 1249
    Although his main instrument is the vibraphone, he has taught
piano at the Berklee College of Music for many years. Gary Burton
performs "Turn Out the Stars." Marian McPartland interviews
Burton and the two blend talents on a duet of "The Night Has a
Thousand Eyes."

    Cage, John

  John Cage and Burl Ives
  CBM 1516

    Calloway, Paul
  See entry under Duncan, Paul
    Cantor, Eddie

  Gerald Marks on Eddie Cantor
  CBM 876
    Interview with composer and historian of Tin Pan Alley,
Gerald Marks, and his recollections of the "saucer-eyed"
entertainer, Eddie Cantor. Songs heard briefly are "Ma," "Makin'
Whoopee," and "Ida."

    Caruso, Enrico

  Hall of Fame: Enrico Caruso
  CBM 989
    Biography of the world-famous tenor who was among the first
of leading musicians to recognize the value of the phonograph.

    Casals, Pablo

  Spotlight on Pablo Casals
  CBM 293
    The renowned cellist discusses his music and ideals.

    Chaplin, Charlie

  The Comedian: Charlie Chaplin
  CBM 986/CBM 1186
    Biography of the world famous comedian, Charlie Chaplin.
Includes his childhood and early stage appearances. Timely and
humorous music interspersed throughout.

    Chevalier, Maurice

  Close-up on Maurice Chevalier
  CBM 320
    An entertainer recalls his love affairs with Parisian and
American audiences.

    Colianni, John

  John Colianni
  CBM 1235
    At fifteen he demonstrates his abilities with a composition
of his own, "Slow Blues." A powerful duet of "Get Happy"
concludes a session with Marian McPartland.

    Columbo, Russ

  The Legend of Russ Columbo
  CBM 833
    A crooner of the 1930s who reflects on the slowdown in
musical style after the stock market crash. "Time on My Hands,"
"Sweet and Lovely," and "All of Me" are among the songs included.

    Copeland, Johnny
  Johnny Copeland
  CBM 1232
    The singer and guitarist explains the difference between
Texas country blues and Texas city blues and why his music is
often considered the quintessence of just plain Texas blues.

    Corea, Chick

  Chick Corea
  CBM 1250
    The multitalented musician plays selections from a variety of
musical genres- from big band to jazz-rock fusion. In "Piano
Jazz," recorded at Corea's own California studio, the prolific
composer joins Marian McPartland for a dazzling mix of talk,
improvisations, and musical portraits.

    Crosby, Bing

  Close-up on Bing Crosby
  CBM 284
    A giant in show business tells the story of his life and work
with the easy style that was his trademark for two generations.

    Dapogny, James

  James Dapogny
  CBM 1254
    A specialist on piano music from the turn of the century to
World War II tells his favorite tales of the legendary Jelly Roll
Morton and plays tunes by Morton and Gershwin.

    Disney, Walt

  Walt Disney's Dream Factory
  CBM 846
    Biography and excerpts of music from Disney's movies such as
"Chim Chim Cher-ee" sung by Dick Van Dyke, "Who's Afraid of the
Big Bad Wolf," and "Alice in Wonderland."

    Duchin, Peter

  Peter Duchin
  CBM 1257
    He began studying music at five and went on to lead his own
orchestra. This demonstration features Duchin in a solo of
Gershwin's "Someone to Watch Over Me."

    Duncan, Todd

  Todd Duncan and Paul Calloway
  CBM 83
    Todd Duncan, the original Porgy in Porgy and Bess, and Paul
Calloway, the Washington Cathedral's director of music, discuss
their difficulties in achieving success.

    Durante, Jimmy

  The Legend of Jimmy Durante
  CBM 828
    "The Great Durante" began his career as a ragtime pianist in
1913.
    Reminiscences of his radio days include portions of
broadcasts and songs he played and sang.

    Eldridge, Roy

  Roy Eldridge
  CBM 1238
    In this demonstration the great jazz trumpet stylist displays
his piano abilities by playing several of his own works and a
composition penned by both Marian McPartland and Eldridge, the "M
and R Blues."

    Ellington, Duke

  Duke Ellington
  CBM 1522

  Things Are Just like They Used to Be
  CBM 980
    Anecdotes and facts about the man Duke Ellington and his
big-band style of arranging. "Chattanooga Choo Choo" and
"Perdido" are heard.

    Elman, Mischa

  The Art of Mischa Elman
  CBM 958
    Biography of the pioneer of the "Russian School" of violin
playing. Some familiar tunes are played in this highly romantic
style.

    Fields, Gracie

  Gracie Fields Forever
  CBM 868
    Through recordings and recorded interviews, the life of this
famous English music hall queen is traced. Beginning as a
professional singer at the age of sixteen, she made her last
appearances at age seventy. Introduced by Stanley Holloway.

    Gilmore, P. S.

  Super Salesman of Music
  CBM 943
    Biography of the extraordinary band master of the 1800s who
traveled the country producing musical events. Choral and
orchestra music are performed.

    Gluck, Alma

  The Legend of Alma Gluck
  CBM 829
    Alma Gluck, operatic soprano born in Romania in 1884, came to
New York as a child. She sang for Toscanini in 1909. They became
lifelong friends. Featured songs are from her operatic roles.

    Gould, Glenn

  Glenn Gould on the Moog Synthesizer
  CBM 244
    Glenn Gould talks about the Moog synthesizer used in the
production of the recording Switched-on Bach. Includes interviews
with synthesizer performer Wendy Carlos and Canadian poet Jean Le
Moyne.

    Grillo, Frank "Machito"

  Machito
  CBM 1190
    Pays tribute to the late Cuban musician Frank "Machito"
Grillo, universally acclaimed as the first musician to blend jazz
with Latin American sound. Includes interviews with Machito, as
well as with those who knew him. (This tape contains material on
one side only.)

    Guthrie, Woody

  Legend of a Balladeer
  CBM 912
    Biography of Woody Guthrie, who traveled the land and wrote
songs about American life. "This Land Is Your Land" and "Roll on,
Columbia" are among the musical selections.

    Hancock, Herbie

  Herbie Hancock
  CBM 1229
    His mastery of both acoustic piano jazz and electronic
jazz-rock-funk has propelled him to stardom. Herbie Hancock
discusses his role in the film Round Midnight, plays "Chan's
Song," written especially for the film, and joins Marian
McPartland for their own version of "That Old Black Magic."

    Hawkins, Coleman

  Spotlight on Coleman Hawkins
  CBM 264
    Friends and colleagues reminisce about the jazz musician's
career. Includes a recording of his last performance.
    Heifetz, Jascha

  The World's Greatest Violinist
  CBM 203
    Interview with renowned violinist Jascha Heifetz. Includes
performances.

    Hines, Earl

  Fatha Hines Groove
  CBM 54
    Traces the development of Hines's unique jazz piano style
throughout the long span of his career.

    Holiday, Billie

  Billie Holiday
  CBM 822
    Biography of the blues singer. Examples of her sensitive
style include both upbeat and blues songs. Some backings are
played by Teddy Wilson and Lester Young.

    Holly, Buddy

  Buddy Holly
  CBM 900
    Buddy Holly's legacy of rock and roll music influenced such
performers as Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, and the Beatles.
"Well, That'll Be the Day" is heard.

    Hopkins, Lightnin'

  Focus on Lightnin' Hopkins
  CBM 292
    In this documentary, the blues singer and guitarist
reminisces about the early days of his career and performs many
of his songs.

    Jackson, Mahalia

  Mahalia Jackson Discusses "Movin' on Up"
  CBM 231
    Interview with the great black singer, who describes her
strong faith and the hymns and spirituals she sings that
reinforce her faith.

    Jarvis, Jane

  Jane Jarvis
  CBM 1258
    An executive for Muzak, former organist with the New York
Mets, and now a headliner in premier jazz clubs, Jarvis plays a
solo version of "The Bounder." A duet of "J and M Blues"
concludes this interview by Marian McPartland.
    Jessel, Georgie

  The Legend of Georgie Jessel
  CBM 816
    Old radio broadcasts illustrate his wit along with songs and
comments about his life and career.

    Jolson, Al

  I'd Rather Please You than Anyone
  CBM 815
    Jessel eulogizes Al Jolson whose popularity spanned the 1920s
to 1950s. This in-depth biography of the great entertainer
includes the song "My Mammy."

  The Legend of Al Jolson
  CBM 824
    Famous for his black face, white gloves, and bended knee, the
minstrel man became a legend in his own time. Born in 1886, he
went from vaudeville to Broadway. Includes "My Mammy," his
memorable specialty.

    Jones, Oliver

  Oliver Jones
  CBM 1247
    His renditions of "Street of Dreams" and "Straight, No
Chaser" have earned this Montreal native international
recognition. The endearing Oliver Jones talks about his career
and tells stories of his childhood friend Oscar Peterson.

    Joplin, Janis

  Janis Joplin
  CBM 899
    Biography of the electrifying performer born in Port Arthur,
Texas, who died at age twenty-seven of a heroin overdose.
Includes several of her emotionally charged songs.

    Keene, Constance

  Constance Keene
  CBM 726
    Constance Keene discusses her performances at the Menuhin
Festival in Stadt, Switzerland, and her teaching experiences at
the Manhattan School of Music. She believes that music schools
are admitting too many unprepared and untalented students.

    Khan, Bismillah

  Spotlight on Bismillah Khan
  CBM 313
    Discusses the art, daily life, and music of Bismillah Khan,
exponent of India's subtle and complex music played on the
shannai, a double reed instrument.

    Kirkland, Kenny

  Kenny Kirkland
  CBM 1239
    While still in his twenties, he has already made thirty
recordings and worked with an impressive range of artists-from
Wynton Marsalis to Sting. Kenny Kirkland talks with Marian
McPartland and performs a two-piano version of "Billy's Bounce"
with her.

    Kitt, Eartha

  Eartha Kitt
  CBM 725
    A candid interview with the singer-dancer. She talks about
her life as a poor orphan growing up in the South and her rise to
international stardom and self-acceptance.

    Kreisler, Fritz

  The Legend of Fritz Kreisler
  CBM 1196
    This famed violinist was born in Vienna in 1875. He toured
the United States in 1888 before making his debut in Berlin. Two
featured selections are "Rondino" based on a theme by Beethoven
and "Caprice" by Kreisler.

  Spotlight on Fritz Kreisler
  CBM 288
    Fritz Kreisler comments on music in general, his successful
career, his collection of violins, and his family. Selections
from performances are included.

    Laine, Jack

  Pappa Jack the Patriarch
  CBM 279
    On his ninetieth birthday, Pappa Jack Laine reflects on his
role in the development of jazz.

    Landowska, Wanda

  Focus on Wanda Landowska
  CBM 160
    Wanda Landowska describes her affinity for the harpsichord
and her thoughts about music, her career, and life in general.

    Lanza, Mario

  Mario Lanza
  CBM 896
    Koussevitzky was instrumental in giving the Philadelphia-born
legendary tenor his beginning. Excerpts from operas and
"Granada."

    Lauder, Harry

  Harry Lauder Special
  CBM 1010
    Scotsman who created a character of fact and fancy toured the
United States extensively for twenty-five years beginning in
1907. He sings several Scottish songs.

    Ledford, Lily May

  The Life and Music of Lily May Ledford
  CBM 778
    Appalachian musician Lily May Ledford plays her fiddle and
banjo, and   describes efforts to preserve old-time Appalachian
music traditions.

    Lewis, Ted

  The Legend of Ted Lewis
  CBM 827
    His trademarks-a top hat, cane, and clarinet-gave him his
distinction. He performed for nine presidents during his career.

    MacDonald, Jeanette

  Queen of the Sentimental Love Song
  CBM 341
    Summarizes the film career of Jeanette McDonald, the twenty
years from 1929 to 1949. Gives the background of her films,
costars, and songs.

    Marley, Bob

  The Music and Marley
  CBM 717
    An interview with Bob Marley, who, until his death in 1981,
was considered the living symbol of Jamaica and its Reggae music.

    Marsalis, Ellis

  Ellis Marsalis
  CBM 1234
    He is the father of two popular American jazz artists: Wynton
and Branford Marsalis. This teacher, performer, and recording
artist, credited with instilling a love for music in all his
children, talks about and plays his own compositions and combines
talent with Marian McPartland for their version of "Blue in
Boogie."

    McCormack, John
  The Irish Nightingale
  CBM 1195
    John McCormack, contemporary of Caruso, had a way with words
which made him a leading singer of his day. "Where the River
Shannon Flows" and a 1916 recording of "When Irish Eyes Are
Smiling" are heard.

    McKeller, Kenneth

  Troubadour in Tartan
  CBM 923
    The Scottish singer Kenneth McKeller sings in much the same
style as John McCormack. Among the musical selections are "Danny
Boy" and "I Hear You Calling Me."

    Menuhin, Yehudi

  Menuhin and Ayrton
  CBM 374
    Michael Ayrton, noted sculptor, painter, and writer,
discusses the responsibilities of gifted musicians and artists
with Yehudi Menuhin, well-known violinist.

  Yehudi Menuhin, Man and Musician
  CBM 69
    The renowned violinist whose musical career began before the
age of three discusses his experiences as a child prodigy and as
a mature musician.

    Miller, Kid

  Focus on Kid "Punch" Miller
  CBM 291
    Tribute to black trumpet player "Punch" Miller, known in the
New Orleans of the 1920s and 1930s as "King of the Blues."

    Miller, Mulgrew

  Mulgrew Miller
  CBM 1243
    In an interview with Marian McPartland, Miller and McPartland
take turns on Art Tatum tunes, and the two combine forces on Cole
Porter's "What Is This Thing Called Love?"

    Mingus, Charlie

  Charlie Mingus Speaks Out
  CBM 183
    Charlie Mingus talks about life, love, education, religion,
children, women, men, and injustice, from the black perspective.

    Morgan, Helen
  The Legend of Helen Morgan
  CBM 812
    Songs and the story of Helen Morgan's life and theatrical
career. Vocal samples include "Bill," "Can't Help Lovin' That Man
of Mine," and "Give Me a Heart to Sing."

    Mulligan, Gerry

  Gerry Mulligan
  CBM 1248
    Best known as a baritone saxophonist and big-band performer,
Gerry Mulligan has begun to write and perform symphonic music.
During this interview he turns to the piano to play "Ontet" and a
duet of "Blue Angst."

    Munsel, Patrice

  The Story of Patrice Munsel
  CBM 33
    Story of a small-town girl who made it to the Metropolitan
Opera.

    Novak, Larry

  Larry Novak
  CBM 1255
    A teacher, director, arranger, and composer from Chicago
considers himself "one of the last generalists" and proves it by
offering an impressive variety of piano jazz during this
interview with Marian McPartland.

    Peerce, Jan

  Jan Peerce
  CBM 823
    Versatile performer on radio, TV, stage, and in opera.
"You'll Never Walk Alone," "Blue Bird of Happiness," and Schubert
songs are heard.

    Pepper, Art

  Musical Ideas of Art Pepper
  CBM 18
    The artist discusses how he puts a jazz piece together.
Starting with a promising tune, he works out rhythmic and melodic
outlines, then allows emotions to take over with individual
solos.

    Petrucciani, Michel

  Michel Petrucciani
  CBM 1256
    "I'm never letting anything stop me from doing what I want to
do," proclaims the twenty-one-year-old Petrucciani during this
discussion and demonstration of his own composition style.

    Powell, Maud

  Child Prodigy of the Violin
  CBM 115
    Discusses the life of Maud Powell, the American violin
virtuoso who was not considered seriously until she was invited
to play for Queen Victoria.

    Presley, Elvis

  Portrait of Elvis Presley
  CBM 814
    Biography and music of the country singer turned rock star.
Discusses the views and expectations of his fans.

    Puente, Tito

  Tito Puente, the King of Salsa
  CBM 1026
    Biography and music of the popular Latin musician.

    Ritter, Tex

  Tex Ritter
  CBM 878
    Biography of the Texas-born country-western singer and
Hollywood cowboy. "High Noon," "Old Shortie," and "Lord, Can a
Drunk Get into Heaven" are among the songs heard.

    Roberts, Judy

  Judy Roberts
  CBM 1240
    In a conversation with Marian McPartland that hits topics
from sexism to Cole Porter, Judy Roberts shows that her
independence and talent make her one of the most versatile
singers and pianists of her age.

    Robeson, Paul

  Paul Robeson
  CBM 957
    Biography of Paul Robeson, the controversial singer who was
the first performer to do concerts consisting solely of
spirituals.

    Rodgers, Jimmie

  Portrait of Jimmie Rodgers
  CBM 882
    Biography of the country-western singer of the 1920s and
1930s. "Birmingham Jail" and "Lookin' for a New Mamma" are among
the songs heard.

    Rubinstein, Artur

  He Loved Life from Miracle to Miracle
  CBM 969
    This great pianist, considered by many to be the world's
reigning artist in Chopin performance, attracted a wider
following and performed more concerts than any other concert
artist of his day. Works by Brahms, DeFalla, and Beethoven are
performed.

    Rushen, Patrice

  Patrice Rushen
  CBM 1252
    Her talents range from jazz and soul to rhythm and blues. The
popular vocalist, songwriter, arranger, and master keyboardist
Patrice Rushen discusses her career and demonstrates her many
abilities, including her rendition of "Spirit Song."

    Seals, Son

  Son Seals
  CBM 1230
    The Chicago blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist traces
the blues's move up the Mississippi into Memphis and Chicago, and
explains how his own Arkansas roots influence his music.

    Seeger, Pete

  The Incompleat Folksinger
  CBM 294
    Folksinger Pete Seeger sings some of his favorite ballads and
discusses his controversial life and his book.

  Protests of Pete Seeger
  CBM 57
    The folksinger who was branded an outcast and banned from
radio, television, and concert halls discusses the origins of his
radicalism.

    Segovia, Andres

  Spotlight on Andres Segovia
  CBM 289
    A master guitarist discusses his involvement with music, his
search for and ultimate discovery of the perfect guitar, and his
most memorable concerts.

    Shearing, George

  George Shearing
  CBM 1242
    This legendary blind jazz figure describes his early start in
music as a teenager and plays some of his favorite pieces.

    Shuur, Diane

  Diane Shuur
  CBM 1236
    This vocalist and pianist first performed at age nine to
begin a career that has taken her to the White House and the
Monterey Jazz Festival. Diane Shuur reflects on her life and does
a solo of "I Can't Believe You Are in Love with Me."

    Sills, Beverly

  From Soap Opera to Grand Opera
  CBM 973
    Insight into Beverly Sills's life. Her role as Cleopatra in
the opera Julius Caesar brought her universal popularity.

    Smith, Leonard Bingley

  Three Cheers for the Red, White, and Blue
  CBM 1013-1014
    Trumpeter and conductor Leonard Smith plays "Carnival of
Venice" and reminisces about his career and other performers such
as Sousa. The Detroit Concert Band is also heard.

    Spanier, Muggsy

  Musical Ideas of Muggsy Spanier
  CBM 22
    A legendary jazz trumpeter discusses his art and idols.

    Taj Mahal

  Taj Mahal
  CBM 1191
    An interview with the black musician who is called a "blues
man," but who insists that his music is of many types of people.

    Taylor, Cecil

  Cecil Taylor
  CBM 1241
    A jazz artist with a classical background, Cecil Taylor has
garnered such honors as a Guggenheim Fellowship and an honorary
doctorate from the New England Conservatory of Music. Here he
offers his tribute to Jimmy Lyons and joins Marian McPartland in
a duet of "Get Out of Town."

    Taylor, Koko

  Koko Taylor
  CBM 1231
    Born in the great blues town of Memphis, Taylor talks about
her singing and the importance of female blues singers like Ma
Rainey and Bessie Smith.

    Temple, Shirley

  The Legend of Shirley Temple
  CBM 817
    Her career began when she was seven years old and spanned
1935-1938. "The Good Ship Lollipop" and "Goodnight My Love" are
featured.

    Thompson, Butch

  Butch Thompson
  CBM 1244
    Best known for his popular appearance on public radio's
"Prairie Home Companion," Butch Thompson performs opera as well
as folk music and jazz. This cassette begins with "Ecuadorian
Memories" and ends with a rousing version of "Rosette."

    Torm‚, Mel

  Musical Ideas of Mel Torm‚
  CBM 150
    Insights into jazz. Torm‚ discusses his vocal style and the
vocal trademarks of other singers.

    von Trapp

  Von Trapp Family Singers
  CBM 967
    A retelling of the Sound of Music story along with other
real-life adventures of the von Trapp family of singers, who
perform folk songs and other selections from concerts.

  The Wonderful World of the Trapp Family
  CBM 356
    How Maria von Trapp and her singing family found a way to
preserve and share the culture and beauty of their beloved
Austria. Many musical examples.

    Tureck, Rosalyn

  First Lady of Bach
  CBM 110-111
    In this interview, Rosalyn Tureck describes her life as child
prodigy, gifted student, conductor, concert artist, and music
scholar.

    Vallee, Rudy L.

  The Legend of Rudy L. Vallee
  CBM 821
    Biography of the singing idol, band leader, and actor who
hosted a radio show which had such entertaining personalities as
Edgar Bergen and Sophie Tucker as guests. Includes "I'm Just a
Vagabond Lover" among other songs.

    Verrett, Shirley

  Focus on Shirley Verrett
  CBM 268-269
    Shirley Verrett, a black opera singer, discusses her career
and sings excerpts from Carmen, Il Trovatore, Samson and Delilah,
Aida, and Orfeo.

    Waters, Ethel

  The Legend of Ethel Waters
  CBM 818
    Ethel Waters made her way from poverty to stardom in
vaudeville. Among her best known songs, "Dinah" (1925) and "Am I
Blue" (1929) are heard.

    White, Josh

  Josh White
  CBM 1517

    Williams, Hank

  Down That Long Lost Highway
  CBM 813
    Biography and music of Hank Williams, who died at age
twenty-nine. His career, during which he wrote "Your Cheatin'
Heart" and "Your Cold, Cold Heart," lasted only three years.
Several of his friends are interviewed.

    Winter, Paul

  Musical Ideas of Paul Winter
  CBM 17
    A jazz artist discusses his State Department tour of Latin
America, his meeting with jazz musicians in cosmopolitan cities,
and his experiences in the bush where natives had never heard of
jazz.

    Zeitlin, Denny

  Denny Zeitlin
  CBM 1246
    A practicing psychiatrist as well as an accomplished pianist
who has toured with the Paul Winter Consort, Denny Zeitlin
discusses his music and plays several tunes from his first album.

    Ziegfeld, Florenz
  Father of the Follies
  CBM 353
    Biography of the great Florenz Ziegfeld, producer in the
grand manner. Music selections include "I'm an Indian" (1921)
sung by Fanny Brice and "When the Moon Shines on the Moonshine"
by Bert Williams.


    Songwriters

    Alter, Louis

  Music in My Heart
  CBM 551
    Story of Lou Alter, the composer of the melody "Manhattan
Serenade" as well as four other instrumental pieces inspired by
New York City: "Manhattan Moonlight," "Manhattan Masquerade,"
"Metropolitan Nocturne," and "Side Street in Gotham."

    Arlen, Harold

  The Man Who Gave the World a Rainbow
  CBM 568-569
    Interview with Harold Arlen, composer of the score to The
Wizard of Oz and of songs written for stage and screen.
Selections from his work include "Over the Rainbow," "Stormy
Weather," and "Blues in the Night."

    The Beatles

  The Beatles
  CBM 65
    Interview with John Lennon and Paul McCartney, former
Beatles, about wealth, fame, and world issues.

  John and Yoko
  CBM 578
    John Lennon and Yoko Ono discuss fame, money, and drugs.

    Benjamin, Bennie

  The Man Who Set the World on Fire
  CBM 567
    Bennie Benjamin talks about his collaboration with lyricist
George Weiss. Songs include "I Don't Want to Set the World on
Fire" and "I Don't See Me in Your Eyes Anymore."

    Berlin, Irving

  The Bard of Tin Pan Alley
  CBM 945
    Biography of the extraordinary songwriter who recorded our
history in song. "Always," "The Girl on the Magazine Cover," and
"Alexander's Ragtime Band" are among the featured songs.
  Tribute to Mr. America
  CBM 1011-1012
    Biography of the songwriter who gave us a wonderful legacy of
the spirit of America with such songs as "God Bless America" and
"Alexander's Ragtime Band."

    Boggs, Jesse

  Sessions with Jesse Boggs
  CBM 734
    Singer-songwriter Jesse Boggs pokes fun at American society
by recreating a recording session. The musicians, intent upon
making a hit album, reduce music to its most salable elements:
music and satire.

    Brewster, W. Herbert

  Rev. Brewster, Gospel Music
  CBM 776
    Gospel music composer W. Herbert Brewster is interviewed on
National Public Radio's Horizons series. His most famous song,
"Move On Up a Little Higher," helped launch the career of Mahalia
Jackson.

    Brown, Oscar, Jr.

  Oscar Brown, Jr.
  CBM 727
    The singer-songwriter and social activist talks about his
life, his music, and his strong identification with Scott Joplin.

    Caesar, Irving

  If You Have to Learn, Don't Start
  CBM 571-572
    Reminiscences by Irving Caesar, leading lyricist for George
Gershwin and lyricist of such songs as "Tea for Two," "Swannee,"
"Sometimes I'm Happy," and "Yankee Doodle Blues."

    Cahn, Sammy

  I've Heard That Song Before
  CBM 559
    Story of Sammy Cahn, prolific lyricist for composers Jule
Styne, Jimmy Van Heusen, and Saul Kaplan.

    Cannon, Hughie

  Won't You Come Home, Hugh Cannon?
  CBM 856
    Biography of the ragtime pianist who wrote "Won't You Come
Home, Bill Bailey?"
    Cohan, George M.
    (George Michael)

  Cohan Is a Grand Old Name
   CBM 328
    Story of the acting and song writing career of George M.
Cohan, composer of "Give My Regards to Broadway," "The Yankee
Doodle Boy," and "Over There," the World War I song for which
Cohan received a congressional gold medal.

    Coleman, Cy

  If My Friends Could See Me Now
  CBM 539
    Cy Coleman, singer, pianist, conductor, and composer, surveys
the contemporary music scene.

    Comden, Betty

  Betty Comden and Adolph Greene
  CBM 6
    Two writers of such Broadway hits as The Bells Are Ringing
and On the Town discuss musical theater and perform some of their
own works.

    Coots, J. Fred

  The Santa Claus of Tin Pan Alley
  CBM 547
    Story of musical comedy composer and popular songwriter J.
Fred Coots, composer of "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town."

    Corea, Chick

  Chick Corea
  CBM 1250
    The multi-talented musician plays selections from a variety
of musical genres-from big band to jazz-rock fusion. In "Piano
Jazz," recorded at Corea's own California studio, the prolific
composer joins Marian McPartland for a dazzling mix of talk,
improvisations, and musical portraits.

    Coslow, Sam

  Put Some Heart in a Song
  CBM 526-527
    Sam Coslow discusses his experience in writing motion picture
songs.

    Darion, Joe

  A Lot of Strings to Play
  CBM 561
    Joe Darion, who wrote the lyrics to Man of La Mancha,
expresses surprise at the popularity of his song "The Impossible
Dream."

    Davis, Benny

  The Lyrical Life of Benny Davis
   CBM 536
    Benny Davis, lyricist of the World War I song "Goodbye
Broadway, Hello France" and the popular song of the 1920s
"Margie" tells of his long career as a songwriter.

    Donaldson, Walter

  When Walter Donaldson Ruled the Roost
  CBM 608
    Gerald Marks tells anecdotes about fellow composer Walter
Donaldson, whose songs include "Carolina in the Morning," "Making
Whoopee," "Back Home in Tennessee," and "My Mammy."

    Drake, Ervin

  A Lot of Meaning with the Music
  CBM 570
    Ervin Drake discusses the thread of spirituality that runs
through many of his songs, which include "I Believe," "One God,"
and "It Was a Very Good Year."

    Duning, George

  For Whom Writing Music Is a Picnic
  CBM 556
    Interview with George Duning, one of Hollywood's most
prolific writers of theme and background music.

  The Early Days of Songwriting
  CBM 528-529
    Survey of popular music written before the founding of the
American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. Features
songs of Stephen Foster, songs popular during the Civil War,
songs by Henry Clay Work, and songs of the Gay Nineties. Part 1
presents popular music of 1800-1860. Part 2 presents popular
music of 1860-1880.

    Edwards, Sherman

  American History Was Never like This
  CBM 519-520
    Interview with Sherman Edwards, dropout history teacher who
composed 1776, the Broadway musical based on the Revolutionary
War and the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

    Eliscu, Edward

  You've Given Us More than You Know
  CBM 563
    Interview with Eddie Eliscu, author, playwright, actor, and
lyricist of such songs as "Great Day" and "The Carioca," the song
made famous by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in their first film
collaboration, Flying Down to Rio.

    Fain, Sammy

  He Gave Us a Thousand Beautiful Memories
  CBM 908
    Interview and music by lyricist Sammy Fain, who bridges the
gap between honky-tonk and modern ballads. "Secret Love" and
"Love Is a Many Splendored Thing" won him two Academy Awards.

    Fulson, Lowell

  Lowell Fulson
  CBM 1233
    The man who wrote B.B. King's first hit, "Three O'Clock
Blues," describes the creation and evolution of the mellow
California blues sound.

    Gilbert, L. Wolfe (Louis Wolfe)

  "G" Is for the Great Songs You Gave Us
  CBM 606
    Interview with Mrs. Gilbert, whose late husband, L. W.
Gilbert, wrote "Waitin' for the Robert E. Lee," "My Mother's
Eyes," "Down Yonder," and "Ramona."

    Green, Bud

  Evergreens from Bud
  CBM 550
    Reminiscences by Bud Green, lyricist of the hit "Sentimental
Journey" along with discussion about Sibelius's Finlandia and
Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever," two pieces sealed in a time
capsule at the New York World's Fair of 1939.

    Grusin, Dave

  Dave Grusin
  CBM 1251
    Known primarily as the composer of the musical scores for
"Tootsie" and "On Golden Pond," Dave Grusin is also a successful
producer and performer. During this interview he plays his own
"Theme from St. Elsewhere," and Marian McPartland joins in for a
melodic duet of "I Remember April."

    Guthrie, Woody

  The Folk Singer
  CBM 854
    Detailed biography of Woody Guthrie, born in rural Oklahoma
in 1912. He wrote one thousand songs which express the essence of
grass roots America.

  Legend of a Balladeer
  CBM 912
    Biography of Woody Guthrie who traveled the land and wrote
songs about American life. "This Land Is Your Land" and "Roll on,
Columbia" are among the musical selections.

  Woody Guthrie Remembered
  CBM 44, CBM 46
    Interviews with friends of Woody Guthrie. Includes songs by
Cisco Houston, Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie himself, and some
children's songs.

    Handy, W.C.
    (William Christopher)

  The Father of the Blues
  CBM 343
    The late W.C. Handy sings and tells about writing such songs
as "Memphis Blues," "St. Louis Blues," and "Beale Street Blues."

    Harbach, Bill

  Bill Harbach
  CBM 926
    Interview with Otto Harbach's son, who reminisces about his
father's contribution to musical comedy. "Cuddle Up a Little
Closer" and "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" are two of his well-known
songs.

    Harburg, E.Y. (Edgar Yipsel)

  You're a Builder Upper
  CBM 553
    E.Y. Harburg, lyricist of Finian's Rainbow and The Wizard of
Oz, relates America's history as a "melting pot" to the
songwriting scene.

    Herbert, Victor

  The Legend of Victor Herbert
  CBM 612
    Focus on Victor Herbert, one of the founders of ASCAP,
covering his varied career as composer of the operetta Babes in
Toyland, bandmaster of New York's Twenty-Second Regiment Band,
and conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

  Victor Herbert
  CBM 585
    Biography. Herbert's failure at composing serious pieces for
the opera and violoncello resulted in the operetta Naughty
Marietta, a forerunner of musical comedy. Includes selections
from Victor Herbert's musical comedies.

    Herman, Jerry

  The American Sampler
  CBM 910
    Interview with songwriter-composer Jerry Herman, interspersed
with his music. Among his credits are the Broadway shows Hello
Dolly and Mame.

  The Man Who Carried It Off
  CBM 525
    Jerry Herman, composer and lyricist of Broadway shows Hello
Dolly and Mame, discusses future plans for writing music.

    Johnson, James P.
    (James Price)

  James P. Johnson
  CBM 858
    The composer of "Charleston" and "If I Could Be with You"
ranked along with Scott Joplin and Jelly Roll Morton as the
"father" of the eastern Harlem stride style.

    Jones, Tom

  A Lot More than Fantastic
  CBM 540
    Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, the team that produced The
Fantasticks, discuss past shows and present work in musical
theater.

    Kahn, Gus

  We're Still Singing "I'll See You in My Dreams"
  CBM 575-576
    Songs written by lyricist Gus Kahn and his many
collaborators, with discussion of Kahn's film biography.

    Kalmar, Bert

  A Couple of Crazy Guys/Three Little Words, Thirteen Little
Letters
  CBM 623
    Story of Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, successful songwriters
who remained vaudeville comedians at heart.

    Kern, Jerome

  Jerome Kern, Man of Melody
  CBM 156
    Friends discuss Jerome Kern's legendary career.

  Master of the Medium, the Man Who Found the Silver Lining
  CBM 613/ CBM 618
    Discusses Jerome Kern's career as writer of show tunes.
Includes performances of "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" from Roberta
and "Make Believe" and "Ol' Man River" from Showboat.

    Lane, Burton

  No Sad Songs for Me
  CBM 554
    Burton Lane discusses his collaboration with E.Y. Harburg in
writing the Broadway musical Finian's Rainbow and its most famous
song "How Are Things in Glocca Morra?"

    Leigh, Carolyn

  Young at Heart
  CBM 562
    Lyricist Carolyn Leigh discusses the influences on her
writing.

    Lerner, Sammy

  Makin' Up a Song as I Go Along
  CBM 604/605
    Sammy Lerner, lyricist for Hoagy Carmichael and Jay Gorney,
tells of writing the song "Popeye the Sailor Man."

    Livingston, Jay

  Give It All You've Got
  CBM 625-626
    Anecdotes from Jay Livingston and Ray Evans, the team that
wrote theme songs for the television series Bonanza and Mr. Ed,
as well as award-winning songs like "Que Sera, Sera," "Mona
Lisa," and "To Each His Own."

    Loesser, Frank

  A Man and His Music
  CBM 573/574
    An interview with the widow of Frank Loesser, a songwriter
whose World War II songs include "Praise the Lord and Pass the
Ammunition."

    Marks, Gerald

  They Don't Write 'em like That Anymore
  CBM 342
    Gerald Marks, composer of the popular song "All of Me,"
reminisces about the songs written by Irving Berlin, Victor
Herbert, and others.

    Marks, Johnny
  Johnny Marks and His Celebrated Reindeer
  CBM 564
    Johnny Marks, composer of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,"
talks about the varied sources of inspiration for his songs.

    McHugh, Jimmy

  Happy Songs from a Happy Man
  CBM 621
    Life and music of Jimmy McHugh, composer of such cheerful
songs as "The Sunny Side of the Street" and "It's a Most Unusual
Day."

    Mercer, Johnny

  The Man Who Launched 1,000 Hits
  CBM 548
    Life and songs of Johnny Mercer, who wrote the lyrics of
"Moon River,"
    "Days of Wine and Roses," and "Blues in the Night."

    Mizzy, Vic

  The Whole World Is Singing My Song
  CBM 616
    Songwriter Vic Mizzy tells anecdotes about his contemporaries
and collaborators and gives opinions about current popular music.

    Nyro, Laura

  The Music of Laura Nyro
  CBM 60
    Laura Nyro is interviewed by John Daly. Her diverse musical
expressions are analyzed by Michael Thomas, Richard Goldstein,
and Patrick O'Conner.

    Oakland, Ben

  You're Not So Easy to Forget
  CBM 564
    Story of the long career of Ben Oakland, who began playing
classical music at an early age and went on to success as a
vaudeville entertainer and as a songwriter for the Ziegfeld
Follies and for Broadway musicals.

    Olman, Abe

  The Ship That Came In
  CBM 565
    Abe Olman reminisces about his career as a music publisher
and as a songwriter whose hits include "I'm Waiting for Ships
That Never Come In" and "Down among the Sheltering Palms."

    Parish, Mitchell
  The Sentimental Gentleman
  CBM 549
    Interview with Mitchell Parish, a lyricist who teamed with
composers Duke Ellington, Hoagy Carmichael, and Sammy Fain, and
whose collaboration with Carmichael produced the hit "Stardust."

    Porter, Cole

  Focus on Cole Porter
  CBM 285
    Comprehensive collection of Cole Porter songs, with
commentary tracing
    his career from 1937.

  The Master of "From Major to Minor"
  CBM 624
    Relates Cole Porter's affluent background to the "plutocratic
stylishness" of his songs. Plays songs from Porter's years on
Broadway, including "Night and Day," "Anything Goes," and "I Get
a Kick out of You."

    Raksin, David

  So You Want to Write for the Movies
  CBM 607
    David Raksin, composer and conductor, discusses the process
of writing music for films. Excerpts from Forever Amber.

    Ramirez, Ram

  Ram Ramirez
  CBM 1253
    He wrote Billie Holiday's hit song "Lover Man" and enjoys
continued popularity on the New York jazz scene. Roger "Ram"
Ramirez converses with Marian McPartland and teams up with her
for a duet of "Undecided."

    Rodgers, Richard

  The Dynamics of Collaboration
  CBM 201
    Musical-comedy composer Richard Rodgers reminisces about the
forty- three years he spent in partnerships with lyricists Lorenz
Hart and Oscar Hammerstein.

  The Most Unforgettable Composer I Never Met
  CBM 515-518
    Dorothy Rodgers, wife of composer Richard Rodgers, discusses
her husband's career in musical theater and his collaborations
with lyricists Larry Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. Includes
well-known songs from Oklahoma!, The Sound of Music, and South
Pacific, as well as less familiar songs and tells the story of
the music publishing scene on Tin Pan Alley at the turn of the
century.

  Oklahoma! and Beyond
  CBM 233
    Richard Rodgers, composer of the theatrical landmark
Oklahoma!, reminisces about his collaboration with lyricist Oscar
Hammerstein.

    Romberg, Sigmund

  The Last of the Giants
  CBM 609
    Story of Sigmund Romberg, a composer who combined Viennese
style with American idioms in such operettas as Blossom Time, The
Student Prince, and My Romance.

  Focus on Sigmund Romberg
  CBM 468
    Oscar Hammerstein talks about Romberg's life, plays, and
greatest songs.

    Rome, Harold

  Seven Shows to Rome
  CBM 557
    Anecdotes told by Harold Rome, composer of such Broadway
musicals as Pins and Needles, Call Me Mister, and Wish You Were
Here.

    Ruby, Harry

  A Couple of Crazy Guys/Three Little Words, Thirteen Little
Letters
  CBM 623
    Story of Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, successful songwriters
who remained vaudeville comedians at heart.

    Schwartz, Arthur

  Something to Remember Him By
  CBM 555
    Life and music of Arthur Schwartz, who gave up his law
practice to write for musical theater. Songs include "Dancing in
the Dark" and "You and the Night and the Music."

    Spina, Harold

  Sing Me an Old-Fashioned Song
  CBM 602/603
    Composer and conductor Harold Spina reminisces with Mike
Whorf about his long songwriting career and about his music for
"Annie Doesn't Live Here Anymore," "It's So Nice to Have a Man
around the House," and other songs for the movies.
    Strouse, Charles

  By Strouse
  CBM 560
    Strouse, who composed the score of Bye, Bye Birdie, discusses
the importance of a composer's involvement in arranging and
orchestrating melodies.

    Styne, Jule

  There Goes That Song Again
  CBM 558
    Songs by Jule Styne, arranger and composer who collaborated
with lyricist Sammy Cahn to write such hits as "I've Heard That
Song Before" and "Let It Snow, Let It Snow."

    Tilzer, Harry von

  Please Sing Me One More Chorus
  CBM 535
    Life of prolific composer and music publisher Harry von
Tilzer, writer of "Wait till the Sun Shines, Nellie" and "I Want
a Girl Just like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad."

    Tobias, Charles

  As the Years Go By
  CBM 538
    Interview with Edna Tobias, who tells of her late husband
Charles's varied career as a vaudeville entertainer and as a
songwriter for musicals and motion pictures.

    Van Heusen, Jimmy

  Mister Music
  CBM 620/622
    Career of Jimmy Van Heusen, whose songs, written with
lyricist Johnny Burke, include "Imagination," "Swinging on a
Star," and "Sunday, Monday, or Always."

    Youmans, Vincent

  Through the Years
  CBM 610
    Highlights of Vincent Youman's career writing scores for such
musicals as Great Day and No, No, Nanette.


    History

    General

  Approaches to Popular Music
  CBM 1463
    Part of the series The History of Music in the Western World,
1100-1980.

  Background to Music
  CBM 1502-1504
    This BBC series features short lectures about various
composers and music styles throughout history.
    Part 1: Rameau and French Opera-by Arthur Hutchings. J.C.
Bach and Italian opera-by Charles Cudworth. Mozart and German
opera-by William Mann. Mozart as a Freemason-by Peter Branscombe.
    Part 2: Schubert's contemporary reputation-John Reed.
Schumann's musical ideas-Eric Sams. Smetana and Dvorak-Cecil
Parrott. De Falla and Spanish opera-Frederick Fuller.
    Part 3: Puccini and Turandot-Leslie Gardiner. Church
orchestras-John Fletcher. Mozart, Mitridate, and maturity-Jane
Glover. Shostakovitch and the Soviets-Edward Downes.

  Classical Dances
  CBM 181
    Traces the formal development of the dance from the earliest
written music to the modern symphonic repertoire.

  The Dance in Music
  CBM 470
    Traces the history of the dance. Includes a minuet by Mozart,
Weber's "Invitation to the Dance," Brahms's Hungarian Dance in G
minor, and Strauss's waltz "Artist's Life."

  The Evolution of Modern Music
  CBM 169
    In a conversation with Carolyn Watt, Scott Huston traces the
history of music through the development of scales. Musical
illustrations represent wide range of styles and genres from the
Gregorian Chant to the popular music.

  Good Vibrations
  CBM 204
    An anthropologist examines the evolution of music and musical
    instruments. The discussion ranges from Bach to Moog
synthesizers and Muzak.

  How to Understand and Listen to Great Music
  CBM 1532-1537
    See entry under Music Appreciation

  The Origins of Orchestration
  CBM 8
    Discusses orchestration in the eighteenth and nineteenth
centuries. Includes musical examples from Gossec, von Gluck,
Beethoven, Wagner, and Rimsky-Korsakov.

  Pioneers of Czech Music
  CBM 34
    Erich Leinsdorf conducts selections from The Bartered Bride
by Friedrick Smetana, Second Symphony in D minor by Antonín
Dvořák, Concerto for violin and orchestra by Bohuslav
Martinu,
and "Schwanda the Bagpiper" by Jaromir Weinberger.

  Psalms
  CBM 199
    Discussion concerning the importance of the Psalms in the
history of Western music. Examples played include choral music by
Palestrina, Handel, Gluck, Franck, and Liszt.

  Russian Music
  CBM 9
    Outlines the history of Russian music from Glinka to
Shostakovich. Includes selections from their works as well as
those of Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, and Stravinsky.

  Understanding the Language of Music
  CBM 1304
    Using examples from classical and popular music, Daniel
Abrams discusses modes, scales, chords, and the instruments of
the orchestra. Includes a brief history of music, with analysis
of styles and forms. For the person who would like to acquire a
rudimentary knowledge of music history and theory.


    Medieval and
    Renaissance

  Augsburg: Composers Patronized by the House of Fugger
  CBM 381-382
    Works of composers supported by the Fuggers, an influential
Augsburg banking family of the sixteenth century. Includes a
madrigal by Andrea and Giovanni Gabrieli, canzonettes by Hans Leo
Hassler, lute pieces by Jean-Baptiste Besard, and Protestant
church pieces by Adam Gumpelzhaimer.

  Dresden
  CBM 384
    Lecture on Heinrich Schutz, stressing Schutz's importance in
applying Italian polychoral style and dramatic monody to German
church music; motets from Schutz's Symphoniae Sacrae.

  Gregorian Chant
  CBM 1511

  Leipzig: Collegia Musica and the Thomas Cantorate in the
Seventeenth Century
  CBM 386-387
    Discussion of the importance of the Collegia Musica to the
musical life of seventeenth-century Leipzig, with selections from
the works of the composers who preceded Johann Sebastian Bach as
cantors of Thomaskirche.
  Munich: Bavarian Court and Chapel under Orlando DiLasso
  CBM 379
    Includes details of Orlando DiLasso's life and examples of
his music, such as the echo songs. (This tape contains material
on side one only.)

  Music in the Middle Ages
  CBM 317
    Musicologist Sidney Wilck reviews musical developments of the
Middle Ages, beginning with the plainsong of Pope Gregory I and
concluding with the estampie, a fourteenth-century dance.

  Music in the Renaissance
  CBM 38
    Musicologist Sidney Wilck reviews music history between 1450
and 1600. With musical examples.

  Musick's Feaste
  CBM 1457
    Anthony Rooley discusses music of the Renaissance, 1480-1600.

  New Arts for Old
  CBM 1456
    Christopher Page discusses Medieval music, 1100-1480.


    Baroque

  Bach and Ornamentation
  CBM 45
    Concert artist and Bach specialist Rosalyn Tureck explains
how Bach's ornamentation is "written right into the music."

  Bach and Twentieth-Century Composers
  CBM 277, CBM 378
    Part 1: Rosalyn Tureck performs a composition by Bach based
on a twelve-tone motive, the B Minor Fugue; Lukas Foss analyzes
other works by the baroque composer; and Arthur Berger discusses
the powerful influence of the Bachian signature.
    Part 2: Rosalyn Tureck and composers Benjamin Lees, Eric
Salzman, Lukas Foss, and Arthur Berger discuss Bach's influence
on contemporary composers.

  Hamburg: Music in the City under the Direction of George
Philipp Telemann
  CBM 388
    Works by composer Georg Philipp Telemann, who served as
musical director of five principal churches in Hamburg from 1721
until his death in 1767. Includes his secular cantata Die
Landlust.

  L•beck, the Abendmusiken Concerts Established by Dietrich
  Buxtehude
  CBM 389
    Discussion of Buxtehude's fame as an organist, influence as a
composer, and role in establishing the Abendmusiken, a series of
concerts held on the five Sundays preceding Christmas. Includes a
performance of Buxtehude's sacred solo cantata, Laudate Dominum.

  The Music of Bach
  CBM 43
    Works illustrating Bach's genius as a composer such as
Brandenburg Concerto      no. 1, Concerto for harpsichord and
strings in D minor, and Organ Concerto in A minor.

  Nuremberg: The Brass Makers and Composers of the Seventeenth
  Century
  CBM 383, CBM 385
    Discussion of Nuremberg's role as the center for production
of fine brass instruments; sacred and secular works by Nuremberg
composers Johann Staden and Johann Erasmus Kindermann, Johann
Pachelbel, Georg Kaspar Wecker, and Johann Krieger.

  The Oratorio
  CBM 179-180
    History of the oratorio, from its beginnings in the sixteenth
century to its present-day form. Includes musical examples from
Jephte by Carissimi, Judas Maccabaeus by Handel, and Haydn's
oratorio Creation.

  A Pearl Distorted
  CBM 1458
    Christopher Hogwood discusses the baroque period: 1600-1750.


    Classical

  The Classical Era in Music
  CBM 24
    Sidney Wilck characterizes the classical period as one of
refinement and standardization.

  Concert Masterworks
  CBM 1538
    Dr. Robert Greenberg examines eighteenth and nineteenth
century music through the examples of works by Mozart and
Beethoven.

  Concert Masterworks
  CBM 1540
    Dr. Robert Greenberg examines nineteenth century music
through the examples of works by Beethoven and Brahms.

  Music of Williamsburg
  CBM 312
    Williamsburg was founded in the 1700s to be the capital of
Virginia. Included in this lecture is music by American and
European composers that may have been heard in Williamsburg.
  Sonata and the Creative Ideal
  CBM 1459
    Alan Hacker discusses the classical period: 1750-1830.


    Romantic

  Concert Masterworks
  CBM 1539
    Dr. Robert Greenberg examines nineteenth-century music
through the examples of works by Antonín Dvořák and
Richard
Strauss.

  Concert Masterworks
  CBM 1541
    Dr. Robert Greenberg examines nineteenth-century music
through the examples of works by Felix Mendelssohn and Franz
Liszt.

  Expression and Extravagance
  CBM 1460
    Norman Del Mar discusses the romantic period: 1830-1900.

  Musical Pioneers of Italy
  CBM 410
    Discusses mid-nineteenth-century Italian composers of the
symphony. Includes selections from Locatelli, Sgambati, Respighi,
and Casella.

  Pioneers of Impressionism
  CBM 63
    The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of
Fabians Sevitsky, plays selected works by Debussy, Delius,
Griffes, and Ravel.


    Modern

  The Arrival of Atonal Music
  CBM 207
    Scott Huston discusses the roles of Anton Webern, Arnold
Schoenberg, and Alban Berg in the development of atonality.

  The Avant-Garde Today, Parts 1-2
  CBM 208-209
    Scott Huston looks at the work of the "anti-music" composers
and at musical composition, past and future. He predicts that
traditional composition will soon become a dead art form.

  The Concert Overture
  CBM 636
    Independent orchestral compositions for the concert hall.
Examples offered are Berlioz's "Corsaire," Dvořák's "Carnival
Overture," and Van Vactor's "Overture to a Comedy no. 2."

  Contemporary Music
  CBM 1462
    Narrated by Hugh Wood.

  Elements of Jazz
  CBM 1546
    Bill Messenger gives an overview of jazz, its elements, and
the times from which it was born. Lecture 1: Plantation
beginnings. Lecture 2: The rise and fall of ragtime. Lecture 3:
The jazz age. Lecture 4: Blues. Lecture 5: The swing era. Lecture
6: Boogie, big band blues, and bop. Lecture 7: Modern jazz.
Lecture 8: The ABC's of jazz improvisation.

  Elliott Carter and Leon Kirchner
  CBM 275
    Using excerpts from their compositions, Elliott Carter and
Leon Kirchner show how contemporary music has developed from
older forms.

  Evergreens from Bud
  CBM 550
    Reminiscences by Bud Green, lyricist of the hit "Sentimental
Journey" along with discussion about Sibelius's "Finlandia" and
Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever," two pieces sealed in a time
capsule at the New York World's Fair of 1939.

  Frankie and Johnny
  CBM 177
    This lecture explores the origins of the Frankie and Johnny
story and song which began with the murder of Allen Brit by
Frankie Baker in 1901. It traces the development of the song
through Mae West, Guy Lombardo, and Johnny Cash.

  George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue
  CBM 891
    The story behind writing this composition and performing it
with Paul Whiteman in New York. Gershwin cut the piano roll used
for this performance.

  Gershwin
  CBM 709
    Description of life and musical style of Gershwin,
accompanied by several excerpts of his major works and numerous
popular songs.

  Islands in the Sun
  CBM 1465
    Felix Cross discusses the story of reggae and calypso music.

  Jazz Joins the Classics
  CBM 133
    Dave Brubeck explains how composer Darius Milhaud used jazz
for the first time in classical compositions.

  Modern Music
  CBM 32
    Discussion by Clifton Fadiman, critic; Goddard Lieberson,
music record executive; Henry Pleasants, music writer; and
Jacques Barzun, historian.

  Pioneers of Twentieth-Century Music
  CBM 50
    Howard Hanson conducts his "Cherubic Hymn," Daniel Gregory
Mason's "Festival Overture," Roy Harris's Symphony no. 3, Samuel
Barber's Adagio for Strings, and Louis Mennini's Allegro
Energico.

  Ravel and Sibelius
  CBM 307
    Identifies the folk influences in Maurice Ravel's "Bolero"
and Jean Sibelius's "Swan of Tuonela."

  Reaction and Revolution
  CBM 1461
    Wilfrid Howard Mellers discusses the modern period:
1900-1945.

    Instruments

    General

  And the Band Played On
  CBM 355
    Describes the main instruments of the band and summarizes the
principles on which they work. Includes a brief history of band
music in America.

  Instruments around the World
  CBM 1467
    Narrated by Andy Jackson.

  The Voices of the Orchestra
  CBM 224
    Walter Damrosch discusses the human voice-the first musical
instrument. Illustrated with musical examples by Haydn, Schubert,
Handel, and Bach.


    Brass

  Ballad of the Brass
  CBM 36
   Introduction to brass instruments by members of the New York
BrassQuintet. Demonstration of each instrument also includes
discussion of theirhistory and versatility moderated by Thomas
Scherman.

  Brass Instruments, Parts 1-2
  CBM 310-311
    Walter Damrosch reviews the history of brass instruments and
gives examples of ways composers have used them. Musical examples
include compositions by Mendelssohn, Bach, Mozart, Wagner, and
Meyerbeer.

  Nuremberg: The Brass Makers
  CBM 383, CBM 385
    Discussion of Nuremberg's role as the center for production
of fine brass instruments; sacred and secular works by Nuremberg
composers Johann Staden and Johann Erasmus Kindermann, Johann
Pachelbel, Georg Kaspar Wecker, and Johann Krieger.

  Opposites Attract
  CBM 638
    Musicians John Barrows and Vera Brodsky illustrate the
relationship of the piano to the French horn with many musical
examples.


    Electronic

  Electronic Keyboards
  CBM 1302
    Vinnie Martucci discusses how to arrange music for
synthesizers in a variety of styles. Concentrates on bass parts,
rhythm sections, keyboard lead line parts, and overdubs. Teaches
how to combine these different sounds to make the finished sounds
of originally composed tunes or tunes written by others.

  Glenn Gould on the Moog Synthesizer
  CBM 244
    Glenn Gould talks about the Moog synthesizer used in the
production of the recording Switched-on Bach. Includes interviews
with synthesizer performer Wendy Carlos and Canadian poet Jean Le
Moyne.

  Good Vibrations
  CBM 204
    An anthropologist examines the evolution of music and musical
    instruments. The discussion ranges from Bach to Moog
synthesizers and
    Muzak.


    Keyboard

  The Harp and the Piano
  CBM 261
    Lecture on the development and uses of the harp and the
piano. Musical examples include "The Waltz of the Flowers" from
Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite and a Hungarian rhapsody by Liszt.

  The Immortal Piano
  CBM 959
    Intriguing story of the Siena pianoforte and its endurance
through misuse, abuse, and final restoration. Music of Debussy,
Bach, and Mozart is performed on it.

  The Keyboard Instruments
  CBM 250
    Selections from Byrd, Scarlatti, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms,
Debussy, and Bart¢k are used in tracing the evolution of keyboard
instruments.

  Opposites Attract
  CBM 638
    Musicians John Barrows and Vera Brodsky illustrate the
relationship of the piano to the French horn with many musical
examples.


    Percussion

  From Cave to Cavern
  CBM 1464
    James Blades discusses the history of percussion instruments.

  Percussion Discussion
  CBM 153
    The New York Percussion Trio demonstrates a variety of
percussion instruments and their musical potential.

  Percussion Instruments, Parts 1-2
  CBM 210-211
    Conductor and composer Walter Damrosch discusses the
importance of percussion music in cultural life and how
percussion instruments are used to define the intricate rhythms
of dances in various countries. Examples illustrate the
importance of percussion in the indigenous music of Africa,
Arabia, Mexico, and South America.


    Strings

  The Glory of Cremona
  CBM 914
    The story of 250 years of superb violin making is told
beginning with the Amati family and followed by Guarneri and
Stradivarius. Ruggiero Ricci plays the musical selections on
several instruments created by Antonio Stradivari, Joseph
Guarneri del Gesu, Andrea and Nicolo Amati, Carlo Bergonzi, and
Gasparo da Salo.

  The Stradivarius
  CBM 48
    Members of the Stradivarius Society discuss the fine quality
and unique tone of Stradivarius instruments.

  The String Instruments
  CBM 223, 225
    Walter Damrosch illustrates how the string instruments can
produce coloristic effects. Shows how the cello and double-bass
violin produce the baritone and basso equivalents of the human
voice.

  String Orchestra
  CBM 303
    Three selections illustrating the changes in musical
composition for strings-Vivaldi's Concerto Grosso in D minor for
strings, Grieg's Last Spring, and Hanson's Concerto for organ,
strings, and harp.

  The Violin in Mr. Greenstreet's Window
  CBM 972
    Fictional life story of a violin which was on display in a
pawnshop window.

  Violins Old and New/Authenticity of Performance
  CBM 1499
    An investigation conducted by John Amis with Isaac Stern,
Pinchas Zucherman, Parikian, and Charles Beare. Four violins are
examined here: a Stradivarius, a Guarnerius, a 19th-century
French instrument and an English instrument made in 1975, which
won a competition for violin makers. An 'authentic' performance
is one which seeks to reproduce the performing conditions and
style of the period when the music was written and to avoid
anachronisms. George Malcolm here explains what this involves and
the difficulties that might be encountered.


    Woodwinds

  The Flute and the Harp
  CBM 256
    Edna Phillips explains, demonstrates, and compares one of the
first harps made with those used today. Flutist Samuel Baron
joins Phillips in performing pieces arranged for flute and harp.

  Mr. Hohner's Amazing Harmonica
  CBM 348
    History of the harmonica, concentrating on the influence of
Matthias Hohner, who in 1857 produced the first modern
harmonicas.

  Woodwind Quintet
  CBM 304
    Demonstrates the great variety of color and expressiveness in
a woodwind quintet of flute, clarinet, oboe, French horn, and
bassoon in works of Percy Grainger, Maurice Ravel, Philip James,
and Leo Sowerby. Narrated
    by Walter Damrosch.

  The Woodwinds, Parts 1-2
  CBM 335-336
    Walter Damrosch discusses and illustrates the history of
woodwind instruments and their relationship to the orchestra,
using Tchaikovsky's Symphony no. 5 and the second movement of
Schubert's C minor Symphony as examples.

  The World of Woodwind
  CBM 334
    The New York Woodwind Quintet demonstrates and describes how
    woodwind instruments are played. Narrated by Yehudi Menuhin.
    Illustrated with numerous musical examples.


    Rehearsals

    Bernstein, Leonard

  Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony
  CBM 5
    Conductor Leonard Bernstein uses colorful, earthy language in
the rehearsal of this work depicting the march of Nazi invaders
into Russia.

    Fennel, Frederick

  Chamber Orchestra
  CBM 218
    Frederick Fennell conducts the Eastman School of Music's
chamber orchestra in performances of Alessandro Scarlatti's
Concerto Grosso in F minor and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Symphony
no. 29 in A major; a brief introduction to these composers and
works is given.

    Koussevitzky, Serge

  Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
  CBM 72-73
    Koussevitzky leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a
rehearsal of this symphony.

  Bruckner's Seventh Symphony
  CBM 4
    During this rehearsal of the second movement of Bruckner's
Seventh Symphony, Koussevitzky reveals the intricate fabric of
the orchestration.

  Diamond and Copland Pieces
  CBM 213
    Koussevitzky talks about the composers' techniques in
Diamond's "String Round" and Copland's Lincoln Portrait.

  From Beethoven to Bart¢k
  CBM 94
    Koussevitzky leads a dress rehearsal of the Boston Symphony
Orchestra in the first movement of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony;
Richard Burgin rehearses Bart¢k's Concerto for orchestra.

  Koussevitzky and Piston
  CBM 80
    With the assistance of the composer, Koussevitzky conducts a
rehearsal of Walter Piston's Third Symphony.

  Koussevitzky's Charisma
  CBM 47
    Koussevitzky conducts the Boston Symphony in a rehearsal of
Richard Strauss's Death and Transfiguration. Commentary by Olin
Downes.

  Sergei Koussevitzky Conducting
  CBM 3
    The Boston Symphony and conductor Sergei Koussevitzky
rehearse the Concerto for the orchestra by Carl P.E. Bach.
Includes commentary by critic Olin Downes.

  Sergei Koussevitzky, the Muse
  CBM 235
    Critic Olin Downes comments on this rehearsal of Koussevitzky
    conducting the Sixth Symphony by British composer Ralph
Vaughan Williams.

  Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony
  CBM 267
    In this rehearsal, conductor Koussevitzky's commands often
seem to be part of the music itself.

    Leinsdorf, Erich

  Rehearsing with Leinsdorf
  CBM 247
    Erich Leinsdorf in a rehearsal of Mahler's First Symphony
with the New England Conservatory's senior orchestra.

    Munch, Charles

  Charles Munch Conducting
  CBM 281
    Charles Munch is so amusing during this rehearsal of Ravel,
Tcherepnin, and d'Indy that he has musicians of the Boston
Symphony Orchestra helpless with laughter. Solo piano part in
Tcherepnin's Second Piano Concerto played by author.

  The Mastery of Charles Munch
  CBM 273
    Rehearsal of Symphony no. 2 in B-flat major by Vincent
d'Indy.

  Tchaikovsky's "Pathetique" Symphony
  CBM 167
    Charles Munch in rehearsal with the Boston Symphony
Orchestra.

    Stokowski, Leopold

  Stokowski Rehearses
  CBM 631
    According to Leopold Stokowski, the conductor's task is to
"try to realize what is in the soul of the composer." Here he
conducts pieces by Schubert, Rachmaninoff, and Samuel Barber
performed by the American Symphony Orchestra.

    Szell, George

  Maestro George Szell
  CBM 472
    A great conductor demonstrates his artistry in these
rehearsals and concerts.


    Courses

    Accordion

  A Beginning Accordion Method for the Blind
  CBM 693
    Robert Young McMahan's course will teach persons of all ages,
including those who read neither braille nor large type, to learn
to play music of easy to moderate difficulty on the
pianostradella accordion. Suitable for use with or without
previous musical training, and with either casual or serious
interest in music. Music learned includes "Michael, Row the Boat
Ashore," "Dona, Dona," "When the Saints Come Marching In," "Oh,
Susanna," "Joy to the World," "Ode to Joy" (theme from
Beethoven's Ninth Symphony), and "Goin' Home" (theme from
Dvořák's New World Symphony).

  A Beginning Accordion Method for the Blind: Supplementary
  Repertoire
  CBM 712
    Additional compositions for each of the lessons in A
Beginning Accordion Method for the Blind. Developed especially
for the NLS program by Robert Young McMahon.

  A Beginning Chromatic Freebass Accordion Method for the Blind
  CBM 711
    Uses familiar songs and themes to teach basic musical
concepts and playing techniques. Developed especially for the NLS
program by Robert Young McMahan.
    Autoharp

  Autoharp and Jew's Harp
  CBM 373
    Mike Seeger leads an informal discussion on the selection,
tuning, care, and handling of the autoharp. Covers beginning
techniques of picking and strumming as well as the styles of
Maybelle Carter, Kilby Snow, Pop Stoneman, and Seeger.
Instructions include a demonstration of playing techniques.

  How to Play Autoharp
  CBM 1606

  How to Play Jewharp
  CBM 1607


    Banjo

  Bluegrass Banjo, Lessons 1-6
  CBM 414-419
    Bill Keith introduces the traditional bluegrass sound as well
as his own style of banjo picking. Teaches tuning, basic right
hand patterns, scales and fiddle tunes, back-up rhythm, and lead
techniques. Includes information about scales and chord theory
helpful to the banjo student. Songs include "Cumberland Gap,"
"Cripple Creek," "Dill Pickle Rag," "Turkey in the Straw," and
"Little Sadie."

  5-String Banjo, Series 1, Lessons 1-6
  CBM 426-431
    Happy Traum introduces main techniques of folk and country
banjo picking, including two-finger mountain style, up-picking,
double-thumbing, hammering-on, pulling-off, and a variety of
strums and chord positions. Teaches accompaniments and
instrumental versions of nearly forty songs, including "Irene,"
"Jesse James," "I Never Will Marry," "Cripple Creek," "Banks of
the Ohio," "Pretty Peggy-o," and "Shady Grove."

  5-String Banjo, Series 2, Lessons 7-12
  CBM 432-437
    Happy Traum teaches folk and country banjo techniques such as
frailing, clawhammer style, and three-finger (Scruggs style) bluegrass
picking. Songs include "Sail Away, Ladies," "Pretty Polly," "Nine
Hundred Miles," "The Water Is Wide," "Marching through Georgia," and
"Wildwood Flower."

  Keith [Banjo] Tuners
  CBM 406
    Bill Keith teaches use of tuning devices necessary for
achieving a bluegrass banjo sound. Illustrated with several traditional
banjo solos, including a version of "Auld Lang Syne" played entirely with
the tuners.


    Dobro

   Backup and Fills for Dobro
   CBM 1222
     National dobro champion Dan Huckabee discusses and
demonstrates how the dobro can be used most effectively in a band and how
to
play backup in any situation. Some of the topics covered are intros,
fills, rhythm, solos, and endings. Includes "Wabash Cannonball," "On My
Mind," and
others.

  Easy Dobro Solos
  CBM 1276
    Some knowledge of how to play the dobro is needed before
undertaking this course by Dan Huckabee. Tunes included are "Cripple
Creek," "Will the Circle Be Unbroken," and "Steel Guitar Rag."


    Dulcimer

  Traditional Mountain Dulcimer
  CBM 1324
    Jean Ritchie gives a short history of the dulcimer, presents
tunings for different modes, and gives a song for each tuning.
Information about how to properly hold the dulcimer is also included for
beginners.


    Fiddle

  Learning the Irish Fiddle
  CBM 1306
    This course is designed by Kevin Burke for those who already
know how to play the fiddle and would like to learn some Irish tunes.
Pieces are played slowly, a phrase at a time, so that they can be
learned by ear. Includes hornpipes, jigs, and reels, and tells how to
vary or
ornament each piece.

   Real Cajun Fiddle
   CBM 1321
     Six tapes on the Cajun fiddle playing style, including
well-known waltzes, reels, two-steps, and stomps. On side one, each song
is
played at a slower-than-normal speed and broken into short phrases. On
side two,
the same songs are played with a guitar and second fiddle so that the
student can play along. Some songs also include the accordion. Taught by
Michael Doucet.
    Guitar

  Advanced Fingerpicking [Guitar] Techniques
  CBM 479-484
    Stefan Grossman presents complex guitar arrangements adapted
from fiddle tunes, blues, and original pieces. Designed for the
student who has Homespun Tapes Fingerpicking, Series 1 and 2, or
the Blues Guitar Series. Songs include "Pigtown Fling," "Tryin' to Get
Home," and "Roberta."

  Beginning Rock Guitar
  CBM 1714
    Taught by Paul Lidel.

  Bottleneck/Slide Guitar, Lessons 1-6
  CBM 444-449
    Arlen Roth introduces bottleneck/slide guitar techniques used
by blues musicians such as Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters, country
musicians like Jimmie Rodgers, and rock groups like Cream. Teaches
blues and country licks, turnarounds, fills, intros and endings, and
solos in songs such as "Good Morning Blues," "Goin' Down Slow," "Dust My
Broom," and "Rolling and Tumbling."

  Contemporary Fingerpicking Guitar
  CBM 1472-1474
    Stephen Grossman discusses various topics about fingerpicking
including: who's who in the fingerpicking world, how blues and ragtime
styles relate to today's guitar playing, and what the American Primitive
Guitar is.

  Contemporary Ragtime Guitar, Lessons 1-6
  CBM 456-461
    Stefan Grossman discusses how to arrange classic piano rags
for guitar and presents advanced fingerpicking techniques necessary for
playing in ragtime style. Designed for those already fluent in a variety
of fingerpicking styles. Presents four rags: "Georgia Camp
Meeting," "Kinklet's Two Step" ("Hilarity Rag"), "Maple Leaf Rag" by
Scott Joplin, and "Red Pepper Rag."

  Country Blues Gospel Guitar
  CBM 1480-1482
     Country blues and gospel music have always been intertwined.
Many bluesmen have played religious tunes as well as "the devil's
music!" Fingerstyle and bottleneck techniques have been traditionally
used in both blues and gospel styles. In this three- cassette series,
Dean
Sires presents a detailed study of playing country blues gospel guitar.
For
the beginner to intermediate guitarist.

  Country Blues Guitar
  CBM 1495-1497
    The music of Charley Patton, Son House, Blind Willie Johnson,
Lightnin' Hopkins, Big Bill Broonzy, and others are presented and
discussed. Each musician is spotlighted in his own segment in this series
of
17 broadcasts by Stefan Grossman. It introduces the listener to the
legendary names of country blues guitar and gives a clear picture of how
blues
styles and techniques developed.

  Country Blues Guitar, Series 2
  CBM 485-490
    Stefan Grossman takes the student beyond the simple steady or
alternating bass and into moving bass lines, counterpoint, classical
arranging, and open tunings. Songs, in the styles of Elizabeth Cotten,
the
Rev. Gary Davis, Mississippi John Hurt, and Sam McGee, include "Oh
Papa," "Buck Dancer's Choice," "Stagolee," and "If You Don't Want Me,
Don't You Have Me Anymore."

  Country Blues Guitar, Series 3
  CBM 491-496
    Stefan Grossman presents complex arranging styles of
Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Boy Fuller, Frank Stokes, Tommy Johnson, and
Willie Brown, including alternating bass styles, the Mississippi
Delta sound, and the ragtime blues of North Carolina. Songs include
"Spider,
Spider," "It Won't Be Long," "M and O Blues," and "Careless Love."

  Country Blues Guitar Styles and Techniques
  CBM 1478/1479
    This series of radio shows focuses on styles and techniques
of country blues guitarists and uses old recordings combined with Stefan
Grossman's playing to describe the techniques used.

  Country Guitar Styles
  CBM 1201-1203
    Doc and Merle Watson cover finger picking, flat picking,
Merle's slide, and Doc and Merle's "twin guitar" duets. Especially made
for
the intermediate to advanced player. Examples are played slowly
as well as up to tempo for ease of learning by ear.

  Designing Guitar Solos for Bluegrass Songs
  CBM 1223
    Chris Jones discusses how to embellish a guitar solo using a
simple bluegrass melody. Some knowledge of flat picking is needed to
benefit from these tapes. Included in the ten songs that Chris Jones
analyzes and teaches are "Used to Be," "Rose of Old Kentucky," and "Your
Love Is like a Flower."

  Electric Blues and Rock Guitar
  CBM 1483-488
    Lesson One: Beginnings-the Roots of Electric Blues. Fred
Solokow slows down and analyzes the licks, scales, and techniques of
Lonnie Johnson, Scrapper Blackwell, Lightnin' Hopkins, and John Lee
Hooker. Besides learning some great styles, you will have a
foundation to build upon.
     Lesson Two: Electric Slide Guitar. Using several sample
tunes, Solokow teaches how to play electric slide guitar in the styles of
the blues masters. Several tech- niques are covered as you learn the
techniques
of Tampa Red (open D), Muddy Waters (open G), Elmore James (open E),
and Robert Nighthawk (standard tuning), and how to apply these
techniques to rock progressions.
     Lesson Three: Early Blues/Rock: Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley.
These two guitarists defined rock guitar in their day. The licks
and styles they used, derived from blues players, are still an important
part
of every rock guitarist's repertoire. Lots of sample tunes plus lead and
backup are included.
     Lesson Four: Kings of Modern Blues: B.B. King, Albert King,
Freddie King, and T. Bone Walker. By analyzing sample tunes, Solokow
teaches how to play electric single-string blues licks. The listener
will learn several scale positions and how to improvise with them, how
to do the "blues vibrato," how to do fill-in licks, chords, and turn
arounds. Instruction on how to apply these scales and licks to modern
rock is also included.
     Lesson Five: Modern Rock: English Blues and Heavy Metal. This
lesson concentrates on the licks, scales, and playing styles of Eric
Clapton, Van Halen, Ted Nugent, and Jimmy Page-guitarists whose playing
directly derives from the blues masters. This lesson includes
instruction in effects (distortion, vibrato bar, etc.), blues, and
sliding scales
and a special "speedy licks" exercise.
     Lesson Six: Jazzy Electric Blues. The last lesson in the
series illustrates how to jazz up the 12-bar blues progression, vary the
blues
scales with diminished scales a la Charlie Christian, apply blues scales
to jazz tunes, "substitute scales," and the special techniques used by
Wes
Montgomery and George Benson.

  The Electric Guitar
  CBM 1204-1209
    Amos Garrett teaches how to bend single and double notes in
the first four lessons of this series. The last two lessons teach songs
using string-bending techniques learned in earlier lessons. For
intermediate to advanced players.

  Fingerpicking Guitar Workshop
  CBM 1475-1477
    In this series of radio broadcasts Stefan Grossman adds
guitar playing with talk and records to illustrate some of the ideas,
approaches and concepts in fingerpicking guitar. Bottleneck styles and
techniques in open G and D tunings, crossnote tuning, blues in E, raggin'
the
blues, blues from the Carolinas, the guitar of Rev. Gary Davis,
sophisticated blues, Texas blues, and Atlanta blues are some of the areas
discussed.
  Fingerpicking [Styles for Guitar], Series 1
  CBM 497-502
    Happy Traum teaches basic fingerpicking in four common keys
(C, G, D, and E), emphasizing ability to pick out syncopated melodies
while maintaining a steady rhythmic bass pattern. Songs, in the
styles of Mississippi John Hurt, Mike Seeger, Elizabeth Cotten, the
Rev. Gary Davis, Merle Travis, and Dave Van Ronk, include "Spike
Driver's Blues," "My Creole Belle," "Candy Man," and "Nine-Pound Hammer."

  Fingerpicking [Styles for Guitar], Series 2
  CBM 503-508
    Happy Traum presents fingerpicking tech- niques appropriate
for those who can already do basic picking but want to expand their
technique through the use of difficult chord positions, open tunings,
and counter-bass lines. Songs, in the styles of Doc Watson, Willie Brown,
Dave Van Ronk, and Merle Travis, include "Sitting on Top of the
World," "Deep River Blues," "Mississippi Blues," and "St. Louis Tickle."

  Flatpick Country Guitar
  CBM 473-478
    Happy Traum introduces the listener to flatpicking styles
used by the Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, Hank Williams, Woody Guthrie,
Doc Watson, and Johnny Cash. Covers basic strums, bass runs,
hammer-ons, pull-offs, twelve-bar blues, walking bass, bluegrass licks,
breaks, improvised solos, and fiddle tunes. Songs include "Goin' Down
the Road Feelin' Bad," "Wildwood Flower," "Cripple Creek," "Will the
Circle Be Unbroken," and "Turkey in the Straw."

  Guitar by Ear
  CBM 1617
    Taught by David Bates.

  Guitar Method for the Blind
  CBM 697
    Don Hoffer offers an introduction to the guitar, with
instructions for playing chords and chordal accompaniments to folk tunes.
Contains instructions for learning jazz, blues, and flamenco guitar
styles.

  Honky Tonkin' Country Guitar Solos
  CBM 1290
    The ten solos on this cassette were written by Paul Kramer.
They are played at a regular tempo and at a slower speed for ease in
learning. The author stresses that this course is for intermediate to
advanced players only and moves rather rapidly.

  Improvising Bluegrass Guitar
  CBM 1274
    In this course for the more advanced player, Brad Davis
teaches twenty-eight licks and how to use them to improvise, jam, and
create
your own original breaks. Examples are played two or three times with
different licks to show various styles.
  Intro to the Guitar for the Visually Impaired
  CBM 1616
    Learn the basics of guitar playing without any written or
braille materials. A Bill Brown course.

  Lead Guitar
  CBM 462-467
    Artie Traum introduces electric blues/rock lead guitar styles
of B.B. King, Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, and others,
covering
a wide variety of techniques in songs such as "St. James Infirmary,"
"House of the Rising Sun," "Tornado," and "You Ain't Goin' Nowhere."

  Lead Guitar
  CBM 1320
    A six-tape course by Arlen Roth, covering the basics for
beginning lead guitar. Topics discussed include left-hand exercises,
hammer-ons, slides, pull-offs, bending strings, and special licks.

  Learn to Play Country Quickly
  CBM 1212
    Ray and Louis Howard teach this beginning course in guitar
and discuss tuning, chords, songs, and how to transpose them. Songs
included are "Down in the Valley," "You Are My Sunshine," "Beautiful
Brown
Eyes," and others.

  Playing and Understanding Jazz Guitar
  CBM 1489-1494
    Lessons narrated by Fred Solokow.
    Lesson One: Chords. The lesson starts with the building
blocks of jazz, how to recognize and construct chords and when to use
them.
Included is instruction on several moveable positions for each chord type
and background information on intervals and the major scale.
    Lesson Two: Chord Progressions. When soloing, composing or
with any jazz playing, you must know the basic types of chord
movements: II-V-I, circle of fifths, "scalewise" progressions, blues and
others.
Moveable fretboard patterns for all these are taught.
    Lesson Three: Chord Soloing and Chord Substitution. This
lesson deals with comping (backup) or chord soloing, how to substitute
chords and vary progressions in order to jazz up a tune.
    Lesson Four: Basic Single Note Soloing. The student now
learns to improvise solos using blues scales and moveable major scales,
how to recognize and use "key centers"-the key to soloing.
Instruction included in playing basic melody, stylized melody, and
completely free
improvisation.
    Lesson Five: Fancier Single-Note Soloing. Building on lesson
four, the student learns to use diminished and augmented scales to jazz
up solos, plus lots of chord-based licks and double-note soloing
techniques and tips on "scale substitution."
    Lesson Six: Soloing Styles of the Greats. We now look closely
at the playing styles of the influential guitarists Django
Reinhardt, Charlie Christian, and Wes Montgomery. You will learn to solo
"in the
style of..." and study an analysis of the contributions made to guitar
playing by these jazz giants.

  Rippin' Lead Guitar
  CBM 1715
    Narrated by Paul Lidel.

  Rock Guitar Soloing
  CBM 1303
    Arti Funaro teaches modern styles in this course, covering
solos in the blues shuffle; funky blues of Albert King; heavy metal of
Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Eddie Van Halen; soul of Sam and Dave,
James Brown, and Wilson Pickett; New Wave; and jazz/pop of George Benson.

  Rock Rhythm Guitar
  CBM 1716
    Taught by Paul Lidel.

  Tuning with Harmonics
  CBM 1353
    A method of tuning the guitar by using a tuning fork and
playing harmonics.


    Harmonica

  Blues Harmonica
  CBM 1280
    Gary Primich begins with teaching the notes on the harmonica
and ends with difficult blues licks. He also discusses the types of
harmonicas and recordings of great harmonica players that should be
heard.

  Blues Harmonica
  CBM 753-758
    John Sebastian uses the harmonica in C to teach blowing
single notes, playing harp in and harp out, and bending notes.

  Blues Harp
  CBM 680
    Tony Glover offers an introduction to blues style playing
using Marine Band ten-hole harmonica. Covers simple melo- dies and
techniques such as bending notes, train effects, and cross harp. Gives
information on selecting harps for and playing with different guitar
tunings. Adapted from Folkways Records recording FM 8358 for use by blind
and
physically handicapped individuals with special permission of
the copyright holder.
    Mandolin

  Bluegrass Mandolin
  CBM 1281
    In this course Dan Huckabee plays each song at full speed
followed by a slow detailed lesson taught one phrase at a time. Some of
the
tunes included are "Gold Rush," "Big Mon," "Sugarfoot Rag," and
"John Hardy."

  Designing Mandolin Solos for Bluegrass Songs
  CBM 1220
    Paul Kramer discusses how to play background for singers and
how to embellish the solo part when the mandolin plays it. Songs
include "I'm Going Back to Old Kentucky," "Little Cabin on the Hill," and
others.

  Improvising Bluegrass Mandolin
  CBM 1277
    For the advanced musician who plays by ear; note names are
not given. Standard licks and how to use them to improvise, jam, and
create original breaks are presented by Brad Davis. Examples are played
two
or three times at different speeds and with different licks to show
various styles.

  Irish Dance Tunes for Mandolin
  CBM 1275
    Some knowledge of how to play the mandolin is needed to learn
these reels, jigs, and hornpipes. Mark Bickford plays first up to
tempo and then slowly phrase by phrase. Some of the pieces are "Scatter
the
Mud," "The Blue Angel," and "Tuttle's Reel."


    Organ

  Popular Organ Instruction, Levels 1-3
  CBM 702
    Bill Irwin's lessons include an introduction to manuals,
pedals, and registration; sitting position; chord construction and
transposition; and naming and spelling out left-hand chords as used in
familiar
songs.


    Piano

  Blues/Rock Piano
  CBM 450-455
    David Bennet Cohen teaches the basics of blues, barrelhouse,
boogie-woogie, and rock piano styles. Begins with simple rhythms and
introduces increasingly complex patterns. Each tape is supplemented with
braille music. Designed for persons with elementary knowledge of
piano keyboard and note reading.

  Country Piano
  CBM 1291
    Taught by Ron Howard.

  Key to the Keys for the Visually Handicapped
  CBM 699
    Beginning instruction for the piano. Does not require the use
of braille or printed material. Taught by Gale Pederson.

  Play by Ear and Improvise
  CBM 1282
    This course by Gale Pederson presents songs for the
elementary piano player. Improvising techniques include broken chords,
blocked
chords, and octaves in the bass. Some of the songs are "Long, Long
Ago," "Home on the Range," and "Holy, Holy, Holy."

  Play Piano by Ear
  CBM 1413
    Daniel Abrams teaches familiar tunes, using a basic
foundation of scales, chords, and intervals. He explains how to know what
chords to
use in harmonizing parti- cular melodies and demonstrates how to
transpose them. Among the musical examples are Wagner's "Wedding March"
("Here Comes the Bride"), "Silent Night," "Let Me Call You
Sweetheart," and "When the Saints Go Marching In."

  Put Your Hands on the Piano and Play
  CBM 1409
    Daniel Abrams has adapted his course for use by blind
individuals. In this nontraditional approach to piano instruction, Abrams
teaches
chord structures and encourages students to improvise.

  Ragtime Piano
  CBM 420-425
    David Cohen Bennett uses both traditional songs and composed
works to illustrate rag style. Complete in six lessons, graded easy to
difficult. Includes braille music for lessons 1, 2, and 3. Braille for
lessons 4, 5, and 6 available on request.
    Lesson 1: "St. James Infirmary" and "Careless Love"
    Lesson 2: "Buddy Bolden's Blues"
    Lesson 3: "Ragtime Pasmala" and "Alabama Hoedown"
    Lesson 4: "Swipesy Cakewalk"
    Lesson 5: "The Entertainer"
    Lesson 6: "Maple Leaf Rag"


    Recorder

  Learning to Play Recorder, Alto and Bass, Levels 1-2
  CBM 713
    Sixteen cassettes which parallel the course for f-instruments
in two levels. Taught by Jean Sell.

  Learning to Play Recorder, Soprano and Tenor, Levels 1-2
  CBM 640
    Jean Sell teaches this beginning course for soprano and tenor
recorders which is appropriate for people with and without previous
musical experience. Folk songs, familiar tunes, and composed music
especially appropriate for recorder are played as solos, in duets, and
with guitar accompaniment. Emphasizes playing by ear and covers
fundamentals of music, providing a solid music theory foundation for
those
who may want to read braille music later. Gives suggestions for choosing
and caring for instruments.


    Singing

  Basic Vocal Technique
  CBM 1301
    Pop singer and composer Penny Nichols discusses relaxing the
body and voice, projecting the voice, and singing intervals and
ornaments. Each lesson begins with a new song to learn.

  Bluegrass Harmony
  CBM 1221, 1224-1225
    Dan Huckabee discusses a number of bluegrass standards and
gives hints to help the student figure out harmony parts to other songs
with the aid of his guitar. Includes "Ain't Nobody Gonna Miss Me When I'm
Gone," "Old Home Place," and others.

  Born to Sing
  CBM 1527

  Gospel Harmony
  CBM 1227
    Dan Huckabee sings and plays melody and harmony to some
favorite gospel tunes. Also teaches the student how to figure out
harmony with a guitar. Includes "Farther Along," "Put Your Hand in the
Hand," "What a Friend We Have in Jesus," and more.

  How to Sing Pop Harmony
  CBM 1226
    Dan Huckabee teaches two- and three-part harmonizations for
some popular songs. The melody and harmony parts are sung
separately and together. Some songs included are "Danny's Song," "Muskrat
Love," "Bye Bye Love," and others.

  Learn to Yodel
  CBM 1293
    The first tape of this two-part series discusses the
techniques of yodeling, finding the break in the voice, and the words and
syllables
used. The second tape deals with styles of individual singers and the
way yodeling is used in songs. Taught by Cathy Fink.

  Singing Country Harmony
  CBM 1228
    Dan Huckabee teaches how to sing two-, three-, and four-part
harmony in this course. The melody parts are played separately and
procedures are given for figuring out parts of songs. Includes "Red River
Valley," "Take Me Back to Tulsa," "Cryin' Time," and others.

  Singing Success Library
  CBM 579 (high voice)
  CBM 580 (low voice)
    A progressive series of lessons for students of high school
age and older. Includes detailed, easily comprehensible description of
singing techniques and tone production. Each tape includes appropriate
exercises
and instructions for a specific song plus suggestions for
developing self-confidence and stage presence; each song is recorded by
flute
and piano. Taught by Macon Delayan.


    Songwriting/Composing

  The Avant-Garde Today, Parts 1-2
  CBM 208-209
    Scott Huston looks at the work of the "anti-music" composers
and at musical composition, past and future. He predicts that
traditional composition will soon become a dead art form.

  Chance and Randomness in the Arts
  CBM 305
    Composer Murray Schafer describes the process by which
aleatoric or chance music is "composed."

  How to Write for the Musical Theater
  CBM 1505/CBM 1506

  Songwriters Workshop
  CBM 1322
    In six one-hour lectures, five distinguished songwriters and
lyricists discuss using the guitar and drum machine as writing tools,
developing new lyrics, using the piano for melodic development,
developing ideas on electronic keyboards, and the business side of
songwriting.


    Synthesizer/Electronic
    Keyboard

  The Complete Synthesist
  CBM 1300
    This course is primarily designed for the person who knows
about or owns a synthesizer. Rob Zantay discusses basic synthesizer
theory, how the synthesizer works, techniques of creating a sound, how to
use a synthesizer in a recording studio, and how to set up a live,
on-stage performance.

  Electronic Keyboard Course
  CBM 1408
    Taught by Carol Klose.

  Electronic Keyboards
  CBM 1302
    Vinnie Martucci discusses how to arrange music for
synthesizers in a variety of styles. Concentrates on bass parts, rhythm
sections, keyboard lead line parts, and overdubs. Teaches how to combine
these
different sounds to make the finished sounds of originally composed
tunes or tunes written by others.


    Tinwhistle

  Irish Dance Tunes for Tinwhistle
  CBM 1279
    Dan Foster begins with the fingering of the tinwhistle on
easy pieces, then proceeds to more difficult pieces and the teaching of
ornamentation. Includes reels, jigs, and hornpipes. Some of the tunes are
"Hunter's Purse," "The King's Jig," "The Banshee," and "George White's
Favourite."


    Theory

    Basic Theory

  The Building Blocks of Music
  CBM 11
    In a conversation with Carolyn Watt, Scott Huston reviews
elements of music theory: intervals, triads, root movements, tonics,
altered chords, and modulation. Examples include the second movement of
the
Bach's
    Brandenburg Concerto no. 4 and Brahms's First Symphony.

  Music Theory Course
  CBM 1307
    Introductory course covers the basic elements of melody and
rhythm and then concentrates on the form, harmony, and style. Concludes
with an analysis of a major musical work. Designed especially for the
NLS program, narrated by Barbara Kolb. Complete in four units.

  Perfection Ear
  CBM 1668-1678
    Introduction: Clapback rhythms, playback melodies, melody
direction.
    Part 1: Clapback rhythms, playback melodies.
    Part 2: Clapback rhythms, playback melodies, interval
identification.
    Part 3: Clapback rhythms, playback melodies, interval
identification.
    Part 4: Clapback rhythms, playback melodies, interval
identification.
    Part 5: Playback rhythms, playback melodies, interval
identification.
    Part 6: Clapback rhythms, playback melodies, chord
identification (major and minor), interval identification.
    Part 7: Clapback rhythms, playback melodies, chord
identification (major, minor, dominant 7th), interval identification.
    Part 8: Playback melodies, cadences (perfect and plagal),
chord identification (major, minor, dominant 7th, diminished 7th),
interval identification.
    Part 9: Playback melodies, cadences (perfect, plagal, and
imperfect), chord identification (major and minor in inversions and
dominant 7th and diminished 7th in root position), interval
identification.
    Part 10: Playback melodies, cadences (perfect, plagal,
imperfect, deceptive), chords (major and minor in inversions, dominant
7th and diminished 7th in root position), interval identification.

  Practice Techniques for all Musicians
  CBM 1325
    Daniel Abrams discusses exercises and techniques to help
practice without becoming tense. Primarily intended for keyboard
players but also suitable for singers and other instrumentalists.

  Understanding the Language of Music
  CBM 1304
    Using examples from classical and popular music, Daniel
Abrams discusses modes, scales, chords, and the instruments of the
orchestra. Includes a brief history of music, with analysis of styles
and forms. For the person who would like to acquire a rudimentary
knowledge
of music history and theory.


    Chords

  Chords
  CBM 141-144
    Drawing on examples from composers of different eras and
styles, Scott Huston demonstrates several ways chords can be constructed
and connected and how key feeling or tonality is produced.
According to Huston, the history of music from the sixteenth century to
the early twentieth century follows the development of one chord-the
augmented sixth.


    Ear Training

  Ear Training for the Instrumentalist
  CBM 1305
    Although this course is primarily designed for the rock,
country, or jazz instrumentalists, it may also be used by singers. Matt
Glaser
introduces a series of exercises on rhythm, pitch, and chord recognition
in order to enhance a musician's ability to play and improvise by ear.


    Harmony

  Melody and Harmony
  CBM 53
    Under the direction of Vladimir Bakaleinikov, the Pittsburgh
Symphony Orchestra plays music with contrasting melodies and
harmonies.

  Modern Harmony Course
  CBM 701
    Scales and chord formation, progressions, modulations, chord
notation, and rhythmic accompaniments. Developed especially for the NLS
program, narrated by Bill Irwin.

  Tools for Musicianship
  CBM 1323
    This course can be used as a follow-up to the ear training
course Ear Training for the Instrumentalist (CBM 1305), which is also
taught by Matt Glaser. Skills to learn are rhythm, harmony, ear
training, and improvisation and composition techniques.

  Understanding the Formula of Music Makes It So Easy
  CBM 1717
    Narrated by Dan Huckabee.


    History

  Chinese Music and Bach
  CBM 67, CBM 248 (2 parts)
    Rosalyn Tureck and Chou Wen-Chung discuss the "ornamented
moment" as a "musical event" in ancient and modern Chinese music and
in the music of Bach and Couperin. Includes musical examples.

  The Evolution of Modern Music
  CBM 169
    Scott Huston traces the history of music through the
development of scales. Musical illustrations represent wide range of
styles
and genres from the Gregorian Chant to popular music.

  Music for Children
  CBM 263
    Interviews with Doreen Hall, a leading exponent of the Orff
system of music education; Donald Himes, a teacher of eurhythmics; and
Derek Healey, a composer.
  Improvisation
  CBM 733
    The art of improvisation is explored in various art forms
including play writing, acting, filmmaking, and jazz and classical music.

  Indian Music and Bach
  CBM 35, CBM 41 (2 parts)
    Rosalyn Tureck discusses ornamentation in the music of early
composers. Jon Higgins demonstrates the importance of ornamentation in
the classical music of south India, describing its relationship to the
Western tradition.

  Music of the Orient
  CBM 394-395
    Analyzes the theoretical system of the Indian raga in terms
of melodic and rhythmic formulas, and the music's relation to specific
gods,
events, and seasons.


    Intervals/Triads

  Intervals and Triads
  CBM 214-215
    Scott Huston and Carolyn Watt discuss the uses composers make
of intervals and triads in their music.


    Ornamentation

  Bach and Ornamentation
  CBM 45
    Concert artist and Bach specialist Rosalyn Tureck explains
how Bach's ornamentation is "written right into the music."


    Forms and Analysis

    Canon and Fugue

  The Fugue
  CBM 70
    Traces the development of the fugue from its forerunner, the
ricercare, through the baroque and classical forms of this genre.

  Music from the Heavens
  CBM 916
    Discusses the phenomenon of youth's attraction to Bach and
his music's uplifting spirit. His mastery of counterpoint is demonstrated
in the musical selections.

  What Is a Canon?
  CBM 10
    Describes the origin and development of the canon, the
simplest musical form.

  What Is a Fugue?
  CBM 109
    Studies the fugue, using numerous examples from different
styles, including Bach's Fugue in C major and Fugue in F minor.

    Cantata

  The Cantata
  CBM 75-74
    Places the cantata in historical perspective and explains how
a composer uses poetry.


    Chamber Music

  Edward Burlingame Hill
  CBM 319
    Discusses Hill's Sextet for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn,
bassoon, and piano, a work commissioned by Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge and
first
performed at the Coolidge Festival in 1934.

  Haydn and Handel: Masterpieces of Chamber Music.
  CBM 302
    Eastman School of Music students perform Michael Haydn's
Quintet for strings in C major and Handel's Passacaglia arranged for
violin and viola by Johan Halvorsen.

  History of String Quartets
  CBM 168
    The Julliard String Quartet demonstrates the evolution of the
string quartet from Gibbons to Bart¢k.

  The Music of the String Quartets
  CBM 254
    The Julliard String Quartet demonstrates the technical and
expressive potential of stringed instruments. Illustrated with numerous
examples from quartet music by Haydn, Schumann, Schubert, Debussy,
Beethoven, Ravel, Mozart, Smetana, and Bart¢k.

  String Quartet
  CBM 308-309
    Introduction to chamber music through Schubert's String
Quartet in A minor op. 29, and commentary on Prokofiev's String Quartet
no. 2, an important example of contemporary chamber music.


    Concerto

  The Concerto
  CBM 95, 97, 98
     Examples of the concerto, a basic musical form.
     Tape 1: Movements from a concerto grosso by Vivaldi, Sinfonia
     Concertante for violin and viola by Mozart, and Beethoven's
Piano Concerto no. 4.
     Tape 2: Contrast of the Concerto for clarinet by Weber,
written in 1811, and the Concerto for piano by Shostakovich, written more
than
one hundred years later.
     Tape 3: Movements from two modern concerti-Bloch's Concerto
Grosso and Poulenc's Concert Champetre for harpsichord.

  Evolution of the Concerto
  CBM 89
    Antal Dorati conducts the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra in
    Cimarosa's Overture to the Secret Marriage and selections
from Handel's Concerti Grossi.


    Dance

  The Dance in Music
  CBM 470
    Traces the history of the dance. Includes a minuet by Mozart,
Weber's "Invitation to the Dance," Brahms's Hungarian Dance in G
minor, and Strauss's waltz "Artist's Life."

  Modern Symphonic Dances
  CBM 632
    Surveys this symphonic form. Includes works by Debussy,
Rachmaninoff, and Paul Creston.

  The Waltz
  CBM 154
    Discusses different treatments of the waltz by several
composers.


    Electronic

  Experiments in Electronics
  CBM 330
    Composer-conductor Pierre Boulez discusses his search for a
new musical language.

    Improvisation

  Improvisation
  CBM 733
   The art of improvisation is explored in various art forms
including playwriting, acting, film making, and jazz and classical music.


    Mass
  The Mass
  CBM 230
    Insights into the development of the mass as a musical form.


    Motet/Madrigal

  Motet and Madrigal
  CBM 195
    Introduction to these genres of vocal ensemble music and
their history. Includes musical examples ranging from the thirteenth
century
to contemporary vocal music.


    Oratorio

  The Oratorio
  CBM 179-180
    History of the oratorio, from its beginnings in the sixteenth
century to its present-day form. Includes musical examples from Jephte by
Carissimi, Judas Maccabaeus by Handel, and Haydn's oratorio Creation.


    Overture

  Famous Dramatic Overtures
  CBM 637
    Compares four highly divergent types of dramatic overtures by
Mozart, Wagner, Wolf-Ferrari, and Massenet, performed by the NBC
Symphony Orchestra.

  Focus on the Overture
  CBM 639
    History of the overture, from its emergence to the present day.

  The Overture
  CBM 202
    Describes the development of the overture, beginning with the
French form, a slow then fast prelude to an opera or theatrical work
established by Jean-Baptiste Lully. Includes the overtures to Lully's
Th‚s‚e, Mozart's Idomeneo, Gretry's L'Epreuve Villageoise, Beethoven's
Coriolanus, and Glinka's Ruslan and Ludmila.


    Rhapsody

  The Rhapsody
  CBM 155
    Traces the development of the rhapsody from its origins in
ancient Greece to its modern form. Features selections of works from
Liszt
to Ralph Vaughan Williams.
    Rondo

  The Rondo
  CBM 82
    Defines the rondo as a form characterized by repetition and
contrast. Examples include a Bach gavotte, Mozart's Turkish March, and
the Andante from Brahms's Third Symphony.


    Scherzo

  The Scherzo
  CBM 2
    Examples illustrate various kinds of scherzos.


    Sonata

  Schubert and Mozart
  CBM 219
    Millard Taylor and Jose Ichanitch perform Schubert's Sonatina
in D major and Mozart's Sonata no. 15 in B-flat major.


    Suite

  Descriptive Suite
  CBM 243
    Contrasts compositional techniques in Ravel's Mother Goose
Suite and Carpenter's Adventures in a Perambulator, two pieces
inspired by children's literature.

  The Modern Suite
  CBM 52
    Discusses the origins of the suite.

  Suite
  CBM 331-332
    Traces the development of the suite. Includes musical
examples, showing the use of the same musical form for entirely different
styles of music.

  What Is a Suite?
  CBM 51
    Walter Damrosch defines a suite as a progression of musical
numbers. The suite from Iphig‚nie en Aulide by Gluck is used as an
example.


    Symphony

  Development of the Symphony
  CBM 212
    Reginald Stewart and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra trace
the development of the symphony from Johann Stamitz to Franz
Liszt.

  Musical Pioneers of Italy
  CBM 410
    Discusses mid-nineteenth-century Italian composers of the
symphony. Includes selections from Locatelli, Sgambati, Respighi, and
Casella.

  The Symphonic Poem
  CBM 58, 372, 59
    Discussion of how the symphonic poem expresses poetic imagery
and performance of well-known examples-Liszt's "Les Preludes" and
Saint- Saens's "Danse Macabre."

  The Symphony
  CBM 240-242
    Tape 1: Describes the development of the symphony between
1770 and 1815, using examples from the different symphonies by
Johann Christian Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert.
    Tape 2: Relates the symphony to our musical heritage,
comparing early symphonies by Locatelli, classical by Haydn, and
contemporary
by Prokofiev.
    Tape 3: Employs Ernst Bacon's Symphony no. 2, composed in
1937, as an example of a modern symphony based on classical design.


    Theme and Variation

  Exploring Theme and Variation
  CBM 30
    Walter Damrosch introduces the audience to the variation
form, using examples from the Beethoven's 5th Symphony and Rustic
Symphony by Carl Goldmark.

  Musical Forms
  CBM 633
    Several musical forms represented in selections from Bizet's
Carmen, Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite, Beethoven's Symphony no. 2, and
Tchaikovsky's Symphony no. 4.

  Theme and Variation
  CBM 337-338
    Tape 1: Analysis of a traditional form with historical
perspective from the Elizabethan style represented by Hugh Aston to the
classical
Haydn's variations, and more recent interpretation of the form by
Tchaikovsky.
    Tape 2: Andante movement from Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and
the Istar Variations by d'Indy used to show the continuous
development of the variations as a musical form.
  Variations on Form and Style
  CBM 237
    The Hartford Symphony Orchestra, pianist Walter Deckelmann,
and harpist Cynthia Otis play works by Dohnanyi, Debussy, and
Barber.


    Individual Pieces

    Guitar

    Alternative
    CBM 2110 - Cold Contagious
    CBM 2111 - Creep
    CBM 2112 - Disarm
    CBM 2113 - Everlong
    CBM 2114 - Every Morning
    CBM 2115 - Glycerine
    CBM 2116 - Greedy Fly
    CBM 2117 - Heaven's Already Here
    CBM 2118 - I'll Stick Around
    CBM 2119 - Love Will Keep Us Alive
    CBM 2120 - Lithium
    CBM 2121 - Machine Head
    CBM 2122 - Misery
    CBM 2123 - 1979
    CBM 2124 - Plush
    CBM 2125 - Pure Massacre
    CBM 2126 - Satellite
    CBM 2127 - Sensible
    CBM 2128 - Shine
    CBM 2129 - Suicidal Dream
    CBM 2130 - Today
    CBM 2131 - Tomorrow
    CBM 2132 - Turn My Head
    CBM 2133 - When I Come Around

    Country
    CBM 2081   -   Belleau Wood
    CBM 2082   -   Best of Intentions
    CBM 2083   -   Breathe
    CBM 2084   -   Chattahoochee
    CBM 2085   -   Daddy's Hands
    CBM 2086   -   Do You Believe Me Now?
    CBM 2087   -   Feel like Making Love
    CBM 2088   -   I Can't Stop Loving You
    CBM 2089   -   If Tomorrow Never Comes
    CBM 2090   -   Katie Brought My Guitar Back
    CBM 2091   -   Love Me
    CBM 2092   -   Midnight in Montgomery
    CBM 2093   -   One Small Miracle
    CBM 2094   -   Panhandle Rage
    CBM 2095   -   Party Crowd
    CBM 2096   -   Rooster
    CBM   2097   -   Someone Else's Star
    CBM   2098   -   Harvest Wind
    CBM   2099   -   Thunder Rolls
    CBM   2100   -   The Dance
    CBM   2101   -   The Key
    CBM   2102   -   The River
    CBM   2103   -   Tree of Hearts
    CBM   2104   -   Two Tear Drops
    CBM   2105   -   Unanswered Prayers
    CBM   2106   -   When a Man Loves a Woman
    CBM   2107   -   Wildwood Flower
    CBM   2108   -   Yakety Axe
    CBM   2109   -   You Move Me

  Guitar by Ear (Series)
    Teaches how to play each song without the use of music or
tabs. Each song is on a separate cassette. Each cassette is from the
Bill Brown Guitar by Ear series.

    Instrumental/Arrangements/Classical
    CBM 2159 - Solo Sampler 1
    CBM 2160 - A Day in the Life of a Fool
    CBM 2161 - Always on My Mind
    CBM 2162 - Amazing Grace
    CBM 2163 - Are You Washed
    CBM 2164 - Ave Maria (Bach/Gounod)
    CBM 2165 - Ave Maria (Schubert)
    CBM 2166 - Because He Lives
    CBM 2167 - Beyond the Gates
    CBM 2168 - Blue Moon
    CBM 2169 - Blessed Jesus Hold My Hand
    CBM 2170 - Blue Spanish Eyes
    CBM 2171 - Born to Serve the Lord
    CBM 2172 - Bour‚e
    CBM 2173 - Breezin' Lix
    CBM 2174 - By and By
    CBM 2175 - Classical Gas
    CBM 2177 - Come and Dine
    CBM 2178 - Dancing Shadows
    CBM 2180 - Down by the Riverside
    CBM 2181 - Dream On
    CBM 2185 - Girl from Ipanema
    CBM 2183 - Fire Dance
    CBM 2184 - F•r Elise
    CBM 2186 - Harper Valley PTA
    CBM 2187 - He Looked Beyond My Fault

    Soft Rock
    CBM 2134 -       Aubrey
    CBM 2135 -       Believe in Me
    CBM 2136 -       Carolina in My Mind
    CBM 2137 -       Diary
    CBM 2138 -       Fire and Rain
    CBM 2139 -       Hearts and Crafts
 CBM    2140   -   Helplessly Hoping
 CBM    2141   -   If
 CBM    2142   -   Leader of the Band
 CBM    2143   -   Longer
 CBM    2144   -   Looking for a Lady
 CBM    2145   -   Now and Forever
 CBM    2146   -   Only the Heart May Know
 CBM    2147   -   Poems, Prayers, and Promises
 CBM    2149   -   Something in the Way She Moves
 CBM    2150   -   Stars
 CBM    2151   -   The Boxer
 CBM    2152   -   This Old Guitar
 CBM    2153   -   Time in a Bottle
 CBM    2154   -   Vincent (Starry Starry Night)
 CBM    2155   -   Waterloo
 CBM    2156   -   You Can Close Your Eyes
 CBM    2157   -   You Were Meant for Me
 CBM    2158   -   You've Got a Friend
 CBM    2188   -   He Touched Me

Rock
  CBM   1985   -   Already Gone
  CBM   1986   -   Allman Brothers Greatest Intros and Shorts
  CBM   1987   -   Alone
  CBM   1988   -   Always Making Love
  CBM   1989   -   Always with Me, Always with You
  CBM   1990   -   Angel
  CBM   1991   -   Another Brick in the Wall
  CBM   1992   -   Black Hole Sun
  CBM   1993   -   Blackbird
  CBM   1994   -   Blue on Black
  CBM   1995   -   Bold as Love
  CBM   1996   -   Caffeine and Nicotine
  CBM   1997   -   Catfish Blues
  CBM   1998   -   Cliffs of Dover
  CBM   1999   -   Crossfire
  CBM   2000   -   Daydream
  CBM   2001   -   Dead or Alive
  CBM   2002   -   Dee
  CBM   2003   -   Don't Fear the Reaper
  CBM   2004   -   Empty Arms
  CBM   2005   -   The End
  CBM   2006   -   Eruption
  CBM   2007   -   Dust in the Wind
  CBM   2008   -   Farewell to Kings
  CBM   2009   -   Fire in the Hole
  CBM   2010   -   Five Long Years
  CBM   2011   -   The Fool and Me
  CBM   2012   -   The Freshman
  CBM   2013   -   Gene and Eddie
  CBM   2014   -   Give Me One Reason
  CBM   2015   -   Hang
  CBM   2016   -   Heaven
  CBM   2017   -   Hit Me with Your Best Shot
CBM   2018   -   Holy Wars - Rhythm and Lead
CBM   2019   -   Hotel California
CBM   2020   -   House Is Rockin'
CBM   2021   -   I Don't Wanna Miss a Thing
CBM   2022   -   Illusion
CBM   2023   -   Jessica
CBM   2024   -   Jet Airliner
CBM   2025   -   Johnny B. Goode
CBM   2026   -   Julia
CBM   2027   -   Keep Your Hands to Yourself
CBM   2028   -   Lady Love
CBM   2029   -   Lenny
CBM   2030   -   Let Me Put My Love into You
CBM   2031   -   Letters to My Girlfriend
CBM   2032   -   Life by the Drop
CBM   2033   -   Little Bit of Sympathy
CBM   2034   -   Little Martha
CBM   2035   -   Little Wing (Selected Licks)
CBM   2036   -   Love Struck Baby
CBM   2037   -   Mary Ann
CBM   2038   -   Messing with the Kid
CBM   2039   -   More than a Feeling
CBM   2040   -   My Friend of Misery
CBM   2041   -   My Friends
CBM   2042   -   My Own Prison
CBM   2043   -   Name
CBM   2044   -   Nothing Else Matters
CBM   2045   -   Octopus's Garden
CBM   2046   -   Ode
CBM   2047   -   Old Man down the Road
CBM   2048   -   Only Time
CBM   2049   -   Panama
CBM   2050   -   Pink Houses
CBM   2051   -   Play That Funky Music (Lix)
CBM   2052   -   Pretty Woman
CBM   2053   -   Push
CBM   2054   -   Ramblin' Man
CBM   2055   -   Red House
CBM   2056   -   Rock This Town
CBM   2057   -   Rocky Mountain High
CBM   2058   -   Secret Agent Man
CBM   2059   -   Secret Agent Man (Ventures)
CBM   2060   -   Shelf in the Room
CBM   2061   -   Sleepwalk
CBM   2062   -   Smokin'
CBM   2063   -   Spooky
CBM   2064   -   Stairway to Heaven
CBM   2065   -   Still Raining
CBM   2066   -   Stoop Down Baby
CBM   2067   -   Stray Cat Strut
CBM   2068   -   Susie Q
CBM   2069   -   Sweet Goddess of Love and Beer
CBM   2070   -   Sweet Home Alabama
CBM   2071   -   Tears in Heaven
CBM   2072   -   Too Rolling Stoned
CBM   2073   -   This Boy
CBM   2074   -   316
CBM   2075   -   Under the Bridge
CBM   2076   -   Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
CBM   2077   -   Waterloo
CBM   2078   -   What's Wrong with You?
CBM   2079   -   While We Cry
CBM   2080   -   Yellow



Piano

Piano By Ear
Teaches how to play each piece without the use of music or tabs.
CBM 1743 - Always a Woman to Me
CBM 1744 - Anniversary Song (waltz style taught in three levels)
CBM 1745 - Ashokan Farewell (from Civil War series on PBS)
CBM 1746 - Blues and Boogie - Learn "In the Mood" as well
CBM 1747 - Georgia on My Mind (Taught in three levels)
CBM 1748 - Godfather 1 (Love Theme)
CBM 1749 - Godfather 2 (Main Theme)
CBM 1750 - I Got Rhythm
CBM 1751 - Intros and Endings (Get in and out 24 ways)
CBM 1752 - Theme from Love Story (EZ left-hand arpeggio pattern)
CBM 1753 - Misty (Jazz style with major seventh chords)
CBM 1754 - My Heart Will Go On (from   Titanic)
CBM 1755 - The Piano Man
CBM 1756 - Theme from Pink Panther
CBM 1757 - Tennessee Waltz (with Floyd Cramer licks)
CBM 1758 - Unforgettable
CBM 1759 - Watermark by Enya
CBM 1760 - Wind Beneath My Wings (easy arr.)
CBM 1761 - Your Cheatin' Heart (with left- hand boogie pattern)
CBM 1762 - Ave Maria (Gounod arr.)
CBM 1763 - Just as I Am
CBM 1764 - Old Rugged Cross (waltz bass style)
CBM 1765 - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
CBM 1766 - March in D
CBM 1767 - Minuet in G
CBM 1768 - Minuet in G minor
CBM 1770 - My Heart Ever Faithful
CBM 1774 - Minuet in G
CBM 1777 - Rustic Dance
CBM 1778 - Prelude in A
CBM 1779 - Prelude in C minor
CBM 1780 - Prelude in E minor
CBM 1781 - Kabalevsky I
CBM 1782 - Minuet in C (Mozart)
CBM 1783 - Minuet (Mozart)
CBM 1784 - Minuet in F (Mozart)
CBM 1785 - Ave Maria (Schubert)
CBM 1786 - Christmas Song (melody chord style)
    CBM 1787 - Silent Night (taught in three levels)
    CBM 1788 - Sleigh Ride
    CBM 1789 - Vol 1: "Amazing Grace," "O Danny Boy," "America,"
"Aura Lee," "You Are My Sunshine"
    CBM 1790 - Vol 2: "Just as I Am," "Wild Irish Rose," "My
Country 'tis of Thee," "Down in the Valley," "Five Foot Two"
    CBM 1791 - Christmas 1: "Silent Night," "Jingle Bells," "O
Christmas Tree," "Joy to the World," "Away in a Manger," "White
Christmas"
    CBM 1792 - Christmas 2: "Away in a Manger," "Little Drummer
Boy," "O Little Town of Bethlehem," "Deck the Halls," "Hark the Herald
Angels Sing"
    CBM 1793 - Hymns by Ear


    Popular Songs

  Popular Music Lead Sheets
  CBM 1285-1289
    Includes five songs with lyrics, vocal part, partial
accompaniment (right hand), and chord symbols dictated. The music is not
performed.
  CBM 1285
    "I Left My Heart in San Francisco," "Morning Has Broken,"
"Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella," "As Time Goes By," "Puttin' on the Ritz."
  CBM 1286
    "Send in the Clowns," "King of the Road," "Nobody Knows You
When You're Down and Out," "You've Got a Friend," "Jump."
  CBM 1287
    "September Song," "The Christmas Song," "It's All Right with
Me," "Memory," "When Doves Cry."
  CBM 1288
    "My Wild Irish Rose," "The Nearness of You," "Ribbon in the
Sky," "Bridge over Troubled Water," "Cherish."
  CBM 1289
    "The Way It Is," "The Greatest Love of All," "Layla," "Roll
Over Beethoven," "They Can't Take That Away from Me."


    Viola

    Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Arioso for Viola from Cantata no. 156
  CBM 408
    Arrangement of the Sinfonia from Bach's cantata, Ich steh'mit
einem Fuss im Grabe, S. 156. Piano accompaniment only, played at slow
practice and actual performance tempos. Uses Carl Fischer edition.

  Celebrated Air on the G String for Viola
  CBM 587
    Arrangement of air from Bach's Orchestral Suite S. 1068 in D
major. Piano accompaniment only, played at slow practice and actual
performance tempos. Uses Carl Fischer edition.
    Schumann, Robert

  M„rchenbilder: Pictures in Fairyland for Viola, op. 113, First
  Movement
  CBM 688
    Piano accompaniment only, played at slow practice and actual
    performance tempos. Uses G. Schirmer edition.

    Stamitz, Karl

  Viola Concerto in D Major, op. 1, First and Third Movements
  CBM 590, CBM 689
    Piano accompaniment only, played at slow practice and actual
    performance tempos. Uses International Music Co. edition.

    Telemann, Georg Philipp

  Concerto for Viola, G Major
  CBM 589, 591, 592, 588
    Piano accompaniment only, played at slow practice and actual
    performance tempos. Uses International Music Co. edition.


    Violin

    Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Arioso for Violin from Cantata no. 156
  CBM 584
    Arrangement of Sinfonia from Bach's Cantata, Ich steh' mit
einem Fuss im Grabe, S. 156. Piano accompaniment only, played at slow
practice and actual performance tempos. Uses G. Schirmer edition.

  Celebrated Air on the G string, for Violin
  CBM 409
    Arrangement of the air from Bach's orchestral suite S.1068 in
D major. Piano accompaniment only, played at slow practice and actual
performance tempos. Uses Carl Fischer edition. Braille score
(Schott edition, arranged by A. Wilhelmj) available on request.

    Gounod, Charles

  Meditation on the First Prelude of J. S. Bach, for Violin
  CBM 593
    Piano accompaniment only, played at slow practice and actual
    performance tempos. Uses Carl Fischer edition. Braille score
available on request.

    Handel, George Frideric

  Sonata no. 3 for Violin, F Major, Second and Fourth Movements
  CBM 684, 683
    Piano accompaniment only, played at slow practice and actual
    performance tempos. Uses G. Schirmer edition. Braille score
available on request.

  Sonata no. 5 for Violin, A Major, Second and Fourth Movements
  CBM 686, 682
    Piano accompaniment only, played at slow practice and actual
    performance tempos. Uses G. Schirmer edition. Braille score
available on request.

  Sonata no. 6 for Violin, E Major, Second and Fourth Movements
  CBM 685, 681
    Piano accompaniment only, played at slow practice and actual
    performance tempos. Uses G. Schirmer edition. Braille score
available on request.

    Rieding, Oskar

  Concerto for Violin, G Major, op. 34, First, Second, and Third
  Movements
  CBM 594, 595, 596
    Piano accompaniment only, played at slow practice and actual
    performance tempos. Uses Belwin Inc. edition.

    Schumann, Robert

  M„rchenbilder: Pictures in Fairyland for Violin, op. 113, First
  Movement
  CBM 687
    Piano accompaniment only, played at slow practice and actual
    performance tempos. Uses G. Schirmer edition.

    Seitz, Friedrich

  First Pupil's Concerto for Violin, D Major, First Movement
  CBM 601
    Piano accompaniment only, played at slow practice and actual
    performance tempos. Uses G. Schirmer edition. Braille score
available on request.

  Student's Concerto no. 2 for Violin, G Major, op. 13, First,
Second, and Third Movements
  CBM 598, 600
    Piano accompaniment only, played at slow practice and actual
    performance tempos. Uses C. Fischer edition. Braille score
(G. Schirmer edition) available on request.

    Vivaldi, Antonio

  Concerto for Violin, G Major, First, Second, and Third
Movements
  CBM 597, 599, 690
    Piano accompaniment only, played at slow practice and actual
    performance tempos. Uses Hug edition published by C.F.Peters.
  Voice

  Anonymous

Danny Boy - soprano
CBM 1794

When Love Is Kind - soprano
CBM 1795

  Barber, Samuel

The Crucifixion - soprano
CBM 1800

The   Daisies
CBM   1801 - baritone
CBM   1802 - soprano
CBM   1803 - mezzo soprano

Sure on This Shining Night
CBM 1796 - baritone
CBM 1797 - tenor
CBM 1798 - soprano
CBM 1799 - mezzo soprano

  Beach, Amy Marcy Cheney

Take, O Take Those Lips Away - soprano
CBM 1804

  Beethoven, Ludwig van

Adelaide - tenor
CBM 1805

  Bellini, Vincenzo

Vaga luna, che inargenti - soprano
CBM 1806

  Bononcini, Giovanni Battista

Per   la gloria d'adorarvi
CBM   1807 - tenor
CBM   1808 - baritone
CBM   1809 - soprano
CBM   1721 - mezzo soprano

  Bowles, Paul

Cabin - baritone
CBM 1810
 Brahms, Johannes

Botschaft - tenor
CBM 1811

Brahms Songs for High Voice
CBM 1215
  Piano accompaniment only; played by John Wustman.

Der Tod, das ist die k•hle Nacht - baritone
CBM 1812

Die Mainacht - baritone
CBM 1813

Everybody's Favorites for High Voice
CBM 1219
  Piano accompaniment only; played by John Wustman.

Meine Liebe ist Grun - baritone
CBM 1814

Minnelied
CBM 1815 - soprano
CBM 1816 - tenor
CBM 1817 - baritone

Vergebliches St„ndchen
CBM 1818 - soprano
CBM 1819 - baritone

Wie Melodien Zieht es mir - soprano
CBM 1820

Wiegenlied
CBM 1821 - baritone
CBM 1822 - soprano

Wir Wandelten - tenor
CBM 1823
  Britten, Benjamin

The Ash Grove - tenor
CBM 1825

O Can Ye Sew Cushions? - tenor
CBM 1824

 Burleigh, Henry Thacker

Deep River - soprano
CBM 1826
Sometimes I Feel like a Motherless Child - soprano
CBM 1827

There Is a Balm in Gilead - soprano
CBM 1828

 Caccini, Giulio

Amarilli, mia bella
CBM 1829 - mezzo soprano
CBM 1830 - soprano
CBM 1831 - tenor

 Cadman, Charles Wakefield

The Little Road to Kerry - soprano
CBM 1832

 Caldara, Antonio

Alma del core - tenor
CBM 1833

Come raggio di sol
CBM 1834 - tenor
CBM 1835 - mezzo soprano
CBM 1836 - soprano

Sebben, crudele
CBM 1837 - soprano
CBM 1838 - tenor

 Carissimi, Giacomo

Vittoria, mio core!
CBM 1839 - mezzo soprano
CBM 1840 - soprano
  Charles, Ernest

When I Have Sung My Songs
CBM 1841 - tenor
CBM 1842 - baritone
CBM 1843 - mezzo soprano

 Copland, Aaron

At the River - mezzo soprano
CBM 1844

Ching-a-ring Chaw - mezzo soprano
CBM 1845

I Bought Me a Cat - mezzo soprano
CBM 1846
The Little Horses
CBM 1851 - mezzo soprano
CBM 1852 - soprano

Long Time Ago
CBM 1847 - mezzo soprano
CBM 1848 - soprano

Simple Gifts
CBM 1849 - mezzo soprano
CBM 1850 - baritone

  Debussy, Claude

Romance - soprano
CBM 1853

  Dougherty, Terrence Patrick

Across the Western Ocean - baritone
CBM 1854
  Duke, John

Loveliest of Trees
CBM 1855 - tenor
CBM 1856 - soprano
CBM 1857 - mezzo soprano
CBM 1858 - baritone

  Duparc, Henri

Chanson triste
CBM 1859 - tenor
CBM 1860 - soprano

Extase - tenor
CBM 1861

L'invitation au Voyage - soprano
CBM 1862

  Durante, Francesco

Vergin, tuto amor
CBM 1863 - mezzo soprano
CBM 1864 - soprano

  Faur‚, Gabriel

Adieu - tenor
CBM 1865

AprŠs un Rˆve
CBM 1866 - soprano
CBM 1867 - tenor

Automne - soprano
CBM 1868

Chanson d'amour
CBM 1869 - soprano
CBM 1870 - tenor

Clair de lune - mezzo soprano
CBM 1871

En priŠre - tenor
CBM 1872

Fleur jet‚e - tenor
CBM 1873

Ici-Bas! - soprano
CBM 1874

Le secret - soprano
CBM 1875

Les berceaux - soprano
CBM 1876

Les roses d'lspahan - soprano
CBM 1877

Lydia - tenor
CBM 1878

Nell - tenor
CBM 1879

Rencontre - tenor
CBM 1880

Toujours - tenor
CBM 1881

  Gianinni

Tell Me, O Blue Blue Sky
CBM 1882 - soprano
CBM 1883 (piano?)

  Giordani, Giuseppe

Caro mio ben
CBM 1884 - tenor
CBM 1885 - baritone
  CBM 1886 - soprano

    Gluck, Christoph

  O del mio dolce ardor
  CBM 1887 - tenor
  CBM 1888 - soprano

    Gold, Arthur

  Music, When Soft Voices Die - soprano
  CBM 1889

    Handel, George Frideric

  Caro Sposa - soprano
  CBM 1890

  Ch'io mai vi possa - soprano
  CBM 1891

  The Do-It-Yourself Messiah
  CBM 1468 - soprano
  CBM 1469 - alto
  CBM 1470 - tenor
  CBM 1471 - bass
    These cassettes help singers learn the chorus parts for this
work. Each cassette includes selected choruses with one voice part
emphasized while the other parts are sung softly.

  Lascia ch'io pianga - soprano
  CBM 1892
  Va godendo
  CBM 1893 - soprano
  CBM 1894 - mezzo soprano

  Where'er   You Walk
  CBM 1895   - soprano
  CBM 1896   - baritone
  CBM 1897   - tenor

    Hopkinson, Francis

  Beneath a Weeping Willow's Shade - soprano
  CBM 1898

    Johnson, Hall

  Were You There? - soprano
  CBM 1899

    Liszt, Franz

  Oh, quand je dors - tenor
  CBM 1900

    Lotti, Antonio

  Pur dicesti, o bocca bella - mezzo soprano
  CBM 1901

    Mendelssohn, Felix

  If with All Your Hearts - tenor
  CBM 1902

    Monteverdi, Claudio

  Lasciaterni morire!
  CBM 1903 - tenor
  CBM 1904 - soprano

    Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

  An Chloe - soprano
  CBM 1905

  Das Veilchen - soprano
  CBM 1906

  Mozart Arias for Soprano
  CBM 1217
    Piano accompaniment only; played by John Wustman.

  Ridente la calma - soprano
  CBM 1925

    Nichols, Penny

  Basic Vocal Technique
  CBM 1301
    Pop singer and composer Penny Nichols discusses relaxing the
body and voice, projecting the voice, and singing intervals and
ornaments. Each lesson begins with a new song to learn.

    Niles, John Jacob

  Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair - soprano
  CBM 1908

  I Wonder as I Wander
  CBM 1909 - soprano
  CBM 1910 - tenor

  The Lass from the Low Countree
  CBM 1911 - baritone
  CBM 1912 - soprano
  Paisiello, Giovanni

Nel coor piu non mi sento - soprano
CBM 1913

  Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista

Nina - tenor
CBM 1914

Se tu m'ami, se sospiri
CBM 1915 - mezzo soprano
CBM 1916 - soprano

  Purcell, Henry

I Attempt from Love's Sickness to Fly
CBM 1917 - soprano
CBM 1918 - mezzo soprano

Nymphs and Shepherds - mezzo soprano
CBM 1919

  Quilter, Roger

Love's Philosophy - soprano
CBM 1920

  Rodrigo, Josqu¡n

Con que la lavare? - soprano
CBM 1921

De donde venis amore - soprano
CBM 1922

De los alamos vengo, madre - soprano
CBM 1923

Vos me matasteis - soprano
CBM 1924

  Scarlatti, Alessandro

Gia il sole dal gange
CBM 1942 - tenor
CBM 1926 - soprano

Le violette - tenor
CBM 1927

O cessate di piagarmi
CBM 1928 - mezzo soprano
CBM 1929 - soprano
CBM 1930 - tenor

 Schubert, Franz

An die Laute - tenor
CBM 1931

An die Music
CBM 1932 - soprano
CBM 1933 - baritone
An die Nachtigall - tenor
CBM 1934

An die Sonne - tenor
CBM 1935

An Silvia - baritone
CBM 1936

Die Forelle - tenor
CBM 1937

Du bist die Ruh - soprano
CBM 1938
Fr•hlingsglaube - soprano
CBM 1939

Gretchen am Spinnrade - soprano
CBM 1940

Heidenr”slein - soprano
CBM 1941

Nacht und Tra•me
CBM 1942 - soprano
CBM 1943 - tenor

Rastlose Liebe - baritone
CBM 1944

St„ndchen
CBM 1945 - tenor
CBM 1946 - soprano

 Schumann, Robert

Der   Nussbaum
CBM   1947 - soprano
CBM   1948 - baritone
CBM   1949/50 - mezzo soprano
Die   Lotosblume
CBM   1951 - soprano
CBM   1952 - tenor
CBM   1953/54 - mezzo soprano
Du bist wie eine Blume
CBM 1955 - soprano
CBM 1956 - tenor
CBM 1957 - baritone
CBM 1958 - mezzo soprano

Ich grolle Nicht - mezzo soprano
CBM 1959/60
Schumann Songs for Low Voice
CBM 1214
 Piano accompaniment only; played by John Wustman.

Widmung
CBM 1961 - soprano
CBM 1962 - baritone

 Stradella, Alessandro

Pieta, signore!
CBM 1963 - tenor
CBM 1964 - soprano

 Strauss, Richard

Allerseelen
CBM 1965 - mezzo soprano
CBM 1966 - tenor
CBM 1967 - baritone
CBM 1968 - soprano

Befreit - tenor
CBM 1969

Die Nacht
CBM 1970 - soprano
CBM 1971 - tenor

Heimlich aufforderung - tenor
CBM 1972

Richard Strauss Songs for High Voice
CBM 1213
 Piano accompaniment only; played by John Wustman.

Zueignung
CBM 1973 - baritone
CBM 1974 - soprano
  Thiman, Eric

I Love All Graceful Things - soprano
CBM 1976

Path to the Moon - mezzo soprano
  CBM 1976

    Torelli, Giuseppe

  Tu lo sai - tenor
  CBM 1977

    Vaughan Williams, Ralph

  Silent Noon
  CBM 1978 - soprano
  CBM 1979 - mezzo soprano

  The Vagabond - baritone
  CBM 1980

  Whither Must I Wander? - baritone
  CBM 1981

    Wolf, Hugo

  Hugo Wolf Songs for Low Voice
  CBM 1218
    Piano accompaniment only; played by John Wustman.

  Verborgenheit
  CBM 1982 - mezzo soprano
  CBM 1983 - soprano

    Zaninelli, Luigi

  Sacred Oratorio Arias for Tenor
  CBM 1216
    Piano accompaniment only; played by John Wustman.

  The Water Is Wide - soprano
  CBM 1984


    Master Classes

    Piano

  At Home with Beethoven
  CBM 1308
    Ralph Hokanson discusses and performs four Beethoven piano
sonatas: op. 10, no. 3; op. 31, no. 2; op. 90, no. 27; op. 109, no.30.


    Strings

  Andres Segovia Master Class
  CBM 62
    Segovia emphasizes to students the importance of respecting
rhythm.

  Bach's Suite no. 3
  CBM 19-21
    Pablo Casals conducts a master class on Bach's Suite for
Unaccompanied Cello, S. 1009.

  Casals Conducts Beethoven
  CBM 29
    Casals conducts a master class on Beethoven's Sonata no. 4
for violoncello, stressing sensitivity to musical nuances and
gradations in tempo.

  Casals Conducts Saint-Sa‰ns
  CBM 92
    Casals directs a master class on a Saint-Sa‰ns cello
concerto, explaining the technical and emotional aspects of the
composer's music.


    Voice

  Jennie Tourel Master Class
  CBM 123
    Mezzo-soprano Jennie Tourel in a program from the Julliard
School of Music.


    Woodwinds

  Concerto in A Minor for Piccolo (F. VI, 9)
  CBM 695
    Master class by piccoloist Clement Barone. Braille score
available on request.


    Folk Music

    African

  Afro-American Children's Singing Games
  CBM 1185
    Dr. Linda Worton discusses the cultural importance of singing
games and traces them from their roots in Africa until today. She
illustrates the changes in culture by the changes in songs from slavery
times
to the present.

  Music of Africa
  CBM 192
    Against a background of West African music, Nigerian
composers Bela Shawanda and Solomon Lorie discuss the interaction of
African
and European music.
  Music of North Africa
  CBM 398
    Contends that sophistication of African music results from
the integration of art and music with daily life. Examples include
antiphonal
singing by children of the western Congo, yodeling of the Pygmies, and
the talking drums of the Bantu.

  Music of West Africa
  CBM 325-327
    Part 1: Introduction to the rich musical heritage of the
peoples of the African coast.
    Part 2: Selected recordings of the variety of music in West
Africa demonstrate the increasing effect of political independence
and industrialization on the region's music.
    Part 3: Recordings of the music, songs, and dances of the
cafes of modern West Africa show how the primitive patterns and modern
musical forms around the world blend in the current music of this
region.


    American

  An Aaron Copland Portrait
  CBM 134
    Interview with Aaron Copland, who discusses the use of folk
material in his opera The Tender Land, and a performance by the Boston
Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Copland, of two suites from the
opera.

  Bernice Reagon and Jean Ritchie
  CBM 271
    Pete Seeger joins gospel singer Bernice Reagon and
singer/dulcimer player Jean Ritchie in this selection of folk songs.

  Buffy Sainte-Marie and Pete Seeger
  CBM 26
    Pete Seeger concentrates on the banjo and its history; Buffy
Sainte-Marie joins him to exchange songs and conversation.

  Collecting Folk Songs
  CBM 276
    In this lecture, MacEdward Leach, folk song collector,
describes how he goes about the business of collecting songs from
individuals
and communities. Examples from Potter County, Pennsylvania, are heard.

  The Cornwall Furnace
  CBM 103
    Folksinger Oscar Brand sings songs about the Cornwall Furnace
in Pennsylvania and its role in the history of the United States
from 1742 to 1883.
  Cowboy Songs
  CBM 255
    Ex-cowboy and artist Terry Jackson sings cowboy songs and
tells about how riding and roping really were.

  Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger
  CBM 96
    Peggy Seeger and friends sing Scottish, English, and American
folk songs. Explanations of songs' origins are also given.

  Folk Songs of Early America
  CBM 107
     This program includes hymns, ballads, and virginal pieces
played by early American settlers in Virginia and New England. There are
also
orchestrated arrangements of these tunes.

   Frankie and Johnny
   CBM 177
     This lecture explores the origins of the Frankie and Johnny
story and song which began with the murder of Allen Brit by Frankie Baker
in
1901. It traces the development of the song through Mae West, Guy
Lombardo, and Johnny Cash.

  French Canadian Folk Music
  CBM 253
    This lecture discusses some of the problems between Quebec
and the rest of Canada and presents orchestrations of songs and original
compositions by French-Canadian composers.

  The Great American Song Bag
  CBM 1148 (part 4)
  CBM 1150 (part 6)
    American history through a sampling of songs. William
Billings's "Chester," George Root's "Battle Cry of Freedom," and "Red
River Valley" are heard.

  Hillbilly and Mountain Ballads
  CBM 86
    This program traces the origins of hillbilly music from its
beginning in the 1920s. Songs are performed by Nel Carver, the Carter
Family,
and Clarence Tom Ashley.

  Ian and Sylvia
  CBM 198
    The folk team Ian and Sylvia sing some of their own
compositions as well as folk songs from America and Scotland. Included
are "You
Were on My Mind" and "Nancy Whiskey."

  The Incompleat Folksinger
  CBM 294
    Folksinger Pete Seeger sings some of his favorite ballads and
discusses his controversial life and his book.

  Joel Chandler Harris: Storyteller
  CBM 920
    "Uncle Remus" folk stories are presented along with folk
songs and Howard Mitchell's "Symphonic Portrait" of Joel Chandler
Harris.

  Labor Ballads
  CBM 139
    Describes the relationship between labor songs and the early
development of labor unions. These ballads served as a rallying force and
inspired workers to fight for their rights.

  The Life and Music of Lily May Ledford
  CBM 778
    Appalachian musician Lily May Ledford plays her fiddle and
banjo, and describes efforts to preserve old-time Appalachian music
traditions.

   Lumbering Songs
   CBM 174
     Professor Edward Ives and Horace Beck discuss
nineteenth-century folklore and song legends of lumbering men from Maine
to
Minnesota.

  Mr. Edison's Marvelous Memory Machine
  CBM 1063
    A historical look at recordings and recording technology
illustrated with examples by famous personalities. Part 36 presents
Edison's
contribution to preservation of the American folk and country music of
his
days. Features Edison's recordings of Vernon Dalhart, Cal Stewart,
early bluegrass music, and cowboy songs.

  Music of the Bayou
  CBM 99
    A short lecture on the music and traditions of the Cajun
people who came from Canada to settle in Louisiana during the eighteenth
century. Traditional and orchestrated arrangements of folk songs are
featured.

  Music in the New World
  CBM 721/722
    Series about music of the Laotian, southern Slavic, Tai Dam,
and Afro-Cuban communities in the United States. Immigrants talk about
what their music means to them in their new land. Includes musical
examples.

  Music of the Range and Trail
  CBM 178
    The life of the American and Mexican cowboys as pictured in
ballad and song. Two of the songs included are "The Old Chrisholm
Trail," and "Get Along Little Dogie."

  Music of Smoke and Steel
  CBM 176
    In this lecture, the song "John Henry," compositions by Ernst
Bacon, and other music of the workers are presented.

  The Singer as Activist
  CBM 113
    Interview with folk singer Joan Baez and her family and
friends. Discusses her career and her involvement with the Monterey
Institute for the Study of Nonviolence.

  Song Book of the Old World
  CBM 363
    Mike Whorf plays and discusses the origin of traditional
songs.

  Songs of Square Dancing
  CBM 407
    Jean Ritchie visits her home in Viper, Kentucky. She talks
with her mother and other relatives about the evolution of the play
party from the square dance.

  Songs of the New World
  CBM 323
    Wide and varied look at the music and songs of the New World,
including Thomas Paine's "The Death of General Wolf," songs and dances
of the Argentine gauchos, and the country fiddle tune "The Arkansas
Traveler."

  Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee
  CBM 316
    Pete Seeger reminisces and plays music with legendary blues
musicians Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee. Both familiar and new music
is heard.

  Star Spangled Harmony
  CBM 1015
    Our United States history in music. "Yankee Doodle," "What a
Country," "America the Beautiful," and our folk song heritage which
includes "Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes."

  Styles of Folk Songs
  CBM 339
    Tristram Coffin and John Greenway trace the development of
the folk song in America from its beginnings in England to modern
times. Mountain, union, and occupational songs are presented.

  That Crazy American Music
  CBM 1125
    Historical review of American music from its beginning with
the Pilgrims. Programs cover the Gay Nineties, Civil War, and the
westward
movement. Part 15 is another installment featuring early American
popular music ranging from fiddle tunes and folk ballads to
composed popular instrumental music and popular songs.

  This Land Is Your   Land
  CBM 216
    This lecture by   Oscar Brand describes the evolution of folk
songs in America as   the country grew. Some songs included are "This
Land Is Your Land,"   "Drill, You Tarriers, Drill," and "Down Derry,
Derry."

  The Topical Folk Song
  CBM 1
    Phil Ochs, Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, and Buffy Sainte-Marie
sing and discuss topical folk songs such as "I Ain't Marchin'
Anymore."

  Working Songs of America
  CBM 245
    Introduction to the music of working people-miners, oil-field
workers, and ditch diggers. Includes folk songs, ballads, and orchestral
piece "Prairie" by Leo Sowerby.


    Australian

  Australian Folk Songs
  CBM 401
    Identifies the frontier theme as common to both Australian
broadsides and American ballads.


    European

  As I Rode Out
  CBM 716
    Examines the traditional Irish song form known as "sean-nos."
Recorded on the west coast of Ireland, this documentary presents top
"sean-nos" singers performing and discussing the history and evolution
of their art.

  English Ballads
  CBM 138
    Dr. MacEdward Leach and Jean Ritchie discuss the English
ballad as it was sung in medieval times and in the Appalachian Mountains.
Some of the songs included are "Lord Randall," "The Golden Vanity,"
and "The Ballad of Mary Hamilton."

  English Folk Songs
  CBM 400
    Another lecture in the series by Dr. John Greenway on
primitive music. This section discusses the English ballad and its
influence
on American music.

  Irish Dance Tunes for Tinwhistle
  CBM 1279
    Dan Foster begins with the fingering of the tinwhistle on
easy pieces, then proceeds to more difficult pieces and the teaching of
ornamentation. Includes reels, jigs, and hornpipes. Some of the tunes
are
"Hunter's Purse," "The King's Jig," "The Banshee," and "George White's
Favourite."

  A Jug of This
  CBM 1466
    An introduction to English folk music by Roy Palmer.

  The Music of Spain
  CBM 227
    Manual Lazareno, musicologist, talks about the history of
Spanish classical and folk music and other music inspired by the folk
culture of Spain.

  Of Ships and Sea
  CBM 1004
    Poetry, lore, and music of the sea, the ships, and the men
who have sailed.

  A Smile and a Tear
  CBM 2297
    Songs, poetry, legends, and stories of the people of Ireland
with Irish tunes throughout. Narrated by Mike Whorf.

  Von Trapp Family Singers
  CBM 967
    A retelling of the Sound of Music story along with other real
life adventures of the Von Trapp family of singers, who perform
folk songs and other selections from concerts.

  The Wonderful World of the Trapp Family
  CBM 356
    How Maria von Trapp and her singing family found a way to
preserve and share the culture and beauty of their beloved Austria. Many
musical examples.


    Mexican-American

  Corridos
  CBM 1023
    An eight-part series discussing and playing the music of
Mexican Americans. Provides background on the performers and their
varying kinds of music. Some interviews with performers are in
Spanish.
  Juanita Gonzales
  CBM 1025
    An eight-part series discussing and playing music of Mexican
Americans. Provides background on the performers and their varying kinds
of music. Some interviews with performers are in Spanish. This program
includes an interview with Mexican folk song collector Juanita
Gonzalez and musicians Santiago and Flaco Jimenez.

  Mariachi Music
  CBM 1072
    An eight-part series discussing and playing the music of
Mexican Americans. Provides background on the performers and their
varying kinds of music. Some interviews with performers are in
Spanish.

  Narcisco Martinez
  CBM 1024
    An eight-part series discussing and playing the music of
Mexican Americans. Provides background on the performers and their
varying kinds of music. Some interviews with performers are in
Spanish.

  Songs of the Mexican Border
  CBM 49
    Program of the Mexican border music, a blend of Anglo and
Latino cultures.


    Native American

  Chants of the Grand Canyon
  CBM 40
    Includes original Indian chants and settings for orchestra
and voice of Indian folk songs.

  Drums
  CBM 1192
    Indians relate in song and story how the drum was given to
the tribes and tell of its importance in every aspect of their lives.

  Introduction to Primitive Music
  CBM 390
    An introduction to a fourteen-lecture series on primitive
music of the world. The series covers music of the polar world, Oceania,
Asia, Native America, and others.

  Music and the Land
  CBM 1189
    Symphonic composer and director David Amram explores the
connection between music and the land of the American Indian. Examples
include both traditional and contemporary songs.

  Music of the American Indians
  CBM 396
    Musician and anthropologist John Greenway discusses music of
the North American Indians. Examples include songs of love, war, and
daily life.


    Oriental

  Music of the Orient
  CBM 394-395
    Analyzes the theoretical system of the Indian raga in terms
of melodic and rhythmic formulas, and the music's relation to specific
gods,
events, and seasons. Part 2 emphasizes the importance of animistic rites
and festivals to Balinese music. Examples played by a gamelan orchestra.


    Russian

  The Music of Tchaikovsky: Music by the Melancholy Russian
  CBM 23
    Excerpts from The Nutcracker Suite, Sleeping Beauty, and
Symphony no. 4 showing how Tchaikovsky's music is rooted in Russian folk
music.


    South American

  Music of the Gauchos
  CBM 274
    Introduction to the legends and folk songs of the Argentine
gauchos.

  Music of the Incas
  CBM 114
    Examines the Inca influence in the modern music of Peru.

  Tajauntinsuyo
  CBM 782
    The musical group Tajauntinsuyo performs music of the Incas.

    Other Cultures

  Music of Oceania
  CBM 392
    Examines the development of complex native chant as a
reaction to attempts by white missionaries to eradicate Polynesian
singing and dancing.

  Music of the Dry World
  CBM 393
    Discusses the performance techniques and the complex rhythms
of nomadic peoples in the desert areas between northwest Africa
and western China. Examples include the Persian glottal trill and the
rhythms of Bedouins grinding coffee with mortar and pestle.

  Music of the Polar World
  CBM 391
    Introduction to Eskimo music.


    Holidays and Seasons

    Christmas

  Anthology of the Sacred Carol
  CBM 1210
    Presents the fascinating stories behind some of the
best-loved Christmas carols. Features guitarist James Sundquist.

  The Bell
  CBM 835
    Traditional Christmas story of a shepherd boy's gift of a
tiny brass bell to the infant Savior, and how that bell becomes a symbol
of hope
for the modern world. By Charles Westcott.

  Christmas in Music
  CBM 61
    Four symphonic interpretations of the Christmas story.

  The Christmas Masterpiece
  CBM 885
    Inspiring background of the story of Handel's composition of
The Messiah, which he accomplished in the space of twenty-four
days.

  Dr. Perlander's Christmas Concert
  CBM 895
    Story of the desolate band director Dr. Perlander and the
Christmas concert for the folks at Yucca Flats. Written by Charles
Westcott.

  The Greatest Christmas Story Ever Told
  CBM 875
    Story of four strangers who meet and travel together on a
train during the Christmas holidays. Interspersed with Christmas music.

  Home for the Holidays
  CBM 909
    Stories and traditions of the Christmas season are woven
among holiday songs. Features the Christmas music by Alfred S. Burt.

  In the Spirit of Christmas
  CBM 994
    Features music of the Christmas carol composer Alfred S.Burt.

  Johnny Marks and His Celebrated Reindeer
  CBM 564
    Johnny Marks, composer of "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer,"
talks about the varied sources of inspiration for his songs.

  The Magnificent Inspiration of Bartholomew Buttons
  CBM 956
    Christmas holiday story concerning a group of heavenly
composers who choose Barty Buttons to write some birthday music and then
advise him how to proceed, each in his own style.

  Merry Christmas-Parang Style
  CBM 1211
    A village in Trinidad celebrates Christmas the old-fashioned
"Parang" way, with Spanish music played on antique instruments and
door-to-door singing.

  Music from the Holidays
  CBM 182
    The moods of the American Christmas music represented in the
works of Harry Shelly, George Chadwick, Clarence Jordan, and Amadeo
Roldan.


    Hanukkah

  Hanukkah
  CBM 992
    Background of the customs and ceremony whose observance is so
    important to the Jewish faith. Traditional Hebrew melodies
are heard.


    Seasons

  And the Days Grow Short as You Reach September
  CBM 932
    Remembrances of autumn-the first frost, changing leaves, and
the first day of school-interlaced with music.

  In the Good Old Summertime
  CBM 841
    Poetry, prose, music, and feelings about that wonderful time
of the year called summer.


    Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving Special
  CBM 921
    Thanksgiving thoughts and gratitudes. Music includes Charles
Ives's Thanksgiving.


    Valentine's Day
  Be My Love
  CBM 807
    Valentine's Day customs and music in the romantic vein are
featured. "Be My Love," "I Love You Truly," and "My Secret Love" are some
of the songs you'll hear.

  Be My Valentine
  CBM 1003
    Anecdotes, stories, and music for those in love.


    Jazz and Ragtime

  And All That Jazz
  CBM 838
    The Roaring Twenties' wild and exuberant music is explored in
Chicago through the jazz tunes and performers who wrote and played
them. Louis Armstrong and W.C. Handy are among the featured musicians.

  Carol Britto
  CBM 1245
    For two decades she delighted Toronto jazz fans. Carol Britto
has returned to her native country, making waves on the New York music
scene with her impressive piano skills. Britto discusses her career.

  Oscar Brown, Jr.
  CBM 727
    The singer-songwriter and social activist talks about his
life, his music, and his strong identification with Scott Joplin.

  Gary Burton
  CBM 1249
    Although his main instrument is the vibraphone, he has taught
piano at the Berkelee College of Music for many years. Gary Burton
performs "Turn Out the Stars." Marian McPartland interviews Burton and
the
two blend talents on a duet of "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes."

  John Colianni
  CBM 1235
    At fifteen he demonstrates his abilities with a composition
of his own, "Slow Blues." A powerful duet of "Get Happy" concludes a
session with
    Marian McPartland.

  John Coltrane Quartet
  CBM 117
    Program of jazz music played by the John Coltrane Quartet and
hosted by Ralph Gleason.

  Johnny Copeland
  CBM 1232
    The singer and guitarist explains the difference between
Texas country blues and Texas city blues and why his music is often
considered the quintessence of just plain Texas blues.

  Chick Corea
  CBM 1250
    The multitalented musician plays selections from a variety of
musical genres-from big band to jazz-rock fusion. In "Piano Jazz,"
recorded at Corea's own California studio, the prolific composer joins
Marian McPartland for a dazzling mix of talk, improvisations, and
musical portraits.

  James Dapogny
  CBM 1254
    A specialist on piano music from the turn of the century to
World War II tells his favorite tales of the legendary Jelly Roll Morton
and plays tunes by Morton and Gershwin.

  Digging Music
  CBM 190
     Arthur Fiedler and Stan Kenton play selections from jazz and
the classics. Examples include classical music works by Beethoven,
Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Mascagni, and Dvořák performed by Boston
Pops
Orchestra along with a variety of jazz pieces by Benny Goodman, Count
Basie,
Duke Ellington, and other jazz musicians.

  Roy Eldridge
  CBM 1238
    In this demonstration the great jazz trumpet stylist displays
his piano abilities by playing several of his own works and a
composition penned by both Marian McPartland and Eldridge, the "M and R
Blues."

  Elements of Jazz
  CBM 1546
    An overview of jazz, its elements, and the times from which
it was born. Narrated by Bill Messenger.

  Duke Ellington
  CBM 933
    Mike Whorf interviews friends and relatives of the pianist,
bandleader, and composer of more than 1,000 pieces.

  The Era of F. Scott Fitzgerald
  CBM 931, 1184
    The zest and spirit of the Roaring Twenties are captured in
this two-part series. Mobsters and Prohibition, The Great Gatsby, and the
life of F. Scott Key Fitzgerald are evoked through songs and music of
the Jazz Age.

  The Father of the Blues
  CBM 343
    The late W.C. Handy sings and tells about writing such songs
as "Memphis Blues," "St. Louis Blues," and "Beale Street Blues."

  Gospel, Jazz, Blues, and Rock
  CBM 137
    Explains how an underground code of African slaves blossomed
into the samba, rumba, and calypso.

  Dave Grusin
  CBM 1251
    Known primarily as the composer of the musical scores for
Tootsie and On Golden Pond, Dave Grusin is also a successful producer and
performer. During this interview he plays his own "Theme from
St. Elsewhere," and Marian McPartland joins in for a melodic duet
of "I Remember April."

  Gumbo Ya Ya
  CBM 236
    Analyzes the origins of "gutbucket" jazz. "Gumbo ya ya" means
    "everybody talking at once" in Creole.

  Herbie Hancock
  CBM 1229
     His mastery of both acoustic piano jazz and electronic
jazz-rock-funk has propelled him to stardom. Herbie Hancock discusses his
role
in the film Round Midnight, plays "Chan's Song," written especially for
the film, and joins Marian McPartland for their own version of "That Old
Black Magic."

  Spotlight on Coleman Hawkins
  CBM 264
    Friends and colleagues reminisce about the jazz musician's
career. Includes a recording of his last performance.

  Fatha Hines Groove
  CBM 54
    Traces the development of Hines's unique jazz piano style
throughout the long span of his career.

  History of Jazz Piano
  CBM 135
    Different jazz piano styles.

  Billie Holiday
  CBM 822
    Biography of the blues singer. Examples of her sensitive
style include both upbeat and blues songs. Some backings are played by
Teddy Wilson and Lester Young.

  Jane Jarvis
  CBM 1258
    An executive for Muzak, former organist with the New York
Mets, and
    now a headliner in premier jazz clubs, Jarvis plays a solo
version of "The
    Bounder." A duet of "J and M Blues" concludes this interview
by Marian
    McPartland.

  Jazz Joins the Classics
  CBM 133
    Dave Brubeck explains how composer Darius Milhaud used jazz
for the first time in classical compositions.

  James P. Johnson
  CBM 858
    The composer of "Charleston" and "If I Could Be with You"
ranked along with Scott Joplin and Jelly Roll Morton as the "father" of
the eastern Harlem stride style.

  Oliver Jones
  CBM 1247
    His renditions of "Street of Dreams" and "Straight, No
Chaser" have earned this Montreal native international recognition. The
endearing Oliver Jones talks about his career and tells stories of his
childhood friend Oscar Peterson.

  The Kings of Jazz
  CBM 131-132
    D.D. and Billie Pierce, Papa Tom Albert, Papa John Joseph,
Manuel Minetta, and other jazz men talk about the early days of New
Orleans jazz.

  Kenny Kirkland
  CBM 1239
    While still in his twenties, he has already made thirty
recordings and worked with an impressive range of artists-from Wynton
Marsalis to Sting. Kenny Kirkland talks with Marian McPartland and
performs a two-piano version of "Billy's Bounce" with her.

  The Legend of Ted Lewis
  CBM 827
    His trademarks-a top hat, cane, and clarinet-gave him his
distinction. He performed for nine presidents during his career.

  Ellis Marsalis
  CBM 1234
    He is the father of two popular American jazz artists, Wynton
and Branford Marsalis. This teacher, performer, and recording
artist, credited with instilling a love for music in all his children,
talks
about and plays his own compositions and combines talent with Marian
McPartland
for their version of "Blue in Boogie."

  Memories of Eubie
  CBM 728
    The ninety-six-year-old ragtime musician reminisces about his
many years in show business. He also plays "Charleston Rag,"
"Memories of You," and "If You've Never Been Vamped by a Brownskin."

  Memory Bank
  CBM 1076-1085
    Personalities and historical high points from the 1890s to
the 1960s through song. Touches on such wide ranging topics as the
Roaring Twenties, World War II, famous TV shows, and big bands.
    Part 1 presents music of the 1950s.
    Part 2 shows the beginning of American television in the 1950s.
    Part 3 reflects on historical and artistic events of the year 1952
and how
    they are represented in music of the time.
    Part 4 focuses on the years 1952 to 1959.
    Part 5 returns the audience to the Roaring Twenties.
    Part 6 continues the presentation of the Roaring Twenties.
    Part 7 continues the presentation of the Roaring Twenties.
    Part 8 continues the presentation of the Roaring Twenties.
    Part 9 begins the presentation of historical events as they
were reflected in the popular music of the 1930s.
    Part 10 continues the presentation of American popular music
of the 1930s big band music.

  Focus on Kid "Punch" Miller
  CBM 291
    Tribute to black trumpet player "Punch" Miller, known in the
New Orleans of the 1920s and 1930s as "King of the Blues."

  Mulgrew Miller
  CBM 1243
    In an interview with Marian McPartland, Miller and McPartland
take turns on Art Tatum tunes, and the two combine forces on Cole
Porter's "What Is This Thing Called Love?"

  Charlie Mingus Speaks Out
  CBM 183
    Charlie Mingus talks about life, love, education, religion,
children, women, men, and injustice from the black perspective.

  Mr. Edison's Marvelous Memory Machine
  CBM 1040, 1041, 1051, 1055, 1056, 1061
    A historical look at recordings and recording technology
illustrated with examples by famous personalities.
    Part 14 contains an introduction to the historical recordings
from BBC Sound Archives and Edison Institute, dealing with events of
19th and 20th centuries mainly represented in eyewitnesses' accounts.
Artistic recordings featured are stage performances of Sarah Bernhardt
and Joseph Jefferson, jazz band music by George Gershwin.
    Part 15 tells about the artists whose sound recording careers
were initiated by Edison, among them Billy Jones and Ernest Hare,
Billy Murray, Vincent Lopez, and Rudy Wiedoeft.
    Part 25 features sound recordings of George Gershwin's music
made by Edison.
    Part 28 features early sound recordings made by Columbia, the
company oriented toward recording of jazz and popular music. Includes
rare recording of Gershwin's Second Rhapsody made by the composer
in 1931.
    Part 29 presents another installment of the American popular
music sound recordings made by Columbia from 1925-1929. Includes
recording of Gershwin, performing his Concerto in F and a piano version
of "I've Got Rhythm."
    Part 34 concentrates on popular music recorded by Edison
during his exploration of the sound recording technology. Examples
selected are jazz music by James P. Johnson, popular hits "Yama Yama
Man,"
"Good-bye Dolly Gray," "My Mother Was a Lady." Features restored
Edison's records along with later made electrical and electronic music
recordings.

  Gerry Mulligan
  CBM 1248
    Best known as a baritone saxophonist and big-band performer,
Gerry Mulligan has begun to write and perform symphonic music.
During this interview he turns to the piano to play "Ontet" and a duet of
"Blue Angst."

  Musical Ideas of Art Pepper
  CBM 18
    The artist discusses how he puts a jazz piece together.
Starting with a promising tune, he works out rhythmic and melodic
outlines,
then allows emotions to take over with individual solos.

  Larry Novak
  CBM 1255
    A teacher, director, arranger, and composer from Chicago
considers himself "one of the last generalists" and proves it by
offering an impressive variety of piano jazz during this interview with
Marian McPartland.

  Our Time
  CBM 1158-1159, 1171-1175
    A look at historical events through the music of the times.
Covers selected years between 1916 and 1944. The stock market crash,
World
War 1, and Prohibition are some of the subjects covered.

  Pappa Jack the Patriarch
  CBM 279
    On his ninetieth birthday, Pappa Jack Laine reflects on his
role in the development of jazz.

  Michel Petrucciani
  CBM 1256
    "I'm never letting anything stop me from doing what I want to
do," proclaims the twenty-one-year-old Petrucciani, during this
discussion and demonstration of his own composition style.
  Ram Ramirez
  CBM 1253
    He wrote Billie Holiday's hit song "Lover Man" and enjoys
continued popularity on the New York jazz scene. Roger "Ram" Ramirez
converses McPartland and teams up with her for a duet of "Undecided."

  Judy Roberts
  CBM 1240
     In a conversation with Marian McPartland that hits topics
from sexism to Cole Porter, Judy Roberts shows that her independence and
talent make her one of the most versatile singers and pianists of her
age.

  Patrice Rushen
  CBM 1252
    Her talents range from jazz and soul to rhythm and blues. The
popular vocalist, songwriter, arranger, and master keyboardist
Patrice Rushen discusses her career and demonstrates her many abilities,
including her rendition of "Spirit Song."

  Son Seals
  CBM 1230
    The Chicago blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist traces
the blues' move up the Mississippi into Memphis and Chicago, and explains
how
his own roots influence his music.

  Diane Shuur
  CBM 1236
     This vocalist and pianist first performed at age nine to
begin a career that has taken her to the White House and the Monterey
Jazz
Festival. Diane Shuur reflects on her life and does a solo of "I Can't
Believe You're in Love with Me."

  George Shearing
  CBM 1242
    This legendary blind jazz figure describes his early start in
music as a teenager and plays some of his favorite pieces.

  Musical Ideas of Muggsy Spanier
  CBM 22
    A legendary jazz trumpeter discusses his art and idols.

  Cecil Taylor
  CBM 1241
    A jazz artist with a classical background, Cecil Taylor has
garnered such honors as a Guggenheim Fellowship and an honorary doctorate
from the New England Conservatory of Music. Here he offers his tribute
to Jimmy Lyons and joins Marian McPartland in a duet of "Get Out of
Town."

  Things Are Just like They Used to Be
  CBM 980
    Anecdotes and facts about the man Duke Ellington and his
big-band style of arranging. "Chattanooga Choo Choo" and "Perdido" are
heard.

  Butch Thompson
  CBM 1244
    Best known for his popular appearance on public radio's
"Prairie Home Companion," Butch Thompson performs opera as well as folk
music and jazz. This cassette begins with "Ecuadorian Memories" and
ends with a rousing version of "Rosette."

  Musical Ideas of Mel Torm‚
  CBM 150
    Insights into jazz. Torm‚ discusses his vocal style and the
vocal trademarks of other singers.

  The Legend of Ethel Waters
  CBM 818
    Ethel Waters made her way from poverty to stardom in
vaudeville. Among her best known songs, "Dinah" (1925) and "Am I Blue"
(1929) are heard.

  What Is Jazz?
  CBM 704
    Leonard Bernstein discusses jazz and includes musical
examples performed by Buck Clayton, Bessie Smith, Miles Davis, Teo
Macero, Louis Armstrong, and Buster Bailey.

  Musical Ideas of Paul Winter
  CBM 17
    A jazz artist discusses his State Department tour of Latin
America, his meeting with jazz musicians in cosmopolitan cities, and his
experiences in the bush where natives had never heard of jazz.

  Won't You Come Home, Hugh Cannon?
  CBM 856
    Biography of the ragtime pianist who wrote "Won't You Come
Home, Bill Bailey?"

  Denny Zeitlin
  CBM 1246
    A practicing psychiatrist as well as an accomplished pianist
who has toured with the Paul Winter Consort, Denny Zeitlin discusses
his music and plays several tunes from his first album.

    Nostalgia and Popular
    Music

  The Adolescent Years
  CBM 884
    From the Gay Nineties, through twenty-five years of peace,
and the emergence of Tin Pan Alley. "After the Ball" and "The Bowery"
are among the selections heard.
  The Bard of Tin Pan Alley
  CBM 945
    Biography of the extraordinary songwriter (Irving Berlin) who
recorded our history in song. "Always," "The Girl on the Magazine
Cover," and "Alexander's Ragtime Band" are among the featured songs.

  The Beatles
  CBM 65
    Interview with John Lennon and Paul McCartney, former
Beatles, about wealth, fame, and world issues.

  The Boy Who Became President
  CBM 552
    Stanley Adams, former president of the American Society of
Composers, Authors, and Publishers, comments on how popular music
reflects the general tempo of life.

  A Broadway Melody
  CBM 718
    Interviews with writers, producers, and actors who talk about
what it takes to succeed on the Broadway stage. Actor Jerry Orbach,
actress
Lauren Bacall, and playwright Ernest Thomson are some of the
individuals who contribute.

  By Strouse
  CBM 560
    Strouse, who composed the score of Bye, Bye Birdie, discusses
the importance of a composer's involvement in arranging and
orchestrating melodies.

  Close-up on Maurice Chevalier
  CBM 320
    An entertainer recalls his love affairs with Parisian and
American audiences.

  Collecting Folk Songs
  CBM 276
    In this lecture MacEdward Leach, folk song collector,
describes how he goes about the business of collecting songs from
individuals
and communities. Examples from Potter County, Pennsylvania, are heard.

  The Cornwall Furnace
  CBM 103
    Folksinger Oscar Brand sings songs about the Cornwall Furnace
in Pennsylvania and its role in the history of the United States
from 1742 to 1883.

  A Couple of Crazy Guys/Three Little Words, Thirteen Little
Letters
  CBM 623
    Story of Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, successful songwriters
who remained vaudeville comedians at heart.
  Cowboy Songs
  CBM 255
    Ex-cowboy and artist Terry Jackson sings cowboy songs and
tells about how riding and roping really were.

  The Early Days of Songwriting
  CBM 528-531
    Survey of popular music written before the founding of the
American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. Features songs
of Stephen Foster, songs popular during the Civil War, songs by
Henry Clay Work, and songs of the Gay Nineties.
    Part 1: 1800-1860.
    Part 2: 1860-1880.
    Part 3: 1880-1890.
    Part 4: 1890-1900.

  The Era of F. Scott Fitzgerald
  CBM 931, 1184
    The zest and spirit of the Roaring Twenties are captured in
this two-part series. Mobsters and prohibition, The Great Gatsby, and the
life of F. Scott Key Fitzgerald are evoke through songs and music of the
Jazz Age.

  Focus on Cole Porter
  CBM 285
    Comprehensive collection of Cole Porter songs, with
commentary tracing his career from 1937.

  Focus on Sigmund Romberg
  CBM 468
    Oscar Hammerstein talks about Romberg's life, plays, and
greatest songs.

   Frankie and Johnny
   CBM 177
     This lecture explores the origins of the Frankie and Johnny
story and song which began with the murder of Allen Brit by Frankie Baker
in
1901. It traces the development of the song through Mae West, Guy
Lombardo, and Johnny Cash.

  Gerald Marks on Eddie Cantor
  CBM 876
    Interview with composer and historian of Tin Pan Alley,
Gerald Marks, and his recollections of saucer-eyed entertainer Eddie
Cantor. Songs heard briefly are "Ma," "Makin' Whoopee," and "Ida."

  Gershwin
  CBM 709
    Description of life and musical style of Gershwin,
accompanied by several excerpts of his major works and numerous popular
songs.
  Give It All You've Got
  CBM 625-626
    Anecdotes from Jay Livingston and Ray Evans, the team that
wrote theme songs for the television series Bonanza and Mr. Ed, as well
as award-winning songs like "Que Sera, Sera," "Mona Lisa," and "To
Each His Own."

  Give Me Yesterday
  CBM 1135-1144
    A nostalgic look at history through songs and sheet music
covers. Featured are songs about telephones, tragedy, car makers,
famous fliers, railroads and trainmen, Hollywood personalities, and
historical events. Popular songs "Everybody Loves My Baby," "Keep
Smilin'," and
"Charlie My Boy" selected to portray a year of 1924. Includes
Rhapsody in Blue performed by George Gershwin.
    Part 6 gives an introduction to dramatic ballads
commemorating tragic events, accidents, and disasters.
    Part 7 presents dramatic ballads about personal tragedies.
    Part 8 presents the history of music publishing in the U.S.
and traces the development of the artistic design of sheet-music covers.
    Part 9 tells the story of the history of music printing in
the United States, illustrated with the rare sound recordings of popular
music
such as songs by Stephen Foster.
    Part 10 is another look on the history of music printing in
the U.S.

  Gracie Fields Forever
  CBM 868
    Through recordings and recorded interviews, the life of this
famous English music hall queen is traced. Beginning as a
professional singer at the age of sixteen, she made her last appearances
at age
seventy. Introduced by Stanley Holloway.

  The Great American Song Bag
  CBM 1146-1152
    American history through a sampling of songs. William
Billings's "Chester," George Root's "Battle Cry of Freedom," and "Red
River Valley" are heard.

  Happy Songs from a Happy Man
  CBM 621
    Life and music of Jimmy McHugh, composer of such cheerful
songs as "The Sunny Side of the Street" and "It's a Most Unusual Day."

  He Gave Us a Thousand Beautiful Memories
  CBM 908
    Interview and music by lyricist Sammy Fain, who bridges the
gap from honky tonk to modern ballads. "Secret Love" and "Love Is a
Many Splendored Thing" won him two Academy Awards.

  Heroes, Heroines, and Their Horses
  CBM 886
    What ever happened to Randolph Scott, Gene, Tex, and all the
other cowboy heroes of Hollywood? John Denver and others sing
western songs.

  History of a Hit Tune
  CBM 298
    A piece of nostalgia filled with anecdotes about a
happy-go-lucky period in American show-business history.

  How Simple a Tune
  CBM 349
    Explains how some of our most familiar simple songs were
composed. Includes information on "Taps," "Down by the Old Mill
Stream," "Home on the Range," and several others.

  I Hear America Singing
  CBM 370
    Mike Whorf discusses and plays both folk and composed songs
that have become some of the most popular and well-loved songs in
America.

  If My Friends Could See Me Now
  CBM 539
    Cy Coleman, singer, pianist, conductor, and composer, surveys
the contemporary music scene.

  I'll Sing You a Love Song
  CBM 1006
    Words and music expressing the emotion of love.

  Jerome Kern, Man of Melody
  CBM 156
    Friends discuss Jerome Kern's legendary career.

  Labor Ballads
  CBM 139
    Describes the relationship between labor songs and the early
development of labor unions. These ballads served as a rallying force and
inspired workers to fight for their rights.

  The Last of the Giants
  CBM 609
    Story of Sigmund Romberg, a composer who combined Viennese
style with American idioms in such operettas as Blossom Time, The
Student Prince, and My Romance.

  The Legend of Al Jolson
  CBM 824
    Famous for his black face, white gloves, and bended knee, the
minstrel man became a legend in his own time. Born in 1886, he went
from vaudeville to Broadway. Includes "My Mammy," his memorable
specialty.
  Legend of Our Times
  CBM 894
    Cameos of a variety of artists including Rudy Vallee singing
"The Whiffenpoof Song," and Shirley Temple, Nora Beys, and Maurice
Chevalier singing a medley of well-known favorites.

  The Legend of Rudy L. Vallee
  CBM 821
    Biography of the singing idol, band leader, and actor who
hosted a radio show which had such entertaining personalities as Edgar
Bergen and Sophie Tucker as guests. Includes "I'm Just a Vagabond Lover"
among other songs.

  The Legend of Russ Columbo
  CBM 833
    A crooner of the 1930s who reflects on the slowdown in
musical style after the stock market crash. "Time on My Hands," "Sweet
and
Lovely," and "All of Me" are among the songs included.

  Let's All Go Down [to] the Strand
  CBM 840
    Music halls of the Edwardian era were the spirit of England's
light entertainment. They featured variety acts which were backed
by an orchestra. Songs included are "Any Old Iron," "Lilly of
Laguna" (1899), and "Daisy."

  The Liverpool Scene
  CBM 629
    Adrian Henri tells how Liverpool became the pop music capital
of the world in the early 1960s and how, within a few years, this
activity spread to other arts.

  Livin' a Ragtime Life
  CBM 961
    Ragtime, the first truly American form of music, is
described. Eubie Blake plays his "Charleston Rag," written in 1899. Works
by Scott
Joplin and Irving Berlin are also performed. Concluded with contemporary
ragtimes by William Bolcom.

  Look What I Found in Grandmother's Attic
  CBM 1096, 1106
    Programs about recordings and songs from the early 1900s.
Includes recordings by Harry Lauder and the Peerless Quartet plus a
Gershwin piano roll.

  Look What They've Done to My Song
  CBM 953
    Insights into the history of classical and popular music.
Includes numerous arrangements of classical music performed by the
popular music orchestras along with their original appearances.

  Los Trios
  CBM 1027
    This is a performance of the group Los Trios Brujos at Carlos
and Mickey Restaurant Bar in El Paso, Texas. Each member of the group
discusses his musical background, instrument, and vocal techniques.

  Machito
  CBM 1190
    Pays tribute to   the late Cuban musician Frank "Machito"
Grillo, universally   acclaimed as the first musician to blend jazz
with Latin American   sound. Includes interviews with Machito, as well as
with those who knew   him. (This tape contains material on one side only.)

  Makin' Up a Song as I Go Along
  CBM 604/CBM 605
    Sammy Lerner, lyricist for Hoagy Carmichael and Jay Gorney,
tells of writing the song "Popeye the Sailor Man."

  The Man Who Gave the World a Rainbow
  CBM 568/CBM 569
    Interview with Harold Arlen, composer of the score to The
Wizard of Oz and of songs written for stage and screen. Selections from
his work include "Over the Rainbow," "Stormy Weather," and "Blues in
the Night."

  The Man Who Launched 1,000 Hits
  CBM 548
    Life and songs of Johnny Mercer, who wrote the lyrics of
"Moon River," "Days of Wine and Roses," and "Blues in the Night."

  Master of the Medium, the Man Who Found the Silver Lining
  CBM 613/CBM 618
    Discusses Jerome Kern's career as writer of show tunes.
Includes performances of "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" from Roberta and
"Make Believe" and "Ol' Man River" from Showboat.

  Memory Bank
  CBM 1076-1087, 1092, 1093, 1095
    Personalities and historical high points from the 1890s to
the 1960s through song. Touches on such wide-ranging topics as the
Roaring Twenties, World War II, famous TV shows, and big bands.
    Part 1 presents music of the 1950s.
    Part 2 shows the beginning of American television in 1950s.
    Part 3 reflects on historical and artistic events of the year
1952 and how they are represented in popular music of that time.
    Part 5 returns the audience to the Roaring Twenties.
    Part 6 continues the presentation of the Roaring Twenties.
    Part 7 continues the presentation of the Roaring Twenties.
    Part 8 continues the presentation of the Roaring Twenties.
    Part 9 begins the presentation of historical events as they
were reflected in the popular music of the 1930s.
    Part 10 continues the presentation of American popular music
of the 1930s.
    Part 11 begins the presentation of American and British
popular music associated with World War II.
    Part   12 present the popular music of the 1940s.
    Part   13 presents an introduction to the classical big band
music.
    Part   14 continues the presentation of the big band music.
    Part   15 continues the presentation of the big band music.

  The Men Who Made the Hits
  CBM 533-534
    Survey of songwriters and publishers active in the early
twentieth century.

  Mr. Edison's Marvelous Memory Machine
  CBM 1019, 1020, 1028, 1030-1052, 1054- 1066
    A historical look at recordings and recording technology
illustrated with examples by famous personalities. Includes many
recordings
made my Thomas Edison.
    Part 1 introduces the achievements of the beginning years of
sound recording industry from 1890 to 1910. Includes many
recordings made by Edison.
    Part 2 observes the main points of interest for the sound
recording industry in music and spoken word from 1911 to 1918. Includes
historical and artistic recordings made by Edison.
    Part 3 represents recordings made from 1918 to 1929,
including orchestral music and excerpts form musicals written by Victor
Herbert. Includes recordings made by Edison.
    Part 4 is dedicated to the biography and inventions of Thomas
Edison along with the later improvements added by the British and
American sound recording engineers. Features the first recording made
by Edison in 1877.
    Part 5 continues the presentation of Edison's invention that
started an era of sound recording business. Features recordings of famous
politicians, presidents, explorers, actors, and musicians.
    Part 6 features different music sound recordings made by
Edison including many popular songs of his time.
    Part 7 presents cylinder recordings made by Edison that
feature performances by Harry Lauder, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Lucrezia
Bori, and the Edison Ragtime Band.
    Part 8 presents new developments in sound recording industry
made by E. Berliner and Victor Gramophone. Features recordings made
by Caruso, Paderewski, Melba, Kreisler, Jack Norworth, and Nora Bayes.
Includes a famous early recording of the popular poem "Casey at the Bat"
made by De Wolf Hopper.
    Part 9 is dedicated to the history of piano roll. Features
piano roll recordings made by famous piano virtuosi Moritz Rosenthal and
Joseph Levine, composers Paderewski, Rachmaninoff, Gershwin, and
famous jazz musicians James P. Johnson and Eubie Blake.
    Part 10 is dedicated to the biography and inventions of
Thomas Edison. Features many of historical recordings made by Edison
including his own voice recorded. Musical recordings include early
performances
of Sergei Rachmaninoff, Alessandro Bonci, and first recording of
Sousa's famous march "Stars and Stripes Forever" played by the Edison
Military Band.
     Part 11 presents rare piano music recordings made by pianists
and composers at the beginning of the 20th century for the French
and British-American sound recording companies.
     Part 12 features more facts and anecdotes concerning Edison
and his numerous inventions as told by his contemporaries and
collaborates. Contains music sound recordings ranging from American and
British variety shows to opera performances. Also includes early
recordings of Johannes Brahms and pianist Josef Hofmann.
     Part 13 highlights the events in sound recording industry
associated with World War I (1913-1918).
     Part 14 contains an introduction to the historical recordings
from BBC Sound Archives and the Edison Institute, dealing with
prominent events of 19th and 20th centuries mainly represented in
eyewitnesses' accounts. Artistic recordings featured are stage
performances of Sarah Bernhardt and Joseph Jefferson, jazz band
music by George Gershwin.
     Part 15 tells about the artists whose sound recording careers
were initiated by Edison, among them Billy Jones and Ernest Hare,
Billy Murray, Vincent Lopez, and Rudy Wiedoeft.
     Part 16 turns to the Gay Nineties, showing how this important
period of history of the United States was reflected in music sound
recording.
     Part 17 includes historical recordings of Florence
Nightingale, Edgar Davenport reciting Tennyson's poem dedicated to the
heroes of
Balaklava, Theodore Roosevelt, and Robert Peary. Music
recordings featured are the first recording of Caruso and an early
recording of Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever."
     Part 18 concentrates on later development of sound recording
technology by Emile Berliner and his gramophone company. Features
different sound recordings made by Berliner ranging from the excerpts
from
popular musical Runaway Girl to the various selections of band music
performed by the Sousa Band.
     Part 19 covers the great variety of Edison's Diamond Discs of
1896-1925. Includes recordings of opera stars Tamagno, Melba, and
Bonci along with famous virtuosi and popular musicians.
     Part 20 presents an insight into Thomas Edison's life and deeds.
     Part 21 tells about one of Edison's most important
inventions, the motion picture and its sound track. Features Edison's
early
recordings of the music that accompanied silent movies, the first motion
picture sound tracks, and minstrel shows.
     Part 22 presents historical and music sound recordings of
1916-1917, the years marked by American participation in World War I,
including the speech Edison made for the American troops returning from
France in 1918.
     Part 23 is specifically dedicated to acoustic sound
recordings of Sousa's music made by Edison from 1909 to 1911.
     Part 24 features vaudeville music recordings made by Edison.
     Part 25 features sound recordings of George Gershwin's music
made by Edison.
     Part 26 emphasizes the great popularity of music sound
recordings from the beginning of gramophone era. Features memorable
performances of violinists Ysaye, Elman, Sarasate, Powell, Joachim, and
pianist Paderewski. Also includes early recordings of Caruso, and
composer Franz Lehar conducting orchestral excerpts from his operetta
Graf von Luxemburg.
     Part 27 is dedicated to the history of Victor Talking Machine
Company. Features legendary performances of Arturo Toscanini, Giuseppe
De Luca, Edward Johnson, and Fritz Kreisler.
     Part 28 features early sound recordings made by Columbia, the
company oriented toward recording of jazz and popular music. Includes
rare recording of Gershwin's Second Rhapsody made by the composer
in 1931.
     Part 29 presents another installment of the American popular
music sound recordings made by Columbia in 1925-1929. Includes a
recording of Gershwin performing his Concerto in F and a piano version
of "I've Got Rhythm."
     Part 30 features early sound recordings made by Edison and
his collaborators from 1888 to 1913, including promotional
records, early field recordings of American Indians, "talking dolls,"
spoken
word recordings, and Sousa's "Washington Post March" performed by
the United States Marine Band. Also features Edison's recordings
of popular music sung in 1905-1915 and the first stereo recording made
in Bell's laboratory.
     Part 31 presents technical and artistic achievements of
Victor Talking Machine Company in sound recording at the beginning of the
20th century. Included are recordings by John McCormack, Enrico
Caruso, Jeannette Macdonald, and Nelson Eddy.
     Part 32 reflects on American popular music recorded by Edison
and his competitors at the beginning of sound recording era. Includes
several historical recordings of Mussolini, Hitler, and Chamberlain
made from 1925 to 1941.
     Part 33 presents memorable recordings of American popular
music made by Edison and other recording companies.
     Part 34 concentrates on popular music recorded by Edison
during his exploration of sound recording technology. Examples selected
are jazz music by James P. Johnson, popular hits "Yama Yama Man,"
"Good-bye Dolly Gray," and "My Mother Was a Lady."
     Part 35 presents the golden era of American musical comedy
and light opera. Features mostly Edison's Diamond discs made in late
20s.
     Part 36 presents Edison's contribution to preservation of the
American folk and country music of his days. Features Edison's
recordings of Vernon Dalhart, Cal Stewart, early bluegrass music, and
cowboy songs.
     Part 37 reflects on the American recording industry's
development from 1888 to 1896. Includes early recordings made by various
artists and bands before Edison organized his North American Phonograph
Company
in 1896. Features several performances by Giovanni Martinelli
recorded from 1912 to 1968.
     Part 38 highlights popular music of the turn of the century
recorded by Edison.
     Part 39 summarizes the contents of the series of radio
programs. Highlights performances of outstanding artists and composers
recorded on Edison's cylinders.

  Mister Music
  CBM 620/CBM 622
    Career of Jimmy Van Heusen, whose songs, written with
lyricist Johnny Burke, include "Imagination," "Swinging on a Star," and
"Sunday, Monday, or Always."

  The Music of Laura Nyro
  CBM 60
    Laura Nyro is interviewed by John Daly. Her diverse musical
expressions are analyzed by Michael Thomas, Richard Goldstein, and
Patrick O'Conner.

  Music of the Range and Trail
  CBM 178
    The life of the American and Mexican cowboys as pictured in
ballad and song. Two of the songs included are "The Old Chrisholm
Trail," "Get Along Little Dogie."

  Music of Smoke and Steel
  CBM 176
    In this lecture, the song "John Henry," compositions by Ernst
Bacon, and other music of the workers are presented.

  Musical Comedy's Golden Years
  CBM 993
    English musical comedy from the 1890s found its way to the
American stage and was very popular up until World War I. The Shop
Girl is an example.

  The Nickelodeon
  CBM 839
    Coin-operated machines are described in the creations of the
French organ, "The General," the tonaphone, and the juke box-all
this leading to the popular hit parade. Musical selections are played on
several nickelodeons including "The Mighty Wurlitzer."

  No Sad Songs for Me
  CBM 554
    Burton Lane discusses his collaboration with E.Y. Harburg in
writing the Broadway musical Finian's Rainbow and its most famous song,
"How Are Things in Glocca Morra?"

  The Old Sweet Songs
  CBM 1001
    This program highlights several well-known songs such as
    "Greensleeves" and "My Old Kentucky Home." Their development
from their origins up to their popularity today are discussed.

  Oscar Brand's Songs of '76
  CBM 375-376
    Brand introduces and sings songs of the American Revolution.
Includes "Bunker Hill," "Come Shake Your Dull Noodles," "The Boston
Massacre," "The Tea Party," and "Granny Wales."

  Our Time
  CBM 1154-1159, 1161, 1166, 1168, 1169, 1171-1177
    A look at historical events through the music of the times.
Covers selected years between 1916 and 1944. The stock mrket crash, World
War
I, and Prohibition are some of the subjects covered.

  Please Sing Me One More Chorus
  CBM 535
     Life of prolific composer and music publisher Harry von
Tilzer, writer of "Wait til the Sun Shines, Nellie" and "I Want a Girl
Just
like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad."

  Protests of Pete Seeger
  CBM 57
    The folk singer who was branded an outcast and banned from
radio, television, and concert halls discusses the origins of his
radicalism.

  Put Another Nickel in
  CBM 820
    The history of nickelodeons is presented including examples
of a French hand organ, the Wurlitzer orchestra, a motion picture organ,
and "The General" built by Wurlitzer.

  Return with Us Now to the Golden Days of Yesteryear
  CBM 351-352
     Nostalgic look at the music of the 1920s and 1930s, with
performances by Fred Waring and his Pennsylvanians, Nat Shilkret, and
Paul
Whiteman.

  The Roaring Twenties
  CBM 853
    Describes the development of the radio, Prohibition,
speakeasies, gang violence, sports, and politics. Features popular songs
and
instrumental music of the time along with spoken word recordings by
Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford.

  Rock and Roll
  CBM 251
    A composer and a disc jockey discuss rock and roll from
musical, psychological, and social points of view.

  Rock and Roll and Radio
  CBM 1126-1132, 1134
    Explores the connection between radio and the development of
rock and roll. The roles of Alan Freed and Dick Clark are covered in
addition to the music of many rock musicians.
    Part 1 relates to the early stages of rock music development,
looking at its African-American roots. Features vocal quartets singing
rhythm and blues music that became popular in late 40s and early 50s.
Includes
introduction to the series.
    Part 2 represents the main trends in popular music of the
mid-50s. Features radio shows presented by disc jockey Robin C.
    Part 3 highlights popular music of the 50s.
    Part 4 features several important premieres of rock and roll
music on the Alan Freed's radio shows in 1956.
    Part 5 reflects on Afro-American contribution to rock and
roll music style. Features popular music recordings made by black
musicians for the Savoy Record Company.
    Part 6 features popular musical groups and singers of the
1950s and 1960s.
    Part 7 introduces the popular shows presenting rock and roll
music to the TV audience, such as Dick Clark's American Bandstand.
    Part 8 gives an insight into the life and music of Chuck
Berry.

  Rock 'n Roll
  CBM 729
    Interviews with singers, songwriters, disc jockeys, and film
producers. Discusses the history of rock, its development as an art
form, and its influence on a whole generation. Disc jockey Surf Waldwell
and singers Patti Smith and Bob Seger are among the participants.

  The Sentimental Gentleman
  CBM 549
    Interview with Mitchell Parish, a lyricist who teamed with
composers Duke Ellington, Hoagy Carmichael, and Sammy Fain, and whose
collaboration with Carmichael produced the hit "Stardust."

  Sessions with Jesse Boggs
  CBM 734
    Singer-songwriter Jesse Boggs pokes fun at American society
by recreating a recording session. The musicians, intent upon
making a hit album, reduce music to its most salable elements: music and
satire.

  Seven Shows to Rome
  CBM 557
    Anecdotes told by Harold Rome, composer of such Broadway
musicals as Pins and Needles, Call Me Mister, and Wish You Were Here.

  Sing Me Some Simple Songs
  CBM 617
    Survey of all-time favorite popular songs, using popularity
rankings from Billboard magazine. Includes legendary performances of
"Alexander's Ragtime Band," "Stardust," "Tenderly," "White Christmas,"
and
"Deep Purple."

  Song Book of the Old World
  CBM 363
    Mike Whorf plays and discusses the origin of traditional songs.

  Songs My Father Taught Me
  CBM 915
    Sentimental and ribald turn-of-the-century songs from the
time music was homemade around the parlor piano.

  Songs of Square Dancing
  CBM 407
    Jean Ritchie visits her home in Viper, Kentucky. She talks
with her mother and other relatives about the evolution of the play
party from the square dance.

  The Sound of Patriotism
  CBM 112
    These speeches and songs of 1916-1917 capture the spirit of
America as it entered World War I.

  The Splendid Americans
  CBM 354
    This discussion of patriotic music in America includes
background information on the poets and texts of familiar national
songs.

  The Stage Door Canteen, 1941-1945
  CBM 805
    The Stage Door Canteen in Hollywood was run by stars from
competing movie studios for the service men of World War II. Musical
selections include Carmen Miranda singing "Chattanooga Choo Choo" and
Yvonne De Carlo singing "I'll Be Thinking about You."

  Star Spangled Harmony
  CBM 1015
    Our United States history in music. "Yankee Doodle," "What a
Country," "America the Beautiful," and our folk song heritage which
includes "Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes."

  Styles of Folk Songs
  CBM 339
    Tristram Coffin and John Greenway trace the development of
the folk song in America from its beginnings in England to modern
times. Presented are Appalachian Mountain, union, and occupational
songs.

  Suffragette
  CBM 927
    History of the women's movement recorded in words and songs.

  A Tale of a Tune
  CBM 189

  That Crazy American Music
  CBM 1108-1115, 1117, 1120-1125
    Historical review of American music from its beginning with
the Pilgrims. Programs cover the westward movement, Civil War, and the
Gay
Nineties.
    Part 1 presents the years following the Civil War (from 1865
to 1889).
    Part 2 unfolds the major historical and artistic scenery for
American music development from 1812 to 1840.
    Part 3 presents mostly popular songs and dances of 1880s.
Among examples are "Choosing a Husband," "Since My Daughter Plays
on Typewriter," and "Boston Deep Waltz." Features early sound
recordings made with phonograph during the 1880s.
    Part 4 presents American music created during the Civil War.
    Part 5 recreates the sounds and images of the Civil War as
reflected in music of that time.
    Part 6 features performances and musical works of cornetist
and composer Herbert Clarke.
    Part 7 presents popular salon music written by American and
European composers and played in America during 1890s.
    Part 8 turns again to historical and artistic atmosphere of
the Gay Nineties.
    Part 9 is dedicated to the life and music of J.P. Sousa.
    Part 10 returns to the battles, sounds, and images of the
Civil War.
    Part 11 presents songs and music associated with both of the
parties fighting on the Civil War battlefields.
    Part 12 introduces the audience to the world of American
country and folk music.
    Part 13 presents an early American music as it was originated
by the Pilgrims.
    Part 14 features an American music of the time of Revolution.
    Part 15 is another installment featuring early American
popular music ranging from fiddle tunes and folk ballads to composed
popular instrumental music and popular songs.

  There Are Some Days You Don't Forget
  CBM 1179-1180
    Reminiscences of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, D-Day, and the
"Great Invasion" as well as the music of Beethoven, Bizet, and
Tchaikovsky.

  There Goes That Song Again
  CBM 558
    Songs by Jule Styne, arranger and composer who collaborated
with lyricist Sammy Cahn to write such hits as "I've Heard That
Song Before" and "Let It Snow, Let It Snow."

  They Don't Write 'em like That Anymore
  CBM 342
    Gerald Marks, composer of the popular song "All of Me,"
reminisces about the songs written by Irving Berlin, Victor Herbert, and
others.

  This Land Is Your Land
  CBM 216
    This lecture describes the evolution of folk songs in America
as the country grew. Some songs included are "This Land Is Your
Land," "Drill, You Tarriers, Drill," and "Down Derry, Derry."

  Those Vintage Cylinder Years
  CBM 837
    Entertaining selections by a military band, singer Edward
Favor (1908), and a speech by Teddy Roosevelt illustrate the sound-
producing cylinders of Thomas Edison.

  Till We Meet Again
  CBM 1009
    World War I years brought war songs by the carload from Tin
Pan Alley and abroad. Features the ballad style in "Till We Meet Again"
sung by Hart and James, John McCormack singing "Keep the Home Fires
Burning," and a 1918 version of "Oh How I Hate to Get Up in
the Morning" sung by Arthur Fields.

  Tin Pan Alley's Big Brother
  CBM 532
    History of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and
Publishers.

  Tito Puente, the King of Salsa
  CBM 1026
    Biography and music of the popular Latin musician.

  Tom, Please Play It One More Time
  CBM 842
    Background of personalities who performed on the early
cylinders. "In a Little Red Schoolhouse" sung by Jones and Hare (1922)
and
"Sister Suzie" (1917) are heard.

  The Topical Folk Song
  CBM 1
    Phil Ochs, Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, and Buffy Sainte-Marie
sing and discuss topical folk songs such as "I Ain't Marchin'
Anymore."

  A Tribute to Mr. America
  CBM 1011-1012
    Biography of the songwriter who gave us a wonderful legacy of
the spirit of America with such songs as "God Bless America" and
"Alexander's Ragtime Band."

  Voluptuous Variety
  CBM 775
    Gillian Anderson, director of the Colonial Singers and
Players, produced this unique sampler of music composed or performed
between
1850 and 1900 in the United States.

  War Songs
  CBM 234
    Discusses American military songs and their origins.

  Welcome to Vaudeville
  CBM 834
    This great form of family entertainment, popular between
1890-1920, served about 15 percent of the U.S. population weekly until
sound movies drained off the audiences. Two of the featured performers
are
singer Jane Green and instrumentalist Fred Vaness.

  We're Still Singing "I'll See You in My Dreams"
  CBM 575/CBM 576
    Songs written by lyricist Gus Kahn and his many
collaborators, with discussion of Kahn's film biography.

  "What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?"
  CBM 869-870
    Songs illustrating how people coped with the World War II
years including "Sentimental Journey," "I'll Be Seeing You," and
"They're Either Too Young or Too Old."

  When Vaudeville Was King
  CBM 890
    Overview of the fifty years of vaudeville (1880-1930),
concentrating on the people who created it. Pre-vaudeville contributions
include Webber and Fields and Harrigan and Hart. "On the Banks of the
Wabash" and "The Bowery" are heard among the musical selections.

  When Walter Donaldson Ruled the Roost
  CBM 608
    Gerald Marks tells anecdotes about fellow composer Walter
Donaldson, whose songs include "Carolina in the Morning," "Making
Whoopee," "Back Home in Tennessee," and "My Mammy."

  The Whole World Is Singing My Song
  CBM 616
    Songwriter Vic Mizzy tells anecdotes about his contemporaries
and collaborators and gives opinions about current popular music.

  Will the Lady in the Front Row Please Remove Her Hat?
  CBM 843-844
    Recollections of the English Victorian era music halls.
Performances by Billy Danvers, George Robey, and others singing comic
songs,
drinking songs, and sing-a-longs.

  Woody Guthrie Remembered
  CBM 44, 46
    Interviews with friends of Woody Guthrie. Includes songs by
Cisco Houston, Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie himself, and some
children's songs.

  Working Songs of America
  CBM 245
    Introduction to the music of working people-miners, oil-field
workers, and ditch diggers. Includes folk songs, ballads, and orchestral
piece "Prairie" by Leo Sowerby.

  You're a Builder Upper
  CBM 553
    E.Y. [Edgar Yipsel] Harburg, lyricist of Finian's Rainbow and
The Wizard of Oz, relates America's history as a "melting pot" to
the songwriting scene.

  You're Not So Easy to Forget
  CBM 546
     Story of the long career of Ben Oakland, who began playing
classical music at an early age and went on to success as a vaudeville
entertainer and as a songwriter for the Ziegfeld Follies and for Broadway
musicals.


    Opera

    Appreciation

  Ancient Civilization in Opera
  CBM 130
    Discusses Verdi's Aida and Rossini's Semiramide.

  The Baritone: Villain or Promoter?
  CBM 147
    Arias sung by villains in operas including Don Giovanni,
Faust, Rigoletto, La Gioconda, and Carmen.

  Chivalry in Opera
  CBM 120
    Introduction to the musical significance of chivalry.
Examples heard are excerpts from the operas by Rossini and Wagner.

  The Devil in Opera
  CBM 186
    Includes excerpts from Der Freischutz, Faust, and Tannhauser.

  Enjoying Italian Opera
  CBM 1580
    Dale Harris discusses Italian opera.

  Enjoying Opera with Dale Harris
  CBM 1547

  Enjoying Wagner's Ring
  CBM 1579

  Exploring the Opera
  CBM 105
    Historical account of the opera, with selections by French
composer Bizet.

  Famous Novels in Opera
  CBM 126
    Works by Mascagni, Puccini, Massenet, and Thomas are
discussed as examples of operas based on famous novels.

  A General Lecture on Puccini
  CBM 862
    Information about the composer's selection of material for
libretti. Psychological treatment of characters is also discussed.
Musical examples are taken from Tosca and La BohŠme.

  A General Lecture on Verdi
  CBM 1336
    This composer, born into abject poverty, was to become one of
the greatest opera composers of all time. There is also a
comparison of Il Trovatore and Aida, two of his greatest works.

  Greek Myths in Opera
  CBM 119
    Five selections from operas based on Greek myths. Includes
commentary on each selection and story outlines.

  Helen of Troy in Opera
  CBM 145
    Excerpts from the works of Gluck, Berlioz, and Offenbach, who
used Helen of Troy as a subject of their operas.

  How to Listen to and Understand Opera CBM 1608-1611
    Part 1: Introduction and words and music. A brief history of
vocal expression in music. The invention of opera and Monteverdi's
Orfeo.
    Part 2: The growth of opera, the development of Italian opera
seria, and Mozart's Idomeneo. The rise of opera buffa and Mozart's The
Marriage of Figaro.
    Part 3: The bel canto style and Rossini's The Barber of
Seville. Verdi and Otello. French opera.
    Part 4: German opera comes of age. Richard Wagner and Tristan
und Isolde. Late romantic German opera: Richard Strauss and
Salome. Russian opera. Verismo, Puccini, and Tosca.

  Inside the Metropolitan Opera
  CBM 106
    History of the Metropolitan Opera, from its founding to its
relocation in Lincoln Center.

  Introduction to Opera
  CBM 412
    History of operatic style, with special emphasis on the
contributions of Mozart, Bellini, and Wagner.

  Introduction to Wagner's Ring Cycle
  CBM 1368
    A general lecture about the writing of the Ring including how
changes in Wagner's life affected the story. His early life is also
discussed.

  Life and Music of Georges Bizet
  CBM 987
    The life and work of Georges Bizet with excerpts from Carmen,
his best known opera.

  Life in the Opera
  CBM 1525

  Marriage in Opera
  CBM 128
        Selections on the theme of marriage.

  The Master of Melody-Verdi
  CBM 948
    Biography of the renowned opera composer, his tragedy and
triumphs. Excerpts from his operas are heard.

  Meet Mr. Mozart
  CBM 1551
    Narrated by Ann Thompson.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Richard Strauss
  CBM 1683

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Take Me to Your Lieder
  CBM 1698

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Verismo
  CBM 771
    A lecture by Michael Barclay with musical illustrations.
Verismo is the Italian word for realism. This lecture discusses its
development through French literature of the 1860s and the 1870s. I
Pagliacci by
Leoncavallo and Cavalleria Rusticana by Mascagni are the two operas
featured.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on the World of Bel Canto
  CBM 1435

  Misfortune of the Mezzo-Soprano
  CBM 122
    Describes the mezzo-soprano's supportive role in opera.
Selections from Saint-Saens' Samson and Delilah, Bizet's Carmen, and
Verdi's
Rigoletto and Il Trovatore.

  The Music of Richard Wagner
  CBM 246
    Excerpts from The Flying Dutchman, The Valkyrie, Lohengrin,
and Siegfried.
  Music in Shakespeare's Plays
  CBM 1500

  Old Testament Stories in Opera
  CBM 163
    Excerpts from three of the many operas based on Old Testament
stories.

  The Opera Scene
  CBM 1524

  The Operas of Verdi
  CBM 188
    Charles Osborne discusses Rigoletto, Il Trovatore, Aida, La
Traviata, and Otello.

  Operetta Memories
  CBM 1000
    Operetta in America is reviewed. "Waltz of the Merry Widow"
is among the musical selections.

  Orpheus in Opera
  CBM 127
    Discusses settings of the Orpheus myth by composers over the
past 350 years.

  Panorama of Russian Opera
  CBM 1378
     A study of Russian opera from its 1834 beginnings to
twentieth-century works. Michael Barclay discusses musical illustrations
from
Boris Godonov, The Love of Three Oranges, and Eugene Onegin.

  Primitive Theater of the Americas
  CBM 252
    This lecture discusses the theater of the Americas, before
and after the American Revolution. Some arias are heard from Edwin and
Angelina, The Archer, The Beggar's Opera, and others.

  Richard Wagner, Philosopher
  CBM 200
    A 1970 lecture-concert by Boris Goldovsky at the Metropolitan
Museum of Art. Selections from Wagner's opera Parsifal.

  The Ring
  CBM 78-79
    Introduction to Wagner's masterpiece, showing how Wagner
represented characters, situations, and ideas through his system of
leitmotifs.

  Rossini, a General Lecture
  CBM 1436
        Narrated by Michael Barclay
  Verdi and Shakespeare
  CBM 1421
    When he was a boy, Verdi was presented with a complete copy
of the works of Shakespeare. In many of Verdi's operas the influence
of Shakespeare is apparent.

  The Voices of Opera
  CBM 185
    Vocal classification of opera singers illustrating each voice
part with the excerpts from various operas.

  Wagner, Oedipus, and Tannh„user
  CBM 1419
    Michael Barclay suggests that Wagner preceded Freud by fifty
years in discovering the psychological and sexual ties between
children and their parents.

  Wagner's Ring Cycle
  CBM 1526


    Plots

    L'Africaine

  Michael Barclay Lectures on L'Africaine
  CBM 1354
    A lecture on one of the seldom performed works by Meyerbeer.
Suggests that he is a link from Rossini to Verdi and Wagner.

    Adriana Lecouvreur

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Adriana Lecouvreur by Cilea
  CBM 790
    Although not considered great art, Adriana Lecouvreur makes
its mark by making an effect with its cast. It has often failed, and has
had few
    successful revivals since its opening in 1902.

    Aida

  Aida
  CBM 1581

  Aida
  CBM 1295
    This opera was written by Verdi to celebrate the opening of
the Suez Canal. Ann Thompson talks about the opera and about life and
society in Egypt under the pharaohs.

  Aida by Verdi
  CBM 1439
    Lecture with many musical illustrations from famous
recordings.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
  CBM 1689

    Alceste

  Alceste
  CBM 1565

    Andrea Ch‚nier

  Andrea Chenier
  CBM 1367
    Discussion of Giordano's best-known opera. Describes life and
society during the French revolution. Talks about the real Andrea
Chenier's life.

  Andrea Ch‚nier
  CBM 1582

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Andrea Ch‚nier
  CBM 1355
    According to Michael Barclay, Giordano's grand opera has
never been popular with music critics, although its raw emotion never
fails to move audiences. Discusses the verismo movement in music and
literature.

    Anna Bolena

  Anna Bolena
  CBM 1271
    Ann Thompson talks about this opera seria in two acts by
Donizetti with a libretto by Felice Romani, which is based on two plays
rather
than historical fact.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Anna Bolena
  CBM 1410
    An overnight success after its December 1830 premiere in
Naples, this opera established Donizetti as a major talent. Discusses
Italian melodrama and the life of Romani.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  Antony and Cleopatra
  CBM 1566

    Arabella

  Arabella
  CBM 1712

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Arabella
  CBM 1333
    This opera, written in 1927, proved to be the last
collaboration between Richard Strauss and von Hofmannsthal. Includes the
story
synopsis along with other facts about the opera.

    Ariadne auf Naxos

  Ariadne auf Naxos
  CBM 1270
    Ann Thompson discusses this opera in one act and a prologue,
which premiered in Vienna in 1916, with music by Richard Strauss
and a libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.

  Ariadne auf Naxos
  CBM 1440
    Lecture with many illustrations from famous performances.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Ariadne auf Naxos
  CBM 1327
    The two contrasting acts in this opera are discussed, and the
relationship between Richard Strauss and von Hofmannsthal is explored.

    As It Happened

  As It Happened
  CBM 1583

    Atlas

  Atlas
  CBM 1404
    Discussion of the opera that had its 1991 premiere in
Houston, Texas. The composer, Meredith Monk, is a trained singer and
dancer who
performed this work.

    Attila

  Attila
  CBM 1548
         Ann Thompson discusses the opera Attila.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Attila
  CBM 1356
    Discusses one of Verdi's middle period operas, the libretto
of which was politically inflammatory. It caused Verdi's name to be
synonymous with Italian independence.

    The Ballad of Baby Doe

  The Ballad of Baby Doe
  CBM 1723
    Un Ballo in Maschera

  Un Ballo in Maschera
  CBM 1401
     Discusses the history and the difficulty of staging this
opera by Verdi. The real Swedish king upon which the opera was based is
also
discussed.

  Un Ballo in Maschera
  CBM 1441
    Lecture with many illustrations from famous performances.

  Un Ballo in Maschera
  CBM 1584

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Un Ballo in Maschera
  CBM 1330
    A lecture on one of the late-middle period works of Verdi. It
is called by the lecturer "Verdi's Tristan."

    Il Barbiere di Siviglia
    (The Barber of Seville)

  The Barber of Seville
  CBM 1585

  Il Barbiere di Siviglia
  CBM 1431
    Discusses the catastrophe of the opera's first performance
and its subsequent path to success. The play on which Rossini's opera
is based is examined as are other plays and operas based on the Figaro
story.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Il Barbiere di Siviglia by Rossini
  CBM 759
    A lecture by Michael Barclay with musical illustrations.
Rossini wrote this opera and many others like it to "please his audience
and to make himself rich." He did both.

    The Bartered Bride

  The Bartered Bride
  CBM 1567

    The Beggar's Opera

  The Beggar's Opera
  CBM 187
    John Gay satirizes eighteenth-century English society by
glorifying the career of the thief Macheath.

    The Betrothal in a Monastery
  The Betrothal in a Monastery
  CBM 1722

    Billy Budd

  Billy Budd
  CBM 1711

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Billy Budd by Britten
  CBM 788
    E.M. Forster adapted the libretto from the novella by Herman
Melville. The main theme is compassion, even for the evil people.

    La BohŠme

  La Boheme
  CBM 1438
    Lecture with many illustrations from famous performances.

  La Boheme
  CBM 1266
    Giacomo Puccini's opera in four acts depicts the Bohemian
life of Paris in the 1830s. Discussed here by Ann Thompson.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on La Boheme by Puccini
  CBM 760
    A lecture by Michael Barclay with musical illustrations.
Puccini's love for "le piccole cose" (the little things) finds its
highest
expression in this opera. The symmetry of the work balances its
sentimentality.

    Boris Godunov

  Boris Godunov
  CBM 1259
    Ann Thompson sets the scene of Mussorgsky's opera in a
prologue and four acts based on Pushkin's play of the same name.

  Boris Godunov
  CBM 1442
    Lecture with many illustrations from famous performances.

  Boris Godunov
  CBM 1586

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Boris Godunov by Mussorgsky
  CBM 867
    This opera failed twice during the composer's lifetime, and
was not successful until revised by Rimsky-Korsakov some years later.
It is the story of the Russian people, and the largest role in the
opera is given to the chorus.

    Candide
  Candide
  CBM 1559

    Capriccio

  Capriccio
  CBM 1560

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Capriccio
  CBM 1357
    Discussion of Richard Strauss's last opera written in 1942.
This seldom performed work deals with the question of which is more
important in opera, words or music.

    I Capuleti e i Montecchi

  Michael Barclay Lectures on I Capuleti e i Montecchi
  CBM 1358
    According to Michael Barclay, Bellini took this opera's plot
from Italian folklore rather than the familiar Shakespeare story.

    Carmen

  Carmen
  CBM 1272
    Georges Bizet's opera is set in Spain in the 1820s. We mingle
with townspeople, children, soldiers, girls from a tobacco factory
where Carmen works, Gypsies, smugglers, and bullfighting personnel
in a talk by Ann Thompson.

    Cavalleria Rusticana

  Cavalleria Rusticana, with I Pagliacci
  CBM 1395
    Comparison of these two works by Mascagni and Leoncavallo,
with a discussion of verismo opera and a brief description of opera
today.

  Cavalleria Rusticana and I Pagliacci
  CBM 1713

    Cendrillon

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Cendrillon by Massenet
  CBM 800
    A French retelling of the fairy tale Cinderella. Also gives
extensive notes on the development of French opera until 1900.

    La Cenerentola

  Michael Barclay Lectures on La Cenerentola
  CBM 1341
    In the nineteenth century, La Cenerentola was Rossini's most
popular work. The composer shows the serious side of this fairy tale.

    Cinderella

  Cinderella
  CBM 1549
    Narrated by Ann Thompson.

    La Clemenza di Tito

  La Clemenza di Tito
  CBM 1400
    A lecture on the opera written by Mozart for the coronation
of Leopold II in 1791.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on La Clemenza di Tito
  CBM 1359
    A discussion of Mozart's last opera, which was premiered in
Prague. Problems in choosing singers, staging, and bringing meaning
to this work are touched upon.

    Le Comte Ory

  Le Comte Ory
  CBM 1269
    Ann Thompson talks about Rossini's light-hearted comedy in
the French style, which depicts the story of the dissolute young Comte
Ory and his efforts to win the favors of a lady.

    Les Contes d'Hoffmann

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Les Contes d'Hoffmann by Offenbach
  CBM 859
    Lecture that sheds some light on the story of this opera.
Composed in 1879, and based on the stories of E.T.A. Hoffmann, the
opera's premiere took place four months after the composer's death.

    Cosi fan Tutte

  Cosi fan Tutte
  CBM 1297
    The last of Mozart's three great Italian comic operas, it was
not well received at its premiere and did not gain a place in the
opera repertoire until the beginning of the twentieth century.

  Cosi fan Tutte
  CBM 1587

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Cosi fan Tutte by W.A. Mozart
  CBM 1690

    Dangerous Liaisons

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Dangerous Liaisons by Susa
  CBM 1679

    Daphne

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Daphne by Richard Strauss
  CBM 1680

    Dead Man Walking

  Dead Man Walking
  CBM 1725

    The Death of Klinghoffer

  Michael Barclay Lectures on The Death of Klinghoffer by John
Adams
  CBM 1434

    Death in Venice

  Death in Venice
  CBM 1443
    Lecture with many musical illustrations from famous
performances.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten
  CBM 1692

    Les Dialogues des Carm‚lites

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Dialogues des Carm‚lites by Poulenc
  CBM 860
    Written in 1956, the libretto for this opera is taken
directly from the play by Bernanos. Each scene is a separate dialogue on
an aspect
of Catholicism.

  Dialogues of the Carm‚lites
  CBM 1398
    This opera by Poulenc premiered at Milan's La Scala in 1957.
Ann Thompson discusses the French Revolution and the Carmelite
order.

    Dido and Aeneas

  Dido and Aeneas
  CBM 1550
    Narrated by Ann Thompson.

    Don Carlos

  Don Carlos
  CBM 1701
  Michael Barclay Lectures on Don Carlos
  CBM 1347
    Verdi wrote Don Carlos in 1867 for the Paris Opera. Michael
Barclay describes the different versions and the restoration of
material at the beginning of the work.

    Don Giovanni

  Don Giovanni
  CBM 1268
    Ann Thompson talks about Mozart's comic opera with a libretto
by Lorenzo da Ponte, which is based on previous stories, plays,
and libretti on the subject of the libertine punished.

  Don Giovanni
  CBM 1310

  Don Giovanni
  CBM 1558
  Michael Barclay lectures on Don Giovanni by Mozart
  CBM 761
    A lecture by Michael Barclay with musical illustrations. He
suggests that Don Giovanni is "the non-opera-lover's opera." Also
discusses
cuts made in the opera, its periods of popularity and unpopularity, and
whether or not it is a tragedy or comedy.

    Don Pasquale

  Don Pasquale
  CBM 1710

  Don Pasquale
  CBM 1588

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Don Pasquale
  CBM 1361
    A discussion with musical examples of Donizetti's last opera.

    Don Quichotte

  Don Quichotte
  CBM 1568

    Die Dreigroschenoper
    (Three Penny Opera)

  Die Dreigroschenoper (Three Penny Opera)
  CBM 1727

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Dreigroschenoper (Three Penny
Opera)
  CBM 1360
    Written by Weill in the summer of 1928, this opera reflected
current happenings in Germany.

    Elektra

  Elektra
  CBM 1430
    Richard Strauss took an active role in the editing of this
libretto. It was not initially successful, but Strauss lived to see the
opera
become a modern repertoire staple.

  Elektra
  CBM 1589

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Elektra
  CBM 1329
    A lecture on Richard Strauss's fourth opera and the first of
his collaborations with the playwright von Hofmannsthal.

    L'Elisir d'Amore
    (The Elixir of Love)

  Michael Barclay Lectures on L'Elisir d'Amore by Donizetti
  CBM 792
    The first of the sentimental comedies that grew out of the
tradition of the opera buffa of the eighteenth century.

  The Elixir of Love
  CBM 1590

  The Elixir of Love
  CBM 1709

    Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail

  Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail
  CBM 1299
    This opera, written in 1781, is the oldest of Mozart's operas
still performed. In writing this work, Mozart realized his dream of
creating a German-language opera or "Singspiel."

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Die Entf•hrung aus dem Serail by
Mozart
  CBM 865
    This "singspiel," composed in 1781, was commissioned by
Emperor Joseph II who wished to stimulate interest in opera in German
at the Viennese court. The themes, as in many of Mozart's operas,
are forgiveness and enlightenment.

    Ernani

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Ernani
  CBM 1362
    Lecture on Verdi's fifth opera, which looked forward to later
heroic
    works.

    Eugene Onegin

  Eugene Onegin
  CBM 1591

  Eugene Onegin
  CBM 1444
    Lecture with many illustrations from famous performances.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Eugene Onegin
  CBM 1339
    A lecture with musical illustrations on perhaps the best
known of Tchaikovsky's operas. Premiering in 1879, it remains one of
the most popular of Russian operas.

    Evita

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Evita and Cats by Lloyd-Webber
  CBM 799
    A lecture on two of the most famous pop operas recently
written by Andrew Lloyd-Webber, the composer of Jesus Christ Superstar.

    Falstaff

  Falstaff
  CBM 1445
    Lecture with many illustrations from famous performances.

  Falstaff
  CBM 1262
    When Verdi penned the score of his last work for the stage,
Falstaff became one of many operatic vehicles from Shakespeare.
Discussed here by Ann Thompson.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Falstaff
  CBM 1331
    This opera, the eighty-two-year-old Verdi's last, had its
1882 premiere at Milan's La Scala, where his only other comic opera had
failed
fifty-one years earlier.

    La Fanciulla del West

  La Fanciulla del West
  CBM 1446
    Lecture with many illustrations from famous performances.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on La Fanciulla del West by Puccini
  CBM 861
    Notes on the opera by Puccini, the first to be premiered at
the Met. The American story is taken from a play by David Belasco, a
popular American playwright of the time.

    Faust

  Faust
  CBM 1267
    Gounod's librettists, Michel Carr and Jules Barbier, selected
the love story of Faust and Marguerite from the original dramatic poem
by Goethe. Ann Thompson presents Gounod's version.

  Faust
  CBM 1708

  Faust
  CBM 1593

    La Favola d'Orfeo

  Michael Barclay Lectures on La Favola d'Orfeo by Claudio
Monteverdi
  CBM 1696

    La Favorite

  La Favorite
  CBM 1728

    Fedora

  Fedora
  CBM 1561

    Die Feen (The Fairies)

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Die Feen (The Fairies)
  CBM 1363
    A lecture on Wagner's first opera, written when he was
nineteen. The music suggests many themes that were to appear in his later
works.

    Fidelio

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Fidelio by Beethoven
  CBM 784
    This opera, which gave Beethoven more trouble than any of his
other works, looks forward to the music dramas of Wagner while
looking backward to the operas of Mozart, and still holds the stage
today because of the timelessness of its subject matter.

    The Fiery Angel/
    The Flaming Angel

  The Fiery Angel
  CBM 1730
  Michael Barclay Lectures on The Flaming Angel by Serge
Prokofiev
  CBM 1681

    La Fille du Regiment

  Michael Barclay Lectures on La Fille du Regiment by Gaetano
Donizetti
  CBM 1682
    Die Fledermaus

  Die Fledermaus
  CBM 1273
    Johann Strauss the younger was already famous as a composer
of Viennese dance music before he turned his hand to operetta.
Ann Thompson discusses this comedy of errors, set in Vienna in
the mid-1800s.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Die Fledermaus
  CBM 1418
    A discussion of casting problems with this operetta by
Strauss. The lecturer also questions whether they should perform it in an
opera house at all.

    Der fliegende Hollander
    (The Flying Dutchman)

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Der fliegende Hollander by Wagner
  CBM 762
    A lecture by Michael Barclay with musical illustrations.
Lecture on the opera Wagner considered his first acceptable creation.
Explores the subject of redemption which continues throughout Wagner's
later works. Gives good background on the life of Wagner.

  Der fliegende Hollander
  CBM 1447
   Lecture with many illustrations from famous performances.

  The Flying Dutchman
  CBM 1707

    La Forza del Destino

  Michael Barclay Lectures on La Forza del Destino
  CBM 1332
    This opera by Verdi premiered in St. Petersburg, Russia, and
influenced a whole generation of Russian opera composers.

    Die Frau ohne Schatten

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Die Frau ohne Schatten
  CBM 1328
    Another Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal
collaboration. This opera began with a very successful premier,
then dropped from the operatic repertoire until the 1960s.

    Der Freischutz

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Der Freischutz
  CBM 1348
    One of the earliest German-language operas, this work by von
Weber opened the way for Wagner and other German romantics.

    Frida

  Frida
  CBM 1424
    Based on the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, this opera
by Robert Xavier Rodriguez had its 1991 premiere in Philadelphia.

    The Gambler

  The Gambler
  CBM 1569

    La Gioconda

  Michael Barclay Lectures on La Gioconda by Ponchielli
  CBM 1198
    According to the lecturer, this opera is the "Greatest Show
on Earth." Each vocal type is represented with arias and duets for
everyone.

    The Girl of the Golden West

  The Girl of the Golden West
  CBM 1570
    Giulio Cesare

  Giulio Cesare
  CBM 1731

  Julius Caesar
  CBM 1392
    Discussion of one of Handel's best-known operas. Includes
information about Handel's life in London, opera seria, castrati, and
countertenors.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Giulio Cesare by G.F. Handel
  CBM 1687

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Julius Caesar by Handel
  CBM 795
    Written in London in 1725, it is revived more often than any
of Handel's other forty operas. Discusses the problems with casting and
includes some information about the castrato singers of Handel's time.
    Gotterdammerung

  Gotterdammerung
  CBM 1595

  Gotterdammerung
  CBM 1316

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Gotterdammerung
  CBM 1365
    A lecture on the opera that is last in Wagner's Ring, but the
first of the four to be written.

    La Grande Duchesse de
    Gerolstein

  Michael Barclay Lectures on La Grande Duchesse de Gerolstein
  CBM 1366
    Lecture on the last of Offenbach's great operettas which was
performed at the 1867 Universal Exhibition in Paris. Although it is
satirical and witty, much of its humor is lost on today's audiences.

    Guillaume Tell

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Guillaume Tell
  CBM 1415
    Examines the opera, debuted in 1829, that was Rossini's last
work for the stage before family matters and the changing tastes in music
led to his retirement at the age of thirty-five. He became one of the
musical legends of Paris.

    Hamlet

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Hamlet by Ambroise Thomas
  CBM 1693

    Hansel und Gretel

  Hansel und Gretel
  CBM 1406
    Discussion of the opera's story with musical illustrations.
Ann Thompson reads the Grimm fairy tale on which Humperdinck based the
opera.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Hansel und Gretel by Humperdinck
  CBM 796
     A lecture on the most famous fairy tale in the operatic
repertoire. The music, however, presents many problems to the singer in
this
Wagner-influenced work.

    Harvey Milk

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Harvey Milk by Wallace and Korie.
  CBM 1694

    Herodiade

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Herodiade by Jules Massenet
  CBM 1684
    Idomeneo

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Idomeneo by Mozart
  CBM 866
    This opera, commissioned for Munich in 1781, was the first of
Mozart's great operas. Although it was popular during the early part
of the nineteenth century, it was out of favor for over a hundred
years and has only recently been revived in performance.

    L'Incoronazione di Poppea

  Michael Barclay Lectures on L'Incoronazione di Poppea by
Monteverdi
  CBM 803
     Written in 1642, it was the last of Monteverdi's large
output, and is the oldest surviving masterpiece in the repertoire today.
Also
includes notes on the beginnings of opera.

    Iphigenie en Tauride

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Iphigenie en Tauride
  CBM 1369
    A lecture on what is considered Gluck's masterpiece, which is
seldom performed today. First performed in 1779, it influenced
Richard Wagner in the next century.

    L'Italiana in Algeri

  Michael Barclay Lectures on L'Italiana in Algeri by Gioacchino
Rossini
  CBM 1688

    Jenufa

  Jenufa
  CBM 1448
    Lecture about the opera, including excerpts from famous
performances.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Jenufa by Janacek
  CBM 797
    A lecture on the most popular and accessible of Jan cek's
operas. Although it can be considered a nationalistic and verismo
opera, it really does not fit into any of the twentieth-century
opera types.

    Jephtha and Saul
   Michael Barclay Lectures on Jephtha and Saul
   CBM 1414
     When, in eighteenth-century London, the Italian opera began
to decline in popularity, Handel turned to the composition of oratorios
to
make money. Two oratorios often staged as operas are presented here.

    Katya Kabanova

  Katya Kabanova
  CBM 1449
    Lecture with many illustrations from famous performances.

  Katya Kabanova
  CBM 1571

  Katya Kabanova
  CBM 1703

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Katya Kabanova by Janacek
  CBM 798
    Based on a Russian play called The Thunderstorm. Has only
recently become known and performed in opera houses in America.

    Khovanshchina

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Khovanshchina
  CBM 1371
    Discussion of Mussorgsky's unfinished last opera that
Rimsky-Korsakov later completed.

    Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

  Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
  CBM 1455
    Lecture with many illustrations from famous performances.

    Lear

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Lear by Reimann
  CBM 864
    Written in 1978, this is the first operatic version of
Shakespeare's play. The opera and the play are discussed with
the problems they present.

    Lohengrin

  Lohengrin
  CBM 1426
    A lecture on Wagner's last opera before he began writing his
music dramas. Ann Thompson relates the story and discusses its
sources.
  Michael Barclay Lectures on Lohengrin by Wagner
  CBM 763
    A lecture by Michael Barclay with musical illustrations. This
lecture suggests that Elsa does not wish for a knight to redress her
wrongs, but to be loved by her brother.

    I Lombardi

  I Lombardi, with Stiffelio
  CBM 1450
    Lecture with many illustrations from famous performances.

    Lucia di Lammermoor

  Lucia di Lammermoor
  CBM 1298
    For many years the only serious Donizetti opera to be heard,
it was based on the Walter Scott novel.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Lucia di Lammermoor by Donizetti
  CBM 793
    Discusses the forms of arias and duets in the bel canto
operas as well as the changes and history of Lucia over the past 150
years.

    Lulu

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Lulu by Berg
  CBM 786
    Suggests that the character of Lulu symbolizes man's sexual
fantasies, which are both disgusting and fascinating to him. Both Lulu
and the opera itself represent twentieth-century life at its most
pessimistic.

    Macbeth

  Macbeth
  CBM 1706

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Macbeth
  CBM 1334
    A lecture on Verdi's favorite early opera. It premiered in
Florence in 1847.

    Madama Butterfly

  Madama Butterfly
  CBM 1383
    A lecture on the opera Puccini loved most, which is now loved
all over the world. It was poorly received at its first performance.

    Makropulos Affair

  Makropulos Affair
  CBM 1562

    Manon

  Manon
  CBM 1296
    Ann Thompson lectures on the best-known of Massenet's operas.
Some information is given about the composer and Abb‚ Pr‚vost, the
author of the novel.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Manon
  CBM 1416
    Michael Barclay Lectures on Massenet's best-known opera. The
lives of the composer and the novelist, Abbe Prevost, are discussed.

    Manon Lescaut

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Manon Lescaut
  CBM 1374
    The first successful Puccini opera premiered only weeks
before Falstaff, Verdi's last opera.

    Maometto II

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Maometto II
  CBM 1375
    This lecture suggests that the reason for the failure of
Rossini's opera at its premiere was that it was far ahead of its time. It
began
to find success in opera houses in the 1990s.

    McTeague

  McTeague
  CBM 1572

    The Medium

  Michael Barclay Lectures on The Medium (with La Voix Humaine)
  CBM 1417
    The subjects of these two operas, from contemporary composers
Menotti and Poulenc, deal with truth and reality.

    Mefistofele

  Mefistofele
  CBM 1407
    Boito's only opera produced today. This lecture refers to
other Faust operas, plays, and stories.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito
  CBM 1685

    Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg
  Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg
  CBM 1451
    Lecture with many illustrations from famous performances.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Die Meistersinger by Wagner
  CBM 764
    A lecture by Michael Barclay with musical illustrations. This
opera was written to balance the seriousness of Tannhauser and because
Wagner needed the money.

    The Merry Widow

  Michael Barclay Lectures on The Merry Widow and Operetta
  CBM 765
    A lecture by Michael Barclay with musical illustrations. In
spite of its popularity, Barclay contends that The Merry Widow is "the
death rattle of operetta."

  The Merry Wives of Windsor
  CBM 1552
    Narrated by Ann Thompson.

    The Midsummer Marriage

  Michael Barclay Lectures on The Midsummer Marriage
  CBM 1352
    This opera by Sir Michael Tippett was first produced in 1955
with a stellar cast. It is a "quest" opera in which the characters
learn about themselves and fulfillment.

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

  Michael Barclay Lectures on A Midsummer Night's Dream by
Britten
  CBM 1432

  A Midsummer Night's Dream
  CBM 1428
    This lecture gives the plot with musical excerpts. The opera
by Britten, which was written in 1960, is based on Shakespeare's play of
the same name.

    The Mikado

  The Mikado
  CBM 1405
    The story is presented with musical examples. The lives of
Gilbert and Sullivan, the company they founded, and their quarrels are
also discussed.

    Moses und Aron

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Moses und Aron
  CBM 1337
    Although written in 1932, this opera by Schoenberg was not
premiered until 1954 and not staged until 1957. Its theme involves the
question of which is more important in opera, music or words.

  Moses und Aron
  CBM 1734

    Nabucco

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Nabucco by Verdi
  CBM 1433

  Nabucco
  CBM 1705

    New Year

  New Year
  CBM 1372
    Rebirth and self-discovery are the themes of Tippett's
science fiction opera, first produced in 1989 in Houston, Texas.

    Nixon in China

  Nixon in China
  CBM 1284
    Written and premiered in 1987 in Houston, Texas, this opera
by John Adams is concerned with Richard Nixon's 1973 visit to the
People's Republic of China.

    Norma

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Norma by Bellini
  CBM 785
    In his use of orchestration and extended scene, Bellini looks
forward to the music dramas of Richard Wagner.

  Norma
  CBM 1263
    Bellini's work is a combination of great lyrical beauty and
considerable dramatic tension. Norma's "Casta diva," one of the most
celebrated of soprano arias, is included in this discussion by Ann
Thompson.

    Le Nozze di Figaro
    (The Marriage of Figaro)

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Le Nozze di Figaro by Mozart
  CBM 766
    A lecture by Michael Barclay with musical illustrations.
Barclay calls this "the ultimate couple opera." Susanna and Figaro,
the successful couple, are pitted against the Count and Countess,
the failed couple.
  Le Nozze di Figaro
  CBM 1393
    The plot of the opera is followed by a general discussion of
    Beaumarchais's, Mozart's, and da Ponte's lives and works.

    Orlando

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Orlando
  CBM 1376
    A lecture about one of Handel's greatest "magic" operas which
was not performed between 1733 and 1960. There is also a discussion
of staging and casting problems.

    Orlando Furioso

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Orlando Furioso
  CBM 1377
    Vivaldi borrowed materials from his own and other composers
works. Today it is unclear which pieces he wrote specifically for
this opera.

    Orpheus in the Underworld

  Orpheus in the Underworld
  CBM 1260
    Ann Thompson talks about Offenbach's parody of the story of
Orpheus-light opera which ends with the famous can-can.

    Otello (Rossini)

  Otello
  CBM 1597

    Otello (Verdi)

   Michael Barclay Lectures on Otello
   CBM 1344
     After Verdi had been retired for sixteen years, his wife,
librettist, and publisher persuaded him to write another opera. He turned
to
his favorite author, Shakespeare, for inspiration.

  Otello
  CBM 1309

  Otello
  CBM 1437

  Otello
  CBM 1389
    Ann Thompson gives the plot synopsis and background
information about the composition of Verdi's opera.
    Parsifal

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Parsifal
  CBM 1349
    Michael Barclay discusses the psychological and sexual
aspects of this opera, Wagner's last, written specifically
for Bayreuth's Festspiel Haus.

  Parsifal
  CBM 1390
    A lecture that suggests this opera, Wagner's last, is "all
things to all people," depending upon how they approach it.

    The Passion of Jonathan Wade

  The Passion of Jonathan Wade
  CBM 1388
    Floyd wrote the original version of this opera for the New
York City Opera in the early 1960s. Thirty years later the composer
wrote a revised version for the Houston Grand Opera.

    Pell‚as et M‚lisande

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Pelleas et Melisande by Debussy
  CBM 791
    In this psychological opera, the lecturer suggests that the
title characters do not wish to accept responsibility for their actions.
The
character of Goloud represents the adult world which they reject.

  Pelleas et Melisande
  CBM 1454
    Lecture with many illustrations from famous performances.

  Pelleas et Melisande
  CBM 1574

    Peter Grimes

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Peter Grimes by Britten
  CBM 789
    The first of Britten's operas to be staged, the central theme
is the outsider who does not fit into society.

  Peter Grimes
  CBM 1453
    Lecture with many illustrations from famous performances.

    Pique-Dame

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Pique-Dame
  CBM 1350
    Michael Barclay discusses Tchaikovsky's life, work, and
death. This opera, written in 1890, was based on a short story by
Pushkin, with a libretto by the composer's brother.

    Plat‚e

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Plat‚e by Jean-Philippe Rameau
  CBM 1691

    Porgy and Bess

  Porgy and Bess
  CBM 1261
    George Gershwin's opera in three acts, based on a text by du
Bose Heyward and Ira Gershwin, is the first American opera to make
a substantial success. It is also perhaps the only opera
founded on the jazz of the 1920s and 1930s. Discussed here by Ann
Thompson.

    Prince Igor

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Prince Igor by Borodin
  CBM 1695

  Prince Igor
  CBM 1702

    Le Prophete

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Le Prophete
  CBM 1379
    A lecture on an opera by Meyerbeer that is seldom performed
because of the difficulty of its roles. It does, however, point the way
to Verdi and Puccini.

    I Puritani

  Michael Barclay Lectures on I Puritani
  CBM 1380
    Bellini wrote this opera, his last, shortly before his death
at the age of thirty-three. Michael Barclay discusses casting problems
and
the lack of drama.

  I Puritani
  CBM 1575

    The Rake's Progress

  Michael Barclay Lectures on The Rake's Progress
  CBM 1345
    This work, which premiered in 1951, is an example of
Stravinsky's neoclassic period.

  The Rake's Progress
  CBM 1563
    The Making of the
    Representative for Planet 8

  The Making of the Representative for Planet 8
  CBM 1402
    This minimalist opera by Philip Glass was premiered in July
1988 by the Houston Grand Opera. It is a science fiction story, taken
from the novel by Doris Lessing.

    Das Rheingold

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Das Rheingold
  CBM 1326
    Wagner regarded this opera as a prologue to the Ring. This
lecture examines the opera and some of the problems it presents.

  Das Rheingold
  CBM 1311

    Rienzi

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Rienzi
  CBM 1381
    Wagner's third opera, the first to find success, is compared
with the operas of Meyerbeer.

    Rigoletto

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Rigoletto by Verdi
  CBM 768
    A lecture by Michael Barclay with musical illustrations. He
explores the controversial beginnings of this opera as well as the
father-daughter theme that runs through many of Verdi's works.

  Rigoletto
  CBM 1403
    This opera by Verdi, based on a play by Victor Hugo, was
changed many times before it passed the censors in Venice. Compares the
lives of Hugo and Verdi.

  Rigoletto
  CBM 1598

    Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria
  CBM 1382
    Only three of Monteverdi's operas exist today. This work
presents instrumentation, casting, and performance-time problems for
the performers.

    Roberto Devereux
  Michael Barclay Lectures on Roberto Devereux by Donizetti
  CBM 794
    One of the operas that has been discovered in this century
during the bel canto revival. The lecture also covers information on
forms
of pieces in the operas and types of voices used.

    Romeo et Juliette

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Romeo et Juliette
  CBM 1384
    Gounod's opera was one of the three major musical events at
the 1867 Paris World Exhibition. Through the early twentieth century,
it was the most-often performed opera based on Shakespeare.

  Romeo and Juliet
  CBM 1553
    Narrated by Ann Thompson.

    La Rondine

  La Rondine
  CBM 1283
    This is the least performed of Puccini's mature operas. Ann
Thompson compares it with other Puccini operas and with operettas of
the period.

    Der Rosenkavalier

  Der Rosenkavalier
  CBM 1364
    Ann Thompson discusses the characters in Richard Strauss's
work, the most popular opera of the twentieth-century, in detail.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Der Rosenkavalier by Strauss
  CBM 767
    A lecture by Michael Barclay with musical illustrations.
Barclay suggests that Strauss "took a giant step backwards" when he let
his
librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal persuade him to write this opera.

    Rusalka

  Rusalka
  CBM 1394
    Ann Thompson discusses Dvořák's best-known opera and his
years in America.

  Rusalka
  CBM 1452
    Lecture with many illustrations from famous performances.

  Rusalka
  CBM 1737
    Ruslan and Lyudmila

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Ruslan and Lyudmila by Glinka
  CBM 1686

    Salome

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Salome
  CBM 1342
    This opera by Richard Strauss caused a sensation at its
premiere. Officials banned it from the Metropolitan Opera
for many years.

  Salome
  CBM 1264
    Although Salome so shocked audiences at the beginning of
this century that it was withdrawn from the Metropolitan Opera
after one performance, it is now a part of the standard repertoire. Ann
Thompson discusses Richard Strauss's setting of Oscar Wilde's play of
the same title.

    Samson and Delilah

   Michael Barclay Lectures on Samson and Delilah
   CBM 1346
     Out of Saint-Saens' twelve operas, this is the only one
represented in the modern repertoire. It is half oratorio, half opera and
is
sometimes sung without scenery or costumes.

  Samson and Delilah
  CBM 170-172
    Saint-Saens's opera, with introduction and synopsis by Marcia
Davenport. Sung in French. English libretto in braille available on
request.

  Samson and Delilah
  CBM 1391
    Saint-Saens' opera retells the biblical story. Ann Thompson
gives some information about the lives and customs of the times in which
it is set.

  Samson et Dalila
  CBM 1576

    Semiramide

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Semiramide
  CBM 1338
    This opera was one of Rossini's most successful productions
of its time. Michael Barclay gives some information about the voice types
Rossini liked to use.
    Siegfried

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Siegfried
  CBM 1385
    Lecture on the third opera in Wagner's Der Ring des
Niebelungen. Discusses the philosophy of this opera and of the Ring.

  Siegfried
  CBM 1315

    Simon Boccanegra

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Simon Boccanegra
  CBM 1340
    This work failed at its premiere. Twenty-five years later
Verdi re-orchestrated it and Arrigo Boito added some scenes. This time
it was successful.

  Simon Boccanegra
  CBM 1599

    La Sonnambula

  Michael Barclay Lectures on La Sonnambula
  CBM 1386
    Michael Barclay gives information about the opera, composer
Bellini, and librettist Romani. He also explores the Italian melodrama.

  La Sonnambula
  CBM 1577

    Street Scene

  Street Scene
  CBM 1425
    In 1935 Kurt Weill attended a rehearsal of George Gershwin's
Porgy and Bess. Gershwin's use of jazz and blues music fascinated him.
Street Scene reflects much of the Porgy and Bess spirit.

    Susannah

  Susannah
  CBM 1554
    Narrated by Ann Thompson.

  Susannah
  CBM 1578

    Tales of Hoffmann

  Tales of Hoffmann
  CBM 1427
    Discusses the life and work of one of France's best-known
composers of the operetta. This work, Offenbach's only attempt at serious
opera, was left unfinished at his death in 1880.

    Tannh„user

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Tannh„user
  CBM 1412
    Michael Barclay discusses the several sources that Wagner
used to fashion the libretto for this opera. Barclay also gives
information
on the Dresden and Paris editions.

  Tannh„user
  CBM 1294
    This is Wagner's fifth opera and the first to use the
leitmotif. Ann Thompson discusses chivalry in the Middle Ages and
Wagner's
life.

    Thais

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Thais by Massenet
  CBM 801
    Although neglected for many years, it has now become as
important as Manon and Werther among the operas of Massenet.

    Tosca

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Tosca by Puccini
  CBM 769
    A lecture by Michael Barclay with musical illustrations.
Barclay discusses the development in literature that led to operas like
Tosca,
and also Puccini's ability to let his audience see inside the minds of
his characters.

  Tosca
  CBM 1399
    Historical background and a discussion of Puccini's life
follow a brief synopsis of the plot. Narrated by Ann Thompson.

  Tosca
  CBM 1601

    La Traviata

  Michael Barclay Lectures on La Traviata by Verdi
  CBM 770
    A lecture by Michael Barclay with musical illustrations.
Barclay suggests that the central theme in this opera is the relationship
between Violetta and the older Germont. Also discusses the controversial
beginnings of this opera and its impact on nineteenth-century audiences.

  La Traviata
  CBM 1429
    This opera by Verdi had a difficult beginning but found its
place as one of the great nineteenth-century works. Ann Thompson
discusses
the courtesan in French society of the 1800s.

  La Traviata
  CBM 1602

  La Traviata
  CBM 1313

    Tristan und Isolde

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Tristan und Isolde
  CBM 1343
    Michael Barclay discusses some psychological and sexual ideas
in this difficult-to-understand opera. Wagner wrote it while taking a
break from composing the Ring.

  Tristan und Isolde
  CBM 1704

    Il Trittico

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Il Trittico
  CBM 1420
    The three operas in this work by Puccini (Il Tabarro, Suor
Angelica, Gianni Schicchi) are bound together by the common theme of
death.

    Il Trovatore

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Il Trovatore
  CBM 1411
    This opera, coming between Rigoletto and La Traviata, was a
step backward for Verdi because of the unrealistic subject matter.
Michael Barclay suggests that this was one of the last operas from
the bel canto school.

  Il Trovatore
  CBM 1397
    A discussion of Verdi's opera with musical examples follows a
discussion of gypsies and their lives. Narrated by Ann Thompson.

  Il Trovatore
  CBM 1603

    The Tsar's Bride

  The Tsar's Bride
  CBM 1738

    Turandot
  Michael Barclay Lectures on Turandot by Puccini
  CBM 863
    This work, which was left unfinished at Puccini's death, was
completed by a student and premiered two years later. According to the
lecturer, many problems are presented to the audience, two of which are
identification with the characters and the unsatisfactory ending.

  Turandot
  CBM 1265
     Puccini's last opera is a setting of Gozzi's play based on a
Chinese fable about a cruel Eastern princess who slays those who love
her.

    Das Verratene Meer

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Das Verratene Meer by Henze
  CBM 1498

    I Vespri Siciliani

  Michael Barclay Lectures on I Vespri Siciliani by Verdi
  CBM 1697

    The Voyage of Edgar Allen Poe

  The Voyage of Edgar Allen Poe
  CBM 1604

    Die Walkure

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Die Walkure
  CBM 1335
    In this opera Wagner deals with incest and the guilt
resulting from it.

  Die Walkure
  CBM 1312

    War and Peace

  Michael Barclay Lectures on War and Peace
  CBM 1423
    Prokofiev worked on this opera during the last twelve years
of his life. It is one of the few Soviet operas staged outside Russia
today.

    Werther

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Werther by Massenet
  CBM 802
    The opera Werther, written in 1892, is based on the novel The
Sufferings of Young Werther by the German poet Goethe. The subject
matter is love and violent death, but it requires refinement, reserve,
and
elegance from the singers.

    Wozzeck

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Wozzeck by Berg
  CBM 787
    Although written in 1925, the play upon which it is based was
written in the 1830s. The story is universal and timeless as long as
there are poor and abused people in the world.

  Wozzeck
  CBM 1605

  Wozzeck
  CBM 1314

    Xerxes

  Xerxes
  CBM 1564

    Die Zauberflote

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Die Zauberflote by Mozart
  CBM 772
    A lecture by Michael Barclay with musical illustrations.

  Die Zauberflote
  CBM 1396
    This presentation points out the Masonic symbolism in
Mozart's opera. According to Ann Thompson the plot might not be as
complicated and divisive as some think.


    Michael Barclay Lectures

  A General Lecture on Puccini
  CBM 862

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Richard Strauss
  CBM 1683

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Take Me to Your Lieder
  CBM 1698

  Michael Barclay Lectures on Verismo
  CBM 771

  Michael Barclay Lectures on the World of Bel Canto
  CBM 1435

  L'Africaine - CBM 1354
  Aida - CBM 1689
  Adriana Lecouvreur - CBM 790
Andrea Chenier - CBM 1355
Anna Bolena - CBM 1410
Arabella - CBM 1333
Ariadne auf Naxos - CBM 1327
Attila - CBM 1356
Un Ballo in Maschera - CBM 1330
Il Barbiere di Siviglia - CBM 759
Billy Budd - CBM 788
La Boheme - CBM 760
Boris Godunov - CBM 867
Capriccio - CBM 1357
I Capuleti e i Montecchi - CBM 1358
Cendrillon - CBM 800
La Cenerentola - CBM 1341
La Clemenza di Tito - CBM 1359
Les Contes d'Hoffmann - CBM 859
Cosi Fan Tutte - CBM 1690
Dangerous Liaisons - CBM 1679
Daphne - CBM 1680
The Death of Klinghoffer - CBM 1434
Death in Venice - CBM 1692
Dialogues des Carm‚lites - CBM 860
Don Carlos - CBM 1347
Don Giovanni - CBM 761
Don Pasquale - CBM 1361
Dreigroschenoper - CBM 1360
Elektra - CBM 1329
L'Elisir d'Amore - CBM 792
Die Entfuehrung aus dem Serail - CBM 865
Ernani - CBM 1362
Eugene Onegin - CBM 1339
Evita and Cats - CBM 799
Falstaff - CBM 1331
La Fanciulla del West - CBM 861
La Favola d'Orfeo - CBM 1696
Die Feen - CBM 1363
Fidelio - CBM 784
La Fille du Regiment - CBM 1682
The Flaming Angel - CBM 1681
Die Fledermaus - CBM 1418
Der fliegende Hollaender - CBM 762
La Forza del Destino - CBM 1332
Die Frau ohne Schatten - CBM 1328
Der Freischutz - CBM 1348
La Gioconda - CBM 1198
Giulio Cesare - CBM 1687
Gotterdammerung - CBM 1365
  La Grande Duchesse de Gerolstein - CBM 1366
Guillaume Tell - CBM 1415
Hamlet - CBM 1693
Hansel und Gretel - CBM 796
Harvey Milk - CBM 1694
Herodiade - CBM 1684
Idomeneo - CBM 866
L'Incoronazione di Poppea - CBM 803
Iphigenie en Tauride - CBM 1369
L'Italiana in Algeri - CBM 1688
Jenufa - CBM 797
Jephtha and Saul - CBM 1414
Julius Caesar - CBM 795
Katya Kabanova - CBM 798
Khovanshchina - CBM 1371
Lear - CBM 864
Lohengrin - CBM 763
Lucia di Lammermoor - CBM 793
Lulu - CBM 786
Macbeth - CBM 1334
Manon - CBM 1416
Manon Lescaut - CBM 1374
Maometto II - CBM 1375
The Medium - CBM 1417
Mefistofele - CBM 1685
Die Meistersinger - CBM 764
Merry Widow - CBM 765
The Midsummer Marriage - CBM 1352
A Midsummer Night's Dream - CBM 1432
Moses und Aron - CBM 1337
Nabucco - CBM 1433
Norma - CBM 785
Le Nozze di Figaro- CBM 766
Orlando - CBM 1376
Orlando Furioso - CBM 1377
Otello - CBM 1344
Parsifal - CBM 1349
Pelleas et Melisande - CBM 791
Peter Grimes - CBM 789
Pique-Dame - CBM 1350
Platee - CBM 1691
Prince Igor - CBM 1695
Le Prophete - CBM 1379
I Puritani - CBM 1380
Rake's Progress - CBM 1345
Das Rheingold - CBM 1326
Rienzi - CBM 1381
Rigoletto - CBM 768
Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria - CBM 1382
Roberto Devereux - CBM 794
Romeo et Juliette - CBM 1384
Der Rosenkavalier - CBM 767
Ruslan and Lyudmila - CBM 1686
Salome - CBM 1342
Samson and Delilah - CBM 1346
Semiramide - CBM 1338
Siegfried - CBM 1385
Simon Boccanegra - CBM 1340
La Sonnambula - CBM 1386
Tannhauser - CBM 1412
Thais - CBM 801
Tosca - CBM 769
La Traviata - CBM 770
Il Trittico - CBM 1420
Tristan und Isolde - CBM 1343
Il Trovatore - CBM 1411
Turandot - CBM 863
Das Verratene Meer - CBM 1498
I Vespri Siciliani - CBM 1697
Die Walkure - CBM 1335
War and Peace - CBM 1423
Werther - CBM 802
Wozzeck - CBM 787
Die Zauberflote - CBM 772


 Lyric Opera

Aida - CBM 1581
Alceste - CBM 1565
Andrea Chenier - CBM 1582
Antony and Cleopatra - CBM 1566
Un Ballo in Maschera - CBM 1584
The Barber of Seville - CBM 1585
The Bartered Bride - CBM 1567
Boris Godunov - CBM 1586
Candide - CBM 1559
Capriccio - CBM 1560
Cosi Fan Tutte - CBM 1587
Don Giovanni - CBM 1558
Don Pasquale - CBM 1588
Don Quichotte - CBM 1568
Elektra - CBM 1589
The Elixir of Love - CBM 1590
Eugene Onegin - CBM 1591
Faust - CBM 1593
Fedora - CBM 1561
The Gambler - CBM 1569
The Girl of the Golden West - CBM 1570
Gotterdammerung - CBM 1595
Katya Kabanova - CBM 1571
Makropulos Affair - CBM 1562
McTeague - CBM 1572
Otello - CBM 1597
Pelleas et Melisande - CBM 1574
I Puritani - CBM 1575
The Rake's Progress - CBM 1563
Rigoletto - CBM 1598
Samson et Dalila - CBM 1576
Simon Boccanegra - CBM 1599
La Sonnambula - CBM 1577
Susannah - CBM 1578
Tosca - CBM 1601
La Traviata - CBM 1602
Il Trovatore - CBM 1603
The Voyage of Edgar Allen Poe - CBM 1604
Xerxes - CBM 1564


 Talking about Opera

Aida - CBM 1439
Ariadne auf Naxos - CBM 1440
Un Ballo in Maschera - CBM 1441
La Boheme - CBM 1438
Boris Godunov - CBM 1442
Death in Venice - CBM 1443
La Fanciulla del West - CBM 1446
Der fliegende Hollander - CBM 1447
Don Giovanni - CBM 1310
Eugene Onegin - CBM 1444
Falstaff - CBM 1445
Gotterdammerung - CBM 1316
Jenufa - CBM 1448
Katya Kabanova - CBM 1449
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk - CBM 1455
I Lombardi, with Stiffelio - CBM 1450
Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg - CBM 1451
Otello - CBM 1309
Pelleas et Melisande - CBM 1454
Peter Grimes - CBM 1453
Das Rheingold - CBM 1311
Rusalka- CBM 1452
Siegfried - CBM 1315
La Traviata - CBM 1313
Die Walkure - CBM 1312
Wozzeck - CBM 1314


 Ann Thompson

A Midsummer Night's Dream - CBM 1428
Aida - CBM 1295
Andrea Chenier - CBM 1367
Anna Bolena - CBM 1271
Arabella - CBM 1712
Ariadne auf Naxos - CBM 1270
Atlas - CBM 1404
Attila - CBM 1548
Un Ballo in Maschera - CBM 1401
Il Barbiere di Siviglia - CBM 1431
Billy Budd - CBM 1711
La Boheme - CBM 1266
Boris Godunov - CBM 1259
Carmen - CBM 1272
Cavalleria Rusticana, with I Pagliacci - CBM 1395/ CBM 1713
Cinderella - CBM 1549
La Clemenza di Tito - CBM 1400
Le Comte Ory - CBM 1269
Cosi fan Tutte - CBM 1297
Dialogues of the Carmelites - CBM 1398
Dido and Aeneas - CBM 1550
Don Carlo - CBM 1701
Don Giovanni - CBM 1268
Don Pasquale - CBM 1710
Elektra - CBM 1430
The Elixir of Love - CBM 1709
Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail - CBM 1299
Falstaff - CBM 1262
Faust - CBM 1267/ CBM 1708
Die Fledermaus - CBM 1273
The Flying Dutchman - CBM 1707
Frida - CBM 1424
Hansel und Gretel - CBM 1406
Julius Caesar - CBM 1392
Katya Kabanova - CBM 1703
Lohengrin - CBM 1426
Lucia di Lammermoor - CBM 1298
Macbeth - CBM 1706
Madama Butterfly - CBM 1383
The Making of the Representative for Planet 8 - CBM 1402
Manon - CBM 1296
Mefistofele - CBM 1407
The Merry Wives of Windsor - CBM 1552
The Mikado - CBM 1405
Nabucco - CBM 1705
New Year - CBM 1372
Nixon in China - CBM 1284
Norma - CBM 1263
Le Nozze di Figaro - CBM 1393
Orpheus in the Underworld - CBM 1260
Otello - CBM 1389
Parsifal - CBM 1390
The Passion of Jonathan Wade - CBM 1388
Porgy and Bess - CBM 1261
Prince Igor - CBM 1702
Rigoletto - CBM 1403
Romeo and Juliet - CBM 1553
La Rondine - CBM 1283
Der Rosenkavalier - CBM 1364
Rusalka - CBM 1394
Salome - CBM 1264
Samson and Delilah - CBM 1391
Street Scene - CBM 1425
Susannah - CBM 1554
Tales of Hoffmann - CBM 1427
Tannhauser - CBM 1294
Tosca - CBM 1399
La Traviata - CBM 1429
Il Trovatore - CBM 1397
Tristan und Isolde - CBM 1704
Turandot - CBM 1265
Die Zauberflote - CBM 1396
    Patriotic and Protest
    Music

  Death of Our National Anthem
  CBM 118
    George London and Howard Mitchell debate the merits of the
"Star-Spangled Banner," compare it with other national anthems, and
play suggested alternatives.

  The Early Days of Songwriting
  CBM 529
    Survey of popular music written before the founding of the
American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. Features songs
of Stephen Foster, songs popular during the Civil War, songs by
Henry Clay Work, and songs of the Gay Nineties. Part 2 presents popular
music of 1860-1880.

  Flag Day
  CBM 922
    Music and commentary about the red, white, and blue. Features
popular orchestral pieces and folk music.

  The Great American Song Bag
  CBM 1149, 1151
    American history through a sampling of songs. William
Billings's "Chester," George Root's "Battle Cry of Freedom," and "Red
River Valley" are heard.

  How Simple a Tune
  CBM 349
    Explains how some of our most familiar simple songs were
composed. Includes information on "Taps," "Down by the Old Mill
Stream," "Home on the Range," and several others.

  Hymns of Fire
  CBM 877
    The background of patriotic melodies that have stirred
nations, including "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and "Maple Leaf
Forever."

  I Love to Hear a Military Band
  CBM 345
    This brief history of military bands and the march includes
musical examples by Sousa and Gilmore, as well as commentary on band
music by Frederick Fennell.

  Introduction to the March
  CBM 299
    Traces the modern march from its beginnings in the sixteenth
century.

  Labor Ballads
  CBM 139
    Describes the relationship between labor songs and the early
development of labor unions. These ballads served as a rallying force and
inspired workers to fight for their rights.

  The March
  CBM 196
    Sampling of different types of marches. Includes eight
selections from the classical and modern repertoire.

  Marching Along
  CBM 851
    John Philip Sousa, born in Washington, D.C., in 1854, wrote
over one hundred marches. His band performed from 1892 to 1931.
Interviews with his daughter Helen and friend Meredith Willson, and
examples
of his music such as "El Capitan."

  Music in the Soviet Union
  CBM 12
    Discusses the political control of musicians in Soviet
society. Includes a description of the Bolshoi Theater and selections
from the
works of Mussorgsky, Glinka, and Shostakovich.

  Music of the Civil War
  CBM 329
    Discusses songs written during the Civil War. Includes
"Dixie" and the "Battle Hymn of the Republic."

  Music of Smoke and Steel
  CBM 176
    In this lecture, the song "John Henry," compositions by Ernst
Bacon, and other music of the workers are presented.

  Oscar Brand's Songs of '76
  CBM 375-376
    Brand introduces and sings songs of the American Revolution.
Includes "Bunker Hill," "Come Shake Your Dull Noodles," "The Boston
Massacre," "The Tea Party," and "Granny Wales."

  Protests of Pete Seeger
  CBM 57
    The folk singer who was branded an outcast and banned from
radio, television, and concert halls discusses the origins of his
radicalism.

  Sing along with Millard Fillmore
  CBM 1188, 991
    Campaign songs and favorite melodies of the winners and
losers in presidential elections from the years 1896-1976.

  The Singer as Activist
  CBM 113
    Interview with folk singer Joan Baez and her family and
friends. Discusses her career and her involvement with the Monterey
Institute for the Study of Nonviolence.

  The Sound of Patriotism
  CBM 112
    These speeches and songs of 1916-1917 capture the spirit of
America as it entered World War I.

  The Sousa Nobody Knows
  CBM 971
    Explores other compositions Sousa wrote besides his
well-known marches. A tango called "Gliding Girl," composed in 1912, is
among the selections.

  The Splendid Americans
  CBM 354
    This discussion of patriotic music in America includes
background information on the poets and texts of familiar national
songs.

  Suffragette
  CBM 927
    History of the women's movement recorded in words and songs.

  The Symbols of Nationhood
  CBM 901
    Beginning with ancient Egypt, traces the history of the flag
through the centuries. Symbols of nations in song are heard in national
anthems from such countries as Sweden, Belgium, Germany, and Italy.

  That Crazy American Music
  CBM 1117
    Historical review of American music from its beginning with
the Pilgrims. Programs cover the Gay Nineties, Civil War, and
the westward movement. Part 9 is dedicated to the life and
music of J.P.Sousa.

  Those Vintage Cylinder Years
  CBM 837
    Entertaining selections by a military band, singer Edward
Favor (1908), and a speech by Teddy Roosevelt illustrate the sound-
producing cylinders of Thomas Edison.

  The Topical Folk Song
  CBM 1
    Phil Ochs, Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, and Buffy Sainte-Marie
sing and discuss topical folk songs such as "I Ain't Marchin' Anymore"
as a new phenomenon.

  War Songs
  CBM 234
    Discusses American military songs and their origins.
    Sacred / Gospel

  Bach's St. Matthew Passion
  CBM 66
    Erich Leinsdorf conducts the Rochester Philharmonic in a
performance of the first part of Bach's St. Matthew Passion. A brief
introduction is given.

  Christian Hymns
  CBM 586
    A series of lectures by Erik Routley on the history of hymns.
Beginning with the early church, the discussions follow chronologically
to the end of the nineteenth century with gospel songs and spirituals.

  Dresden
  CBM 384
    Lecture on Heinrich Schutz, stressing Schutz's importance in
applying Italian polychoral style and dramatic monody to German church
music; motets from Schutz's Symphoniae Sacrae.

  Gospel, Jazz, Blues, and Rock
  CBM 137
    Explains how an underground code of African slaves blossomed
into the samba, rumba, and calypso.

  Mahalia Jackson Discusses "Movin' on Up"
  CBM 231
    Interview with the great gospel singer, who describes her
strong faith and the songs she sings that reinforce her faith.

  Michael Barclay Lectures on the Requiem Mass by Verdi
  CBM 1422
     This work, written as a tribute to one of Italy's patriots,
is more operatic in feeling than sacred. Though its first performance was
in a
church, it is, for the most part, performed in concert halls today.

  New World Choristers
  CBM 158
    Choral music by American and Chilean composers.

  The Oratorio
  CBM 179-180
    History of the oratorio, from its beginnings in the sixteenth
century to its present-day form. Includes musical examples from Jephte by
Carissimi, Judas Maccabaeus by Handel, and Haydn's oratorio Creation.

  Psalms
  CBM 199
    Discussion concerning the importance of the Psalms in the
history of Western music. Examples played include choral music by
Palestrina, Handel, Gluck, Franck, and Liszt.
  Rev. Brewster, Gospel Music
  CBM 776
    Gospel music composer W. Herbert Brewster is interviewed on
National Public Radio's Horizons series. His most famous song, "Move
on Up a Little Higher," helped launch the career of Mahalia Jackson.

  Thanksgiving Special
  CBM 921
    Thanksgiving thoughts and gratitudes. Music includes Charles
Ives's Thanksgiving.


    Music and the Human
    Experience

  Arts and Older Folks
  CBM 731
    Individuals over sixty remember their past and discuss their
present activity in the arts. Includes interviews with Rudy Vallee,
Avon Long, and Artur Rubinstein.

  Careers in Music
  CBM 582
    Distinguished professionals discuss the pros and cons of
their field of music. Some of the areas discussed are the military, jazz
performance, publishing, and music journalism.

  Chant
  CBM 1193
    Suggests the therapeutic uses of both Eastern and Western
chant. Chant expert Alfred Tomatis gives the history and techniques of
chant.

  Duke Ellington High School for the Arts
  CBM 724
    A visit to one of the fifty high schools in America that not
only stresses traditional studies but gives individual and class
instruction in music, dance, theater, and the visual arts. The listener
will sit in
on classes and hear aspiring young artists discuss their experiences and
hopes for the future.

  Good Ol' Boys
  CBM 774
    A colorful group of writers and performers in the country and
western music world reflect on the lifestyle and ethic of country and
backwoods jazz.

  Legend of Our Times
  CBM 894
    Cameos of a variety of artists including Rudy Vallee singing
"The Whiffenpoof Song," and Shirley Temple, Nora Beys, and Maurice
Chevalier singing a medley of well-known favorites.
  The Men Who Made the Hits
  CBM 533-534
    Survey of songwriters and publishers active in the early
twentieth century.

  Mozart's Sisters
  CBM 730
    A historical overview of women composers and musicians from
the eleventh century to the contemporary American composer Vivian
Fine. Interviewed are women musicologists who suggest that "music
history must be rewritten to include women."

  Music and the Women's Movement
  CBM 723
    At the sixth National Women's Music Festival in Urbana,
Illinois, women discuss their music and the women's movement. Features
songs
by Holly Near.

  Music Therapy
  CBM 720
    Dr. Clive Robbins demonstrates how music has opened
communications with autistic, blind, and retarded children.

  Outline for the Next Wave
  CBM 777
    Conversations with four artists on art, culture, and
perception. Explores performance art.

  Ragtime Women
  CBM 781
    Popular music historian and composer Max Morath discusses the
large number of white middle- and upper-class women who wrote and
played ragtime at the turn of the twentieth century. Although they
outnumbered men ten to one in this field, they are largely forgotten
today.

  The Sound of Music and Voice
  CBM 732
    This program contains several reports on the use of voice and
music. Subjects include an interview with a Hollywood doctor about
the use and abuse of the voice, a physicist who is trying to reproduce
the original sound of musical instruments using a computer, and a music
therapist in a Brooklyn hospital.

  Todd Duncan and Paul Calloway
  CBM 83
    Todd Duncan, the original Porgy in Porgy and Bess, and Paul
Calloway, the Washington Cathedral's director of music, discuss their
difficulties in achieving success.

  The Working Musician
  CBM 197
    Discusses the joys and difficulties of a modern musical
career.

  Yehudi Menuhin, Man and Musician
  CBM 69
    The renowned violinist whose musical career began before the
age of three discusses his experiences as a child prodigy and as a
mature musician.


INDEX

     A

     An Aaron Copland Portrait, 85
     Abrams, Daniel
       Play Piano by Ear, 61
       Practice Techniques for All Musicians, 64
       Put Your Hands on the Piano and Play, 61
       Understanding the Language of Music, 8, 43, 64
     "Across the Western Ocean," 79
     Adams, John, 122, 133
     Adams, Stanley
       The Boy Who Became President, 100
     "Adelaide," 77
     "Adieu," 79
     The Adolescent Years, 100
     Advanced Fingerpicking [Guitar] Techniques, 55
     Adriana Lecouvreur, 117
     L'Africaine, 117
     Afro-American Children's Singing Games, 85
     Aida, 117
     Alceste, 118
     "Allerseelen," 83
     Allman Brothers Greatest Intros and Shorts, 72
     "Alma del core," 78
     "Alone," 72
     "Already Gone," 71
     Alter, Louis
       Music in My Heart, 33
     "Always a Woman to Me," 73
     "Always Making Love," 72
     "Always on My Mind," 71
     "Always with Me, Always with You," 72
     "Amarilli, mia bella," 78
     "Amazing Grace," 71, 74
     American History Was Never like This, 36
     The American Musical Theater, 1
     The American Sampler, 38
     America's First Superstar, 11
     "An die Laute," 82
     "An die Music," 82
     "An die Nachtigall," 82
     "An die Sonne," 82
     "An Chloe," 81
"An Silvia," 82
Ancient Civilization in Opera, 114
And All That Jazz, 93
And the Band Played On, 48
And the Days Grow Short as You Reach September, 93
Anderson, Gillian B.
  Voluptuous Variety, 113
Andrea Chenier, 118
"Angel," 72
Animals Expressed in Music, 1
Anna Bolena, 118
"Anniversary Song," 73
"Another Brick in the Wall," 72
Anthology of the Sacred Carol, 91
Antony and Cleopatra, 118
Approaches to Popular Music, 42
"Apres un Reve," 79
Arabella, 118
"Are You Washed?" 71
Argento, Dominick
  The Voyage of Edgar Allen Poe, 141
Ariadne auf Naxos, 118
Arlen, Harold
  The Man Who Gave the World a Rainbow, 33
The Arrival of Atonal Music, 46
The Art of Mischa Elman, 23
Arts and Older Folks, 1, 149
As I Rode Out, 89
As It Happened, 119
As the Years Go By, 42
"As Time Goes By," 74
"The Ash Grove," 78
"Ashokan Farewell," 73
Astaire, Fred
  The Legend of Fred S. Astaire, 19
At Home with Beethoven, 84
"At the River," 79
Atlas, 119
Attila, 119
Aubrey, 72
Augsburg, 44
"Aura Lee," 74
Austin, Gene
  The Legend of Gene Austin, 20
Australian Folk Songs, 89
Autoharp and Jew's Harp, 53
"Automne," 79
The Avant-Garde Today, 46, 63
"Ave Maria," 71, 72, 74
"Away in a Manger," 74

B

Bacall, Lauren
       A Broadway Melody, 1, 100
     Bach, Johann Sebastian, 8, 18
       Arioso for Viola from Cantata no. 156, 75
       Arioso for Violin from Cantata no. 156, 75
       Bach and Ornamentation, 44, 66
       Bach and Twentieth-Century Composers, 45
       Bach's St. Matthew Passion, 148
       Bach's Suite no. 3, 84
       Celebrated Air on the G String for Viola, 75
       Celebrated Air on the G String for Violin, 75
     Background to Music, 42
     Backup and Fills for Dobro, 54
     Baez, Joan, 20
     The Ballad of Baby Doe, 119
     Ballad of the Brass, 48
     Un Ballo in Maschera, 119
     Barber, Samuel, 77
       Antony and Cleopatra, 118
       Stokowski Rehearses, 52
     The Barber of Seville/Il Barbiere di Siviglia, 119
     Barclay, Michael, 116, 142-144, 149
     The Bard of Tin Pan Alley, 100
     The Baritone: Villain or Promotor? 114
     The Bartered Bride, 120
     Bartok, Bela, 18
       From Beethoven to Bartok, 51
     Basic Vocal Technique, 62, 81
     Bates, David
       Guitar by Ear, 58
     Be My Love, 93
     Be My Valentine, 93
     Beach, Amy Marcy Cheney, 77
     The Beatles, 33, 100
     Beautiful Dreamer, 11
     "Because He Lives," 72
     Beethoven, Ludwig Van 18, 77
       At Home with Beethoven, 84
       Beethoven, Revolutionary Artist, 8
       Beethoven the Incredible, 8
       Beethoven, the Man, 8
       Beethoven, the Man Who Set Music Free, 8
       Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, 51
       Fidelio, 126
       From Beethoven to Bartok, 51
       Ludwig van Beethoven, 8
       The Music of Beethoven, 8
     "Befreit," 83
     The Beggar's Opera, 120
     A Beginning Accordion Method for the Blind, 52
     A Beginning Accordion Method for the Blind: Supplementary
Repertoire,
     A Beginning Chromatic Freebass Accordion Method for the Blind, 53
     Beginning Rock Guitar, 55
     Beiderbecke, Bix, 20
Belafonte, Harry
  Spotlight on Harry Belafonte, 20
"Believe in Me," 72
The Bell, 92
"Belleau Wood," 71
Bellini, Vincenzo, 77
  I Puritani, 136
  Norma, 133
  La Sonnambula, 140
"Beneath A Weeping Willow's Shade," 81
Benjamin, Bennie
  The Man Who Set the World on Fire, 33
Benny, Jack, 20
"Les berceaux," 80
Berg, Alban
  Lulu, 131
  Wozzeck, 142
Berlin, Irving
  The Bard of Tin Pan Alley, 33
  A Tribute to Mr. America, 113
Berlioz, Hector, 18
Bernstein, Leonard
  Candide, 121
  Leonard Bernstein Discusses..., 4
  Leonard Bernstein Discusses Humor in
       Music, 4
  Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony, 51
  What Is Jazz? 8, 99
Best of Intentions, 71
The Betrothal in a Monastery, 120
"Beyond the Gate," 72
Beys, Nora, 103, 150
Bickford, Mark
  Irish Dance Tunes for Mandolin, 60
Billy Budd, 120
Bizet, Georges, 18
  Carmen, 121
  Life and Music of Georges Bizet, 9
"Black Hole Sun," 72
"Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair," 81
"Blackbird," 72
Blades, James
  From Cave to Cavern, 49
Blake, Eubie, 20
  Memories of Eubie, 20, 96
"Blessed Jesus Hold My Hand," 72
"Blue Moon," 72
"Blue on Black," 72
"Blue Spanish Eyes," 72
Bluegrass Banjo, 53
Bluegrass Harmony, 62
Bluegrass Mandolin, 60
Blues and Boogie, 73
Blues Harmonica, 59, 60
Blues Harp, 60
Blues/Rock Piano, 60
Boggs, Jesse
  Sessions with Jesse Boggs, 34, 110
La Boheme, 120
Boito, Arrigo
  Mefistofele, 132
Bolcom, William
  McTeague, 132
"Bold as Love," 72
Bononcini, Giovanni Battista, 77
Borge, Victor
  Clown Prince of Denmark, 20
Boris Godunov, 120
"Born to Serve the Lord," 72
Born to Sing, 62
"Botschaft," 77
Bottleneck/Slide Guitar, 55
Boulanger, Nadia
  Focus on Nadia Boulanger, 19
  The Influence of Nadia Boulanger, 19
Boulez, Pierre
  Experiments in Electronics, 9
"Bouree," 72
Bowles, Paul, 77
"The Boxer," 72
The Boy Who Became President, 100
Brahms, Johannes, 18, 77
  Brahms, 9
  Brahms Songs for High Voice, 77
  Johannes Brahms, 9
  The Music of Brahms, 9
Brand, Oscar
  A Broadway Melody, 1, 100
  The Cornwall Furnace, 86, 100
  Improvisation, 66, 68
  Oscar Brand's Songs of '76, 108, 147
  Rock 'n Roll, 110
  This Land Is Your Land, 88, 112
Brass Instruments, 48
"Breathe," 71
Breezin' Lix, 72
Brewster, W. Herbert
  Rev. Brewster, Gospel Music, 34, 149
Brice, Fanny
  Fanny, 20
"Bridge over Troubled Water," 75
Britten, Benjamin, 77
  Benjamin Britten, 9
  Billy Budd, 120
  Death in Venice, 123
  A Midsummer Night's Dream, 132
  Peter Grimes, 135
Britto, Carol, 20, 93
A Broadway Melody, 1, 100
Brown, Oscar, Jr., 34, 93
Brubeck, Dave
  Jazz Joins the Classics, 47, 95
Bruckner's Seventh Symphony, 51
The Building Blocks of Music, 64
Burke, Kevin
  Learning the Irish Fiddle, 54
Burleigh, Henry Thacker, 78
Burton, Gary, 21, 93
Buxtehude, Dietrich, 9
"By and By," 72
By Strouse, 100


C

"Cabin," 77
Caccini, Giulio, 78
Cadman, Charles Wakefield, 78
Caesar, Irving
  If You Have to Learn, Don't Start, 34
"Caffeine and Nicotine," 72
Cage, John
  John Cage and Burl Ives, 21
Cahn, Sammy
  I've Heard That Song Before, 34
Caldara, Antonio, 78
Calloway, Paul
  Todd Duncan and Paul Calloway, 22, 150
Canadian Music, 1
Candide, 121
Cannon, Hugh
  Won't You Come Home, Hugh Cannon? 34, 99
The Cantata, 67
Cantor, Eddie
  Gerald Marks on Eddie Cantor, 21, 101
Capriccio, 121
I Capuleti e i Montecchi, 121
Careers in Music, 149
Carissimi, Giacomo, 78
Carmen, 121
"Caro mio ben," 80
"Caro Sposa," 80
"Carolina in My Mind," 72
Carter, Elliot, 47
Caruso, Enrico
  Hall of Fame: Enrico Caruso, 21
Casals, Pablo
  Bach's Suite no. 3, 84
  Casals Conducts Beethoven, 84
  Casals Conducts Saint-Saens, 84
  Spotlight on Pablo Casals, 21
"Catfish Blues," 72
Cats, 125
Cavalleria Rusticana, with I Pagliacci, 121
Cendrillon, 121
La Cenerentola, 121
Chamber Music, 1
Chamber Orchestra, 51
Chance and Randomness in the Arts, 63
"Chanson d'amour," 79
"Chanson triste," 79
Chant, 149
Chants of the Grand Canyon, 90
Chaplin, Charlie
  The Comedian: Charlie Chaplin, 21
Charles, Ernest, 78
Chattahoochee, 71
"Cherish," 75
Chevalier, Maurice
  Close-up on Maurice Chevalier, 21, 100
  Legend of Our Times, 103, 150
Child Prodigy of the Violin, 29
Chinese Music and Bach, 65
"Ching-a-ring Chaw," 79
"Ch'io mai vi possa," 80
Chivalry in Opera, 114
Chopin, Frederic, 18
  Frederic Francois Chopin, 9
  Poet of the Piano, 9
Chords, 65
Christian Hymns, 148
Christmas in Music, 92
The Christmas Masterpiece, 92
Christmas Song, 74, 75
Cinderella, 122
"Clair de lune," 79
Classical Dances, 1, 43
The Classical Era in Music, 45
"Classical Gas," 72
Classics for Fun, 1
La Clemenza di Tito, 122
"Cliffs of Dover," 72
Close-up on Bing Crosby, 22
Close-up on Maurice Chevalier, 21, 100
Close-up on William Schuman, 15
Clown Prince of Denmark, 20
Coffin, Tristram Potter
  Styles of Folk Songs, 88, 111
Cohan, George M.
  Cohan Is a Grand Old Name, 34
Cohen, David Bennett
  Blues/Rock Piano, 60
  Ragtime Piano, 61
"Cold Contagious," 71
Coleman, Cy
  If My Friends Could See Me Now, 35, 102
Colianni, John, 94
Collecting Folk Songs, 86, 100
Coltrane, John
  John Coltrane Quartet, 94
Columbo, Russ
  The Legend of Russ Columbo, 21, 103
Comden, Betty
  Betty Comden and Adolph Greene, 34
"Come and Dine," 72
"Come raggio di sol," 78
The Comedian, 21
The Complete Synthesist, 63
Composers' Musical Jokes, 1
Le Comte Ory, 122
"Con que la lavare?" 82
Concert Masterworks, 45, 46
The Concert Overture, 46
The Concerto, 67
Concerto in A Minor for Piccolo (F. VI, 9), 85
Contemporary Fingerpicking Guitar, 55
Contemporary Music, 46
Contemporary Ragtime Guitar, 55
Les Contes d'Hoffmann, 122
Coots, J. Fred
  The Santa Claus of Tin Pan Alley, 35
Copeland, Johnny, 22, 94
Copland, Aaron, 18, 51
  An Aaron Copland Portrait, 10, 85
  Copland, Gershwin, and Piston, 10
Corea, Chick, 22, 35, 94
Corelli and Vivaldi, 10
The Cornwall Furnace, 86, 100
Corridos, 90
Cosi fan Tutte, 122
Coslow, Sam
  Put Some Heart in a Song, 35
The Cosmic Music of the Harmonic Choir, 1
Country Blues Gospel Guitar, 55
Country Blues Guitar, 55, 56
Country Blues Guitar Styles and Techniques, 56
Country Guitar Styles, 56
Country Piano, 61
A Couple of Crazy Guys/Three Little Words, Thirteen Little
  Letters, 38, 100
Cowboy Songs, 86, 100
"Creep," 71
Crosby, Bing
  Close-up on Bing Crosby, 22
Cross, Felix
  Islands in the Sun, 47
"Crossfire," 72
"The Crucifixion," 77
D

"Daddy's Hands," 71
"The Daisies," 77
Damrosch, Walter
  Brass Instruments, 48
  Exploring the Opera, 114
  Exploring Theme and Variation, 70
  Fairy Tales in Music, 2
  Focus on the Overture, 69
  How Music Expresses Joy and Sorrow, 3
  Introduction to the March, 146
  Introduction to the Orchestra, 4
  The Modern Suite, 69
  Motion Expressed in Music, 4
  Myths in Music, 5
  Percussion Instruments, 49
  Shostakovich and Stravinsky, 16
  The String Instruments, 50
  The Voices of the Orchestra, 48
  What Is a Canon? 66
  What Is a Fugue? 66
  What Is a Suite? 70
  The Woodwinds, 51
"The Dance," 71
The Dance in Music, 43, 68
"Dancing Shadows," 72
Dangerous Liaisons, 122
"Danny Boy," 77
Daphne, 122
Dapogny, James, 22, 94
Darion, Joe
  A Lot of Strings to Play, 35
Davis, Benny
  The Lyrical Life of Benny Davis, 35
Davis, Brad
  Improvising Bluegrass Guitar, 58
  Improvising Bluegrass Mandolin, 60
"A Day in the Life of a Fool," 71
"Daydream," 72
"De donde venis amore," 82
"De los alamos vengo, madre," 82
"Dead or Alive," 72
Dead Man Walking, 122
Death in A Major, 14
Death in Venice, 123
The Death of Klinghoffer, 122
Death of Our National Anthem, 146
Debussy, Claude, 18, 79
  Pelleas et Melisande, 135
"Deck the Halls," 74
"Dee," 72
"Deep River," 78
Delavan, Macon
  Singing Success Library, 62
Descriptive Suite, 69
Designing Guitar Solos for Bluegrass Songs, 56
Designing Mandolin Solos for Bluegrass Songs, 60
Developing the Innate Musical Creativity of Children, 1
Development of the Symphony, 70
The Devil in Opera, 114
Dialogues of the Carm‚lites, 123
Diamond, David
  Diamond and Copland Pieces, 51
"Diary," 72
Dido and Aeneas, 123
Digging Music, 2, 94
"Disarm," 71
Disney, Walt
  Walt Disney's Dream Factory, 22
The Do-It-Yourself Messiah, 80
"Do You Believe Me Now?" 71
Dohnanyi, Ernst von
  Ernst von Dohnanyi, 10
  Ernst von Dohnanyi in Concert, 10
Donaldson, Walter
  When Walter Donaldson Ruled the Roost, 35, 113
Don Carlos, 123
Don Giovanni, 123
Don Pasquale, 123
Don Quichotte, 124
Donizetti, Gaetano, 18
  Anna Bolena, 118
  Don Pasquale, 123, 124
  The Elixir of Love, 124
  La Fille du Regiment, 126
  Lucia di Lammermoor, 130
  Roberto Devereux, 137
"Don't Fear the Reaper," 72
Dorati, Antal
  Evolution of the Concerto, 67
  Flag Day, 146
Doucet, Michael
  Real Cajun Fiddle, 54
Dougherty, Terrence Patrick, 79
"Down by the Riverside," 72
"Down in the Valley," 74
"Down That Long Lost Highway," 32
Dr. Perlander's Christmas Concert, 92
Drake, Ervin
  A Lot of Meaning with the Music, 35
"Dream On," 72
Die Dreigroschenoper, 124
Dresden, 16, 44, 148
Drums, 90
"Du bist die Ruh," 82
"Du bist wie eine Blume," 83
Duchin, Peter, 22
Duke, John, 79
Duke Ellington High School for the Arts, 149
Duncan, Todd
  Todd Duncan and Paul Calloway, 22, 150
Duning, George
  For Whom Writing Music Is a Picnic, 36
Duparc, Henri, 79
Durante, Francesco, 79
Durante, Jimmy
  The Legend of Jimmy Durante, 22
"Dust in the Wind," 72
Dvořáak, Antonín, 18
  Rusalka, 137
The Dynamics of Collaboration, 41


E

Ear Training, 65
The Early Days of Songwriting, 36, 101, 146
Easy Dobro Solos, 54
Edwards, Sherman
  American History Was Never like This, 36
Eldridge, Roy, 23, 94
Electric Blues and Rock Guitar, 56
The Electric Guitar, 57
Electronic Keyboard Course, 63
Electronic Keyboards, 48, 63
Elektra, 124
Elements of Jazz, 47, 94
Eliscu, Edward
  You've Given Us More than You Know, 36
The Elixir of Love, 124
Ellington, Duke
  Duke Ellington, 10, 23, 94
  Things Are Just like They Used to Be, 23, 99
Elman, Mischa
  The Art of Mischa Elman, 23
Emotions in Music, 2
"Empty Arms," 72
"En priere," 79
"The End," 72
English Ballads, 89
English Folk Songs, 89
Enjoying Italian Opera, 114
Enjoying Opera with Dale Harris, 2, 114
Enjoying Wagner's Ring, 114
Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, 124
The Era of F. Scott Fitzgerald, 94, 101
Ernani, 125
"Eruption," 72
Eugene Onegin, 125
Evergreens from Bud, 36, 47
"Everlong," 71
"Every Morning," 71
Everybody's Favorites for High Voice, 77
Evita, 125
Evolution of the Concerto, 67
The Evolution of Modern Music, 43, 65
The Exotic Sounds of India, 2
Experiments in Electronics, 68
Exploring the Opera, 114
Exploring Theme and Variation, 70
Expression and Extravagance, 46
"Extase," 79


F

Fain, Sammy
  He Gave Us a Thousand Beautiful Memories, 36, 102
Fairy Tales in Music, 2
Falla, Manuel de, 18
Falstaff, 125
Famous Dramatic Overtures, 68
Famous Novels in Opera, 114
La Fanciulla del West, 125
Fanny, 000
"Farewell to Kings," 72
Fascination with What Is Difficult, 13
Fatha Hines Groove, 95
The Father of the Blues, 95
Father of the Follies, 33
Faure, Gabriel, 18, 79
Faust, 125, 126
La Favola d'Orfeo, 126
La Favorite, 126
Fedora, 126
"Feel like Making Love," 71
Die Feen, 126
Fennell, Frederick
  Chamber Orchestra, 51
  I Love to Hear a Military Band, 146
Fidelio, 126
Fields, Gracie
  Gracie Fields Forever, 23, 102
The Fiery Angel, 126
La Fille du Regiment, 126
Fingerpicking Guitar Workshop, 57
Fingerpicking [Styles for Guitar], 57
Fink, Cathy
  Learn to Yodel, 62
Finn, Cheryl
  Perfection Ear, 64
"Fire and Rain," 72
"Fire Dance," 72
"Fire in the Hole," 72
Firkusny, Rudolf, 2
First Lady of Bach, 32
"Five Foot Two," 74
"Five Long Years," 72
Five-String Banjo, 53, 54
Flag Day, 146
Flatpick Country Guitar, 58
Die Fledermaus, 126
"Fleur jetee," 79
Der fliegende Hollander, 127
Floyd, Carlisle
  The Passion of Jonathan Wade, 135
  Susannah, 000
The Flute and the Harp, 50
The Flying Dutchman, 127
Focus on Cole Porter, 40, 101
Focus on Kid "Punch" Miller, 28, 97
Focus on Lightnin' Hopkins, 24
Focus on Nadia Boulanger, 19
Focus on Shirley Verrett, 32
Focus on Sigmund Romberg, 41, 101
Focus on the Overture, 69
Focus on Wanda Landowska, 26
The Folk Singer, 37
Folk Songs of Early America, 86
"The Fool and Me," 72
For Whom Writing Music Is a Picnic, 36
La Forza del Destino, 127
"Die Forelle," 82
Foster, Dan
  Irish Dance Tunes for Tinwhistle, 63, 89
Foster, Stephen Collins
  Beautiful Dreamer, 11
  The Foster Nobody Knows, 11
Franck, Cesar, 18
Frankie and Johnny, 47, 86, 101
Die Frau ohne Schatten, 127
Der Freischutz, 127
French Canadian Folk Music, 86
"The Freshman," 72
Frida, 127
From Beethoven to Bartok, 51
From Cave to Cavern, 49
From Jumpstreet, 2
From Soap Opera to Grand Opera, 31
"Fruhlingsglaube," 82
The Fugue, 66
Fulson, Lowell, 36
Rock Guitar Soloing, 59
"Fur Elise," 72


G

"G" Is for the Great Songs You Gave Us, 36
The Gambler, 127
Garrett, Amos
  The Electric Guitar, 57
Gay, John
  The Beggar's Opera, 120
"Gene and Eddie," 72
A General Lecture on Puccini, 114, 142
A General Lecture on Verdi, 17, 115
"Georgia on My Mind," 74
Gerry Mulligan, 97
Gershwin, George, 18
  Copland, Gershwin, and Piston, 11
  George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, 11, 47
  Gershwin, 11, 47, 101
  The Gershwin Years, 11
  Girl Crazy, 2
"Gia il sole dal gange," 82
La Giaconda, 127
Gianinni, 80
Gilbert, L. Wolfe
  "G" Is for the Great Songs You Gave Us, 36
Gilmore, P.S.
  Super Salesman of Music, 23
Gordani, Giuseppe, 80
Giordano, Umberto
  Andrea Chenier, 118
  Fedora, 126
Girl Crazy, 2
"Girl from Ipanema," 72
The Girl of the Golden West, 127
Giulio Cesare, 128
Give It All You've Got, 101
"Give Me One Reason," 72
Give Me Yesterday, 101
Glaser, Matt
  Ear Training, 65
  Tools for Musicianship, 65
Glass, Philip
  The Making of the Representative for Planet 8, 136
The Glory of Cremona, 49
Glover, Tony
  Blues Harp, 60
Gluck, Alma
  The Legend of Alma Gluck, 23
Gluck, Christoph, 18, 80
  Alceste, 118
  Iphigenie en Tauride, 129
"Glycerine," 71
"Godfather 1 (Love Theme)," 74
"Godfather 2 (Main Theme)," 74
Gold, Arthur, 80
Gonzales, Juanita, 90
Good Ol' Boys, 150
Good Vibrations, 43, 49
Gospel Harmony, 62
Gospel, Jazz, Blues, and Rock, 95, 148
Gotterdammerung, 128
Gottschalk, Louis Moreaux, 11
Gould, Glenn
  Glenn Gould on the Moog Synthesizer, 23, 49
Gounod, Charles
  Faust, 125
  Meditation on the First Prelude of J.S. Bach, for Violin,76
  Rom‚o et Juliette, 137
La Grande Duchesse de Gerolstein, 128
The Great American Song Bag, 86, 102, 146
The Greatest Christmas Story Ever Told, 92
"The Greatest Love of All," 75
"Greedy Fly," 71
Greek Myths in Opera, 115
Green, Bud
  Evergreens from Bud, 36, 47
Greenberg, Robert
  Concert Masterworks, 45, 46
  How to Listen to and Understand Opera, 115
  How to Understand and Listen to Great Music, 3, 43
  Symphonies of Beethoven, 7
Greenway, John
  English Folk Songs, 89
  Music of the American Indians, 90
  Music of the Dry World, 91
  Music of North Africa, 85
  Music of Oceania, 91
  Music of the Orient, 66, 91
  Music of the Polar World, 91
  Styles of Folk Songs, 88, 111
Gregorian Chant, 44
"Gretchen am Spinnrade," 82
Grieg, Edvard, 18
Grillo, Frank "Machito"
  Machito, 23, 104
Grossman, Stefan
  Advanced Fingerpicking [Guitar] Techniques, 55
  Contemporary Fingerpicking Guitar, 55
  Contemporary Ragtime Guitar, 55
  Country Blues Guitar, 55, 56
  Country Blues Guitar Styles and Techniques, 56
  Fingerpicking Guitar Workshop, 57
Grusin, Dave, 37, 95
Guillaume Tell, 128
Guitar by Ear, 58, 71
Guitar Method for the Blind, 58
Gumbo Ya Ya, 95
Guthrie, Woody
  The Folk Singer, 37
  Legend of a Balladeer, 24, 37
  Woody Guthrie Remembered, 37, 114
H

Haas, Karl
  Romantic Piano, 6
  Song and Dance, 6
  The Story of the Bells, 7
Hall of Fame
Hamlet, 128
Hamburg, 45
Hancock, Herbie, 24, 95
Handel, George Frideric, 18, 80, 128
  The Christmas Masterpiece, 92
  The Do-It-Yourself Messiah, 80
  Haydn and Handel, 3, 67
  Sonata no. 3 for Violin, F Major, 76
  Sonata no. 5 for Violin, A Major, 76
  Sonata no. 6 for Violin, E Major, 76
  Xerxes, 142
Handy, W.C.
  And All That Jazz, 93
  The Father of the Blues, 37
"Hang," 73
Hansel und Gretel, 128
Hanson, Howard,
Hanukkah, 93
Happy Songs from a Happy Man, 39, 102
Harbach, Bill, 37
Harburg, E. Y.
  You're a Builder Upper, 37, 114
"Hark the Herald Angels Sing," 74
The Harp and the Piano, 49
"Harper Valley PTA," 72
Harris, Dale, 114
Harris, Joel Chandler, 87
Harris, Roy
  Roy Harris and and Gregor Piatigorsky, 6
Harry Lauder Special, 26
"Harvest Wind," 71
Harvey Milk, 129
Hawkins, Coleman
  Spotlight on Coleman Hawkins, 24, 95
Haydn, Franz Joseph, 18
  Franz Josef Haydn, 12
  Haydn, 12
  Josef Haydn, 12
Haydn, Michael
  Haydn and Handel, 3, 67
He Gave Us a Thousand Beautiful Memories, 36, 102
"He Looked Beyond My Fault," 72
He Loved Life from Miracle to Miracle, 30
"He Touched Me," 72
"Hearts and Crafts," 72
"Heaven," 73
"Heaven's Already Here," 71
"Heidenr”slein," 82
Heifetz, Jascha
  The World's Greatest Violinist, 24
"Heimlich aufforderung," 83
Helen of Troy in Opera, 115
"Helplessly Hoping," 72
Henze, Hans Werner
  Spotlight on Hans Werner Henze, 12
  Das Verratene Meer, 141
Herbert, Victor, 38
  The Legend of Victor Herbert, 12, 37
Herman, Jerry
  The American Sampler, 38
  The Man Who Carried It Off, 38
Herodiade, 129
Heroes, Heroines, and Their Horses, 102
Highet, Gilbert
  Fascination with What Is Difficult, 13
  The Poet and the Musician, 6
  Prometheus at the Piano, 6
Hill, Edward Burlingame, 67
Hillbilly and Mountain Ballads, 86
Hines, Earl
  Fatha Hines Groove, 24, 95
History of a Hit Tune, 102
History of Jazz Piano, 95
History of String Quartets, 67
"Hit Me with Your Best Shot," 73
Hoddinott, Alun
  Moelwyn Merchant Talks with Composer Alun Hoddinott, 12
Hoffer, Donald Charles
  Guitar Method for the Blind, 58
Hogwood, Christopher
  A Pearl Distorted, 45
Hohner, Matthias
  Mr. Hohner's Amazing Harmonica, 50
Holiday, Billie, 24, 95
Holly, Buddy, 24
"Holy Wars," 73
Home for the Holidays, 92
Honky Tonkin' Country Guitar Solos, 58
Hopkins, Lightnin'
  Focus on Lightnin' Hopkins, 24
Hopkinson, Francis, 81
"Hotel California," 73
"House Is Rockin'," 73
How Music Expresses Joy and Sorrow, 3
How Simple a Tune, 102, 146
How to Listen to and Understand Opera, 115
How to Play Autoharp, 53
How to Play Jewharp, 53
How to Sing Pop Harmony, 62
How to Understand and Listen to Great Music, 3, 43
How to Write for the Musical Theater, 63
Howard, Ray
  Learn to Play Country Quickly, 58
Howard, Ron
  Country Piano, 61
Huckabee, Dan
  Backup and Fills for Dobro, 54
  Bluegrass Harmony, 62
  Bluegrass Mandolin, 60
  Easy Dobro Solos, 54
  Gospel Harmony, 62
  How to Sing Pop Harmony, 62
  Singing Country Harmony, 62
  Understanding the Formula of Music Makes It So Easy, 65
Humperdinck, Engelbert
  Hansel und Gretel, 128, 129
Huston, Scott
  The Arrival of Atonal Music, 46
  The Avant-Garde Today, 46, 63
  The Building Blocks of Music, 64
  Chords, 65
  The Evolution of Modern Music, 43, 66
  Intervals and Triads, 65
  Stretching the Scale, 7
Hymns by Ear, Piano Course, 74
Hymns of Fire, 146


I

"I Attempt from Love's Sickness to Fly," 82
"I Bought Me a Cat," 79
"I Can't Stop Loving You," 71
"I Don't Wanna' Miss a Thing," 73
"I Got Rhythm," 74
I Hear America Singing, 102
"I Left My Heart in San Francisco," 74
I Lombardi, with Stiffelio, 130
"I Love All Graceful Things," 83
I Love to Hear a Military Band, 146
"I Wonder as I Wander," 81
Ian and Sylvia, 86
"Ich grolle Nicht," 83
"Ici-Bas!" 80
I'd Rather Please You than Anyone, 25
Idomeneo, 129
"If," 72
If My Friends Could See Me Now, 35, 102
"If Tomorrow Never Comes," 71
If You Have to Learn, Don't Start, 34
"If with All Your Hearts," 81
I'll Sing You a Love Song, 102
"I'll Stick Around," 71
"Illusion," 73
The Immortal Piano, 49
Improvisation, 66, 68
Improvising Bluegrass Guitar, 58
Improvising Bluegrass Mandolin, 60
In the Good Old Summertime, 93
In the Spirit of Christmas, 92
Incidental Music to Shakespeare, 4
The Incompleat Folksinger, 30, 87
L'Incoronazione di Poppea, 129
Indian Music and Bach, 66
The Influence of Nadia Boulanger, 000
Inside the Metropolitan Opera, 115
Instruments around the World, 48
Intervals and Triads, 66
Intro to the Guitar for the Visually Impaired, 58
Introduction to Opera, 115
Introduction to Primitive Music, 90
Introduction to the March, 146
Introduction to the Orchestra, 4
Introduction to Wagner's Ring Cycle, 115
Intros and Endings, 74
"L'invitation au Voyage," 79
Iphigenie en Tauride, 129
Irish Dance Tunes for Mandolin, 60
Irish Dance Tunes for Tinwhistle, 63, 89
The Irish Nightingale, 27
Irwin, Bill
  Modern Harmony Course, 65
  Popular Organ Instruction, 60
Islands in the Sun, 47
L'Italiana in Algeri, 129
"It's All Right with Me," 75
I've Heard That Song Before, 34
Ives, Burl
  John Cage and Burl Ives, 21
Ives, Charles, 13
  Thanksgiving Special, 149
Ives, Edward D
  Lumbering Songs, 87


J

Jackson, Andy
  Instruments around the World, 48
Jackson, Mahalia
  Mahalia Jackson Discusses "Movin' on Up," 25, 149
Jackson, Terry
  Cowboy Songs, 86, 100
Janacek, Leos, 18
  Jenufa, 129
  Katya Kabanova , 130
  Makropulos Affair, 131
Jarvis, Jane, 25, 95
Jazz Joins the Classics, 47, 95
Jenufa, 129
Jephtha, 129
Jessel, George
  I'd Rather Please You than Anyone, 25
  The Legend of Georgie Jessel, 25
"Jessica," 73
"Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring," 74
"Jet Airliner," 73
"Jingle Bells," 74
"Johnny B. Goode," 73
Johnson, Hall, 81
Johnson, James P., 13, 38, 96
Jolson, Al
  I'd Rather Please You than Anyone, 25
  The Legend of Al Jolson, 25, 103
Jones, Chris
  Designing Guitar Solos for Bluegrass Songs, 56
Jones, Oliver, 25, 96
Jones, Tom
  A Lot More than Fantastic, 38
Joplin, Janis, 25
Joplin, Scott
"Joy to the World," 74
A Jug of This, 89
"Julia," 73
Julius Caesar, 128
"Jump," 74
"Just as I Am," 74

K

Kabalevsky I, 74
Kahn, Gus
  We're Still Singing "I'll See You in My Dreams," 38, 113
Kalmar, Bert, 38, 100
"Katie Brought My Guitar Back," 71
Katya Kabanova , 130
Keene, Constance, 25
"Keep Your Hands to Yourself," 73
Keith, Bill
  Bluegrass Banjo, 53
  Keith [Banjo] Tuners, 54
Kern, Jerome
  Jerome Kern, Man of Melody, 38, 103
  Master of the Medium, the Man Who Found the Silver Lining,38, 104
"The Key," 71
Key to the Keys for the Visually Handicapped, 61
The Keyboard Instruments, 49
Khan, Bismillah
  Spotlight on Bismillah Khan, 26
Khovanshchina, 130
"King of the Road," 74
The Kings of Jazz, 96
Kirchner, Leon, 47
Kirkland, Kenny, 26, 96
Kitt, Eartha, 26
Klose, Carol
  Electronic Keyboard Course, 63
Kolb, Barbara
  Music Theory Course, 64
Koussevitzky, Serge
  Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, 51
  Bruckner's Seventh Symphony, 51
  Diamond and Copland Pieces, 51
  From Beethoven to Bartok, 51
  Koussevitzky and Piston, 51
  Koussevitzky's Charisma, 51
  Sergei Koussevitzky Conducting, 52
  Sergei Koussevitzky, the Muse, 52
  Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony, 52
Krainik, Ardis
  As It Happened, 119
Kramer, Paul
  Designing Mandolin Solos for Bluegrass Songs, 60
  Honky Tonkin' Country Guitar Solos, 58
Kreisler, Fritz
  The Legend of Fritz Kreisler, 26
  Spotlight on Fritz Kreisler, 26


L

Labor Ballads, 87, 103, 146
"Lady Love," 73
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, 130
Laine, Jack
  Pappa Jack the Patriarch, 26, 98
Landowska, Wanda
  Focus on Wanda Landowska, 26
Lane, Burton
  No Sad Songs for Me, 38, 108
Lanza, Mario, 26
"Lascia ch'io pianga," 80
"Lasciaterni morire!" 81
"The Lass from the Low Countree,"
The Last of the Giants, 41, 103
Lauder, Harry
  Harry Lauder Special, 26
Laughing with the Classics, 4
"Layla," 75
Leach, MacEdward
  Collecting Folk Songs, 86
  English Ballads, 89
Lead Guitar, 58
"Leader of the Band," 72
Lear, 130
Learn to Play Country Quickly, 58
Learn to Yodel, 62
Learning the Irish Fiddle, 54
Learning to Play Recorder, 61
Ledford, Lily May
  The Life and Music of Lily May Ledford, 27, 87
Lee, Edward
  Approaches to Popular Music, 42
Legend of a Balladeer, 24, 37
The Legend of Al Jolson, 25, 103
The Legend of Alma Gluck, 23
The Legend of Ethel Waters, 99
The Legend of Fred S. Astaire, 19
The Legend of Fritz Kreisler, 26
The Legend of Gene Austin, 20
The Legend of Georgie Jessel, 25
The Legend of Helen Morgan, 28
The Legend of Jimmy Durante, 22
Legend of Our Times, Varied Artists, 103, 150
The Legend of Rudy L. Vallee, 32, 103
The Legend of Russ Columbo, 21, 103
The Legend of Shirley Temple, 31
The Legend of Ted Lewis, 27, 96
The Legend of Victor Herbert, 12, 37
Leigh, Carolyn
  Young at Heart, 39
Leinsdorf, Erich
  Rehearsing with Leinsdorf, 52
Leipzig, 44
Lennon, John
  The Beatles, 100
  John and Yoko, 33
"Lenny," 73
Leoncavallo, Ruggiero
  Cavelleria Rusticana and I Pagliacci, 121
Lerner, Sammy
  Makin' Up a Song as I Go Along, 39
"Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella," 74
"Let Me Put My Love into You," 73
Let's All Go down [to] the Strand, 103
"Letters to My Girlfriend," 73
Lewis, Ted
  The Legend of Ted Lewis, 27, 96
Lidel, Paul
  Beginning Rock Guitar, 55
  Rippin' Lead Guitar, 59
  Rock Rhythm Guitar, 59
Life and Music of Georges Bizet, 115
The Life and Music of Lily May Ledford, 27, 87
"Life by the Drop," 73
Life in the Opera, 115
Liszt, Franz, 18, 81
  Franz Liszt, 13
  Liszt, 13
  The Masters, 400
"Lithium," 71
"Little Bit of Sympathy," 73
"Little Drummer Boy," 74
"The Little Horses," 79
"Little Martha," 73
"The Little Road to Kerry," 78
"Little Wing," Selected Licks, 73
The Liverpool Scene, 103
Livin' a Ragtime Life, 103
Livingston, Jay
  Give It All You've Got, 39
Loesser, Frank
  A Man and His Music, 39
Lohengrin, 130
I Lombardi, 130
"Long Time Ago," 79
"Longer," 72
Look What I Found in Grandmother's Attic, 104
Look What They've Done to My Song, 104
"Looking for a Lady," 72
Lorie, Solomon, 85
Los Trios, 104
A Lot More than Fantastic, 38
A Lot of Meaning with the Music, 35
A Lot of Strings to Play, 35
"Die Lotosblume," 83
Lotti, Antonio, 81
"Love Me," 71
"Love Struck Baby," 73
"Love Will Keep Us Alive," 71
"Loveliest of Trees," 79
"Love's Philosophy," 82
Lubeck, the Abendmusiken Concerts, 9, 45
Lucia de Lammermoor, 130
Lulu, 131
Lumbering Songs, 87
"Lydia," 80
Lyric Opera, 144
The Lyrical Life of Benny Davis, 35


M

Macbeth, 131
MacColl, Ewan
  Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger, 86
MacDonald, Jeanette
  Queen of the Sentimental Love Song, 27
"Machine Head," 71
Machito, 23, 104
Madama Butterfly, 131
The Magnificent Inspiration of Bartholomew Buttons, 92
Mahler, Gustav, 18
  Recollections of Mahler, 13
"Die Mainacht," 77
Makin' Up a Song as I Go Along, 104
The Making of the Representative for Planet 8, 136
Makropulos Affair, 131
A Man and His Music, 39
The Man and the Legend, 19
The Man Who Carried It Off, 38
The Man Who Gave the World a Rainbow, 104
The Man Who Launched 1,000 Hits, 104
The Man Who Set the World on Fire, 33
Manon, 131
Manon Lescaut, 131
Maometto II, 131
The March, 147
"March in D," 74
Marchenbilder for Viola, 75
Marchenbilder for Violin, 76
Marching Along, 147
Mariachi Music, 90
Marks, Gerald
  Gerald Marks on Eddie Cantor, 21, 101
  They Don't Write 'em like That Anymore, 39
  When Walter Donaldson Ruled the Roost, 35, 113
Marks, Johnny
  Johnny Marks and His Celebrated Reindeer, 39, 92
Marley, Bob
  The Music and Marley, 27
Marriage in Opera, 115
Marsalis, Ellis, 27, 96
Martinez, Narcisco, 90
Martucci, Vinnie
  Electronic Keyboards, 48, 63
"Mary Ann," 73
Mascagni, Pietro
  Cavalleria Rusticana, 121
The Mass, 68
Massenet, Jules
  Cendrillion, 121
  Herodiade, 128
  Manon, 131
  Don Quichotte, 124
  Thais, 139
  Werther, 141
The Master of "From Major to Minor," 40
Master of the Medium, the Man Who Found the Silver Lining,38, 104
The Master of Melody, 17, 115
The Masters, 4
The Mastery of Charles Munch, 52
McCartney, Paul, 33, 100
McCormack, John
  The Irish Nightingale, 27
  Till We Meet Again, 112
McGhee, Brownie, 88
McHugh, Jimmy
  Happy Songs from a Happy Man, 39, 102
McKeller, Kenneth
  Troubadour in Tartan, 27
McMahan, Robert Young
  A Beginning Accordion Method for the Blind, 52
  A Beginning Chromatic Freebass Accordion Method for the Blind, 53
McPartland, Marian, 93-99
McTeague, 132
The Medium, 132
Meet Mr. Mozart, 116
Mefistofele, 132
"Meine Liebe Ist Grun," 78
Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, 132
Mellers, Wilfrid
  Reaction and Revolution, 48
Melody and Harmony, 65
Memories of Eubie, 20, 96
"Memory," 75
Memory Bank, 96, 104
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 13, 18, 81
The Men Who Made the Hits, 105, 150
Menuhin, Yehudi
  Menuhin and Ayrton, 27
  Yehudi Menuhin, Man and Musician, 27, 151
Mercer, Johnny
  The Man Who Launched 1,000 Hits, 39
  Our Time, 98, 109
Merry Christmas-Parang Style, 92
The Merry Widow, 132
The Merry Wives of Windsor, 132
Messenger, Bill
  Elements of Jazz, 47, 94
"Messing with the Kid," 73
"Midnight in Montgomery," 71
The Midsummer Marriage, 132
A Midsummer Night's Dream, 132
The Mikado, 133
Miller, Kid
  Focus on Kid "Punch" Miller, 28, 97
Miller, Mulgrew, 28, 97
Mingus, Charles
  Charlie Mingus Speaks Out, 28, 97
"Minnelied," 77
"Minuet" (Mozart), 74
"Minuet in C," (Mozart), 74
"Minuet in D," 74
"Minuet in F" (Mozart), 74
"Minuet in G," 74
"Minuet in G minor," 74
"Misery," 71
Misfortune of the Mezzo-Soprano, 116
Mister Music, 108
"Misty," 74
Mizzy, Vic
  The Whole World Is Singing My Song, 39, 113
Modern Harmony Course, 65
Modern Music, 47
The Modern Suite, 69
Modern Symphonic Dances, 68
Monteverdi, Claudio, 18, 81
  La Favola d'Orfeo, 126
  L'Incoronazione di Poppea, 129
  Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria, 137
"More than a Feeling," 73
"Morning Has Broken," 74
Morgan, Helen
  The Legend of Helen Morgan, 28
The Most Unforgettable Composer I Never Met, 41
Moses und Aron, 133
Motet and Madrigal, 68
Motion Expressed in Music, 4
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 18, 81
  La Clemenza di Tito, 122
  Cosi fan Tutte, 122
  Don Giovanni, 123
  Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, 124
  Idomeneo, 129
  Mozart, 5
  Mozart Arias for Soprano, 81
  Mozart: Divertimento in D Major (K.334), 000
  The Music of Mozart, 13
  Le Nozze di Figaro, 133
  Profile: Mozart, 13
  Schubert and Mozart, 6, 69
  Die Zauberflote, 142
Mozart's Sisters, 150
Mr. Edison's Marvelous Memory Machine, 87, 97, 105
Mr. Hohner's Amazing Harmonica, 50
Mulligan, Gerry, 28, 97
Munch, Charles
  Charles Munch Conducting, 52
  The Mastery of Charles Munch, 52
Munich: Bavarian Court and Chapel under Orlando DiLasso, 44
Munsel, Patrice
  The Story of Patrice Munsel, 28
Music about Toys, 5
The Music and Marley, 27
Music and the Land, 90
Music and the Women's Movement, 150
Music for Children, 19, 66
Music from the Heavens, 5, 66
Music from the Holidays, 92
Music in My Heart, 33
Music in Shakespeare's Plays, 116
Music in the Middle Ages, 44
Music in the New World, 87
Music in the Renaissance, 44
Music in the Soviet Union, 147
Music of Africa, 85
The Music of Bach, 45
The Music of Beethoven, 8
The Music of Brahms, 9
The Music of Handel, 12
The Music of Haydn, 5
Music of Latin America, 5
The Music of Laura Nyro, 40, 108
The Music of Mozart, 13
Music of North Africa, 85
Music of Oceania, 91
The Music of Richard Wagner, 116
Music of Smoke and Steel, 87, 108, 147
The Music of Spain, 89
The Music of Tchaikovsky, 91
Music of the American Indians, 90
Music of the Bayou, 87
Music of the Civil War, 147
Music of the Dry World, 91
Music of the Gauchos, 91
Music of the Incas, 91
Music of the Orient, 66, 91
Music of the Polar World, 91
Music of the Range and Trail, 87, 108
The Music of the String Quartets, 67
Music of West Africa, 85
Music of Williamsburg, 46
Music Theory Course, 64
Music Therapy, 150
"Music, When Soft Voices Die," 80
Musical Comedy's Golden Years, 108
Musical Forms, 70
Musical Ideas of Art Pepper, 5, 98
Musical Ideas of Mel Torm‚, 99
Musical Ideas of Muggsy Spanier, 99
Musical Ideas of Paul Winter, 99
The Musical Maverick, 18
Musical Pioneers of Italy, 46, 70
Musick's Feaste, 44
Mussorgsky, Modest, 18
  Boris Godunov, 120
  Khovanshchina, 130
  Pictures at an Exhibition, 6
"My Country 'tis of thee," 74
"My Friend of Misery," 73
"My Friends," 73
"My Heart Ever Faithful," 74
"My Heart Will Go On," 74
My Love Is like a Red, Red Rose, 5
"My Own Prison," 73
"My Wild Irish Rose," 75
Myths in Music, 5
N
Nabucco, 133
"Die Nacht," 83
"Nacht und Traume," 82
"Name," 73
The Nature of Music, 5
"The Nearness of You," 75
"Nel coor piu non mi sento," 81
"Nell," 80
New Arts for Old, 44
New World Choristers, 5, 149
New Year, 133
Nichols, Penny
  Basic Vocal Technique, 62, 81
The Nickelodeon, 108
Niles, John Jacob, 81
"Nina," 81
"1979," 71
Nixon in China, 133
No Sad Songs for Me, 38, 108
"Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out," 74
Norma, 133
"Nothing Else Matters," 73
Novak, Larry, 28, 98
"Now and Forever," 72
Le Nozze di Figaro, 133
Nuremberg, 45, 48
"Der Nussbaum," 83
Nutcracker Ballet, 5
"Nymphs and Shepherds," 82
Nyro, Laura
  The Music of Laura Nyro, 40, 108


O

"O Can Ye Sew Cushions?" 78
"O cessate di piagarmi," 82
"O Christmas Tree," 74
"O Danny Boy," 74
"O del mio dolce ardor," 80
"O Little Town of Bethlehem," 74
Oakland, Ben
  You're Not So Easy to Forget, 40, 114
Ochs, Phil, 88, 112, 148
"Octopus's Garden," 73
"Ode," 73
Of Ships and Sea, 89
Offenbach, Jacques
  Les Contes d'Hoffmann, 121
  Death in A Major, 14
  La Grande Duchesse de Gerolstein, 128
  The Masters, 4
  Orpheus in the Underworld, 134
"Oh, quand je dors," 81
Oklahoma! and Beyond, 41
"Old Man down the Road," 73
"Old Rugged Cross," 74
The Old Sweet Songs, 108
Old Testament Stories in Opera, 116
Olman, Abe
  The Ship That Came In, 40
"One Small Miracle," 71
"Only the Heart May Know," 72
"Only Time," 73
The Opera Scene, 116
The Operas of Verdi, 116
Operetta Memories, 5, 116
Opposites Attract, 48, 49
The Oratorio, 45, 68, 149
Orbach, Jerry
  A Broadway Melody, 1, 100
The Origins of Orchestration, 43
Orlando, 134
Orlando Funoso, 134
Ormandy, Eugene
  Spotlight on Eugene Ormandy, 19
  Thanksgiving Special, 93, 149
Orpheus in Opera, 116
Orpheus in the Underworld, 134
Otello, 134
Our Time, 98, 109
Outline for the Next Wave, 150
The Overture, 69


P

Page, Christopher
  New Arts for Old, 44
I Pagliacci, 121
Paisiello, Giovanni, 81
Palestrina, Giovanni da, 18
Palmer, Roy
  A Jug of This, 89
"Panama," 73
"Panhandle Rage," 71
Panorama of Russian Opera, 116
Pappa Jack the Patriarch, 26, 98
Parish, Mitchell
  The Sentimental Gentleman, 40, 110
Parsifal, 134
"Party Crowd," 71
Passion in Pink, 5
The Passion of Jonathan Wade, 135
"Path to the Moon," 83
Paxton, Tom, 88, 112, 148
A Pearl Distorted, 45
Pederson, Gale
  Key to the Keys for the Visually Handicapped, 61
  Play by Ear and Improvise, 61
Peerce, Jan, 28
Pell‚as et M‚lisande, 135
Pepper, Art
  Musical Ideas of Art Pepper, 29, 97
"Per la Gloria d'adorarvi," 77
Percussion Discussion, 49
Percussion Instruments, Parts 1-2, 49
Perfection Ear, 64
Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista, 81
Peter, Johann Friedrich
  Peter and Ravel, 6
Peter Grimes, 135
Petrucciani, Michel, 29, 98
"The Piano Man," 74
Piatigorsky, Gregor
  Roy Harris and and Gregor Piatigorsky, 6
Pictures at an Exhibition, 6
"Pieta, signore!" 83
"Pink Houses," 73
Pioneers of Czech Music, 6, 43
Pioneers of Impressionism, 46
Pioneers of Twentieth-Century Music, 47
Pique-Dame, 135
Piston, Walter
  Copland, Gershwin, and Piston, 14
  Koussevitzky and Piston, 000
Platee, 135
Play by Ear and Improvise, 61
Play Piano by Ear, 61
"Play That Funky Music," 73
Playing and Understanding Jazz Guitar, 59
Please Sing Me One More Chorus, 42, 109
"Plush," 71
"Poems, Prayers, and Promises," 72
The Poet and the Musician, 6
Poet of the Piano, 9
Popular Music Lead Sheets, 74
Popular Organ Instruction, 60
Porgy and Bess, 135
Porter, Cole
  Focus on Cole Porter, 40, 101
  The Master of "From Major to Minor," 40
Poulenc, Francis
  Dialogues of the Carmelites, 123
Powell, Maud
  Child Prodigy of the Violin, 29
Practice Techniques for All Musicians, 64
"Prelude in A," 74
"Prelude in C minor," 74
"Prelude in E minor," 74
Presley, Elvis
  Portrait of Elvis Presley, 29
"Pretty Woman," 73
Primitive Theater of the Americas, 116
Primich, Gary
  Blues Harmonica, 59, 60
Prince Igor, 135
Prokofiev, Sergei, 18
  The Flaming Angel, 126
  The Gambler, 127
  Prokofiev and Purcell, 6
  War and Peace, 141
Prometheus at the Piano, 6
Le Prophete, 136
Protests of Pete Seeger, 30, 109, 147
Psalms, 43, 149
Puccini, Giacomo, 18
  La Boheme, 120
  A General Lecture on Puccini, 114, 142
  The Girl of the Golden West/ La Fanciulla del West, 125
  Madama Butterfly, 131
  Manon Lescaut, 131
  La Rondine, 137
  Tosca, 139, 140
  Il Trittico, 140
  Turandot, 141
Puente, Tito
  Los Trios, 104
  Tito Puente, the King of Salsa, 29, 112
"Pur dicesti, o bocca bella," 81
Purcell, Henry, 18, 82
  Prokofiev and Purcell, 6
"Pure Massacre," 71
I Puritani, 136
"Push," 73
Put Another Nickel In, 109
Put Some Heart in a Song, 35
Put Your Hands on the Piano and Play, 61
"Puttin' on the Ritz," 74


Q

Queen of the Sentimental Love Song, 27
Quilter, Roger, 82


R

Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 18
  Stokowski Rehearses, 52
Ragtime Piano, 61
Ragtime Women, 150
The Rake's Progress, 136
"Ramblin' Man," 73
Rameau, Jean-Philippe, 18
  Platee, 135
Ramirez, Ram, 40, 98
Raksin, David
  So You Want to Write for the Movies, 40
"Rastlose Liebe," 83
Ravel, Maurice, 18
  Charles Munch Conducting, 52
  Peter and Ravel, 6
  Ravel and Sibelius, 47
Reaction and Revolution, 48
Reagon, Bernice, 85
Real Cajun Fiddle, 54
Recollections of Mahler, 13
"Red House," 73
Rehearsing with Leinsdorf, 52
"Rencontre," 80
Return with Us Now to the Golden Days of Yesteryear, 109
Rev. Brewster, Gospel Music, 34, 149
The Rhapsody, 69
Das Rheingold, 136
"Ribbon in the Sky," 75
"Ridente la calma," 81
Rieding, Oskar
  Concerto for Violin, G Major, op. 34, 76
Rienzi, 136
Rigoletto, 136
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 18
  The Masters, 4
The Ring, 6, 117
Rippin' Lead Guitar, 59
Ritchie, Jean, 89
  Bernice Reagon and Jean Ritchie, 85
  Songs of Square Dancing, 110
  Traditional Mountain Dulcimer, 54
Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria, 137
Ritter, Tex, 29
"The River," 71
The Roaring Twenties, 109
Roberto Devereux, 137
Roberts, Judy, 29, 98
Robeson, Paul, 29
Rock and Roll, 6, 109
Rock and Roll and Radio, 109
Rock Guitar Soloing, 59
Rock 'n Roll, 110
Rock Rhythm Guitar, 59
"Rock This Town," 73
"Rocky Mountain High," 73
Rodgers, Jimmie
  Portrait of Jimmie Rodgers, 29
Rodgers, Richard
  The Dynamics of Collaboration, 41
  Oklahoma! and Beyond, 41
  The Most Unforgettable Composer I Never Met, 41
Rodrigo, Josqu¡n, 82
"Roll Over Beethoven," 75
"Romance," 79
Romantic Piano, 6
Romberg, Sigmund
  Focus on Sigmund Romberg, 41, 101
  The Last of the Giants, 41, 103
Rome, Harold
  Seven Shows to Rome, 41, 110
Romeo and Juliet, 137
La Rondine, 137
The Rondo, 69
Rooley, Anthony
  Musick's Feaste, 44
"Rooster," 71
Der Rosenkavalier, 137
"Les roses d'lspahan," 80
Rossini, Gioacchino, 18
  The Barber of Seville/Il Barbiere di Siviglia, 119
  La Cenerentola, 121
  Le Comte Ory, 122
  Guillaume Tell, 128
  L'Italiana in Algeri, 129
  Maometto II, 131
  Otello, 134
  Rossini, a General Lecture, 117
  Semiramide, 138
Roth, Arlen
  Bottleneck/Slide Guitar, 55
  Lead Guitar, 58
Routley, Erik
  Christian Hymns, 148
Rubinstein, Artur, 149
  He Loved Life from Miracle to Miracle, 30
Ruby, Harry, 41, 100
Rusalka, 137
Rushen, Patrice, 30, 98
Ruslan and Lyudmilla, 138
Russian Music, 6, 43
"Rustic Dance," 74


S

Sacred Oratorio Arias for Tenor, 84
Saint-Saens, Camille, 18
  Casals Conducts Saint-Saens, 84
  Samson and Delilah, 138
Sainte-Marie, Buffy
  Buffy Sainte-Marie and Pete Seeger, 86
  The Topical Folk Song, 88, 112, 148
Salome, 138
Samson and Delilah, 138
The Santa Claus of Tin Pan Alley, 35
"Satellite," 71
Satie, Erik, 13
Saul, 129
Scarlatti, Alessandro, 82
Schafer, Murray
  Chance and Randomness in the Arts, 63
  Words about Music, 8
The Scherzo, 69
Schoenberg, Arnold, 18
  Moses und Aron, 123
Schubert, Franz, 18, 82
  Franz Schubert, 15
  Peter Franz Schubert, 15
  Schubert: His Life and Music, 15
  Schubert: Songwriter and Symphonist, 15
  Schubert and Mozart, 6, 69
Schumann, Robert, 18, 83
  Marchenbilder for Viola, 75
  Marchenbilder for Violin, 76
  Robert Schumann, 15
  Schumann Songs for Low Voice, 83
  A Tribute to Schumann, 15
Schutz, Heinrich, 16
Schwartz, Arthur
  The Men Who Made the Hits, 105, 150
  Something to Remember Him By, 41
"Se tu m'ami, se sospiri," 82
Seals, Son, 30, 98
Sebastian, John
  Blues Harmonica, 59, 60
"Sebben, crudely," 78
"Le secret," 80
"Secret Agent Man," 73
Seeger, Mike
  Autoharp and Jew's Harp, 53
Seeger, Pete
  Bernice Reagon and Jean Ritchie, 85
  Buffy Sainte-Marie and Pete Seeger, 86
  The Incompleat Folksinger, 30, 87
  Labor Ballads, 87, 103, 146
  Protests of Pete Seeger, 30, 109, 147
  Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee, 88
  The Topical Folk Song, 88, 112, 148
  Woody Guthrie Remembered, 37
Segovia, Andres
  Andres Segovia Master Class, 84
  Spotlight on Andres Segovia, 30
Seitz, Friedrich
  First Pupil's Concerto for Violin, D Major, 76
  Student's Concerto no. 2 for Violin, G Major, op. 13, 76
Sell, Jean
  Learning to Play Recorder, 61
"Send in the Clowns," 74
"Sensible," 71
The Sentimental Gentleman, 40, 110
"September Song," 75
Sessions with Jesse Boggs, 34, 110
Seven Shows to Rome, 41, 110
Shankar, Ravi
  The Exotic Sounds of India, 2
Shawanda, Bela
  Music of Africa, 85
Shearing, George, 30, 99
"Shelf in the Room," 73
"Shine," 71
The Ship That Came In, 40
Shostakovich, Dmitri, 18
  Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, 130
  Shostakovich and Stravinsky, 16
  Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony, 51
Shurr, Diane, 30, 98
Sibelius, Jean, 18
  Ravel and Sibelius, 47
Siegfried, 138
"Silent Night," 74
"Silent Noon," 84
Sills, Beverly
  From Soap Opera to Grand Opera, 31
Simon Boccanegra, 138, 139
"Simple Gifts," 79
Sing along with Millard Fillmore, 147
Sing Me an Old-Fashioned Song, 41
Sing Me Some Simple Songs, 110
The Singer as Activist, 20, 87, 117
Singing Country Harmony, 62
Singing in the African American Tradition, 6
Singing Success Library, 62
Sires, Dean
  Country Blues Gospel Guitar, 55
"Sleepwalk," 73
"Sleigh Ride," 74
Smetana, Bedrich       The Bartered Bride, 120
  The Masters, 4
A Smile and a Tear, 89
Smith, Leonard Bingley
  Three Cheers for the Red, White, and Blue, 31
"Smokin'," 73
So You Want to Write for the Movies, 40
Solo Sampler 1, 71
Solokow, Fred
  Electric Blues and Rock Guitar, 56
  Playing and Understanding Jazz Guitar, 59
"Someone Else's Star," 71
"Something in the Way She Moves," 72
Something to Remember Him By, 41
"Sometimes I Feel like a Motherless Child," 78
Sonata and the Creative Ideal, 46
Song and Dance, 6
Song Book of the Old World, 88, 110
Songs My Father Taught Me, 110
Songs of Square Dancing, 88, 110
Songs of the Mexican Border, 90
Songs of the New World, 88
Songwriters Workshop, 63
La Sonnambula, 140
The Sound of Music and Voice, 150
The Sound of Patriotism, 110, 147
A Sound Portrait of Igor Stravinsky, 16
Sousa, John Philip
  John Philip Sousa, 16
  Marching Along, 16, 147
  The Sousa Nobody Knows, 16, 147
Spanier, Muggsy
  Musical Ideas of Muggsy Spanier, 31, 99
Spina, Harold
  Sing Me an Old Fashioned Song, 41
The Splendid Americans, 110, 147
"Spooky," 73
Spotlight on Andres Segovia, 30
Spotlight on Bismillah Khan, 26
Spotlight on Coleman Hawkins, 95
Spotlight on Eugene Ormandy, 19
Spotlight on Fritz Kreisler, 26
Spotlight on Hans Werner Henze, 12
Spotlight on Harry Belafonte, 20
Spotlight on Igor Stravinsky, 16
Spotlight on Pablo Casals, 21
The Stage Door Canteen, 1941-1945, 111
"Stairway to Heaven," 73
Stamitz, Johann
  Development of the Symphony, 70
Stamitz, Karl
  Viola Concerto in D Major, op. 1, 75
"Standchen," 83
Star Spangled Harmony, 88, 111
"Stars," 72
"Still Raining," 73
Stokowski, Leopold
  A Leopold Sokowski Profile, 119
  Stokowski Rehearses, 52
"Stoop Down Baby," 73
The Story of Patrice Munsel, 28
The Story of the Bells, 7
Stradella, Alessandro, 83
The Stradivarius, 50
Strauss, Johann, 18
  Die Fledermaus, 126
  Johann Strauss II, 16
  The Masters, 4
Strauss, Richard, 18, 83
  Arabella, 118
  Ariadne auf Naxos, 118
  Capriccio, 121
  Daphne, 122
  Elektra, 124
  Die Frau ohne Schatten, 127
  Michael Barclay Lectures on Richard Strauss, 116
  Richard Strauss Songs for High Voice, 83
  Der Rosenkavalier, 137
  Salome, 138
Stravinsky, Igor, 18
  The Rake's Progress, 136
  Shostakovich and Stravinsky, 16
  A Sound Portrait of Igor Stravinsky, 16
  Spotlight on Igor Stravinsky, 16
"Stray Cat Strut," 73
Street Scene, 139
Stretching the Scale, 7
The String Instruments, 50
String Orchestra, 50
String Quartet, 67
String Quintet, 7
Strouse, Charles
  By Strouse, 42
Styles of Folk Songs, 88, 111
Styne, Jule
  There Goes That Song Again, 42, 112
Suffragette, 111, 148
"Suicidal Dream," 71
Suite, 69
Super Salesman of Music, 23
"Sure on This Shining Night," 77
Susa, Conrad, 122
Susannah, 139
"Susie Q," 73
"Sweet Goddess of Love and Beer," 73
"Sweet Home Alabama," 73
The Symbols of Nationhood, 148
The Symphonic Poem, 70
Symphonies of Beethoven, 7
The Symphony, 70
Szell, George
  Maestro George Szell, 52


T

Taj Mahal, 31
Tajauntinsuyo, 000
"Take, O Take Those Lips Away," 77
A Tale of a Tune, 111
The Tales of Beatrix Potter, 7
Tales of Hoffmann, 139
Talking about Opera, 144-145
Tannhauser, 139
Taylor, Cecil, 31, 99
Taylor, Koko, 31
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 18
  Eugene Onegin, 125
  The Masters, 4
  The Music of Tchaikovsky, 17
  Nutcracker Ballet, 5
  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, 17
  Pique-Dame, 135
  Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony, 52
  Tchaikovsky's "Pathetique" Symphony, 52
"Tears in Heaven," 73
Telemann, Georg Philipp
  Concerto for Viola, G Major, 75
"Tell Me, O Blue Blue Sky," 80
Temple, Shirley, 103, 150
  The Legend of Shirley Temple, 31
"Tennessee Waltz," 74
Terry, Sonny
  Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee, 88
Thais, 139
Thanksgiving Special, 93, 149
That Crazy American Music, 88, 111, 148
Theme and Variation, 70
"Theme from Love Story," 74
"Theme from Pink Panther," 74
There Are Some Days You Don't Forget, 112
There Goes That Song Again, 42, 112
"There Is a Balm in Gilead," 78
"They Can't Take That Away from Me," 75
They Don't Write 'Em like That Anymore, 39
Thiman, Eric, 83
Things Are Just like They Used to Be, 23, 99
"This Boy," 73
This Land Is Your Land, 88, 112
"This Old Guitar," 72
Thompson, Ann, 145-146
Thompson, Butch, 31, 99
Those Vintage Cylinder Years, 112, 148
Three Cheers for the Red, White, and Blue, 31
"316," 73
Through the Years, 42
"Thunder Rolls," 71
Till We Meet Again, 112
Tilzer, Harry von
  Please Sing Me One More Chorus, 42, 109
"Time in a Bottle," 72
Tin Pan Alley's Big Brother, 112
Tippett, Michael, 17
Tobias, Charles
  As the Years Go By, 42
"Der Tod, das ist die K•hle Nacht," 77
"Today," 71
Tom, Please Play It One More Time, 112
"Tomorrow," 71
"Too Rolling Stoned," 73
Tools for Musicianship, 65
The Topical Folk Song, 88, 112, 148
Torelli, Giuseppe, 83
Torm‚, Mel
  Musical Ideas of Mel Torm‚, 31, 99
Tosca, 139, 140
Toscanini, Arturo
  Maestro Arturo Toscanini, 19
  The Man and the Legend, 19
"Toujours," 80
Tourel, Jennie
  Jennie Tourel Master Class, 85
Traditional Mountain Dulcimer, 54
Trapp Family
  Von Trapp Family Singers, 32, 89
  The Wonderful World of the Trapp Family, 32, 89
Traum, Artie
  Lead Guitar, 58
Traum, Happy
  Country Blues Guitar, 55
  Fingerpicking [Styles for Guitar], 54
  Five-String Banjo, 53, 54
  Flatpick Country Guitar, 58
La Traviata, 140
"Tree of Hearts," 71
A Tribute to Mr. America, 113
A Tribute to Schumann, 15
Tristan und Isolde, 140
Il Trittico, 140
Troubadour in Tartan, 27
Il Trovatore, 140, 141
The Tsar's Bride, 141
"Tu lo sai," 83
Tuning with Harmonics, 59
Turandot, 141
Tureck, Rosalyn
  Chinese Music and Bach, 66
  First Lady of Bach, 32
  Indian Music and Bach, 66
"Turn My Head," 71
"Two Tear Drops," 71


U

"Unanswered Prayers," 71
"Under the Bridge," 73
Understanding the Formula of Music Makes It So Easy, 65
Understanding the Language of Music, 8, 43, 64
"Unforgettable," 74


V
"Va godendo," 80
"Vaga luna, che inargenti," 77
"The Vagabond," 84
Vallee, Rudy
  Arts and Older Folks, 149
  Legend of Our Times, 103, 150
  The Legend of Rudy L. Vallee, 32, 103
Van Heusen, Jimmy
  Mister Music, 42
Variations on Form and Style, 71
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 18, 84
  Of Ships and Sea, 89
"Das Veilchen," 81
"Verborgenheit," 84
Verdi, Giuseppe, 17, 19
  Aida, 117
  Attila, 119
  Un Ballo in Maschera, 119
  Don Carlos, 123
  Ernani, 124
  Falstaff, 124
  La Forza del Destino, 127
  A General Lecture on Verdi, 17, 115
  Giuseppe Verdi, 17
  I Lombardi, with Stiffelio, 130
  Macbeth, 131
  The Master of Melody: Verdi, 17, 115
  Michael Barclay Lectures on the Requiem Mass by Verdi, 149
  Nabucco, 133
  The Operas of Verdi, 116
  Otello, 134
  Rigoletto, 136
  Simon Boccanegra, 138, 139
  La Traviata, 140
  Il Trovatore, 140, 141
  Verdi and Shakespeare, 116
  I Vespri Siciliani, 141
"Vergebliches Standchen," 78
"Vergin, tuto amor," 79
Das Verratene Meer, 141
Verrett, Shirley
  Focus on Shirley Verrett, 32
I Vespri Siciliani, 141
"Vincent" (Starry, Starry Night), 72
"Le violette," 82
The Violin in Mr. Greenstreet's Window, 50
Violins Old and New, 50
"Vittoria, mio core!" 78
Vivaldi, Antonio, 19
  Concerto in A Minor for Piccolo, 85
  Concerto for Violin, G Major, 77
  Corelli and Vivaldi, 17
  Orlando Furioso, 134
The Voices of Opera, 116
The Voices of the Orchestra, 48
Voluptuous Variety, 113
"Voodoo Child," 73
"Vos me matasteis," 82
The Voyage of Edgar Allen Poe, 141

W

Wagner, Richard, 119
  Enjoying Wagner's Ring, 114
  Die Feen, 126
  The Flying Dutchman/Der fliegende Holl„nder, 127
  Gotterdammerung, 128
  Introduction to Wagner's Ring Cycle, 115
  Lohengrin, 130
  Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, 132
  The Music of Richard Wagner, 116
  Parsifal, 134
  Das Rheingold, 136
  Richard Wagner, Philosopher, 117
  Rienzi, 136
  The Ring, 6, 117
  Siegfried, 138
  Tannhauser, 139
  Tristan und Isolde, 140
  Wagner, Oedipus, and Tannhauser, 117
  Wagner's Ring Cycle, 117
  Die Walkure, 141
Die Walkure, 141
Walton, William, 18
The Waltz, 68
War and Peace, 141
War Songs, 113, 148
"The Water Is Wide," 84
"Waterloo," 72, 73
"Watermark," 74
Waters, Ethel
  The Legend of Ethel Waters, 32
Watson, Doc
  Country Guitar Styles, 56
Watson, Merle
  Country Guitar Styles, 56
"The Way It Is," 75
Weber, Karl Maria von, 19
  Der Freischutz, 127
Weill, Kurt
  Dreigroschenoper/Three Penny Opera, 124
  The Musical Maverick, 18
  Street Scene, 139
Welcome to Vaudeville, 113
We're Still Singing "I'll See You in My Dreams," 38, 113
"Were You There?" 81
Werther, 141
Westcott, Charles
  The Bell, 92
  Dr. Perlander's Christmas Concert, 92
  Home for the Holidays, 92
The Magnificent Inspiration of Bartholomew Buttons, 92
"What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?" 113
What Is a Canon? 66
What Is a Fugue? 66
What Is a Suite? 70
What Is Jazz? 8, 99
"What's Wrong with You?" 73
"When a Man Loves a Woman," 71
"When Doves Cry," 75
"When I Come Around," 71
"When I Have Sung My Songs," 78
"When Love is Kind," 77
When Vaudeville Was King, 113
When Walter Donaldson Ruled the Roost, 35, 113
"Where'er You Walk," 80
"While We Cry," 72
"White Christmas," 74
White, Josh, 32
"Whither Must I Wander?" 84
The Whole World Is Singing My Song, 39, 113
Whorf, Mike
  I Hear America Singing, 102
  Song Book of the Old World, 88, 110
"Widmung," 83
"Wie Melodien Zieht es mir," 78
"Wiegenlied," 78
Wilck, Sidney
  The Classical Era in Music, 45
  Music in the Middle Ages, 44
  Music in the Renaissance, 44
"Wild Irish Rose," 74
"Wildwood Flower," 71
Williams, Hank
  Down That Long Lost Highway, 32
Will the Lady in the Front Row Please Remove Her Hat? 113
"Wind Beneath My Wings," 74
Winter, Paul
  Musical Ideas of Paul Winter, 32, 99
"Wir Wandelten," 78
Wolf, Hugo, 84
  Hugo Wolf Songs for Low Voice, 84
The Wonderful World of the Trapp Family, 32, 89
Won't You Come Home, Hugh Cannon? 34, 99
Wood, Hugh
  Contemporary Music, 46
Woodwind Quintet, 50
The Woodwinds, 51
Words about Music, 8
The Working Musician, 151
Working Songs of America, 88, 114
The World of Woodwind, 51
The World's Greatest Violinist, 24
The World's 50 Greatest Composers, 18
Wozzeck, 142


X

Xerxes, 142

Y

"Yakety Axe," 71
"Yellow," 72
"You Are My Sunshine," 74
"You Can Close Your Eyes," 72
"You Move Me," 71
"You Were Meant for Me," 72
Youmans, Vincent
  Through the Years, 42
Young at Heart, 39
"Your Cheatin' Heart," 74
You're a Builder Upper, 37, 114
You're Not So Easy to Forget, 40, 114
You've Given Us More than You Know, 36
"You've Got a Friend," 72, 74


Z

Zaninelli, Luigi, 84
Zantay, Rob
  The Complete Synthesist, 63
Die Zauberflote, 142
Zeitlin, Denny, 33, 99
Ziegfeld, Florenz, 33
"Zueignung," 83

				
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