Tim Rayborn. A New English Music: Composers and Folk Traditions in England’s Musical Renaissance from the Late 19th to the Mid-20th Century. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2016. 312 pp. $39.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-0-78649-634-1.
Beth Abelson Macleod. Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler: The Life and Times of a Piano Virtuoso. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015.
In the late nineteenth century, Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler, a young Jewish woman from Chicago, rose to become one of the most celebrated pianists on the world stage. In her nearly forty-year career, Bloomfield-Zeisler appeared to critical acclaim in every major U.S.
Clinton D. Young. Music Theater and Popular Nationalism in Spain: 1880–1930. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2016. xiii + 237 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-807-16102-9.
Few large musical repertories remain as generally unknown as the Spanish zarzuela. In this volume, Clinton D.