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John Erskine • 161 Items / 1 Set, 50 Books, 75 Articles, 14 Reviews, 16 Poems
The Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York (1943)
Its First Hundred Years
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    Check List (24 Reviews)
    Men in Motion, by Henry J. Taylor
    1. Men in Motion by Henry J. Taylor
    2. Man in Structure and Function by Fritz Kahn
    3. Cavalcade of the English Novel by Edward Wagenknecht
    4. The Living Thoughts of Clausewitz by Joseph I. Greene and Clausewitz
    5. Japan's Military Masters by Hillis Lory
    6. Masters of Mobile Warfare by Elbridge Colby
    7. Thomas Wolfe's Letters to His Mother Julia Elizabeth Wolfe by John Skally Terry and Thomas Wolfe
    8. Pioneer to the Past by Charles Breasted
    9. Order in the Court by John C. Knox
    10. This Was New York by Frank Monaghan and Marvin Lowenthal
    11. Is Germany Incurable? by Richard M. Brickner
    12. The Mind and Faith of Justice Holmes by Max Lerner and Oliver Wendell Holmes
    13. The Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York by John Erskine
    14. Giants Gone: Men Who Made Chicago by Ernest Poole
    15. Conrad and His Contemporaries by Joseph H. Retinger
    16. Hitler: Man of Strife by Ludwig A. Wagner
    17. Baudelaire the Critic by Margaret Gilman
    18. Men Behind the War by Johannes Steel
    19. So Your Husband's Gone to War! by Ethel Gorham
    20. Ascent to Zion by S. Arthur Devan
    21. Canada, Today and Tomorrow by William Henry Chamberlin
    22. Frontier by Air by Alice Rogers Hager
    23. Freely to Pass by Edward W. Beattie, Jr.
    24. Currier and Ives by Harry T. Peters
    The American Mercury, July 1943, pp. 118-120
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    Books on Music in 1943 (49 Reviews)
    A Selected and Annotated Compilation
    1. The Challenge of Listening by Howard D. McKinney and W.R. Anderson
    2. Discovering Music by Howard D. McKinney and W.R. Anderson
    3. The Music Lover's Handbook by Elie Siegmeister
    4. A Guide to Great Orchestral Music by Sigmund Gottfried Spaeth
    5. Music for All of Us by Leopold Stokowski
    6. Our Marching Civilization by Warren D. Allen
    7. The History of Music in Performance by Frederick Dorian
    8. A Short History of Music by Donald N. Ferguson
    9. A New History of Music by Henry Prunieres
    10. The Rise of Music in the Ancient World by Curt Sachs
    11. The Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York by John Erskine
    12. Musical Interludes in Boston, 1795-1830 by H. Earle Johnson
    13. The Music of Czechoslovakia by Rosa Newmarch
    14. Dictators of the Baton by David Ewen
    15. The Stream of Music by Richard Anthony Leonard
    16. A Mingled Chime by Sir Thomas Beecham
    17. The Life and Works of Beethoven by John N. Burk
    18. Beethoven: The Life of a Conqueror by Emil Ludwig
    19. Duet with Nicky by Alice Berezowsky
    20. The Life of Ole Bull by Mortimer B. Smith
    21. Charles T. Griffes by Edward M. Maisel
    22. Dmitri Shostakovich by Victor I. Seroff and Nadejda Galli-Shohat
    23. Rise to Follow by Albert Spalding
    24. Tchaikovsky by Herbert Weinstock
    25. Arturo Toscanini by Susanne W. Hoeller
    26. Stories from the Great Metropolitan Operas by Helen Dike
    27. Annals of Opera, 1597-1940 by Alfred Loewenberg
    28. More Stories of Famous Operas by Ernest Newman
    29. Spotlights on the Stars by Mary Ellis Peltz
    30. Songs of Many Wars by Kurt Adler
    31. Songs of the Rivers of America by Carl Carmer
    32. The Flower Drum and Other Chinese Songs by Chin-Hsin Yao Chen and Shih-Hsiang Chen
    33. A Treasury of American Song by Olin Downes and Elie Siegmeister
    34. Down-East Spirituals and Others by George Pullen Jackson
    35. Humor in American Song by Arthur Loesser
    36. Sing for Christmas by Opal Wheeler
    37. Contemporary Harmony by Mosco Carner
    38. Steps to Parnassus by Johann Joseph Fux
    39. A Concentrated Course in Traditional Harmony by Paul Hindemith
    40. The Craft of Musical Composition by Paul Hindemith
    41. Models for Beginners in Composition by Arnold Schoenberg
    42. Acoustics of Music by Wilmer T. Bartholomew
    43. The Real Jazz by Hugues Panassie
    44. Music on My Beat by H. Howard Taubman
    45. Music on Records by B.H. Haggin
    46. The Record Book by David Hall
    47. The Music Lovers' Almanac by William H. Hendelson and Paul Zucker
    48. The International Cyclopedia of Music and Musicians by Oscar Thompson
    49. The Oxford Companion to Music by Percy A. Scholes
    The Saturday Review, January 22, 1944, pp. 38-40