From the Inside Flap
"This second collection confirms Charles Seeger as twentieth-century America's most magisterial musicologist . . . the most wide-ranging, deep-digging, horizon-expanding, and intellectually awesome musical thinker we have had."H. Wiley Hitchcock, author of Music in the United States
About the Author
Charles Seeger (1886-1979) was a composer, scholar, and teacher. He was long involved with the Library of Congress's Archive of American Folk Song and other government agencies. Ann M. Pescatello is a historian specializing in social and cultural history. Her most recent book is Charles Seeger: A Life in American Music (1992).