AMS Publication Subventions

Fall 2017

The AMS is happy to announce its latest round of publication subventions. Twenty-nine books and articles have been granted over $44,000 in funds to support publication expenses.

Funding for AMS subventions is provided through the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the generous support of AMS members and friends. Publication subventions are administered by the Publications Committee of the AMS.

Those interested in applying for AMS publication subventions are encouraged to do so. See the program descriptions for full details. Deadlines are 15 February, 15 August (or the closest business day following).

Fall 2017 Recipients:

Marié Abe, Resonances of Chindon-ya: Sound, Space, and Sociality in Contemporary Japan (Wesleyan University Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Naomi André, Black Opera in the United States and South Africa: History, Power, Engagement (University of Illinois Press); supported by the Manfred Bukofzer Endowment

Kyle Barnett, Sound Business: The Transformation of the U.S. Recording Industry (University of Michigan Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Catherine Bradley, Polyphonising Plainchant: Compositional Process in the Thirteenth Century (Cambridge University Press); supported by the Kenneth Levy Endowment

Tina Bucuvalas, Greek Music in America: A Reader (University Press of Mississippi); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

James Buhler, Theories of the Soundtrack (Oxford University Press); supported by the Gustave Reese Endowment

Christopher Chowrimootoo, Middlebrow Modernism: Britten’s Operas and the Great Divide (University of California Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Michael D. Doubler, Dixie Dewdrop: The Uncle Dave Macon Story (University of Illinois Press); supported by the Dragan Plamenac Endowment

Ross W. Duffin, Some Other Note: The Lost Songs of English Renaissance Comedy (Oxford University Press); supported by the Margarita M. Hanson Endowment

Tom Ewing, Bill Monroe: The Life and Music of the Blue Grass Man (University of Illinois Press); supported by the Otto Kinkeldey Endowment

Barbara Haggh-Huglo, Recollecting the Virgin Mary in Music: Du Fay’s Chant across Five Centuries, 2 vols.: Study and Editions (American Institute of Musicology); supported by the Martin Picker Endowment

Tala Jarjour, Chanting Blessed Edessa: Syriac Spirituality and The Economy of Musical Aesthetics (Oxford University Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Kate Kennedy, Literary Britten: Words and Music in Benjamin Britten’s Vocal Works (Boydell & Brewer); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Katherine In-Young Lee, Dynamic Korea and Rhythmic Form (Wesleyan University Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Frank Lehman, Hollywood Harmony: Analyzing Wonder in American Film Music (Oxford University Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Rita McAllister and Christina Guillaumier, Rethinking Prokofiev (Oxford University Press); supported by the Otto Kinkeldey Endowment

Katherine Meizel, Multivocality: An Ethnography of Singing On the Borders of Identity (Oxford University Press); supported by the Manfred Bukofzer Endowment

Patrick B. Mullen, Right to the Juke Joint: A Personal History of American Music (University of Illinois Press); supported by the Lloyd Hibberd Endowment

Jennifer Ronyak, Intimacy, Performance, and the Lied (Indiana University Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Lee Rothfarb and Christoph Landerer, Eduard Hanslick’s On the Musically Beautiful: A New Translation (Oxford University Press); supported by the Gustave Reese Endowment

Jacquelyn E. C. Sholes, Allusion as Narrative Premise in Brahms’s Instrumental Music (Indiana University Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Michael B. Silvers, Voices of Drought: The Politics of Music and Environment in Northeastern Brazil (University of Illinois Press); supported by the Dragan Plamenac Endowment

Danielle Sofer, "Breaking Silence, Breaching Censorship: ‘Ongoing Interculturality’ in Alice Shields’s Electronic Opera Apocalypse" (American Music); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Anna Stoll Knecht, Mahler’s Seventh Symphony (Oxford University Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Joseph Straus, Broken Beauty: Musical Modernism and the Representation of Disability (Oxford University Press); supported by the Otto Kinkeldey Endowment

David Temperley, The Musical Language of Rock (Oxford University Press); supported by the Manfred Bukofzer Endowment

Tara Browner and Thomas Riis, Rethinking American Music (University of Illinois Press); supported by the Lloyd Hibberd Endowment

Sarah Weiss, Ritual Soundings: Women Performers and World Religions (University of Illinois Press); supported by the Lloyd Hibberd Endowment

Jason Yust, Organized Time: Rhythm, Tonality, and Form (Oxford University Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment


Subventions awarded Spring 2017

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Subventions awarded Fall 2015

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Subventions awarded Fall 2013

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Subventions awarded Fall 2012

Subventions awarded Spring 2012

Subventions awarded Fall 2011

Subventions awarded Spring 2011

Subventions awarded Fall 2010

Subventions awarded in Spring 2010

For the complete list of previous AMS publication subventions, see the AMS "Books supported" web site.

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