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  1. [+]
    American Songs (Review)
    Carl Sandburg's New American Songbag, by Carl Sandburg
    1. Carl Sandburg's New American Songbag by Carl Sandburg
    The Nation, July 21, 1951, p. 57
  2. [+]
    Antaeus (Review)
    Bread and Fire, by Charles Rumford Walker
    1. Bread and Fire by Charles Rumford Walker
    The Nation, July 6, 1927, p. 19
  3. Art: Composograph at the Dance
    The Nation, November 16, 1927, p. 552
  4. [+]
    Aunt Hagar's Children (3 Reviews)
    Negro Wordaday Songs, by Howard W. Odum and Guy Benton Johnson
    1. Negro Wordaday Songs by Howard W. Odum and Guy Benton Johnson
    2. Folk Beliefs of the Southern Negro by Newbell Niles Puckett
    3. Nigger Heaven by Carl Van Vechten
    The New Republic, September 29, 1926, p. 162
  5. Ballads, Songs and Snatches
    The Bookman, February 1928, pp. 652-655
  6. Blue Notes
    The New Republic, February 3, 1926, p. 292
  7. [+]
    A Bold Fantasy (Review)
    The Worm Ouroboros, by E.R. Eddison
    1. The Worm Ouroboros by E.R. Eddison
    The Saturday Review, April 18, 1925, p. 689
  8. Cohan, Shaw and Richards
    The New Republic, November 23, 1927, p. 15
  9. The Dance: The Neighborhood Festival
    The Nation, May 22, 1929, pp. 624-625
  10. [+]
    Echoes of Music (4 Reviews)
    "Gentlemen, Be Seated!", by Dailey Paskman and Sigmund Spaeth
    1. "Gentlemen, Be Seated!" by Dailey Paskman and Sigmund Spaeth
    2. Dailey Paskman's Radio Minstrels by Dailey Paskman
    3. Marching Along by John Philip Sousa
    4. Ballads and Sea Songs from Nova Scotia by W. Roy Mackenzie
    The Bookman, August 1928, pp. 717-718
  11. The Ewe Lamb of Widow Jazz
    The New Republic, December 29, 1926, pp. 164-165
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    Feats of Fancy (4 Reviews)
    The Orphan Angel, by Elinor Wylie
    1. The Orphan Angel by Elinor Wylie
    2. The Charwoman's Shadow by Lord Dunsany
    3. Alexander, and Three Small Plays by Lord Dunsany
    4. The Music from Behind the Moon by James Branch Cabell
    The Nation, January 5, 1927, p. 18
  13. [+]
    Halcyon Days on Broadway (Review)
    Annals of the New York Stage, Vol. III, by George C.D. Odell
    1. Annals of the New York Stage, Vol. III by George C.D. Odell
    The New Republic, March 27, 1929, p. 180
  14. [+]
    Irving Berlin (Review)
    The Story of Irving Berlin, by Alexander Woollcott
    1. The Story of Irving Berlin by Alexander Woollcott
    The New Republic, December 2, 1925, p. 64
  15. Lady Jazz in the Vestibule
    The New Republic, December 23, 1925, p. 138
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    A Literary "Baron" (2 Reviews)
    In His Own Image, by Frederick Rolfe
    1. In His Own Image by Frederick Rolfe
    2. Hadrian the Seventh by Frederick Rolfe
    The New Republic, January 20, 1926, p. 248
  17. [+]
    The Literature of Folk-Song (3 Reviews)
    South Carolina Ballads, by Reed Smith
    1. South Carolina Ballads by Reed Smith
    2. Folklore in the English and Scottish Ballads by Lowry Charles Wimberly
    3. American Negro Folk-Songs by Newman Ivey White
    The Bookman, February 1929, pp. 709-710
  18. The Merry-Merry
    The New Republic, October 12, 1927, pp. 209-210
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    More American Songs (Review)
    A Treasury of American Song, by Olin Downes and Elie Siegmeister
    1. A Treasury of American Song by Olin Downes and Elie Siegmeister
    The New Republic, December 23, 1940, p. 874
  20. [+]
    Mr. Eddison's Second (Review)
    Styrbiorn the Strong, by E.R. Eddison
    1. Styrbiorn the Strong by E.R. Eddison
    The Nation, December 8, 1926, p. 605
  21. Music in the Distance
    The Bookman, January 1928, pp. 527-531
  22. [+]
    New Russia (Review)
    Flying Osip, by L. Seifullina and Ivan Kasatkin
    1. Flying Osip by L. Seifullina and Ivan Kasatkin
    The Saturday Review, March 28, 1925, p. 627
  23. A Note on Gershwin
    The Nation, February 13, 1929, p. 193
  24. [+]
    Out of the North (2 Reviews)
    The Laxdala Saga, by Thorstein Veblen
    1. The Laxdala Saga by Thorstein Veblen
    2. The Tree of the Folkungs by Verner von Heidenstam
    The New Republic, October 7, 1925, p. 184
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    Real and Artificial Folk-Song (2 Reviews)
    Singing Soldiers, by John J. Niles
    1. Singing Soldiers by John J. Niles
    2. Fine Clothes to the Jew by Langston Hughes
    The New Republic, June 8, 1927, pp. 76-77
  26. [+]
    Rediscovering the Spirituals (5 Reviews)
    Seventy Negro Spirituals, by William Arms Fisher
    1. Seventy Negro Spirituals by William Arms Fisher
    2. Afro-American Folksongs by Henry Edward Krehbiel
    3. Saint Helena Island Spirituals by Nicholas George Julius Ballanta-Taylor
    4. The Book of American Negro Spirituals by James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, and Lawrence Brown, ...
    5. The Second Book of Negro Spirituals by James Weldon Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson
    The Nation, December 8, 1926, pp. 598-599
  27. [+]
    Sandburg's Reliques (Review)
    The American Songbag, by Carl Sandburg
    1. The American Songbag by Carl Sandburg
    The New Republic, March 21, 1928, p. 170
  28. [+]
    Seventeen Negro Songs (Review)
    My Spirituals, by Eva A. Jessye, Gordon H. Whyte, and Hugo Frey
    1. My Spirituals by Eva A. Jessye, Gordon H. Whyte, and Hugo Frey
    The Nation, March 14, 1928, p. 300
  29. [+]
    Sights and Sounds (4 Reviews)
    "Ballads, Songs and Snatches"
    1. Fremont: The West's Greatest Adventurer by Allan Nevins
    2. The Songs of Paul Dresser by Theodore Dreiser and Paul Dresser
    3. Four Negro Songs by John Alden Carpenter
    4. American Mountain Songs by Ethel Park Richardson and Sigmund Spaeth
    The Bookman, April 1928, pp. 168-170
  30. Sights and Sounds
    "Ballads, Songs and Snatches"
    The Bookman, August 1928, pp. 687-689
  31. Sights and Sounds
    "Ballads, Songs and Snatches
    The Bookman, December 1928, pp. 457-459
  32. Sights and Sounds
    "Ballads, Songs and Snatches"
    The Bookman, July 1928, pp. 565-567
  33. Sights and Sounds
    "Ballads, Songs and Snatches"
    The Bookman, June 1928, pp. 422-424
  34. Sights and Sounds
    "Ballads, Songs and Snatches"
    The Bookman, March 1928, pp. 64-69
  35. Sights and Sounds
    "Ballads, Songs and Snatches"
    The Bookman, May 1928, pp. 290-292
  36. Sights and Sounds
    "Ballads, Songs and Snatches"
    The Bookman, November 1928, pp. 327-329
  37. Sights and Sounds
    "Ballads, Songs and Snatches"
    The Bookman, October 1928, pp. 213-215
  38. Sights and Sounds
    "Ballads, Songs and Snatches"
    The Bookman, September 1928, pp. 75-77
  39. Sights and Sounds
    "Ballads, Songs and Snatches" - Jazz, 1928
    The Bookman, January 1929, pp. 570-572
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    Singing Miners (Review)
    Songs and Ballads of the Anthracite Miner, by George G. Korson
    1. Songs and Ballads of the Anthracite Miner by George G. Korson
    The Nation, February 1, 1928, p. 128
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    The Song Racket (Review)
    Inside Stuff on How to Write Popular Songs, by Abel Green
    1. Inside Stuff on How to Write Popular Songs by Abel Green
    The New Republic, May 9, 1928, p. 358
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    Songs, Ribald and Solemn (4 Reviews)
    Yankee Doodle-Doo, by Grenville Vernon
    1. Yankee Doodle-Doo by Grenville Vernon
    2. Weep Some More, My Lady by Sigmund Gottfried Spaeth
    3. My Pious Friends and Drunken Companions by Frank Shay
    4. Frontier Ballads by Charles J. Finger
    The New Republic, February 29, 1928, pp. 76-77
  43. Sour Notes on Sweet Songs
    The New Republic, February 23, 1927, p. 19
  44. [+]
    Tar Lyrics (Review)
    The Book of Navy Songs, by Joseph W. Crosley
    1. The Book of Navy Songs by Joseph W. Crosley
    The Nation, June 8, 1927, p. 647
  45. [+]
    Two Books on Jazz (2 Reviews)
    Jazz, by Paul Whiteman and Mary Margaret McBride
    1. Jazz by Paul Whiteman and Mary Margaret McBride
    2. So This Is Jazz! by Henry O. Osgood
    The New Republic, July 6, 1927, pp. 183-184
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    Words and Music (Review)
    George Gershwin's Song Book, by George Gershwin
    1. George Gershwin's Song Book by George Gershwin
    The New Republic, November 9, 1932, p. 363
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