Joseph Horowitz

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"ON MY WAY":
The Untold Story of Rouben Mamoulian,
George Gershwin, and Porgy and Bess
A revelatory history of the operatic masterpiece
that both made and destroyed Rouben Mamoulian,
its director and unsung hero
(W.W. Norton & Company, 2013)

MORAL FIRE:
Musical portraits from America's Fin-de-Siecle
"Consistently fascinating, thought-provoking, and rewarding. This book should be of great interest to anyone who loves music." —Mark Volpe, Managing Director, Boston Symphony Orchestra
(University of California Press 2012)

ARTISTS IN EXILE:
How Refugees from Twentieth-Century War and Revolution Transformed the American Performing Arts
An Economist Best Book of the Year

A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice
(HarperCollins, Feb 2008)

Clasical Music in America
CLASSICAL MUSIC IN AMERICA:
A History of its Rise and Fall
Named one of the best books of 2005 by The Economist
(W.W. Norton & Company 2005)

Dvorak in America
DVORAK IN AMERICA:
In Search of the New World
A book for young readers
(Cricket Books, 2003)

Postclassical predicament
THE POST-CLASSICAL PREDICAMENT:
Essays on Music and Society
"Passionate and penetrating"
- American Record Guide
(Northeastern University Press, 1995)

Wagner nights
WAGNER NIGHTS:
An American History
Named best book of the year
by the Society of American Music
(Univ. of California Press, 1994; paperback 1995)

Ivory trade
THE IVORY TRADE:
Music and the Business of Music at the
Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
"A significant book, consistently
thoughtful and sympathetic"
- Richard Dyer, The Boston Globe
(Summit Books, 1990; paperback: Northeastern University Press)

Understanding Toscanini
UNDERSTANDING TOSCANINI:
How He Became an American Culture-God
and Helped Create a New Audience for Old Music
Named one of the best books of the year by the New York Book Critics Circle
(Knopf, 1987; paperback: Univ. of Minnesota Press,
Univ. of California Press)

Conversations with Arrau
CONVERSATIONS WITH ARRAU
"One of the best books about
a performing artist ever written"
- Andrew Porter, The New Yorker
(Knopf 1982; paperback: Limelight Editions)
Currently in print as
Arrau on Music and Performance (Dover)

books in progress



NEW WORLD:
A Musical Tale of Fin-de-Siecle New York