AMS Publication Subventions

Spring 2015

The AMS is happy to announce its latest round of publication subventions. Twenty-three books have been granted $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.

Spring 2015 Recipients:

V. Kofi Agawu, The African Imagination in Music (Oxford University Press); supported by the Manfred Bukofzer Endowment

Tim Carter, Understanding Italian Opera (Oxford University Press); supported by the Lloyd Hibberd Endowment

Rebecca Cypess, “Curious and Modern Inventions”: Music and Instrumentality in Early Modern Italy (University of Chicago Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

J. Martin Daughtry, The Amplitude of Violence: Sound, Music, Trauma, and Survival in Wartime Iraq (Oxford University Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Nina Sun Eidsheim, Sensing Sound: Singing and Listening as Vibrational Practice (Duke University Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Jean R. Freedman, Peggy Seeger: Music and Life (University of Illinois Press); supported by the Manfred Bukofzer Endowment

Ronnie Gilbert, Ronnie Gilbert: A Radical Life in Song (University of California Press); supported by the Gustave Reese Endowment

Thomas H. Greenland, Jazz in New York: The Unseen Scene (University of Illinois Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Sarah Gutsche-Miller, Parisian Music-Hall Ballet, 1871-1913 (University of Rochester Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

John Hajdu Heyer, The Lure and Legacy of Music at Versailles: Louis XIV and the Aix School (Cambridge University Press); supported by the James R. Anthony Endowment

Marian Wilson Kimber, Feminine Entertainments: Women, Music, and the Spoken Word (University of Illinois Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Alejandro Madrid, In Search of Julián Carrillo and Sonido 13 (Oxford University Press); supported by the Otto Kinkeldey Endowment

Felicia Miyakawa, “Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child”: The Transformative Journey of an American Song (Oxford University Press); supported by the Dragan Plamenac Endowment

Thomas Patteson, Instruments for New Music (University of California Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Bryan Proksch, Reviving Haydn: New Appreciations in the Twentieth Century (University of Rochester Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Jesus A. Ramos-Kittrell, Playing in the Cathedral: Music, Race, and Social Status in Eighteenth-Century Mexico City (Oxford University Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Paul Rice, Venanzio Rauzzini in Britain: Castrato, Composer, and Cultural Leader (University of Rochester Press); supported by the Margarita M. Hanson Endowment

Arman Schwartz, Puccini's Soundscapes: Realism and Modernity in Italian Opera (Olschki); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Douglas Shadle, Orchestrating the Nation: The Nineteenth-Century American Symphony (Oxford University Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment

Don M. Randel et al., ed., A Cole Porter Companion (University of Illinois Press); supported by the Donna Cardamone Jackson Endowment

Benedict Taylor, Towards a Harmonic Grammar of Grieg’s Late Piano Music: Nature and Nationalism (Ashgate Publishing); supported by the Joseph Kerman Endowment

Benedict Taylor, The Melody of Time: Music and Temporality in the Romantic Era (Oxford University Press); supported by the John Daverio Endowment

Stephanie Vander Wel, Hillbilly Maidens and Cowboys' Sweethearts: Country Music and the Gendering of Class (University of Illinois Press); supported by the AMS 75 PAYS Endowment


Subventions awarded Fall 2014

Subventions awarded Spring 2014

Subventions awarded Fall 2013

Subventions awarded Spring 2013

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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