SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

JOURNAL ARTICLES:

Mahr, Timothy, "Aus der Werkstatt des Komponisten: Endurance," Clarino: Internationale Zeitschrift für Bläsermusik, July/August, 1997, pp. 22-26. (Analysis of Endurance translated into German)

______. "An Interpretive Analysis of Color," The Instrumentalist, Vol. 51, No. 3, October, 1996, pp. 26–28, 30, 32, 111.

______. "Do I Dare? Commissioning a New Work," The Wisconsin School Musician, April, 1993, pp. 40–42.

______. "Do I Dare? Commissioning a New Work," reprint of article in The Wisconsin School Musician (see above) in The NFIMA Journal, Vol. 12, No. 1, 1995-96, pp. 7–10. (National Federation Interscholastic Music Association)

______. Composers on Conducting, edited by Mark Camphouse. (Chicago, IL: GIA Publications, 2002), contributor.

______. "Reflections on the 1997 Alberta Honour Band," Musicom: Alberta Band Association, Vol. 9, No. 4, Winter, 1997, pp. 8–9.

______. Strategies for Teaching: High School General Music, compiled and edited by Keith Thompson and Gloria Kiester (Reston, VA: Music Educators National Conference, 1997), contributor.

______. Selective Music List for Bands, edited by Richard Strange. (Nashville, TN: National Band Association, 1997), contributor.


BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Battisti, Frank. The Twentieth Century American Wind Band/Ensemble: History, Literature and Development, pp. 57, 76. (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida: Meredith Music Publications, 1995) (citation of The Soaring Hawk winning the 1991 Ostwald Award and Endurance being the first commission of the American Bandmasters Association Commissioning Project)

Begian, Harry. "Standards of Excellence for Band Repertoire," pp. 15–19, The Instrumentalist, January, 1991. (cites Fantasia in G as one of 71 original works for band selected by national panel)

Buch, Joachim. "Fragen zur Person," Clarino: Internationale Zeitschrift für Bläsermusik, July/August, 1997, p. 72. (interview article)

______. "Nachrichten," Clarino: Internationale Zeitschrift für Bläsermusik, spring, 1995, p. 5. (photo and quotes from interview article in The Instrumentalist [see Thomson], translated into German)

Casey, Joseph. Teaching Techniques and Insights for Instrumental Music Educators, (Chicago: GIA Publications, 1991). (numerous contributed quotations)

Conway, Michael. "New Song will honor New Trier Grad," p. 7,Wilmette Life, April 30, 1998. (article about the premiere of sol solator)

Dragulla, Jastrow and Snider. "Percussion in the Concert Band: An Annotated List," Percussive Arts Journal, July, 1986. (Fantasia in G)

Duarte, Hiedstand, Prater and Prater. Band Music That Really Works!, pp. 54, 85, 99, (Burlingame, CA: Contrapuntal Publications, 1989). (Argentum)

Fox, Gregory. Performance, Conducting, and Rehearsal Problems in Five Selected Contemporary Works for Wind Band. (Ed. D. dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, 1986). (Fantasia in G ranked 41st out of 85 by an expert panel on a list of exemplary works for band composed or published between 1970–1983)

Furst, J.P. "Not just another band," The Duluth News-Tribune, pp. 1, 3–4, May 20, 1990. (Feature article in Sunday supplement about Mahr and the founding of the Twin Ports Wind Ensemble)

Gilbert, Jay. An Evaluation of Compositions for Wind Band according to Specific Criteria of Serious Artistic Merit: A Replication and Update. (D.M. dissertation, Northwestern University, 1992). (The Soaring Hawk ranked number 254 of 1,158 works that were rated)

Grechefksy, Robert. "Masterworks for Grade 4 Band," The Instrumentalist, pp. 25-30, September, 1998 Vol. 53, No. 2 (Argentum)

Hauswirth, Felix. 1000 ausgewählte Werke für Blasorchester und Bläserensembles, pp. 21, 44, 55, (Hauswirth, 1992). (Fantasia in G)

Lee, Mary. "Exposed Northerners: The Twin Ports Wind Ensemble," New Ways,
pp. C6–C7, Winter, 1993, Vol. 8, No. 2. (feature article)

Lenzini, Catherine. "Emerging Band Classics," The Instrumentalist, pp. 17–22, 27, November, 1996, Vol. 51, No. 4. (Fantasia in G and Endurance)

______. "Music Everyone Enjoys," The Instrumentalist, p. 15, October, 1996, Vol. 51, No. 3. (Mahr photo and citation of The Soaring Hawk and Endurance)

Miles, Richard, et. al. Teaching Music Through Performance in Band, Vols. 2 and 3.
Chicago: GIA Publications, 1998 and 2000 (Analysis articles on Daydream and Fantasia in G)

Nimmo, Douglas. "Reflections of a Young Composer-An Interview with Timothy Mahr," pp. 14–18, BD Guide, March/April, 1993,Vol. 7, No. 4.

Peterson, Steven. A Survey of Concert Programming Techniques Employed by Selected College and University Wind Conductors in the United States. (D.M. dissertation, Northwestern University, 1991, pp. 78–81, 261-265). (Mahr one of 28 conductors included in this study)

Pride, Doris. "Tim Mahr: UMD's Music Man," UMD Bridge, Vol. 6, No. 2, p. 4,1989.
Also reprinted in Skyworld Duluth News, Nov., 1989, and the Duluth Budgeteer, Nov. 12, 1989.

Rasmussen, Richard. Recorded Concert Band Music, 1950-1987: A Selected, Annotated Listing, p. 219, (Jefferson, NC & London: McFarland & Co., 1988). (Fantasia in G)

Rehrig, William. The Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music: Composers and Their Music, Vol. 1, p. 488. (Westerville, OH: Integrity Press, 1991). (Biographical sketch and composition list); also Vol. 3, pp. 504–505.

Ripley, James. "Pulitzer Prize Composers Contributions to Band and Wind Ensemble Literature," The Journal of Band Research, Vol. 35, No. 1 (Fall. 1999), 1-12. (Mahr's dissertation is basis of this article)

______. "Timothy Mahr's Fantasia," The Instrumentalist, Vol. 50, No. 9 (April, 1996), 24–32.

Selective Music List for Bands, edited by Richard Strange. (Nashville, TN: National Band Association, 1997. (Fantasia in G, The Soaring Hawk, and Endurance)

Smith, Norman. Program Notes for Band, Lake Charles, LA: Program Note Press, pp. 398–99. (Mahr bio, works listing and selected program notes.

Suppan, Wolfgang. Das Neue Lexicon des Blasmusikwesens, pp. 234–35, (Freiburg- Tiengen: Blasmusikverlag Schulz GMBH, 1988). (Biographical sketch and composition list)

The Director's Guide to Festival and Contest Music, ed. C. Sidney Berg, p. 57 (Northfield, IL: The Instrumentalist, 1988). (Fantasia in G)

Thomson, John. "Of Conducting and Composing: An Interview with Timothy Mahr," The Instrumentalist, Vol. 49, No. 8 (March, 1995), pp. 10–15. (Cover feature)

______. "Of Conducting and Composing: An Interview with Timothy Mahr," Musicom, Vol. 29, No. 4, Winter, 1997, pp. 15–18. [Reprint in the band journal of the Alberta (Canada) Band Association of Thomson's article cited above]

Who's Who in American Music: Classical, ed. Jaques Cattell Press, (New York & London: R.R. Bowker Company, 1985). (Biographical sketch and composition list)

Woike, David. Wind Band Performance Repertoire at the University Level: A Survey of Collegiate Wind Band Curricula and Current Repertoire Selection Processes. (Ph. D. dissertation, Ohio State University, 1990) (Number of performances of Fantasia in G found to be in the top 50 of all works performed 1985–1989)

Unnamed author. "Musical composition premieres Satruday in memory of former BG student Jody Krone," Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune (OH) , April 24, 1996, p. 16. (article on the premiere of in mind, in spiri")


REVIEWS:

Bly, Leon. "Exakt und entusiastisch," Clarino: Internationale Zeitschrift für Bläsermusik, July/August, 1997, pp. 34–35. (Review of St. Olaf Band compact disc recording A Musical Observance)

Earnest, Mark. "Mathis, orchestra perform medley of heartfelt tunes to full house," The Duluth News-Tribune, p. 5A, March 19, 1993. (Review of guest conducting of Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra)

Fought, Robert. "Band Music Reviews," The Nebraska Music Educator, Vol. 51, No. 2, October, 1992, p. 50. (Daydream)

______. "Band Music Reviews," The Nebraska Music Educator, Vol. 46, No. 3, February, 1988, p. 22. (Argentum)

Groeling, Charles. "New Music Reviews," The Instrumentalist, Vol. 52, No. 8, March, 1998, p. 102. (When I Close My Eyes, I See Dancers)

Jones, Richard. "New repertoire at Grade Five Level," WINDS, autumn, 1998, p. 24. "When I Close My Eyes, I See Dancers and Spring Divertimento)

Lambert, James. "New Music Reviews," The Instrumentalist, Vol. 46, No. 9, April, 1992, p. 68. (The Soaring Hawk)

______. "New Music Reviews," The Instrumentalist, Vol. 47, No. 3, October, 1992, p. 100. (Imprints)

Lysebo, Odd Terje. "Kirke-fantasier," Janitsar'N, January, 1988. (Fantasia in G)

______. "Uvanlig og god," Norwegian Band Magazine, Spring, 1992. (The Soaring Hawk)

Perkins, Bruce. "The St. Olaf Band," WINDS, fall, 1996, p. 48 (Review of St. Olaf Band compact disc recording A Musical Observance)

Phelps, Katharine. "Northwestern University's Summer Music Program," The Flutist's Quarterly, Vol. 16, No. 4, fall, 1991, p. 27. (review of Mahr's teaching at Northwestern University's Summer Session with National High School Institute Concert Band)

Rocco, Roger. "New Music Reviews," The Instrumentalist, Vol. 47, No. 5, December, 1992, p. 73. (Daydream)

Simmons, Walter. "Classical Recordings," Fanfare, Vol. 22, No. 2, November/December, 1998, pp. 204–206. (Fantasia in G)

Simons, C.W. "Symphony Band hits right notes," The Daily Iowan, April 15, 1988. (Passages)

Stoll, Frieder. "Tänzerischer Funke," Clarino, Vol . 9, No. 11, p. 29. (Spring Divertimento)

Thomson, John. "New Music Reviews," The Instrumentalist, Vol. 51, No. 8, May, 1997, p. 82. (The View from the Mountaintop)

Williamson, Jack. "Reviews," BAND, Vol. 1, No. 3, 1985, p. 22. (Fanfare and Grand March)

______. "Reviews," BD Guide, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1987, p. 30. (Argentum)

______. "Reviews," BD Guide, Vol. 6, No. 1, 1991, p. 49. (The Soaring Hawk)

______. "Reviews," BD Guide, Vol. 7, No. 1, 1992, p. 43. (Daydream)

______. "Reviews," BD Guide, Vol. 7, No. 1, 1992, p. 44. (Imprints)

Unkown Reviewer. "New Music Reviews," Pennsylvania Music Educators Association News, fall, 1992. (Imprint)

Unkown Reviewer. "New Music Reviews," WINDS, spring, 1995. (Endurance)

Ziegler, Ralph. "Vergleischende Diskographie: Gloriosa," Clarino: Internationale Zeitschrift für Bläsermusik, January, 1998, pp. 29-30. (Review of St. Olaf Band compact disc recording Praise the Lord with Drums and Cymbals, which contains Yasuhide Ito's composition Gloriosa)

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