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Book awards: ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award for Music Writing

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The Big Bands by George Thomas Simon1968
The life that late he led; a biography of Cole Porter by George Eells1968
More About This Business of Music by M. William Krasilovsky1968
Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development by Gunther Schuller1969
Exploring Twentieth Century Music by Otto Deri1969
My Music, My Life by Ravi Shankar1969
The continuity of music; a history of influence by Irving Kolodin1970
The music merchants by Milton Goldin1970
Music, Mirror of the Arts by Alan Rich1970
Critical Affairs: A Composers Journal by Ned Rorem1971
Legal protection for the creative musician: Supplement. 1973- by Lee Eliot Berk1971
The Singer and His Art by Aksel Schiotz1971
The Autobiography of Pops Foster: New Orleans Jazzman by Ron Carter1972
The Classical Style: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven by Charles Rosen1972
The Jazz Tradition by Martin Williams1972
The Music of Black Americans: A History by Eileen Southern1972
American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, 1900-1950 by Alec Wilder1973
And music at the close: Stravinsky's last years,: A personal memoir by Lillian Libman1973
Music and musical life in Soviet Russia, 1917-1970 by Boris Schwarz1973
The sounds of social change; studies in popular culture by R. Serge Denisoff1973
Words with Music: Creating the Broadway Musical Libretto by Lehman Engel1973
Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin by Myra Friedman1974
Gustav Mahler, vol 1 by Henry-Louis de La Grange1974
Music Is My Mistress by Duke Ellington1974
Orpheus in the New World;: The symphony orchestra as an American cultural institution by Philip Hart1974
They're Playing Our Song: Conversations With America's Classic Songwriters by Max Wilk1974
The Composer's Voice (Ernest Bloch Lectures in Music) by Edward T. Cone1975
Dancing in the dark by Howard Dietz1975
The Later Diaries 1961-1972 by Ned Rorem1975
The Music of Africa by J. H. Kwabena Nketia1975
Raise Up Off Me: A Portrait of Hampton Hawes by Hampton Hawes1975
American Labor Songs of the Nineteenth Century (Music in American Life) by Philip S. Foner1976
Charles Ives and his America by Frank R. Rossiter1976
Music for patriots, politicians, and presidents: Harmonies and discords of the first hundred years by Vera Brodsky Lawrence1976
Schoenberg by Charles Rosen1976
Style and Idea: Selected Writings by Arnold Schoenberg1976
The Folk Music Sourcebook (Da Capo Paperback) by Larry Sandberg1977
Gradus, Book 1 by Leo Kraft1977
Jazz People by Dan Morgenstern1977
Star-Making Machinery: Inside the Business of Rock and Roll by Geoffrey Stokes1977
Stomping the Blues by Albert Murray1977
Beethoven by Maynard Solomon1978
Early Downhome Blues: A Musical and Cultural Analysis by Jeff Todd Titon1978
A history of the oratorio by Howard E. Smither1978
John Hammond on Record: An Autobiography by John Hammond1978
Duke Ellington in Person: An Intimate Memoir by Mercer Ellington1979
Haydn in England 1791-1795 (Haydn : Chronicle and Works) by H.C. Robbins Landon1979
Honkers and Shouters: The Golden Years of Rhythm and Blues by Arnold Shaw1979
Hucbald, Guido, and John on Music: Three Medieval Treatises (Music Theory Translation Series ; 3) by Claude V. Palisca1979
Scott Joplin: The Man Who Made Ragtime by James Haskins1979
The Soul of Mbira: Music and Traditions of the Shona People of Zimbabwe by Paul F. Berliner1979
Anton Von Webern by Hans Moldenhauer1980
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down: The Illustrated Story of the Cambridge Folk Years by Eric Von Schmidt1980
The Golden Age of Jazz by William P. Gottlieb1980
Jimmie Rodgers: The Life and Times of America's Blue Yodeler by Nolan Porterfield1980
Music after modernism by Samuel Lipman1980
Music Business Handbook and Career Guide by David Baskerville1980
Roger Sessions on Music: Collected Essays by Roger Sessions1980
The Shaker Spiritual by Daniel W. Patterson1980
Successful Artist Management: Strategies for Career Development in the Music Business by Xavier M. Frascogna1980
Testimony: The Memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich by Dmitri Shostakovich1980
The Corded Shell: Reflections on Musical Expression by Peter Kivy1981
The Mighty Music Box: The Golden Age of Musical Radio by Thomas A. DeLong1981
The Operas of Alban Berg, Volume I: Wozzeck by George Perle1981
Sonata Forms by Charles Rosen1981
Stan Kenton; Artistry in Rhythm by William F. Lee1981
Deep Blues: A Musical and Cultural History of the Mississippi Delta by Robert Palmer1982
The Encyclopedia of the Music Business by Harvey Rachlin1982
How Can I Keep from Singing?: The Ballad of Pete Seeger by David King Dunaway1982
Long Steel Rail by Norm Cohen1982
The masses and motets of William Byrd by Joseph Kerman1982
Recorded classical music : a critical guide to compositions and performances by Arthur Cohn1982
Virgil Thomson Reader by Virgil Thomson1982
American Women in Jazz: 1900 to the Present : Their Words, Lives, and Music by Sally Placksin1983
Conversations with Arrau by Joseph Horowitz1983
Images of American Society in Popular Music: A Guide to Reflective Teaching by B. Lee Cooper1983
Leonardo Da Vinci As a Musician by Emanuel Winternitz1983
The roots of the blues : an African search by Samuel Barclay Charters1983
The Study of Orchestration by Samuel Adler1983
Tenement Songs: The Popular Music of the Jewish Immigrants by Mark Slobin1983
Broadway Babies: The People Who Made the American Musical by Ethan Mordden1984
The life and death of a small magazine (Modern music, 1924-1946) by Minna Lederman1984
The Music of Elliott Carter (Photos Not Included) by David Schiff1984
Operetta: A Theatrical History by Richard Traubner1984
Red and hot: the fate of jazz in the Soviet Union, 1917-91 by S. Frederick Starr1984
Bluegrass Breakdown: The Making of the Old Southern Sound by Robert Cantwell1985
Brahms and the Principle of Developing Variation (California Studies in 19th Century Music) by Walter Frisch1985
Copland: 1900 through 1942 by Aaron Copland1985
Copland: Since 1943 by Aaron Copland1985
Dance With the Devil: The Rolling Stones and Their Times by Stanley Booth1985
Romantic Music: A History of Musical Style in Nineteenth-Century Europ by Leon Plantinga1985
Anna Bolena and the Artistic Maturity of Gaetano Donizetti (Studies in Musical Genesis and Structure) by Philip Gossett1986
Buildings for Music: The Architect, the Musician, and the Listener from the 17th Century to the Present Day by Michael Forsyth1986
Clara Schumann : the artist and the woman by Nancy B. Reich1986
Jazz Heritage by Martin T. Williams1986
Milestones: The Music and Times of Miles Davis by Jack Chambers1986
Ragtime: Its History, Composers, and Music by John Edward Hasse1986
Schumann: The Inner Voices of a Musical Genius by Peter Ostwald1986
Where Did Our Love Go?: The Rise and Fall of the Motown Sound (Music in American Life) by Nelson George1986
American Fool: The Roots and Improbable Rise of John Cougar Mellencamp by Martin Torgoff1987
John Philip Sousa: American Phenomenon by Paul E. Bierley1987
Music At The White House: A History of the American Spirit by Elise K. Kirk1987
Music, Ritual, and Falasha History (Ethiopian Series, Monograph No 17) by Kay Kaufman Shelemay1987
The New Grove Dictionary of American Music: 4 volumes by H. Wiley Hitchcock1987
The New Orpheus: Essays on Kurt Weill by Kim H. Kowalke1987
Red River Blues: The Blues Tradition in the Southeast by Bruce Bastin1987
Women Making Music: The Western Art Tradition, 1150-1950 by Jane Bowers1987
The Berg-Schoenberg Correspondence: Selected Letters by Alban Berg1988
Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker by Gary Giddins1988
Gershwin by Edward Jablonski1988
The music men : an illustrated history of brass bands in America, 1800-1920 by Margaret Hindle Hazen1988
The music of Henry Cowell : a descriptive catalog by William Lichtenwanger1988
Paris: The Musical Kaleidoscope, 1870-1925 by Elaine Brody1988
American popular music and its business : the first four hundred years volume I : the beginning to 1970 by Russell Sanjek1989
American Popular Music and Its Business: The First Four Hundred Years Vol.III: From 1900 to 1984 by Russell Sanjek1989
American Popular Music and Its Business: The First Four Hundred Years Volume II: From 1790 to 1909 (American Popular Music & Its Business) by Russell Sanjek1989
The Death of Rhythm and Blues by Nelson George1989
The Imperfect Art: Reflections on Jazz and Modern Culture (Portable Stanford Book Series) by Ted Gioia1989
Meet Me at Jim & Andy's: Jazz Musicians and Their World by Gene Lees1989
Music Reference and Research Materials: An Annotated Bibliography by Vincent H. Duckles1989
Popular Musics of the Non-Western World: An Introductory Survey by Peter Manuel1989
Songprints: The Musical Experience of Five Shoshone Women by Judith Vander1989
Inside the music business : music in contemporary life by Michael Fink1990
The Jazz Revolution: Twenties America and the Meaning of Jazz by Kathy J. Ogren1990
The Music of Johann Sebastian Bach: The Sources, the Style, the Significance by Robert L. Marshall1990
Music: A View from Delft. Selected Essays by Edward T. Cone1990
My song is my weapon : People's Songs, American communism, and the politics of culture, 1930-1950 by Robbie Lieberman1990
Phrase Rhythm in Tonal Music by William Nathan Rothstein1990
The Pied Pipers of Rock 'N' Roll: Radio Deejays of the 50s and 60s by Wes Smith1990
As Thousands Cheer: The Life of Irving Berlin by Laurence Bergreen1991
The Broadway Musical: A Critical and Musical Survey by Joseph P. Swain1991
Colin McPhee: Composer in Two Worlds by Carol J. Oja1991
Hit Men: Power Brokers and Fast Money Inside the Music Business by Fredric Dannen1991
Mozart's Operas (A Centennial Book) by Daniel Heartz1991
Music Publishing: A Songwriter's Guide by Randy Poe1991
Rock Lives: Profiles and Interviews by Timothy White1991
African Polyphony and Polyrhythm: Musical Structure and Methodology by Simha Arom1992
Bach: Essays on His Life and Music by Christoph Wolff1992
Bitter Music: Collected Journals, Essays, Introductions, and Librettos (Music in American Life) by Harry Partch1992
A Call to Assembly: An American Success Story by Willie Ruff1992
A Heart at Fire's Center: The Life and Music of Bernard Herrmann by Steven C. Smith1992
Intimate Nights: The Golden Age of New York Cabaret by James Gavin1992
Opera in Seventeenth-Century Venice: The Creation of a Genre by Ellen Rosand1992
Waiting for Dizzy by Gene Lees1992
Beethoven: Studies in the Creative Processes by Lewis Lockwood1993
Bill Graham Presents: My Life Inside Rock And Out by Bill Graham1993
Early Recordings and Musical Style: Changing Tastes in Instrumental Performance, 1900-1950 by Robert Philip1993
Faces in the Crowd: Musicians, Writers, Actors, and Filmmakers by Gary Giddins1993
Got to Tell it: Mahalia Jackson, Queen of Gospel by Jules Schwerin1993
The Life and Legend of Leadbelly by Charles K. Wolfe1993
Monteverdi's Tonal Language by Eric Thomas Chafe1993
Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music by Barbara B. Heyman1993
The Early Works of Arnold Schoenberg, 1893-1908 by Walter Frisch1994
Finding Her Voice: The Saga of Women in Country Music by Mary A. Bufwack1994
Musical Form and Transformation: Four Analytic Essays by David Lewin1994
Nothing But the Blues : The Music and the Musicians by Lawrence Cohn1994
Performance Practices of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries by Frederick Neumann1994
Pres: The Story of Lester Young by Luc Delannoy1994
I Say Me for a Parable: The Oral Autobiography of Mance Lipscomb, Texas Bluesman by Mance Lipscomb1994
Verdi: A Biography by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz1994
Distant Cycles: Schubert and the Conceiving of Song by Richard Kramer1995
The Golden Age of Movie Musicals and Me by Saul Chaplin1995
Irving Berlin: A Daughter's Memoir by Mary Ellin Barrett1995
JUST BEFORE JAZZ PB by Thomas Laurence Riis1995
Leonard Bernstein by Humphrey Burton1995
A Reader's Guide to the Chopin Preludes by Jeffrey Kresky1995
Theo: The Autobiography of Theodore Bikel by Theodore Bikel1995
Write All These Down: Essays on Music by Joseph Kerman1995
The Guide to Classic Recorded Jazz by Tom Piazza1996
Haydn, Mozart and the Viennese School: 1740-1780 by Daniel Heartz1996
Knowing Music, Making Music: Javanese Gamelan and the Theory of Musical Competence and Interaction by Benjamin Brinner1996
A Life in Ragtime: A Biography of James Reese Europe by Reid Badger1996
Mozart: A Life by Maynard Solomon1996
The Romantic Generation (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures) by Charles Rosen1996
Shaping Time: Music, the Brain, and Performance by David Epstein1996
Sinatra! The Song is You: A Singer’s Art by Will Friedwald1996
Testaments Betrayed: An Essay in Nine Parts by Milan Kundera1996
'Twas Only an Irishman's Dream: The Image of Ireland and the Irish in American Popular Song Lyrics, 1800-1920 by William H. Williams1997
American Musicians II: Seventy-one Portraits in Jazz by Whitney Balliett1997
Béla Bartók : composition, concepts, and autograph sources by László Somfai1997
Funk: The Music, The People, and The Rhythm of The One by Rickey Vincent1997
Letters to Beethoven and other correspondence by Theodore Albrecht1997
Letters to Beethoven and other correspondence by Theodore Albrecht1997
Letters to Beethoven and other correspondence by Theodore Albrecht1997
Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn by David Hajdu1997
The Music of Alban Berg by Douglas Jarman1997
Speak Low [When You Speak Love]: The Letters of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya by Kurt Weill1997
Stravinsky and the Russian Traditions: A Biography of the Works through Mavra, Two-volume set by Richard Taruskin1997
A View of Berg's Lulu: Through the Autograph Sources by Patricia Hall1997
Banjo Eyes: Eddie Cantor and the Birth of Modern Stardom by Herbert G. Goldman1998
The Birth of Bebop: A Social and Musical History (Roth Family Foundation Music in America Book) by Scott DeVeaux1998
Composers at Work: The Craft of Musical Composition 1450-1600 by Jessie Ann Owens1998
Memory Slips: A Memoir of Music and Healing by Linda Katherine Cutting1998
Musical!: A Grand Tour by Denny Martin Flinn1998
Ruth Crawford Seeger: A Composer's Search for American Music by Judith Tick1998
Soulsville, U.S.A.: The Story of Stax Records by Rob Bowman1998
Virgil Thomson: Composer on the Aisle by Anthony Tommasini1998
Amy Beach, Passionate Victorian: The Life and Work of an American Composer, 1867-1944 by Adrienne Fried Block1999
Bill Evans; How My Heart Sings by Peter Pettinger1999
Decadent enchantments: The revival of Gregorian chant at Solesmes by Katherine Bergeron1999
Harry Partch: A Biography by Bob Gilmore1999
The Kingdom of Zydeco by Michael Tisserand1999
Maestros Of The Pen: A History of Classical Music Criticism in America by Mark N. Grant1999
Making People's Music: Moe Asch and Folkways Records by Peter D. Goldsmith1999
Spreadin' Rhythm Around: Black Popular Songwriters, 1880-1930 by David A. Jasen1999
Aaron Copland: The Life and Work of an Uncommon Man by Howard Pollack2000
America's Instrument: The Banjo in the Ninteenth Century by Philip F. GuraSpecial Recognition, 2000
Apollo's Lyre: Greek Music and Music Theory in Antiquity and the Middle Ages (Publications of the Center for the History of Music Theory and Literature) by Thomas J. Mathiesen2000
Bach's Works for Solo Violin: Style, Structure, Performance by Joel Lester2000
Backbeat: Earl Palmer's Story by Tony Scherman2000
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Music of Charles Ives by James B. SinclairSpecial Recognition, 2000
Flowers in the Dustbin: The Rise of Rock and Roll, 1947-1977 by Jim Miller2000
A Good-Natured Riot: The Birth of the Grand Ole Opry by Charles K. Wolfe2000
Klezmer! Jewish Music From Old World To Our World by Henry Sapoznik2000
Lost Chords: White Musicians and their Contribution to Jazz, 1915-1945 by Richard M. SudhalterSpecial Recognition, 2000
Analyzing Bach Cantatas by Eric Chafe2001
Berlioz: Volume One: The Making of an Artist, 1803-1832 by David Cairns2001
Brotherhood in Rhythm: The Jazz Tap Dancing of the Nicholas Brothers by Constance Valis Hill2001
Collected Works: A Journal of Jazz 1954-2001 by Whitney Balliett2001
Dark Midnight When I Rise: The Story of the Jubilee Singers Who Introduced the World to the Music of Black America by Andrew Ward2001
Fiddler on the move : exploring the klezmer world by Mark SlobinSpecial Recognition, 2001
Gamelan Gong Kebyar: The Art of Twentieth-Century Balinese Music by Michael Tenzer2001
Making Music Modern: New York in the 1920s by Carol J. OjaSpecial Recognition, 2001
Reading Lyrics: More Than 1,000 of the Century's Finest Lyrics--a Celebration of Our Greatest Songwriters, a Rediscovery of Forgotten Masters, and an Appreciation of an by Robert GottliebSpecial Recognition, 2001
Romancing the Folk by Benjamin Filene2001
Stage Performance by Livingston TaylorSpecial Recognition, 2001
Theremin: Ether Music and Espionage by Albert Glinsky2001
A Whore Just Like the Rest: The Music Writings of Richard Meltzer by Richard MeltzerSpecial Recognition, 2001
America's Musical Life: A History by Richard Crawford2002
Bruno Walter: A World Elsewhere by Erik Ryding2002
Fargo Rock City : A Heavy Metal Odyssey in Rural North Dakota by Chuck Klosterman2002
Gil Evans: Out of the Cool: His Life and Music by Stephanie Stein Crease2002
Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story Between the Great Wars by William A. ShackSpecial Recognition, 2002
Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain by Charles R. CrossTimothy White Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2002
Like Young: Jazz, Pop, Youth, and Middle Age by Francis DavisSpecial Recognition, 2002
A Ned Rorem Reader by Ned RoremSpecial Recognition, 2002
Pied Piper : the many lives of Noah Greenberg by James Gollin2002
Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina and Richard Farina by David Hajdu2002
Sacred Passions: The Life and Music of Manuel de Falla by Carol A. Hess2002
Tonal Pitch Space by Fred LerdahlSpecial Recognition, 2002
Arnold Schoenberg's Journey by Allen Shawn2003
Castles Made of Sound: The Story of Gil Evans by Larry Hicock2003
The City of Musical Memory: Salsa, Record Grooves and Popular Culture in Cali, Colombia (Music Culture) by Lise A. Waxer2003
Henry Cowell, Bohemian (Music in American Life) by Michael Dustin Hicks2003
Jazz Modernism: From Ellington and Armstrong to Matisse and Joyce by Alfred Appel Jr.2003
Reflections of an American Composer by Arthur Berger2003
Stardust Melody: The Life and Music of Hoagy Carmichael by Richard M. SudhalterTimothy White Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2003
Stravinsky and Balanchine: A Journey of Invention by Charles M. Joseph2003
The Voice of the Blues : Classic Interviews from Living Blues Magazine by Jim O'NealSpecial Recognition, 2003
Writings on Music, 1965-2000 by Steve ReichSpecial Recognition, 2003
Colored Lights: Forty Years of Words and Music, Show Biz, Collaboration, and All That Jazz by John Kander2004
The Complete Lyrics of Frank Loesser by Frank Loesser2004
Deems Taylor: A Biography by James A. PegolottiNicolas Slonimsky Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2004
Everything Was Possible: The Birth of the Musical Follies (Applause Books) by Ted Chapin2004
Friends Along the Way: A Journey Through Jazz by Gene LeesSpecial Recognition, 2004
Good Vibes: A Life in Jazz (Studies in Jazz Series) by Terry Gibbs2004
Gyorgy Ligeti: Music and Imagination by Richard Steinitz2004
In Black and White: the Life of Sammy Davis, Jr. by Wil HaygoodTimothy White Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2004
Lying up a Nation: Race and Black Music by Ronald M. Radano2004
New Worlds of Dvorak: Searching in America for the Composer's Inner Life by Michael Beckerman, B.2004
Sondheim on Music: Minor Details and Major Decisions by Mark Eden HorowitzSpecial Recognition, 2004
The Sounds of Place: Music and the American Cultural Landscape by Denise Von Glahn2004
Cuba and Its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo by Ned Sublette2005
How Sweet the Sound: Music in the Spiritual Lives of Americans by David W. Stowe2005
Living with Jazz: A reader edited by Sheldon Meyer by Dan Morgenstern2005
Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1890-1919 by Tim Brooks2005
The Oxford History of Western Music by Richard Taruskin2005
Portrait of Johnny: The Life of John Herndon Mercer by Gene LeesTimothy White Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2005
Ramblin' Man: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie by Ed Cray2005
The Rise and Fall of the Broadway Musical by Mark N. Grant2005
Setting the Record Straight: A Material History of Classical Recording (Music/Culture) by Colin Symes2005
Wondrous Strange: The Life and Art of Glenn Gould by Kevin BazzanaNicolas Slonimsky Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2005
The Aesthetics of Survival: A Composer's View of Twentieth-Century Music by George Rochberg2006
The Beatles: The Biography by Bob SpitzSpecial Recognition, 2006
Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation by Jeff Chang2006
Chronicles: Volume One by Bob DylanSpecial Recognition, 2006
Classic American Popular Song: The Second Half-Century, 1950-2000 by David JennessSpecial Recognition, 2006
Five Operas and a Symphony: Word and Music in Russian Culture by Boris Gasparov2006
Fritz Reiner, Maestro and Martinet by Kenneth Morgan2006
Imagining Native America in Music by Michael V Pisani2006
Irving Fine: An American Composer in His Time (Lives in Music) by Phillip RameyNicolas Slonimsky Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2006
Machers and Rockers: Chess Records and the Business of Rock & Roll (Enterprise) by Rich CohenSpecial Recognition, 2006
The Mayor of MacDougal Street: A Memoir by Dave Van RonkTimothy White Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2006
Medieval Music and the Art of Memory by Anna Maria Busse Berger2006
Peking Opera and Politics in Taiwan by Nancy Guy2006
Take Five: The Public and Private Lives of Paul Desmond by Doug Ramsey2006
Understanding Jazz: Ways to Listen by Tom Piazza2006
Unplayed Melodies: Javanese Gamelan and the Genesis of Music Theory by Marc PerlmanBéla Bartók Award for Outstanding Ethnomusicology Book, 2006
With Billie by Julia Blackburn2006
Alive at the Village Vanguard: My Life In and Out of Jazz Time by Lorraine Gordon2007
Blowin' Hot and Cool: Jazz and Its Critics by John Gennari2007
Blue Monday: Fats Domino and the Lost Dawn of Rock 'n' Roll by Rick ColemanTimothy White Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2007
Desperate Measures: The Life and Music of Antonia Padoani Bembo by Claire FontijnNicolas Slonimsky Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2007
Divas and Scholars: Performing Italian Opera by Philip Gossett2007
Healing Songs by Ted GioiaSpecial Recognition, 2007
Hitchcock's Music by Jack Sullivan2007
The Language of the Blues: From Alcorub to Zuzu by Debra DeSalvo2007
Maximum Clarity and Other Writings on Music by Ben Johnston2007
Music and Ideas in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries by Claude V. PaliscaSpecial Recognition, 2007
The Singing Neanderthals: The Origins of Music, Language, Mind, and Body by Steven Mithen2007
Where Rivers and Mountains Sing: Sound, Music, and Nomadism in Tuva and Beyond by Theodore Craig LevinBéla Bartók Award for Outstanding Ethnomusicology Book, 2007
White Bicycles: Making Music in the 1960s by Joe Boyd2007
Work Songs by Ted GioiaSpecial Recognition, 2007
Balkan Fascination: Creating an Alternative Music Culture in America Includes CD/DVD (American Musicspheres) by Mirjana LausevicBéla Bartók Award for Outstanding Ethnomusicology Book, 2008
Chasing the Rising Sun: The Journey of an American Song by Ted Anthony2008
The End of Early Music: A Period Performer's History of Music for the Twenty-First Century by Bruce HaynesMedia Award, 2008
George Gershwin: His Life and Work by Howard Pollack2008
The House That George Built: With a Little Help from Irving, Cole, and a Crew of About Fifty by Wilfrid Sheed2008
Lady in the Dark: Biography of a Musical by bruce d. mcclung2008
The Letters of Noël Coward by Noel Coward2008
Lost Genius: The Curious and Tragic Story of an Extraordinary Musical Prodigy by Kevin BazzanaNicolas Slonimsky Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2008
Music, Language, and the Brain by Aniruddh D. Patel2008
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks2008
The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century by Alex Ross2008
To Live's to Fly: The Ballad of the Late, Great Townes Van Zandt by John Kruth2008
Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France by Jann Pasler2010
A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs by David Lehman2010
Heroes and Villains: Essays on Music, Movies, Comics, and Culture by David Hajdu2010
The Jazz Loft Project: Photographs and Tapes of W. Eugene Smith from 821 Sixth Avenue, 1957-1965 by Sam StephensonMultimedia Award, 2010
Sibelius: A Composer's Life and the Awakening of Finland by Glenda Dawn Goss2010
The Songs of Jimmie Rodgers: A Legacy in Country Music (Profiles in Popular Music) by Jocelyn R. Neal2010
Such Freedom, If Only Musical: Unofficial Soviet Music During the Thaw by Peter J Schmelz2010
Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original by Robin Kelley2010
A Windfall of Musicians: Hitler's Emigres and Exiles in Southern California by Dorothy Lamb CrawfordNicolas Slonimsky Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2010
At the Jazz Band Ball: Sixty Years on the Jazz Scene by Nat Hentoff2011
A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers by Will FriedwaldTimothy White Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2011
Cold Pizza for Breakfast: A Mem-wha? by Christine Lavin2011
Fanny Hensel: The Other Mendelssohn by R. Larry ToddNicolas Slonimsky Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2011
Listen to This by Alex Ross2011
The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire by James LoefflerBéla Bartók Award for Outstanding Ethnomusicology Book, 2011
Pick Yourself Up: Dorothy Fields and the American Musical (Broadway Legacies) by Charlotte Greenspan2011
This Life of Sounds: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo by Renee Levine Packer2011
Voice Lessons: French Mélodie in the Belle Epoque (The New Cultural History of Music) by Katherine Bergeron2011
Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry by Clark Terry2012
Free Ride: How Digital Parasites are Destroying the Culture Business, and How the Culture Business Can Fight Back by Robert Levine2012
Harmony and Discord: Music and the Transformation of Russian Cultural Life (The New Cultural History of Music) by Lynn M. SargeantNicolas Slonimsky Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2012
In the Process of Becoming: Analytic and Philosophical Perspectives on Form in Early Nineteenth-Century Music (Oxford Studies in Music Theory) by Janet Schmalfeldt2012
Listening and Longing: Music Lovers in the Age of Barnum (Music/Culture) by Daniel Cavicchi2012
Nica's Dream: The Life and Legend of the Jazz Baroness by David KastinTimothy White Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2012
Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life by Steve SwayneBéla Bartók Award for Outstanding Ethnomusicology Book, 2012
Out of the Vinyl Deeps: Ellen Willis on Rock Music by Ellen Willis2012
360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story by Sean Wilentz2013
The Beautiful Music All around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience by Stephen Wade2013
Changing Lives: Gustavo Dudamel, El Sistema, and the Transformative Power of Music by Tricia TunstallBéla Bartók Award for Outstanding Ethnomusicology Book, 2013
Conducting Business: Unveiling the Mystery Behind the Maestro by Leonard SlatkinSpecial Recognition, 2013
The Fan Who Knew Too Much: Aretha Franklin, the Rise of the Soap Opera, Children of the Gospel Church, and Other Meditations by Anthony Heilbut2013
Josquin's Rome hearing and composing in the Sistine Chapel by Jesse Rodin2013
Kill City Revisited: Confessions Of A Fool For The Stooges - A Single Notes Book by Ben Edmonds2013
Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World by Howard PollackNicolas Slonimsky Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2013
Mozart at the Gateway to His Fortune: Serving the Emperor, 1788-1791 by Christoph Wolff2013
The Music of James Bond by Jon BurlingameSpecial Recognition, 2013
When I Left Home: My Story by Buddy GuyTimothy White Award for Outstanding Musical Biography, 2013

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The ASCAP Deems Taylor Awards program recognizes books, articles, broadcasts and websites on the subject of music selected for their excellence. The Awards were established in 1967 to honor the memory of composer/critic/commentator Deems Taylor who died in 1966 after a distinguished career that included six years as President of ASCAP.

Renamed the ASCAP Deems Taylor/Virgil Thompson Awards in 2014.
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