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MUSA (Music of the United States of America) is a forty-volume series of critical editions of American music, representing the full range of genres and idioms that have contributed to American musical culture. It was established by the American Musicological Society in 1988 and is hosted by the University of Michigan at its American Music Institute.


MUSA 1: Music for Small Orchestra (1926); Suite No. 2 for Four Strings and Piano (1929) by Ruth Crawford

MUSA 2: Early Songs, 1907–1914 by Irving Berlin

MUSA 3: Quartet for Strings (In One Movement), Opus 89 by Amy Beach

MUSA 4: Collected Works by Daniel Read

MUSA 5: The Music and Scripts of In Dahomey by Will Marion Cook and Paul Laurence Dunbar and others

MUSA 6: Psalmody and Secular Songs by Timothy Swan

MUSA 7: Collected Songs, 1873-1896 by Harrigan and Braham

MUSA 8: Keyboard and Chamber Music, 1937–1994 by Lou Harrison

MUSA 9: Barstow – Eight Hitchhiker Inscriptions from a Highway Railing at Barstow, California (1968 Version) by Harry Partch

MUSA 10: Performances in Transcription, 1927–1943 based on recordings by Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller

MUSA 11: Writing American Indian Music: Historic Transcriptions, Notations, and Arrangements

MUSA 12: 129 Songs by Charles Ives

MUSA 13: Quintette for Piano and String Quartet by Leo Ornstein

MUSA 14: American Victorian Choral Music by Dudley Buck

MUSA 15: Selected Piano Solos, 1928–1941 based on recordings by Earl "Fatha" Hines

MUSA 16: Complete Wind Chamber Music by David Moritz Michael

MUSA 17: Surviving Orchestral Music by Charles Hommann

MUSA 18: Four Saints in Three Acts by Virgil Thomson and Gertrude Stein

MUSA 19: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 3 by Florence Price

MUSA 20: Songs from "A New Circle of Voices": The Sixteenth Annual Pow-Wow at UCLA

MUSA 21: Six Marches by John Philip Sousa

MUSA 22: The Ingalls Wilder Family Songbook

MUSA 23: Symphony no. 2 in D minor, op. 24 ("Jullien") by George Frederick Bristow

MUSA 24: Sam Morgan's Jazz Band: Complete Recorded Works in Transcription based on recordings by Sam Morgan

MUSA 25: Mary's Ideas: Mary Lou Williams's Development as a Big Band Leader, an edition of big band arrangements by Mary Lou Williams

External Links[edit]

Official website