Pity the American composer of the early part of this century whose work is doomed to languish in scrapbooks. Sure, the U.S. government, with a nudge from the right special-interest group, might issue a stamp, but where are the public statues? Of course, the best and most enduring memorial is the revival, on Broadway or elsewhere, but often this form of homage will reduce a composer to — literally — greatest hits. What do you do with an oeuvre that spans nearly a half-century and represents theatrical as well as... More >>>