Publications

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2006
This publication by the NEA and Chorus America presents brief biographies, selected works, and selected recordings for 29 of America's greatest choral composers. Includes an overview of the initiative and a brief narrative on choral music in America. September 2006. 40 pp.
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2003
This study examines the worklife of jazz musicians in New York, Detroit, San Francisco and New Orleans. Information from jazz artists using 2 different survey sampling methodologies - respondent-driven-sampling and a random sample of musician union members - are analyzed and discussed. The 3 volume study is available in PDF.
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1998
A comparison of revenues for taxable and nonprofit classical music organizations based on data from the Economic Censuses of 1992, 1987, and 1982. Revenue information is provided for opera, symphony, and chamber music organizations.
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1997
An in-depth analysis and examination of the current state of the nonprofit arts in America. Written by Gary O. Larson. NEA 1997. 194pp.
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1995
This study provides an examination of the American audience for jazz through analysis of statistics from the 1982 and 1992 Surveys of Public Participation in the Arts (SPPA). The study interprets the statistical results of the 1982 and 1992 SPPA's in light of changes that occured in the jazz field over this time period.
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1995
This study provides an examination of the American audience for jazz through analysis of statistics from the 1982 and 1992 Surveys of Public Participation in the Arts (SPPA). The study interprets the statistical results of the 1982 and 1992 SPPA's in light of changes that occured in the jazz field over this time period.
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1993
A comparison of the revenues of taxable and nonprofit classical music organizations, using data from the 1982 and 1987 Censuses. Nonprofit organizations divided into opera, symphony, chamber music, and no designation.
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1993
A comparison based on total revenues for nonprofit and taxable performing arts organizations (theater, dance, music). State and regional estimates are also provided.
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1987
Results of surveys of careers and opinions of senior administrators of U.S. art museums, symphony orchestras, resident theaters, and local arts agencies conducted and analyzed by Paul DiMaggio, Yale University.
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1987
Using data from the 1982 Census of Service Industries, this Note reviews aggregate financial conditions of nonprofit theater, dance, and classical music organizations. Revenue/expense ratios, detailed sources of revenues, and other information are presented for the three broad groups and for the following selected fields: resident theaters (LORT), stock theaters, Off-Broadway theaters, Off-Off-Broadway theaters, children's theaters, community theaters, ballet companies,...
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