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Richard Crawford

Richard Crawford holds three degrees from the University of Michigan and joined its faculty in 1962 as a professor of music. Currently editor-in-chief of Music of the United States, he served as president of the American Musicological Society from 1982-1984 and was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1995. His American Musical Landscape is one of the seminal works of American music history.

MARS HILL AUDIO Journal

Volume 2

Guests on Volume 2: P. D. James, on why evil characters are easier to depict than good characters, and why some people like mysteries while others don't; William Kilpatrick, on Why Johnny Can't Tell Right from Wrong: Moral Illiteracy and the Case for Character Education; James Schall, on what sports and games tell us about human nature; A. N. Wilson, on how writing the biography of C. S. Lewis led him to renounce belief in Christianity; Michael Aeschliman, on why A. N. Wilson is wrong about C. S. Lewis; Russell Hittinger, on the Supreme Court's decision in Planned Parenthood vs. Casey; and Richard Crawford, on composer William Billings, one of the first important American composers of sacred music.