Beth E. Levy is Associate Professor of Music at the University of California, Davis.
"A welcome and reliable contribution to the scholarship on Tahiti." - Belinda Thompson, The Burlington Magazine
“Levy offers an amazing amount of scholarship. She has researched nearly every person and event of this period. . . . Highly recommended.” - W.K. Kearns, Emeritus, University of Colorado at Boulder, Choice
"A fine resource for extending the scholarly dialogue." - Carl Rahkonen, Journal of American Folklore 128, no. 507
“Music professor Levy looks at how Western Americana has been woven into American culture via music.” - Sacramento Bee
"Frontier Figures tempts us with a great deal of fascinating information and interpretation, and triggers even more questions about the development of American music." - Journal of the Society for American Music