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A history of American classical music

A history of American classical music

Author: Barrymore Laurence Scherer
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Scherer, Barrymore Laurence.
History of American classical music.
Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, ©2007
(DLC) 2007020380
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barrymore Laurence Scherer
OCLC Number: 1035610446
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 247 pages : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: The dawn of American classical music --
From founding through revolution --
The awakening --
Transplanting romantic European traditions --
Into the twentieth century: the traditionalists --
American impressionists and folklorists --
New England iconoclast: Charles Ives --
From bandstand to Broadway: the 1890s to 1930s --
The earlier struggles of American opera --
Modernism elbows its way into the concert hall --
Europeans abroad --
Between the World Wars: Americans struggle to be heard --
Lighter hearts of the 1920s and 1930s --
Perpetuating the romantic tradition --
America goes to war: the 1940s --
Exploring the frontiers of sound --
The melting-pot of American opera and musical theatre --
Anxiety's son: Leonard Bernstein --
The age of anxiety: music in the Cold War era --
Making the most of minimalism --
Today and into tomorrow: old glory and new.
Responsibility: by Barrymore Laurence Scherer.
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