A history of American classical music (Book, 2007) [Alabama State University Library]
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A history of American classical music

A history of American classical music

Author: Barrymore Laurence Scherer
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Naxos Books, [2007]. ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : Music : Biography   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Biography, Music
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Barrymore Laurence Scherer
ISBN: 9781843791171 184379117X
OCLC Number: 1113473568
Description: ix, 237 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, music, portraits (black and white) ; 24 cm + 2 audio CDs.
Contents: [CD1] Beautiful dreamer / Stephen Collins Foster --
Niagara / William Henry Fry --
La gallina (The hen), op. 53 / Louis Moreau Gottschalk --
Suite No. 2 "Indian", op. 48. IV. Dirge / Edward MacDowell --
Melody for violin and piano, op. 44 / Arthur Foote --
Symphony No.2 in B flat, op. 21. II. Allegretto scherzando / George Whitefield Chadwick --
Symphony No. 4 in D minor, op. 64. III. South (Allegretto giocoso) / Henry Kimball Hadley --
Piano concerto in C sharp minor, op. 45. III. Largo / Amy Beach --
Three preludes. Prelude No. 2 / Charles Tomlinson Griffes --
The unanswered question / Charles Ives --
Hands across the sea / John Philip Sousa --
Maple leaf rag / Scott Joplin --
An American in Paris / George Gershwin [CD2] Wild men's dance (danse sauvage / Leo Ornstein --
Irish suite for string piano and small orchestra. Movement 1. The banshee / Henry Cowell --
Symphony for five instruments. III. Presto / George Antheil --
Synthetic waltzes / Virgil Thomson --
Three songs. No. 1, Rat riddles / Ruth Crawford Seeger --
Quiet city / Aaron Copland --
Symphony No. 9. I. "We, the people" / Roy Harris --
Vanessa. Intermezzo / Samuel Barber --
Symphony No. 2. II. Allegro vivo / David Diamond --
Totem ancestor / John Cage --
Toccata for violin and player piano / Conlon Nancarrow --
I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky. Act II, No. 23. Finale / John Adams --
Symphony No. 1 "Jeremiah". II. Profanation / Leonard Bernstein --
Violin concerto. Introduction / George Rochberg --
Symphony No. 3. Movement 4 / Philip Glass --
Rituals for five percussionists and orchestra. IV. Contests / Ellen Taaffe Zwilich
Responsibility: by Barrymore Laurence Scherer.
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