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 L SchererStephen Collins FosterLouis Moreau GottschalkEdward MacDowellArthur FooteAll authors
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barrymore L Scherer; Stephen Collins Foster; Louis Moreau Gottschalk; Edward MacDowell; Arthur Foote; Henry Kimball Hadley
ISBN: 9781402210679 1402210671
OCLC Number: 237131974
Description: 247 Seiten : Illustrationen + CD (12 cm)
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 --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Beautiful dreamter.
Gallina.
Suiten, op. 48.
Melody.
Sinfonien, op. 64 <3. Satz>
Responsibility: by Barrymore Laurence Scherer.
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