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American composers

Rupert Hughes

American composers

a study of the music of this country, and of its future, with biographies of the leading composers of the present time

by Rupert Hughes

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Published by Page in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Rupert Hughes ; with additional chapters by Arthur Elson.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 582 p., [32] p. :
Number of Pages582
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18185180M

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Dec 29,  · As Douglas W. Shadle, a musicologist at Vanderbilt University, shows in his absorbing book “Orchestrating the Nation: The Nineteenth-Century American Symphonic Enterprise,” Henderson could. Who are the 20th Century’s 10 best composers. It was a turbulent and fascinating years in music history – who made the greatest contributions.

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Cowell grew up in poverty in San Francisco and on family farms in Kansas, Iowa, and Oklahoma. He acquired a piano at age. Mar 24,  · In an illuminating book called “Orchestrating the Nation,” about American orchestral composers in the 19th century, Douglas Shadle demonstrates that.

For nearly four decades, American composer Aaron Copland achieved a distinctive musical characterization of American themes in an expressive modern style. He is Born: Nov 14, Aug 04,  · A pathbreaking figure in creating a sense of community in the American new-music scene, Larsen co-founded the organization that became the American Composers Forum and was the first woman to hold.

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He went on to become one of the world’s greatest composers. The composer Vivaldi was born there. The composer composed 15 pieces of music for a new musical.

The famous 18th-century composer Mozart, for example, wrote part of one of his songs for the piano to sound like the song of his pet bird. Jul 11,  · Aaron Copland was one of the most respected American classical composers of the twentieth century.

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