Lou Harrison

Author: Bill Alves
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253026431
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American composer Lou Harrison (1917–2003) is perhaps best known for challenging the traditional musical establishment along with his contemporaries and close colleagues: composers John Cage, Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson, and Leonard ...

Lou Harrison

Author: Leta E. Miller
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252031202
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Music's inclusivity--its potential to unite cultures, disciplines, and individuals--defined the life and career of Lou Harrison (1917-2003).

Henry Cowell

Author: Joel Sachs
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019997683X
Size: 16.20 MB
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Henry Cowell, a major musical innovator of the first half of the century, left a rich body of compositions spanning a wide range of styles. But as Sachs shows, Cowell's legacy extends far beyond his music.

Henry Cowell Bohemian

Author: Michael Hicks
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252027512
Size: 39.69 MB
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"Henry Cowell, Bohemian traces the venerated experimentalist's radical ideas back to his teachers, induding Charles Seeger, Samuel Seward, and E. G. Stricklen, the tight-knit artistic communities in the San Francisco Bay area where he grew ...

American Music In The Twentieth Century

Author: Kyle Gann
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780028646558
Size: 18.23 MB
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American Music in the Twentieth Century surveys the art music written in the United States during the last 100 years from the groundbreaking experiments of Charles Ives to the present day.

American Mavericks

Author: Susan Key
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520233058
Size: 75.96 MB
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Collects comments, insight, and actual performances from American composers, representing a myriad of genres and styles, who took part in the 2000 American Mavericks festival in San Francisco.

Mad Music

Author: Stephen Budiansky
Publisher: ForeEdge
ISBN: 1611685141
Size: 20.68 MB
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Mad Music is the story of Charles Edward Ives (1874Ð1954), the innovative American composer who achieved international recognition, but only after he'd stopped making music.

The Rest Is Noise

Author: Alex Ross
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1429932880
Size: 27.51 MB
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The Rest Is Noise takes the reader inside the labyrinth of modern sound.