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 ...

New York

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... Concertante") Symphony No.3 for Tenor, Chorus, Orchestra ("The Song of Ihe
Night") « 0124 Preconcert discussion at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $45/30/1 8 Charles
Ives AMERICAN MUSIC: Lou Harrison Celebration, Charles Ives He was an
insurance salesman who changed the course of American music. Maverick New
Englander Charles Ives composed hundreds of works, decades ahead of their
time, earning him the epitaph "the father of nearly everything American in
American music.

American Mavericks

Author: Susan Key
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520233058
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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.

Charles Ives In The Mirror

Author: David C Paul
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252094697
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In this sweeping survey of intellectual and musical history, David C. Paul tells the new story of how the music of American composer Charles Ives (1874–1954) was shaped by shifting conceptions of American identity within and outside of ...

Farmer Duck In Turkish And English

Author: Martin Waddell
Publisher: Walker
ISBN: 9781846110641
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There once was a duck who had the bad luck to live with a lazy farmer. While the duck worked, the farmer lay in bed - until one day the other animals decided to take action!

American Music

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When I replied that death was not a prerequisite, Leta E. Miller identified herself
as the biographer of Lou Harrison (b. 1917; he would die in 2003), a prolific and
renowned West Coast composer who had written some keyboard and chamber
ensemble works that, in her view, would make a fitting MUSA volume. Thus
began COPAM's first encounter with music by a living composer, an altogether
positive experience, partly because of Harrison's gracious involvement — in a
thank you ...

Musical America

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Other centennials included those of George Anlheil, Kurt Weill, and Louis
Armstrong, all of whom are identified with central aspects of the tradition. The San
Francisco Symphony's "American Mavericks" festival celebrated Antheil, Copland
, Charles Ives, Lou Harrison. Steve Reich, and Duke Ellington, whose works now
seem more American than maverick. Opera At last, the Metropolitan Opera found
voices for Trislan and Isolde in Ben Heppner and Jane Eaglen, and brought them
east ...