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The dilemma of American music and other essays.

New York, Greenwood Press, [1969] .
ISBN 0837111552, 9780837111551

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Subjects Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
Music -- United States -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
United States.
Description vii, 306 pages music 23 cm
Copyright Date [1969]
Notes "The first eight [essays] deal with problems of present-day music, especially in America ... To these are added four papers on more general topics, particularly ... rhythm, five on Beethoven, and a brief epilogue."--Preface.
Contents The dilemma of American music -- Music and the plain man -- Our orchestras and our money's worth -- The depreciation of music -- Sensationalism and indifference -- Stravinsky as a symptom -- Two critics of ultra-modernism -- Vincent d'Indy in America -- Reflections on rhythm -- The tyranny of the bar-line -- A note on English rhythms -- Creative leisure -- The paradox of Beethoven -- How Beethoven worked -- Beethoven's humor -- Beethoven : 1827-1927 -- Beethoven : 1770-1920 -- Epilogue : three restaurants.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)22877
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Mason, Daniel Gregory, 1873-1953.
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