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Roger Sessions on music : collected essays / edited by Edward T. Cone.

; Cone, Edward T
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1979] .
ISBN 0691091269

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Other Authors Cone, Edward T.
Subjects Music
Music -- History and criticism.
Description xi, 388 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents ([I. Composer's craft] Composer and his message (1939). Music in crisis (1933). New musical horizon (1937). Song and pattern in music today (1956). Problems and issues facing the composer today (1960). Style and "styles" in music (1961) -- [II. Composer and his audience] Art, freedom, and the individual (1957). Composer and critic (1934). America moves to the avant-scene (1937). To revitalize opera (1938). Scope of music criticism (1947). Music in a business economy (1948). How a "difficult" composer gets that way (1950) -- [III. Education and training] Music and the crisis of the arts (1954). New vistas in musical education (1934). Composer in the university (1949). What can be taught? (1967) -- [IV. Limits of theory] Heinrich Schenker's contribution (1935). Hindemith on theory (1937). Exposition by Krenek (1938). Escape by theory (1938). Function of theory (1938) -- [V. Music and the world conflict] Music and nationalism (1933). Vienna -- vale, ave (1938). On the American future (1940). American music and the crisis (1941). No more business-as-usual. Artists and this war (1942). Europe comes to America (1945) -- [VI. Five composers] Ernest Bloch (1927). On Oedipus Rex (1928). Hindemith's Mathis de Maler (1934). Schoenberg in the United States (1944, revised 1972). Some notes on Schoenberg (1952). Thoughts on Stravinsky (1957). In memoriam Igor Stravinsky (1971). In memoriam Luigi Dallapiccola (1975).
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4493853
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Sessions, Roger, 1896-1985.
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