The American composer speaks : a historical anthology, 1770-1965.


[Baton Rouge] : Louisiana State University Press, [1966] .

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Other Authors Chase, Gilbert, 1906-1992.
Subjects Composers -- United States.
Composers.
Musicians as authors.
United States.
Description ix, 318 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1966]
©1966
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-312).
Contents To all musical practitioners / William Billings -- Dialogue, between master and scholar / William Billings -- Dedication to His Excellency George Washington, Esquire / Francis Hopkinson -- Preface to the Dawning of music in Kentucky / Anthony Philip Heinrich -- Letter to Mr. Seaton, Mayor of Washington D.C. / Anthony Philip Heinrich -- Prefatory remarks to Leonora / William Henry Fry -- Letters to E.P. Christy / Stephen Collins Foster -- From NOtes of a Pianist / Louis Moreau Gottschalk -- Preface to The Christian Harmony / William Walker -- From Shadows on a Wall / John Hill Hewitt -- Suggestion in music / Edward A. MacDowell -- An affirmation of American music / Arthur Farwell -- The American composer / Henry F.B. Gilbert -- Epilogue from Essays before a Sonata / Charles Ives -- The dilemma of American music / Daniel Gregory Mason -- New musical resources / Henry Cowell -- The composer in the machine age / George Gershwin -- Problems of American composers / Roy Harris -- Jazz music comes from New Orleans / Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton -- Composer from Brooklyn / Aaron Copland -- How composers eat / Virgil Thomson -- Freedom for music / Edgard Varese -- American musical tendencies / Harry Partch -- Stravinsky and the younger American composers / Arthur Berger -- The future in the form of jazz / Gunther Schuller -- Experimental music / John Cage -- Who cares if you listen? / Milton Babbitt -- A further step / Elliott Carter -- The younger generation / William Flanagan -- Problems and issues facing the composer today / Roger Sessions -- Opera and the American composer / Charles Hamm -- Some notes on composing / Earle Brown.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)174019
(OCoLC)ocm00174019
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