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Composers voices from Ives to Ellington : an oral history of American music

Author: Vivian Perlis; Libby Van Cleve
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005.
Series: Oral history of American music.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Interviews
Entretiens
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Perlis, Vivian.
Composers voices from Ives to Ellington.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005000361
(OCoLC)57391257
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vivian Perlis; Libby Van Cleve
ISBN: 9780300138375 0300138377
OCLC Number: 182620709
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 477 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introducing the century : 1 January 1900 : Charles Ives --
On ragtime and Eubie Blake --
From the early modernists. Leo Ornstein ; Edgard Varèse ; Carl Ruggles ; Dane Rudhyar ; Charles Seeger ; Henry Cowell --
On the jazz age and George Gershwin --
With a French accent : Nadia Boulanger --
From the Boulangerie. Virgil Thomson ; Aaron Copland ; Roy Harris --
Exploring the world of Duke Ellington.
Series Title: Oral history of American music.
Responsibility: Vivian Perlis and Libby Van Cleve.

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The first opportunity to read--and hear--interviews with and about great American composers and musicians of the early twentieth century.  Read more...
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"Vivian Perlis and Libby Van Cleve have assembled an amazing range of composers that reflects the diversity of American music... The actual sound of the composers' voices on CD is a unique element Read more...

 
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