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A Virgil Thomson reader, by Virgil Thomson ; with an introduction by John Rockwell

Label
A Virgil Thomson reader
Title
A Virgil Thomson reader
Statement of responsibility
by Virgil Thomson ; with an introduction by John Rockwell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
780$219
Index
index present
LC call number
ML60
LC item number
.T515
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A Virgil Thomson reader, by Virgil Thomson ; with an introduction by John Rockwell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
"Bibliography of published writings of Virgil Thomson": p. [556]-562
Contents
  • Virgil Thomson, a Franco-Missourian American / John Rockwell -- Missouri landscape with figures -- Early articles. Jazz -- Aaron Copland -- George Gershwin -- Swing music -- Swing again -- Paris. Antheil, Joyce, and Pound -- Langlois, Butts, and Stein -- Paris, April 1940 -- A portrait of Gertrude Stein -- From "The state of music." A 1961 preface -- Our island home, or what it feels like to be a musician -- The neighbors, or chiefly about painters and painting -- Survivals of an earlier civilization, or shades of poets dead and gone -- Life among the natives, or musical habits and customs -- How composers eat, or who does what to whom and who gets paid -- Why composers write how, or the economic determinism of musical style -- How to write a piece, or functional design in music -- A 1961 postlude -- On the "New York Herald Tribune." The paper -- Articles and reviews, 1940-1945 -- Articles and reviews, 1946-1954 --
  • Later articles. Music for "Much ado" -- Nadia Boulanger at 75 -- Wanda Landowska -- How dead is Arnold Schönberg? -- On being discovered -- The tradition of sensibility -- "Craft-Igor" and the whole Stravinsky -- The genius type -- Berlioz, Boulez, and Piaf -- William Flanagan -- Opera librettos -- Aaron Copland -- The Ives case -- Ruggles -- Cage and the collage of noises -- Varèse, Xenakis, Carter -- Making black music -- Stravinsky's operas -- The state of music criticism -- Two conversations. John Rockwell : a conversation with Virgil Thomson -- Diana Trilling : an interview with Virgil Thomson
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 582 p.
Isbn
9780395313305
Lccn
81006375
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07575238
  • ucoclc7575238
Label
A Virgil Thomson reader, by Virgil Thomson ; with an introduction by John Rockwell
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
"Bibliography of published writings of Virgil Thomson": p. [556]-562
Contents
  • Virgil Thomson, a Franco-Missourian American / John Rockwell -- Missouri landscape with figures -- Early articles. Jazz -- Aaron Copland -- George Gershwin -- Swing music -- Swing again -- Paris. Antheil, Joyce, and Pound -- Langlois, Butts, and Stein -- Paris, April 1940 -- A portrait of Gertrude Stein -- From "The state of music." A 1961 preface -- Our island home, or what it feels like to be a musician -- The neighbors, or chiefly about painters and painting -- Survivals of an earlier civilization, or shades of poets dead and gone -- Life among the natives, or musical habits and customs -- How composers eat, or who does what to whom and who gets paid -- Why composers write how, or the economic determinism of musical style -- How to write a piece, or functional design in music -- A 1961 postlude -- On the "New York Herald Tribune." The paper -- Articles and reviews, 1940-1945 -- Articles and reviews, 1946-1954 --
  • Later articles. Music for "Much ado" -- Nadia Boulanger at 75 -- Wanda Landowska -- How dead is Arnold Schönberg? -- On being discovered -- The tradition of sensibility -- "Craft-Igor" and the whole Stravinsky -- The genius type -- Berlioz, Boulez, and Piaf -- William Flanagan -- Opera librettos -- Aaron Copland -- The Ives case -- Ruggles -- Cage and the collage of noises -- Varèse, Xenakis, Carter -- Making black music -- Stravinsky's operas -- The state of music criticism -- Two conversations. John Rockwell : a conversation with Virgil Thomson -- Diana Trilling : an interview with Virgil Thomson
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 582 p.
Isbn
9780395313305
Lccn
81006375
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07575238
  • ucoclc7575238

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