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The Resource The great American symphony : music, the Depression, and war, Nicholas Tawa, (electronic resource)

The great American symphony : music, the Depression, and war, Nicholas Tawa, (electronic resource)

Label
The great American symphony : music, the Depression, and war
Title
The great American symphony
Title remainder
music, the Depression, and war
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Tawa
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The years of the Great Depression, World War II, and their aftermath brought a sea change in American music. This period of economic, social, and political adversity can truly be considered a musical golden age. In the realm of classical music, Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, Howard Hanson, Virgil Thompson, and Leonard Bernstein -- among others -- produced symphonic works of great power and lasting beauty during these troubled years. It was during this critical decade and a half that contemporary writers on
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Tawa, Nicholas E
Dewey number
784.2/18409730904
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Symphony
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
The great American symphony : music, the Depression, and war, Nicholas Tawa, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preliminaries. Attitudes -- The times -- Symphonism ascendant -- The symphony's public role -- Symphonies of the mid- to late thirties. The romantic symphony : Barber -- The spiritual symphony : Hanson -- The all-American symphony : Harris -- The muscular symphony : Schuman -- The civil symphony : Carpenter -- Afterthought : Thomson and Cowell -- Symphonies of the war years. Wartime attitudes -- The commemorative symphony : Antheil -- The aesthetic symphony : Diamond -- The dramatic symphony : Bernstein -- The masterly symphony : Piston -- The ambivalent symphony : Barber -- The theatrical symphony : Blitzstein -- Symphonies of the immediate postwar years. The conservatorial symphony : Moore -- The dynamic symphony : Mennin -- The plain-spoken symphony : Thompson -- The August symphony : Copland -- The self-reliant symphony : Creston -- The knotty symphony : Sessions -- American symphonies after 1950. The symphony in the leanest years -- The symphony after 1990
Control code
ocn406518891
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 237 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282103337
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)406518891
Label
The great American symphony : music, the Depression, and war, Nicholas Tawa, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preliminaries. Attitudes -- The times -- Symphonism ascendant -- The symphony's public role -- Symphonies of the mid- to late thirties. The romantic symphony : Barber -- The spiritual symphony : Hanson -- The all-American symphony : Harris -- The muscular symphony : Schuman -- The civil symphony : Carpenter -- Afterthought : Thomson and Cowell -- Symphonies of the war years. Wartime attitudes -- The commemorative symphony : Antheil -- The aesthetic symphony : Diamond -- The dramatic symphony : Bernstein -- The masterly symphony : Piston -- The ambivalent symphony : Barber -- The theatrical symphony : Blitzstein -- Symphonies of the immediate postwar years. The conservatorial symphony : Moore -- The dynamic symphony : Mennin -- The plain-spoken symphony : Thompson -- The August symphony : Copland -- The self-reliant symphony : Creston -- The knotty symphony : Sessions -- American symphonies after 1950. The symphony in the leanest years -- The symphony after 1990
Control code
ocn406518891
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 237 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282103337
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)406518891

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