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The Resource The sound of a superpower : musical Americanism and the Cold War, Emily Abrams Ansari

The sound of a superpower : musical Americanism and the Cold War, Emily Abrams Ansari

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The sound of a superpower : musical Americanism and the Cold War
Title
The sound of a superpower
Title remainder
musical Americanism and the Cold War
Statement of responsibility
Emily Abrams Ansari
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
After two decades of remarkable success, the quest to create a uniquely American classical music faltered in the 1950s. Many blamed the Cold War for its demise, but the conflict also brought Americanist composers unprecedented opportunities. This book examines this complex picture and its long-term effects
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Ansari, Emily Abrams,
Dewey number
781.5/990973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Music
  • Cold War
  • Music
Label
The sound of a superpower : musical Americanism and the Cold War, Emily Abrams Ansari
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- 1. The American Exceptionalists: Howard Hanson and William Schuman -- 2. The "Apolitical" Opportunist: Virgil Thomson -- 3. The Disillusioned Nationalist: Roy Harris -- 4. The Principled Brand Strategist: Aaron Copland -- 5. The Frustrated Activist: Leonard Bernstein -- Conclusion
Control code
on1034734051
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190649708
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Oxford University Press
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1034734051
Label
The sound of a superpower : musical Americanism and the Cold War, Emily Abrams Ansari
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- 1. The American Exceptionalists: Howard Hanson and William Schuman -- 2. The "Apolitical" Opportunist: Virgil Thomson -- 3. The Disillusioned Nationalist: Roy Harris -- 4. The Principled Brand Strategist: Aaron Copland -- 5. The Frustrated Activist: Leonard Bernstein -- Conclusion
Control code
on1034734051
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190649708
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Oxford University Press
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1034734051

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