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

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
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1896-1989
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomson, Virgil
Index
index present
LC call number
ML60
LC item number
.T515 1984
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Music
  • Musik
  • Aufsatzsammlung
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 Thomason": p. [559]-565
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
20 cm
Extent
xiv, 588 pages
Isbn
9780525481027
Lccn
83072960
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)10936974
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 Thomason": p. [559]-565
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
20 cm
Extent
xiv, 588 pages
Isbn
9780525481027
Lccn
83072960
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)10936974

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