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
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Musique
  • Musique
  • Music
  • Musik
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 by Virgil Thomson": p. [556]-562
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 -- Part 1 : Missouri landscape with figures -- Part 2 : Early articles. Jazz ; Aaron Copland ; George Gershwin ; Swing music ; Swing again -- Part 3 : Paris. Antheil, Joyce, and Pound ; Langlois, Butts, and Stein ; Paris, April 1940 ; A portrait of Gertrude Stein -- Part 4 : 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 -- Part 5 : On the "New York Herald Tribune." The paper ; Articles and reviews, 1940-1945 ; Articles and reviews, 1946-1954 -- Part 6 : 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 -- Part 7 : Two conversations. John Rockwell : a conversation with Virgil Thomson ; Diana Trilling : an interview with Virgil Thomson
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 582 pages
Isbn
9780395313305
Lccn
81006375
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07575238
  • (OCoLC)ocm07575238
Label
A Virgil Thomson reader, by Virgil Thomson ; with an introduction by John Rockwell
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
"Bibliography of published writings by Virgil Thomson": p. [556]-562
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 -- Part 1 : Missouri landscape with figures -- Part 2 : Early articles. Jazz ; Aaron Copland ; George Gershwin ; Swing music ; Swing again -- Part 3 : Paris. Antheil, Joyce, and Pound ; Langlois, Butts, and Stein ; Paris, April 1940 ; A portrait of Gertrude Stein -- Part 4 : 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 -- Part 5 : On the "New York Herald Tribune." The paper ; Articles and reviews, 1940-1945 ; Articles and reviews, 1946-1954 -- Part 6 : 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 -- Part 7 : Two conversations. John Rockwell : a conversation with Virgil Thomson ; Diana Trilling : an interview with Virgil Thomson
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 582 pages
Isbn
9780395313305
Lccn
81006375
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07575238
  • (OCoLC)ocm07575238

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