The Resource Aaron Copland : a reader : selected writings 1923-1972, edited, with an introduction, by Richard Kostelanetz ; assistant editor, Steve Silverstein

Aaron Copland : a reader : selected writings 1923-1972, edited, with an introduction, by Richard Kostelanetz ; assistant editor, Steve Silverstein

Label
Aaron Copland : a reader : selected writings 1923-1972
Title
Aaron Copland
Title remainder
a reader : selected writings 1923-1972
Statement of responsibility
edited, with an introduction, by Richard Kostelanetz ; assistant editor, Steve Silverstein
Creator
Contributor
Author of introduction,
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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1900-1990
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Copland, Aaron
Illustrations
music
Index
index present
LC call number
ML410.C756
LC item number
A25 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kostelanetz, Richard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Copland, Aaron
  • Music
Label
Aaron Copland : a reader : selected writings 1923-1972, edited, with an introduction, by Richard Kostelanetz ; assistant editor, Steve Silverstein
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 361) and index
Contents
  • Musical experience -- The life of music -- The musician's life -- Precursors -- Contemporaries -- His own works -- Personal
  • Composer from Brooklyn : an autobiographical sketch (1939, 1968) -- Editor's introduction
  • Musical experience. How we listen (1939) -- Musical structure (1939) -- Tone color (1939) -- Music and the human spirit (1954)
  • The life of music. The American composer gets a break (1935) -- Music between the wars (1918-1939) (1941, 1968) -- Musical imagination in the Americas (1952) -- Jazz structure and influence (1927) -- Workers sing! (1934) -- Letter on Varèse and the League of Composers (1972) -- Opera and the music drama (1939) -- Tip to moviegoers : take off those ear-muffs (1949) -- Second thoughts on Hollywood (1940) -- Composer's report on music in South America (1947) -- Festival in Caracas (1954)
  • The musician's life. A note on young composers (1935) -- Effect of the cold war on the artist in the U.S. (1949) -- Introducing Shostakovich at dinner (1949) -- When private and public worlds meet (1968) -- Is the university too much with us? (1970) -- Tanglewood's future (1952) -- From the '20s to the '40s and beyond (1945)
  • Precursors. Defends the music of Mahler (1925) -- The Ives case (1933, 1941, 1967) -- Schoenberg's expressionism (1941, 1967) -- Stravinsky's dynamism (1941, 1967) -- Béla Bartók (1941, 1967)
  • Contemporaries. The younger generation of American composers, 1926-59 (1960) -- America's young men of music (1960) -- George Antheil (1925) -- Darius Milhaud (1929) -- Virgil Thomson and Marc Blitzstein (1940, 1968) -- Carlos Chávez (1928, 1968) -- Stefan Wolpe (1948) -- Benjamin Britten (1963) -- Elliott Carter (1971) -- William Kapell (1954) -- Ralph Hawkes (1950)
  • His own works. Symphony for organ and orchestra (1924) -- Music for the theatre I & II (1925) -- Dance symphony (1925) -- Concerto for piano and orchestra (1926) -- Two pieces for string orchestra (1928) -- Statements (1934) -- El salón México (1936) -- Sextet (1937) -- Billy the Kid (notes on a cowboy ballet) (1938) -- An outdoor overture (1938) -- Lincoln portrait (1942) -- Music for movies (1942) -- Fanfare for the common man (1942) -- Danzón cubano I & II (1942) -- Appalachian spring (letters regarding) (1944) -- Third symphony (1946) -- The red pony (1948) -- Concerto for clarinet and string orchestra with harp and piano (1948) -- 12 poems of Emily Dickinson (1950) -- Variations on a Shaker melody (1956) -- Piano fantasy I & II (1957) -- Orchestral variations (1957) -- Dance panels (1959, rev. 1962) -- Something wild (1961) -- Connotations (1962) -- Emblems (1964) -- Music for a great city (1964) -- Inscape (1967) -- Three Latin American sketches (1959-1972) -- Midday thoughts (1944, finished 1982) -- Proclamation (1973-1982, arranged 1985)
  • Personal. From a composer's notebook (1929) -- From a composer's notebook (1960) -- The teacher and the pupil (1960) -- Journal from Venezuela visit (1954) -- Latin American tour journal (1963) -- Letters (1923-1944) -- Conversation with Edward T. Cone (1967)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxvii, 368 p.
Isbn
9780415939409
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
20030088 35
Other physical details
music
System control number
(OCoLC)52086238
Label
Aaron Copland : a reader : selected writings 1923-1972, edited, with an introduction, by Richard Kostelanetz ; assistant editor, Steve Silverstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 361) and index
Contents
  • Musical experience -- The life of music -- The musician's life -- Precursors -- Contemporaries -- His own works -- Personal
  • Composer from Brooklyn : an autobiographical sketch (1939, 1968) -- Editor's introduction
  • Musical experience. How we listen (1939) -- Musical structure (1939) -- Tone color (1939) -- Music and the human spirit (1954)
  • The life of music. The American composer gets a break (1935) -- Music between the wars (1918-1939) (1941, 1968) -- Musical imagination in the Americas (1952) -- Jazz structure and influence (1927) -- Workers sing! (1934) -- Letter on Varèse and the League of Composers (1972) -- Opera and the music drama (1939) -- Tip to moviegoers : take off those ear-muffs (1949) -- Second thoughts on Hollywood (1940) -- Composer's report on music in South America (1947) -- Festival in Caracas (1954)
  • The musician's life. A note on young composers (1935) -- Effect of the cold war on the artist in the U.S. (1949) -- Introducing Shostakovich at dinner (1949) -- When private and public worlds meet (1968) -- Is the university too much with us? (1970) -- Tanglewood's future (1952) -- From the '20s to the '40s and beyond (1945)
  • Precursors. Defends the music of Mahler (1925) -- The Ives case (1933, 1941, 1967) -- Schoenberg's expressionism (1941, 1967) -- Stravinsky's dynamism (1941, 1967) -- Béla Bartók (1941, 1967)
  • Contemporaries. The younger generation of American composers, 1926-59 (1960) -- America's young men of music (1960) -- George Antheil (1925) -- Darius Milhaud (1929) -- Virgil Thomson and Marc Blitzstein (1940, 1968) -- Carlos Chávez (1928, 1968) -- Stefan Wolpe (1948) -- Benjamin Britten (1963) -- Elliott Carter (1971) -- William Kapell (1954) -- Ralph Hawkes (1950)
  • His own works. Symphony for organ and orchestra (1924) -- Music for the theatre I & II (1925) -- Dance symphony (1925) -- Concerto for piano and orchestra (1926) -- Two pieces for string orchestra (1928) -- Statements (1934) -- El salón México (1936) -- Sextet (1937) -- Billy the Kid (notes on a cowboy ballet) (1938) -- An outdoor overture (1938) -- Lincoln portrait (1942) -- Music for movies (1942) -- Fanfare for the common man (1942) -- Danzón cubano I & II (1942) -- Appalachian spring (letters regarding) (1944) -- Third symphony (1946) -- The red pony (1948) -- Concerto for clarinet and string orchestra with harp and piano (1948) -- 12 poems of Emily Dickinson (1950) -- Variations on a Shaker melody (1956) -- Piano fantasy I & II (1957) -- Orchestral variations (1957) -- Dance panels (1959, rev. 1962) -- Something wild (1961) -- Connotations (1962) -- Emblems (1964) -- Music for a great city (1964) -- Inscape (1967) -- Three Latin American sketches (1959-1972) -- Midday thoughts (1944, finished 1982) -- Proclamation (1973-1982, arranged 1985)
  • Personal. From a composer's notebook (1929) -- From a composer's notebook (1960) -- The teacher and the pupil (1960) -- Journal from Venezuela visit (1954) -- Latin American tour journal (1963) -- Letters (1923-1944) -- Conversation with Edward T. Cone (1967)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxvii, 368 p.
Isbn
9780415939409
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
20030088 35
Other physical details
music
System control number
(OCoLC)52086238

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