The Resource H.L. Mencken on music; : a selection of his writings on music together with an account of H.L. Mencken's musical life and a history of the Saturday Night Club,, by Louis Cheslock

H.L. Mencken on music; : a selection of his writings on music together with an account of H.L. Mencken's musical life and a history of the Saturday Night Club,, by Louis Cheslock

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H.L. Mencken on music; : a selection of his writings on music together with an account of H.L. Mencken's musical life and a history of the Saturday Night Club,
Title
H.L. Mencken on music;
Title remainder
a selection of his writings on music together with an account of H.L. Mencken's musical life and a history of the Saturday Night Club,
Statement of responsibility
by Louis Cheslock
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Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
His thoughts on music in general, on composers and performers, and on various aspects of music, selected from journals on which he was critic
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DLC
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1880-1956
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Mencken, H. L.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • music
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
ML60
LC item number
.M499
Literary form
non fiction
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1898-1981
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Cheslock, Louis
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  • Mencken, H. L.
  • Mencken, H. L.
  • Music
  • Music
Label
H.L. Mencken on music; : a selection of his writings on music together with an account of H.L. Mencken's musical life and a history of the Saturday Night Club,, by Louis Cheslock
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prelude -- The three B's. Bach at Bethlehem ; Two days of Bach ; Beethoven ; Old Ludwig and his ways ; Beethoveniana ; Brahms -- More of the masters. Schubert ; Wagner (Symbiosis and the artist) ; Wagner (The eternal farce) ; Franz Josef Haydn ; Johann Strauss ; Schumann (O Frühling, wie bist du so schön!) ; Mendelssohn ; Dvorak (an American symphony) -- Operas and operettas. Operas ; Grand opera in English ; The tower duet in Il Trovatore ; The Mikado ; The passing of Gilbert ; Pinafore at 33 -- Band music. Italian bands ; Wind music -- Tempo di valse -- Wedding music. New wedding march needed ; Enter the church organist -- Catholic Church music -- National music. English songs ; Russian music -- Popular songs of the plain people. A plea for the old songs ; The folk-song ; American folk-song ; The music of the American negro -- Music and other virtues. Virtuous vandalism ; Music after the war -- More reviews. Ernest Newman and others ; The poet and scientist -- Occupational hazard. Music as a trade ; The reward of the artist -- Little concert-halls -- "Light" motifs. On tenors ; Mysteries of the tone-art ; Masters of tone -- Morals and music. Music and sin ; The music-lover -- Potpourri -- Musical allusions to authors -- From a letter to Isaac Goldberg -- Postlude (The Saturday Night Club) -- Vale : the end of a happy life
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xvi, 222 pages
Lccn
61013949
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, facsimiles (music)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00598740
  • (OCoLC)ocm00598740
Label
H.L. Mencken on music; : a selection of his writings on music together with an account of H.L. Mencken's musical life and a history of the Saturday Night Club,, by Louis Cheslock
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prelude -- The three B's. Bach at Bethlehem ; Two days of Bach ; Beethoven ; Old Ludwig and his ways ; Beethoveniana ; Brahms -- More of the masters. Schubert ; Wagner (Symbiosis and the artist) ; Wagner (The eternal farce) ; Franz Josef Haydn ; Johann Strauss ; Schumann (O Frühling, wie bist du so schön!) ; Mendelssohn ; Dvorak (an American symphony) -- Operas and operettas. Operas ; Grand opera in English ; The tower duet in Il Trovatore ; The Mikado ; The passing of Gilbert ; Pinafore at 33 -- Band music. Italian bands ; Wind music -- Tempo di valse -- Wedding music. New wedding march needed ; Enter the church organist -- Catholic Church music -- National music. English songs ; Russian music -- Popular songs of the plain people. A plea for the old songs ; The folk-song ; American folk-song ; The music of the American negro -- Music and other virtues. Virtuous vandalism ; Music after the war -- More reviews. Ernest Newman and others ; The poet and scientist -- Occupational hazard. Music as a trade ; The reward of the artist -- Little concert-halls -- "Light" motifs. On tenors ; Mysteries of the tone-art ; Masters of tone -- Morals and music. Music and sin ; The music-lover -- Potpourri -- Musical allusions to authors -- From a letter to Isaac Goldberg -- Postlude (The Saturday Night Club) -- Vale : the end of a happy life
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xvi, 222 pages
Lccn
61013949
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, facsimiles (music)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00598740
  • (OCoLC)ocm00598740

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