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Thomson, Virgil 1896-1989

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American music since 1910 by Virgil Thomson( Book )

30 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music with words : a composer's view by Virgil Thomson( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a group of essays about vocal music, as composers face the writing of it, especially to English words and about the union of poetry and music
The art of judging music by Virgil Thomson( Book )

25 editions published between 1941 and 1969 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Virgil Thomson reader by Virgil Thomson( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four saints in three acts by Virgil Thomson( )

33 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The state of music by Virgil Thomson( Book )

37 editions published between 1939 and 1974 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The musical scene by Virgil Thomson( Book )

27 editions published between 1945 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plow that broke the plains ; The river by Pare Lorentz( Visual )

30 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plow that broke the plains" depicts the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the settlement of the prairies by cattlemen and farmers through the World War I boom to drought and depression. "The river" traces life in the Mississippi River Valley during the previous 150 years, showing the consequences of sharecropping, soil exhaustion, unchecked erosion and floods, and concludes with scenes of regional planning, TVA development and federal efforts
Music, right and left by Virgil Thomson( Book )

16 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisiana story by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )

24 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the eyes of a young Cajun boy living on the Bayou, tells the story of disruption and change when an oil rig brings industry into his pristine world
The mother of us all by Virgil Thomson( )

28 editions published between 1947 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonies by Virgil Thomson( Recording )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An episode of the television cultural anthology series devoted to a production of Shakespeare's play King Lear, in a version stripped of most subplots
Four saints in three acts [Words by Gertrude Stein] by Virgil Thomson( Recording )

34 editions published between 1947 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stabat Mater : for soprano and string quartet by Virgil Thomson( )

34 editions published between 1933 and 1981 in 5 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four saints in three acts : an opera to be sung by Virgil Thomson( Book )

23 editions published between 1929 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early and as remembered by Virgil Thomson( )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk songs in settings by master composers by Herbert Haufrecht( )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisiana story : suite for orchestra by Virgil Thomson( )

21 editions published between 1949 and 1951 in 4 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virgil Thomson by Virgil Thomson( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Music with words : a composer's view
Alternative Names
Thompson, Virgil, 1896-1989

Thomson, V

Thomson, V. 1896-1989

Thomson, V. (Virgil), 1896-1989

Thomson, Virgil Garnett

Thomson Virgil Garnett 1896-1989

Vergilius Thomson

Virgil Thomson Amerikaans dirigent (1896-1989)

Virgil Thomson compositeur américain

Virgil Thomson compositore statunitense

Virgil Thomson US-amerikanischer Komponist

Томсон, Вирджил

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וירג'יל תומסון

ویرجیل تامسون

ヴァージル・トムソン

トムソン

トムソン, ヴァージル

维吉尔·汤姆森

Languages
English (399)

French (22)

German (13)

Italian (1)

Covers
The art of judging musicThe mother of us allKing LearVirgil Thomson : a bio-bibliographyVirgil Thomson : a reader : selected writings, 1924-1984Everbest ever : correspondence with Bay Area friends