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American orchestras in the nineteenth-century

Author: John Spitzer
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, cop. 2012.
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Studies of concert life in nineteenth-century America have generally been limited to large orchestras and the programs we are familiar with. This book reveals that audiences of that era enjoyed far  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Spitzer
ISBN: 9780226769769 0226769763
OCLC Number: 798384916
Notes: Bibliogr. p. [459]-477.
Description: 1 vol. (X-493 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: edited by John Spitzer.
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"To a remarkable degree, the 'symphony orchestra' is an American invention, distinct from the pit orchestras of Europe. And yet our knowledge of nineteenth-century American orchestras remains Read more...

 
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