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The American symphony orchestra

Author: Henry Swoboda
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1967.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Swoboda
OCLC Number: 644883
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 208 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Americanism in American symphonic music / Nicolas Slonimsky --
Fifty years o£ the American symphony orchestra : personal vignettes / Walter Piston and G. Wallace Woodworth --
The Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Berkshire Music Center / Erich Leinsdorf --
The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra : a western outpost / Josef Krips and Alfred V. Frankenstein --
The Utah Symphony Orchestra : an orchestra in the deep interior / Maurice Abravanel --
The symphony orchestra and the conductor / Helen M. Thompson and Max Rudolf --
The composer as conductor and performer / Aaron Copland and Leon Kirchner --
The orchestra musician and the community / Tiberius Klausner --
The education of the orchestra musician / Howard Hanson --
The university symphony orchestra / Wilfred C. Bain --
Innovations : acoustics and seating / Leopold Stokowski --
Playing symphonic music on radio / Martin Bookspan --
Putting symphony orchestras on television / Curtis Davis --
Cultural exchange with other countries / Julius Bloom --
Financial evolution of the orchestra / Samuel R. Rosenbaum --
The status of the composer / William Schuman and Samuel R. Rosenbaum --
Outlook / Paul Hume.
Responsibility: edited by Henry Swoboda.

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