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The dilemma of American music, and other essays,

Author: Daniel Gregory Mason
Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co., 1928.
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Genre/Form: Music
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mason, Daniel Gregory, 1873-1953.
Dilemma of American music, and other essays.
New York, Macmillan Co., 1928
(OCoLC)593094799
Named Person: Ludwig van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Gregory Mason
OCLC Number: 384618
Notes: "The first eight [essays] deal with problems of present-day music, especially in America ... To these are added four papers on more general topics, particularly ... rhythm, five on Beethoven, and a brief epilogue."--Preface.
Description: vii pages, 2 leaves, 306 pages illustrations (music) 20 cm
Contents: The dilemma of American music --
Music and the plain man --
Our orchestras and our money's worth --
The depreciation of music --
Sensationalism and indifference --
Stravinsky as a symptom --
Two critics of ultra-modernism --
Vincent D'Indy in America --
Reflections on rhythm --
The tyranny of the bar-line --
A note on English rhythms --
Creative leisure --
The paradox of Beethoven --
How Beethoven worked --
Beethoven's humor --
Beethoven: 1928-1927 --
Beethoven: 1770-1920 --
Epilogue: Three restaurants.
Responsibility: by Daniel Gregory Mason.

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