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Everbest ever : correspondence with Bay Area friends

Author: Virgil Thomson; Charles Shere; Margery Tede
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Fallen Leaf Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spanning two decades, from 1968 to 1989, these letters, written as jeux d'esprit and presented in the same spirit, touch upon Gertrude Stein and Marcel Duchamp; music criticism; travel, food, and wine; Thomson's life, compositions, and writings; the local musical scene; and plans (sometimes fulfilled, sometimes not) for concerts and recordings. The letters record Thomson's correspondence with composer and writer  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989.
Everbest ever.
Berkeley, Calif. : Fallen Leaf Press, 1996
(OCoLC)639577724
Named Person: Virgil Thomson; Virgil Thomson; Virgil Thomson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil Thomson; Charles Shere; Margery Tede
ISBN: 0914913387 9780914913382 0914913395 9780914913399
OCLC Number: 34077134
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 95 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: Virgil Thomson ; gathered and annotated by Charles Shere with Margery Tede.

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Spanning two decades, from 1968 to 1989, these letters, written as jeux d'esprit and presented in the same spirit, touch upon Gertrude Stein and Marcel Duchamp; music criticism; travel, food, and wine; Thomson's life, compositions, and writings; the local musical scene; and plans (sometimes fulfilled, sometimes not) for concerts and recordings. The letters record Thomson's correspondence with composer and writer Charles Shere, soprano Margery Tede, and two of his San Francisco friends, Victor Rowley and Stanley Yarnell. Editorial annotations place the letters in context.

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