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Lou Harrison

Author: Leta E Miller; Fredric Lieberman
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2006.
Series: American composers.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD audio : Music : Biography : State or province government publication   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Music's inclusivity - its potential to unite cultures, disciplines, and individuals - defined the life and career of Lou Harrison (1917-2003). Beyond studying with leading composers of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Lou Harrison; Lou Harrison; Lou Harrison; Lou Harrison
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, Music, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leta E Miller; Fredric Lieberman
ISBN: 0252031202 9780252031205
OCLC Number: 61228655
Description: viii, 148 p. : ill., music ; 23 cm. + 1 CD (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Prelude --
Portrait : a life in music --
Percussion music and instrument building : more than just noise --
Passion for Asia : inspirations from China, Korea, and Indonesia --
Purely in tune : exploring just intonation systems --
Processes of synthesis : coherence and variety --
Politics and society : activist art, activist arguments, activist acts --
Peroration : system, syncretism, and style.
Series Title: American composers.
Responsibility: Leta E. Miller, Fredric Lieberman.
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