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The new music, 1900-1960

Author: Aaron Copland
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1968.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Rev. and enl. edView all editions and formats
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The composer provides and introduction to the formative musical ideas of our century, and a survey of recent and current trends.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990.
New music, 1900-1960.
New York : W.W. Norton, 1968
(OCoLC)767557428
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Copland
ISBN: 0393020606 9780393020601 039300239X 9780393002393
OCLC Number: 436312
Notes: Previously published in 1941 under title: Our new music.
Includes index.
Description: 194 pages : music ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Survey of contemporary European composers (1900-1960) --
The argument --
Preliminaries --
The background-late nineteenth century --
The foreground-before 1914 --
Music between the wars (1918-1939) --
2. Composers in America --
Composers without a halo --
New music in the U.S.A. --
The Ives case --
Roy Harris --
Sessions and Piston --
Thomson and Blitzstein --
Composer from Mexico: Carlos Chávez --
Composer from Brooklyn: an autobiographical sketch --
3. The present day --
The generation of the fifties --
The music of chance --
New electronic media.
Other Titles: Our new music
Responsibility: Aaron Copland.

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The composer provides and introduction to the formative musical ideas of our century, and a survey of recent and current trends.

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