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William Grant Still and the fusion of cultures in American music

Author: Judith Anne Still; Celeste Anne Headlee; Lisa M Headlee-Huffman; Robert Bartlett Haas
Publisher: Flagstaff, AZ : Master-Player Library, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: William Grant Still; William Grant Still; William Grant Still; William Grant Still
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Anne Still; Celeste Anne Headlee; Lisa M Headlee-Huffman; Robert Bartlett Haas
ISBN: 1877873012 9781877873010 1877873055 9781877873058
OCLC Number: 33332600
Notes: "Second edition, revised for the 100th Anniversary of William Grant Still."
"Thematic catalog of works (1921-1972)": pages 223-302.
Description: v, 360 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / by Howard Hanson --
Introduction / by Frederick Hall --
An appreciation for now / Robert Bartlett Haas --
Celebrating William Grant Still's centennial year / Celeste Anne Headlee --
The story of William Grant Still / Paul Harold Slattery --
The Stills on Still. My Arkansas boyhood ; With his roots in the soil ; Memo for musicologists ; Still opera points the way ; Modern composers have lost their audience : why? ; On orchestration ; A review of the vocal works which paralleled the creation of William Grant Still's symphonies ; What a composer is ; An Afro-American composer's viewpoint ; Horizons unlimited ; A compoer's viewpoint --
Still's works : An overview. William Grant Still's musical style : a monumental contribution to American music / Anne Simpson ; Essays of bias : Blesh, Mellers and "black music" / Donald Dorr --
The symphonic works. Introductory note ; A comprehensive study of the Afro-American symphony ; A discussion of the fourth symphony including : Comparisons with the first symphony ; Symphonic works summary / Paul Harold Slattery --
The operas. Chosen image : the Afro-American vision in the operas of William Grant Still / Donald Dorr --
The string works. The violin works of William Grant Still / Louis and Annette Kaufman ; William Grant Still : The folk suites and other compositions in the educational setting / Jean F. Matthew --
The piano works. Fusion of styles in the piano works of William Grant Still / Carolyn L. Quin --
Friends of the Stills on Still. Phylon profile XXIII : William Grant Still--composer / Miriam Matthews ; William Grant Still / Howard Hanson ; Of one blood, thou & I / Charles W. McGehee ; Recalling Still / Grant D. Venerable II --
Closing. Out of the wilderness, or "the last best hope of earth" / Judith Anne Still --
Thematic catalog of works (1921-1972) / Celeste Anne Headlee, Verna Arvey and Jean F. Matthews --
Recordings in the William Grant Still collection.
Responsibility: Judith Anne Still, managing editor ; Celeste Anne Headlee & Lisa M. Headlee-Huffman, assistant editors ; Robert Bartlett Haas, editor (first edition) ; contributors, Verna Arvey [and others] ; with introductions by Howard Hanson and Frederick Hall.

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