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The William Grant Still reader : essays on American music

Author: William Grant Still; Jon Michael Spencer
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1992.
Series: Black sacred music, v. 6, no. 2.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Still, William Grant, 1895-1978.
William Grant Still reader.
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1992
(OCoLC)755280312
Named Person: William Grant Still; William Grant Still
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Grant Still; Jon Michael Spencer
OCLC Number: 27416901
Notes: "A special issue of Black sacred music: a journal of theomusicology."
Description: xv, 277 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: An introduction to William Grant Still / Jon Michael Spencer --
The writings of Still. The art of musical creation ; The American composer ; Are Negro composers handicapped? ; Negro music in the Americas ; For finer Negro music ; A Negro symphony orchestra ; Spirituals, blues : important section of American music ; The music of my race ; The Negro and his music ; Nathaniel Dett : one of our "cultural pioneers" ; Leopold Stokowski as I know him ; The men behind American music ; How do we stand in Hollywood? ; The king is dead--long live the king! ; A symphony of dark voices ; Politics in music ; American music and the well-timed sneer ; Can music make a career? ; The composer needs determination and faith ; A vital factor in America's racial problem ; The structure of music ; Fifty years of progress in music ; Towards a broader American culture ; Serious music : new field for the Negro ; Our American musical resources ; The composer's creed ; Answer to a questionnaire ; The Negro musician in America ; A composer's viewpoint ; Horizons unlimited ; My Arkansas boyhood ; On orchestration ; What a composer is ; Modern composer have lost their audience : why? --
Bibliography of Still's published articles --
Select bibliography of writings about Still.
Series Title: Black sacred music, v. 6, no. 2.
Other Titles: Essays
Responsibility: edited by Jon Michael Spencer.

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