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Alec Wilder

Author: Philip Lambert
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2013.
Series: American composers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The music of Alec Wilder (1907-1980) blends several American musical traditions, such as jazz and the American popular song, with classical European forms and techniques. Stylish and accessible, Wilder's musical oeuvre ranged from sonatas, suites, concertos, operas, ballets, and art songs to woodwind quintets, brass quintets, jazz suites, and hundreds of popular songs. In this biography and critical investigation of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Lambert, Philip, 1958-
Alec Wilder.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2013
(DLC) 2012036291
(OCoLC)809845153
Named Person: Alec Wilder; Alec Wilder
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Lambert
ISBN: 0252094840 9780252094842
OCLC Number: 829905913
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 153 pages : illustrations, music.
Contents: Awakenings: musical experiences through the early 1930s --
Breakthroughs: first professional successes in the 1930s and 1940s --
Evolutions: compositional maturity in the 1950s --
Loyalties: the prolific 1960s --
Celebrations: reflection and reaffirmation in the 1970s --
The music of Alec Wilder: an assessment.
Series Title: American composers.
Responsibility: by Philip Lambert.

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