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Charles Ives and the classical tradition

Author: Geoffrey Holden Block; J Peter Burkholder
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although Charles Ives has long been viewed as the quintessential American composer, he placed himself in the European classical tradition, drew on it heavily for his aesthetic philosophy and musical techniques, and extended it to create something new. This book illuminates Ives's music by comparing it with that of other composers in Europe and the United States.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Biography
Named Person: Charles Ives; Charles Ives; Charles Ives; Charles Ives; Charles Ives; Charles Ives; Charles Ives
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Holden Block; J Peter Burkholder
ISBN: 0300061773 9780300061772
OCLC Number: 32895061
Description: viii, 192 pages : illustrations, music, facsimiles ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: "A Continuing Spirit" / J. Peter Burkholder --
1. Ives and the Nineteenth-Century European Tradition / J. Peter Burkholder --
2. Ives and the "Sounds That Beethoven Didn't Have" / Geoffrey Block --
3. Ives and the New England School / Nicholas E. Tawa --
4. Ives and Mahler: Mutual Responses at the End of an Era / Robert P. Morgan --
5. Ives, Schoenberg, and the Musical Ideal / Keith C. Ward --
6. Ives and Berg: "Normative" Procedures and Post-Tonal Alternatives / Philip Lambert --
7. Ives and Stravinsky: Two Angles on "the German Stem" / Andrew Buchman.
Responsibility: edited by Geoffrey Block and J. Peter Burkholder.

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