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Mavericks and other traditions in American music

Author: Michael Broyles
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2004.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Broyles
ISBN: 0300100450 9780300100457
OCLC Number: 936792097
Description: 387 s. : illustrations
Contents: We, the rebels --
Pioneers. William Billings : rebel with many causes ; The log cabin composer --
New concepts and forces in American culture. Precursors : Charles Ives and Leo Ornstein ; "Prologue to the annual tragedy" ; The community of the ultramoderns --
After the war. New directions : the serial wars ; Postwar experimentalism : John Cage ; The maverick core ; Minimalism and strange bedfellows --
The legacy of the mavericks. Looking back : Puritanism, geography, and the myth of American individualism ; Looking forward : "The end of the Renaissance?"
Responsibility: Michael Broyles.


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