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Author Murchison, Gayle Minetta.

Title The American Stravinsky : the style and aesthetics of Copland's new American music, the early works, 1921-1938 / Gayle Murchison.

Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Copland,A MUR    Available
 GDL Brand Library Storage    780.92 Copland,A MUR    Available
Description xviii, 285 p. : ill., music ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-275) and index.
Contents Scherzo humoristique (Cat and mouse) : Copland's American Petrushka and his debt to Stravinsky -- Boulanger and compositional maturity -- Popular music and jazz : authentic or Ersatz? -- Paris and jazz : French neoclassicism and the new modern American music -- Back in the United States : popular music, jazz, and the new American music -- European influence beyond Stravinsky and les Six : Hába and Schoenberg -- Toward a new national music during the 1930s : Copland's populism, accessible style, and folk and popular music -- Copland's journey left -- "Folk" music and the popular front : El salón México -- Billy the Kid -- A vision for American music -- .
Subject Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 -- Influence.
ISBN 9780472099849
9780472069842 (paperback)
0472069845 (paperback)

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