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Author Burkholder, J. Peter (James Peter), author.

Title Listening to Charles Ives : variations on his America / J. Peter Burkholder ; foreword by Leonard Slatkin.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Amadeus Press, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2021]


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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Ives,C BUR    Available
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Description xviii, 347 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A most unusual career and a recital of songs. Memories ; The circus band ; Walking ; The cage ; Down east ; General William Booth enters into heaven -- An American musical childhood. Holiday quickstep ; Variations on "America" -- Apprenticeship. Feldeinsamkeit ; Ich grolle nicht ; Symphony no. 1 in D minor -- Weaving the threads. String quartet no. 1 ; Psalm 67 ; Yale-Princeton Football Game -- Seeking and finding. Central Park in the Dark ; The Unanswered Question -- Synthesizing American and European music. Symphony no. 2 -- A new form. Symphony no. 3: The Camp Meeting ; The violin sonatas -- American holidays. A Symphony: New England Holidays -- American histories. Orchestral set no. 1: Three Places in New England ; Orchestral set no. 2 -- American literature. Piano sonata no. 2: Concord, Mass., 1840-1860 -- Transcendent journeys. String quartet no. 2 ; Symphony no. 4 -- Collecting songs and late works. 114 songs ; Psalm 90.
Summary "Music historian J. Peter Burkholder explores Charles Ives's diverse musical output and unusual career, discussing about thirty of the best and most characteristic pieces framed with biographical sketches."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Ives, Charles, 1874-1954 -- Criticism and interpretation.
ISBN 9781442247949 hardcover
1442247940 hardcover

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