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Author Broyles, Michael, 1939-

Title Leo Ornstein : modernist dilemmas, personal choices / Michael Broyles and Denise Von Glahn.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Ornstein,L BRO    Available
Description xvi, 392 p., [2] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports., music ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes list of Ornstein's works (p. 297-318), bibliographical references (p. [365]-373), and index.
Contents Introduction : Virtuoso on the fringe -- Jacob Titiev's story -- From institute to bandbox -- Circles and triangles and networks and nets -- The bandbox and after -- Identity -- The turning point -- The Philadelphia years -- Return from oblivion -- Modernist dilemmas, personal choices.
Summary This biography of Ornstein examines the life of an American import who shook up the music scene. It tries to answer the questions of why he suddenly abandoned a successful concert career and why it took so long for his music to reemerge.
Subject Ornstein, Leo, 1892-2002.
Composers -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Von Glahn, Denise, 1950-
ISBN 9780253348944 (alk. paper)
0253348943 (alk. paper)

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