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The great American symphony : music, the Depression, and war / Nicholas Tawa.

Author/Creator:
Tawa, Nicholas E.
Publication:
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 237 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Symphony -- United States -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Music and the war.
Contents:
Preliminaries. Attitudes
The times
Symphonism ascendant
The symphony's public role
Symphonies of the mid- to late thirties. The romantic symphony : Barber
The spiritual symphony : Hanson
The all-American symphony : Harris
The muscular symphony : Schuman
The civil symphony : Carpenter
Afterthought : Thomson and Cowell
Symphonies of the war years. Wartime attitudes
The commemorative symphony : Antheil
The aesthetic symphony : Diamond
The dramatic symphony : Bernstein
The masterly symphony : Piston
The ambivalent symphony : Barber
The theatrical symphony : Blitzstein
Symphonies of the immediate postwar years. The conservatorial symphony : Moore
The dynamic symphony : Mennin
The plain-spoken symphony : Thompson
The August symphony : Copland
The self-reliant symphony : Creston
The knotty symphony : Sessions
American symphonies after 1950. The symphony in the leanest years
The symphony after 1990.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-231) and index.
ISBN:
9780253353054 (cloth : alk. paper)
025335305X (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
258332383
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