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The Resource Music in a new found land : themes and developments in the history of American music, Wilfrid Mellers

Music in a new found land : themes and developments in the history of American music, Wilfrid Mellers

Label
Music in a new found land : themes and developments in the history of American music
Title
Music in a new found land
Title remainder
themes and developments in the history of American music
Statement of responsibility
Wilfrid Mellers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1914-2008
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mellers, Wilfrid
Dewey number
780.973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
ML200
LC item number
.M44 1965
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Music
  • Music
  • United States
  • Muziek
Label
Music in a new found land : themes and developments in the history of American music, Wilfrid Mellers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 450-451), discography (p. 452-519) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one : The pioneer and the wilderness -- A pre-history of American music : the primitives, the retreat to Europe, and the conservative tradition -- Realism and transcendentalism : Charles Ives as American hero -- Men and mountains : Carl Ruggles as American mystic, Roy Harris as religious primitive -- Skyscraper and prairie : Aaron Copland and the American isolation -- The pioneer's energy and the artist's order : Elliott Carter -- The American frenzy and the unity of serialism : Wallingford Riegger and Roger Sessions -- The retreat from the West : science and magic : Charles Griffes, Henry Cowell, and Edgard Varèse -- From noise to silence : Henry Partch, John Cage, and Morton Feldman -- Innocence and nostalgia : Samuel Barber and Virgil Thomson -- Today and tomorrow : Lukas Foss and the younger generation -- Part two : The world of art and the world of commerce : the folk-song of the asphalt jungle -- Introductory : music and entertainment in nineteenth-century America : Stephen Foster, Louis-Moreau Gottschalk, and John Philip Sousa -- Orgy and alienation : country blues, barrelhouse piano, and piano rag -- Heterophony and improvisation : the New Orleans jazz band and King Oliver ; Bessie Smith and the urban blues -- From heterophony to polyphony ; From polyphony to the antiphony of the big band ; Improvisation and composition in the works of Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, and Count Basie -- Jazz polyphony and jazz harmony : Duke Ellington as composer -- From art back to jazz : modern jazz and the composing improviser : Thelonious Monk and Charlie Parker, Ornette Coleman and John Coltrane -- From jazz back to art : modern jazz and the improvising composer : Miles Davis and Gil Evans, Gerry Mulligan and John Lewis -- From jazz to pop ; The decline of the big band : pianists, cabaret singers, and the "musical" -- From pop to art : opera, the musical, and George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess -- From art to pop : Marc Blitzstein's Regina and Leonard Bernstein's West side story ; The rebirth of wonder -- Appendix I : Jottings of Charles Ives -- Appendix II : A piano transcription by Jelly Roll Morton -- Appndix III : A note on musical comedy, cinema, and TV
Control code
ocm01387654
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed..
Extent
xv, 543 pages
Lccn
64017706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o01387654
  • (OCoLC)01387654
Label
Music in a new found land : themes and developments in the history of American music, Wilfrid Mellers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 450-451), discography (p. 452-519) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one : The pioneer and the wilderness -- A pre-history of American music : the primitives, the retreat to Europe, and the conservative tradition -- Realism and transcendentalism : Charles Ives as American hero -- Men and mountains : Carl Ruggles as American mystic, Roy Harris as religious primitive -- Skyscraper and prairie : Aaron Copland and the American isolation -- The pioneer's energy and the artist's order : Elliott Carter -- The American frenzy and the unity of serialism : Wallingford Riegger and Roger Sessions -- The retreat from the West : science and magic : Charles Griffes, Henry Cowell, and Edgard Varèse -- From noise to silence : Henry Partch, John Cage, and Morton Feldman -- Innocence and nostalgia : Samuel Barber and Virgil Thomson -- Today and tomorrow : Lukas Foss and the younger generation -- Part two : The world of art and the world of commerce : the folk-song of the asphalt jungle -- Introductory : music and entertainment in nineteenth-century America : Stephen Foster, Louis-Moreau Gottschalk, and John Philip Sousa -- Orgy and alienation : country blues, barrelhouse piano, and piano rag -- Heterophony and improvisation : the New Orleans jazz band and King Oliver ; Bessie Smith and the urban blues -- From heterophony to polyphony ; From polyphony to the antiphony of the big band ; Improvisation and composition in the works of Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, and Count Basie -- Jazz polyphony and jazz harmony : Duke Ellington as composer -- From art back to jazz : modern jazz and the composing improviser : Thelonious Monk and Charlie Parker, Ornette Coleman and John Coltrane -- From jazz back to art : modern jazz and the improvising composer : Miles Davis and Gil Evans, Gerry Mulligan and John Lewis -- From jazz to pop ; The decline of the big band : pianists, cabaret singers, and the "musical" -- From pop to art : opera, the musical, and George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess -- From art to pop : Marc Blitzstein's Regina and Leonard Bernstein's West side story ; The rebirth of wonder -- Appendix I : Jottings of Charles Ives -- Appendix II : A piano transcription by Jelly Roll Morton -- Appndix III : A note on musical comedy, cinema, and TV
Control code
ocm01387654
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed..
Extent
xv, 543 pages
Lccn
64017706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o01387654
  • (OCoLC)01387654

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