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A history of American classical music /

by Barrymore Laurence Scherer.

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Main Author: Scherer, Barrymore Laurence.
Published: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, ©2007.
Topics: Music - United States - History and criticism. | Klassische Musik | United States - History and criticism. | - sears.
Regions: United States. | USA. | - sears.
Genres: Sound recordings. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. | Sound recordings.
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CD track list -- Website -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- 1. Introduction : The dawn of American classical music -- 2. From founding through revolution -- 3. The awakening -- 4. Transplanting romantic European traditions -- 5. Into the twentieth century : the traditionalists -- 6. American impressionists and folklorists -- 7. New England iconoclast : Charles Ives -- 8. From bandstand to Broadway : the 1890s to 1930s -- 9. The earlier struggles of American opera -- 10. Modernism elbows its way into the concert hall -- 11. Europeans abroad -- 12. Between the World Wars : Americans struggle to be heard -- 13. Lighter hearts of the 1920s and 1930s -- 14. Perpetuating the romantic tradition -- 15. America goes to war : the 1940s -- 16. Exploring the frontiers of sound -- 17. The melting-pot of American opera and musical theatre -- 18. Anxiety's son : Leonard Bernstein -- 19. The age of anxiety : music in the Cold War era -- 20 Making the most of minimalism -- 21. Today and into tomorrow : old glory and new -- 22. Conclusion -- Selected bibliography -- Index -- About the author.
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