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The writings of Elliott Carter : an American composer looks at modern music  Cover Image Book Book

The writings of Elliott Carter : an American composer looks at modern music / compiled, edited, and annotated by Else Stone and Kurt Stone.

Carter, Elliott, 1908- (Author). Stone, Kurt (Added Author). Stone, Else, 1912- (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 0253367204
  • Physical Description: xvii, 390 p. : ill.
  • Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University, 1977.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The New York Season, 1937 -- Late Winter, New York, 1937 -- The sleeping beauty -- Season's end in New York, 1937 -- More about Balanchine -- Opening notes, New York, 1937 -- In the theatre, 1937 -- With the dancers, 1937 -- Homage to Ravel, 1875-1937, Vacation novelties, New York -- With the dancers, 1938 -- Musical reactions, bold and otherwise -- Orchestras and audiences, Winter, 1938 -- Recent festivals in Rochester, 1938 -- Season'send, New York, spring, 1938 -- Coolidge Crusade, WPA, New York Season, 1938 -- Once again swing, Also "American Music" -- The case of Mr. Ives, Further notes on the winter season, 1938/9 -- O fair world of music, At the hall of music -- Season of Hindemith and Americans, 1939 -- The New York season opens, 1939 -- American music in the New York scene, 1940 -- Stravinsky and other moderns in 1940 -- The changing scene, New York, 1940 -- Films and theatre, 1943 [March-April] -- American Figure, with landscape [ Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert]
(cont.) Theatre and films, 1943 [May-June] -- Theatre and films, 1943 [November] -- Ives today: is version and challenge -- Music as a liberal art -- Gabriel Faure -- New publications for music -- Scores for Graham: Festival at Columbia, 1946 -- Fallacy of the mechanistic approach [The Schillinger system] -- Walter Piston -- The composer's viewpoint [The League of Composers] -- An American destiny [Charles Edward Ives] -- The function of the composer, 1951 -- Wallingford Riegger -- The rhythmic basis of American music -- Current chronicle: New York, 1959 [Roger sessions: Violin concerto] -- Current chronicle: Italy [ISCM Festival, Rome, 1959] -- A further step/(1958) -- The composer's choices -- Sixty staves to read -- Shop talk by an American composer -- Current chronicle: Germany, 1960 [Nicolas Nabokov: Rasputin's end and Dmitri Shostakovitch: Lady MacBeth of Mzensk (Mtsensk)] -- The milieu of the American composer -- Letter from Europe -- Expressionism and American music -- The time dimension in music
(cont.) Current chronicle: New York [Edward Steuermann] --Introduction to a poetry reading session by W. H. Auden -- Charles Ives remembered -- Sonata for cello and piano, Sonata for flute, oboe, cello and harpsichord [Program notes] -- String quartet no.2 [Program notes] -- String quartets no.1 and no.2 [Program notes] -- "The composer is a university commodity" -- The orchestral composer's point of view -- Igor Stravinsky, 1882-1971 [Perspectives of new music] -- Igor Stravinsky, 1882-1971 [Eulogy] -- Variations for orchestra (1955) [program notes] -- Music criticism -- In memoriam: Stefan Wolpe, 1902-1972 -- String quartet no.3 [Program notes] -- Brass quintet -- Double concerto for harpsichord and piano with two chamber orchestras; Duo for violin and piano [program notes] -- Documents of a friendship with Ives -- Music and the time screen -- A symphony of three orchestras (1976).
Subject: Music > 20th century > History and criticism.

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