2 edition of History of American Classical Music found in the catalog.
History of American Classical Music
John Warthen Strubley
September 1, 1995
by Diane Pub Co
Written in English
|Contributions||Philip Glass (Foreword)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||444|
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Classical History (Gluck through Beethoven) With regard to Western music, the latter half of the 18th Century is often called the "Classical" period; the music of this period is considered very different from that of the Baroque period. Yet the transition from Baroque to Classical was gradual. Gwyn Morgan. Paperback 02 March A Brief History of Ancient Greece. Politics, Society, and Culture. Fourth Edition $
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Even at this rigorous time in American history, music was an issue of the eternal generation gap, and around a Harvard college student, requesting a fiddle from his uncle in London, received the following reprimand: “I suspect that you seek [music] both too soon and too much.
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"Well-researched and sensitively constructed" (Library Journal) and "a book that welcomes the reader, who is happy to keep returning for Cited by: Beginnings. The earliest American classical music consists of part-songs used in religious services during Colonial times.
The first music of this type in America were the psalm books, such as the Ainsworth Psalter, brought over from Europe by the settlers of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The first music publication in English-speaking North America — indeed the first publication of any kind.
A History of American Classical Music celebrates a legacy built up from Colonial times to the present, containing riches unfamiliar even to sophisticated music lovers. Barrymore Laurence Scherer, a distinguished American author, leads the reader through an enthralling history, illustrating the importance of not only renowned names, such as Gershwin, Copland, Bernstein, Joplin and Sousa.
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