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Composers in America

Claire Raphael Reis

Composers in America

biographical sketches of living composers with a record of their works, 1912-1937

by Claire Raphael Reis

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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musicians -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Claire Reis.
    ContributionsInternational Society for Contemporary Music. United States Section.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. ., 270 p.
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13583812M
    LC Control Number38027306
    OCLC/WorldCa853144

    Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Composers, including Frédéric Chopin, Franz Liszt, Jean Sibelius, Giuseppe Verdi and Camille Saint-Saëns. Ludwig van Beethoven. 16 December , Austrian, German. Composer. Claude Debussy. 22 August , French. Composer. The Classical Net web site offers a comprehensive collection of information and news on classical music subjects including articles and CD reviews, composers and their music, the basic repertoire, recommended recordings and a CD buying guide. The site now features over files of information including thousands of CD, Book, Concert, DVD and Blu-ray reviews and more than links to . Antonin Dvorak, first Bohemian composer to achieve worldwide recognition, noted for turning folk material into 19th-century Romantic music. His technical fluency and abundant melodic inspiration helped him to create a large and varied output. Learn more about Dvorak’s life and work. Charles Griffes - Charles Tomlinson Griffes possessed one of the most distinctive voices in American music. He was best known for his orchestral music, but his song catalog, while moderate in size, demonstrates his unique ability to fuse music and text, especially in his mature songs.


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