Orchestrating the nation : the nineteenth-century American Symphonic Enterprise / Douglas W. Shadle.

During the 19th century, nearly 100 symphonies were written by over 50 composers living in the United States. With few exceptions, this repertoire is virtually forgotten today. In 'Orchestrating the Nation', author Douglas W. Shadle explores the stylistic diversity of this substantial repe...

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Main Author: Shadle, Douglas W. (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2016]
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Summary:During the 19th century, nearly 100 symphonies were written by over 50 composers living in the United States. With few exceptions, this repertoire is virtually forgotten today. In 'Orchestrating the Nation', author Douglas W. Shadle explores the stylistic diversity of this substantial repertoire and uncovers why it failed to enter the musical mainstream.
Physical Description:1 online resource
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780199358663
0199358664