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
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2016]
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Table of Contents:
  • The launch of the enterprise
  • Anthony Philip Heinrich, hapless wanderer
  • William Henry Fry, operatic translator
  • George Frederick Bristow, American stalwart
  • The rivalry of nations
  • The end of an era
  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Pan-American republican
  • John Knowles Paine, universal classicist
  • The rivalry of generations
  • Ellsworth Phelps, Brooklyn patriot
  • The winds of change
  • Antonín Dvorák, Bohemian prophet.