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By Wierzbicki, James Eugene
Paperback. English.
Published Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois Press; Chesham: Combined Academic [distributor], 2011
This study provides a fresh perspective on one of the most significant American composers of the 20th and 21st centuries. A leading voice of the American...

By Silverman, Kenneth
Hardback. English.
Published New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010
John Cage was a man of extraordinary and seemingly limitless talents: musician, inventor, composer, poet. He became a central figure of the avant-garde...

By Sachs, Joel
Hardback. English.
Published New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012
This is a biography of one of the most innovative figures in 20th-century American music. It explores in detail the complexities and impact of Henry Cowell...

By Glass, Philip, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Faber & Faber, 2015
Whether recalling his experiences working at Bethlehem Steel, travelling in India, driving a cab in 1970s New York, or his professional collaborations...

By Secrest, Meryle
Paperback. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 1999
Drawing on interviews with friends, family, collaborators and lovers, this biography of Stephen Sondheim looks to bring us not only the artist - as a...

By Haskins, Rob, 1960-
eBook. English.
Published London: Reaktion, 2012
American writer, composer, artist, and philosopher John Cage (1912–92) is best known for his experimental composition 4’33,” a musical score in which...

By Furia, Philip, 1943-
eBook. English.
Published New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997
This book traces the development of Ira Gershwin's lyrical art from his early love of light verse and Gilbert and Sullivan through his apprentice work...

By Swayne, Steve, 1957-
eBook. English.
Published New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011
The musical landscape of New York City and the United States of America would look quite different had it not been for William Schuman. 'Orpheus in Manhattan...

By Bomberger, E. Douglas, 1958- author
eBook. English.
Published New York: Oxford University Press, [2013]
Drawing on private letters that were sealed for fifty years after his death, this biography traces MacDowell's compelling life story, with new revelations...

By Sachs, Joel
eBook. English.
Published New York: Oxford University Press, c2012
This is the first complete biography of Henry Cowell, one of the most influential figures in 20th century American music. A major musical innovator of...
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