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The Charles Ives tunebook / Clayton W. Henderson.

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Author/Creator:
Henderson, Clayton W., 1936-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2008
Imprint:
2nd ed. - Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2008.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxi, 393 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [369]-372) and indexes.
Contents:
  • Part IIntroduction-- 1. Hymns-- 2. Patriotic Songs and Military Music-- 3. Popular Songs-- 4. College Music-- 5. Popular Instrumental Tunes-- 6. Classical MusicPart II7. Musical Models-- 8. Newly-Identified and Unidentified Tunes-- 9. Compositions With Borrowings-- 10. Possible Borrowings-- 11. Musical Incipits.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
Since the celebration of his centennial in 1974, Charles Ives has become an iconic figure in the history of music; his name and compositions are widely recognized, and his influence has been felt throughout the world. One of the most striking features of Ives' music is his use of the borrowed melodies that pervade his scores. Ives drew extensively from a large historical repertoire, some of it little known today, including hymns, military and patriotic music, college and popular songs, instrumental music, and "classical" music models. By cataloging these sources and including musical examples of their incorporation into Ives' music, Clayton W. Henderson provides important insights into the composer's body of work.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ISBN:
0253350905
9780253350909

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