Frontier Figures: American Music and the Mythology of the American West

Frontier Figures: American Music and the Mythology of the American West

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Frontier Figures is a tour-de-force exploration of how the American West, both as physical space and inspiration, animated American music. Examining the work of such composers as Aaron Copland, Roy Harris, Virgil Thomson, Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Arthur Farwell, Beth E. Levy addresses questions of regionalism, race, and representation as well as changing relationships to the natural world to highlight the intersections between classical music and the diverse… (more)

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Publisher: University of California Press (February 11, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 468 pages

File size: 9.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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