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New PDF release: Alec Wilder (American Composers)

By Philip Lambert

ISBN-10: 025203760X

ISBN-13: 9780252037603

ISBN-10: 0252079132

ISBN-13: 9780252079139

 

The song of Alec Wilder (1907-1980) blends a number of American musical traditions, resembling jazz and the yankee renowned track, with classical ecu varieties and methods. fashionable and available, Wilder's musical oeuvre ranged from sonatas, suites, concertos, operas, ballets, and artwork songs to woodwind quintets, brass quintets, jazz suites, and 1000s of well known songs. during this biography and important research of Wilder's track, Philip Lambert chronicles Wilder's early paintings as a part-time scholar on the Eastman college of song, his ascent throughout the ranks of the economic recording in long island urban within the Nineteen Thirties and Nineteen Forties, his flip towards live performance tune from the Nineteen Fifties onward, and his devotion overdue in his lifestyles to the research of yankee well known songs of the 1st half the 20th century. The ebook discusses a few of his best-known song, similar to the innovative octets and songs akin to "I'll Be Around," "While we are Young," and "Blackberry Winter," and explains the original mixture of cultivated and vernacular traditions in his singular musical language.

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