The Great American Symphony

The Great American Symphony

Music, the Depression, and War

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The years of the Great Depression, World War II, and their aftermath brought a sea change in American music. This period of economic, social, and political adversity can truly be considered a musical golden age. In the realm of classical music, Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, Howard Hanson, Virgil Thompson, and Leonard Bernstein -- among others -- produced symphonic works of great power and lasting beauty during these troubled years. It was during this critical decade and a half that contemporary writers on.
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press,2009
Bloomington : Indiana University Press,2009
ISBN: 9780253002877
0253002877
025335305X
9780253353054
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 237 pages)

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