Cover of: Making music modern | Carol J. Oja

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Modern Music Shop --
Enter the Moderns --
Leo Ornstein: "Wild Man" of the 1910s --
Creating a God: The Reception of Edgard Varese --
The Arrival of European Modernism --
The Machine in the Concert Hall --
Engineers of Art --
Ballet Mecanique and International Modernist Networks --
Spirituality and American Dissonance --
Dane Rudhyar's Vision of Dissonance --
The Ecstasy of Carl Ruggles --
Henry Cowell's "Throbbing Masses of Sounds" --
Ruth Crawford and the Apotheosis of Spiritual Dissonance --
Myths and Institutions --
A Forgotten Vanguard: The Legacy of Marion Bauer, Frederick Jacobi, Emerson Whithorne, and Louis Gruenberg --
Organizing the Moderns --
Women Patrons and Activists --
New World Neoclassicism --
Neoclassicism: "Orthodox Europeanism" or Empowering Internationalism? --
The fransatlantic Gaze of Aaron Copland --
Virgil Thomson's "Cocktail of Culture" --
A Quartet of New World Neoclassicists --
European Modernists and American Critics --
Europeans in Performance and on Tour --
Visionary Critics --
Widening Horizons --
Modernism and the "Jazz Age" --
Crossing Over with George Gershwin, Paul Whiteman, and the Modernists --
Programs of Modern-Music Societies in New York, 1920-1931.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 459-467), discography (p. 365-366), and index.


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ML200.8.N5 O43 2000

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xii, 493 p. :
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