Story-lives of American composers.
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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Composers -- United States.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsML390 .B2 1953
The Physical Object
Pagination291 p.
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6132906M
LC Control Number53005425

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Get this from a library! Story-lives of American composers.. [Katherine Little Bakeless] -- Surveys American music with its Indian, European and African influences. Follows with sketches of nineteen composers, including Foster, Sousa, Herbert, Ives, . Plus, a lot of this book extends into more general history. The childhoods of the composers from New York read like something out of Dickens (even if he wasn't American) and those from rural areas seem like friends of Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer. The way she describes what was happening in Tin Pan Alley is enlightening and incredible.4/5. OCLC Number: Description: pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates ; 21 cm: Contents: Music in the United States: Red man's music --First white men bring religious music from Europe --Our first American composers --Our national airs appear --Music grows in the United an hymns --People from Africa create Negro spirituals --Entertainment . Story-Lives of American Composers by Bakeless, Katherine Little A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or Rating: % positive.

Story-lives of American composers,. [Katherine Little Bakeless] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. THIS AUCTION IS FOR A BOOK () (Story - Lives of American Composers) (By Katherine Little Bakeless) (USED and in Good condition) SHIPPING FOR THIS ITEM WILL BE () I ONLY ACCEPT PAY PAL. ITEMS WILL BE SHIPPED 1 BUSINESS DAY AFTER RECEIVING PAYMENT. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING!!CLICK HERE TO Save as Favorite Seller All items Seller Rating: % positive. In Story-Lives of Great Composers, Katherine Little Bakeless has selected nineteen important composers from the mid’s to the mid’s about whom .   Story-Lives of Great Musicians (HTML, MIDI) by Rowbotham, Francis Jameson. The World's Great Men of Music; Story-Lives of Master Musicians (HTML) by Brower, Harriette, Contemporary American Composers by Hughes, Rupert. Also see: Child's Own Book of Great Musicians (Bookshelf) Music Collections.

In the foreword, Bakeless states that her book follows Story-Lives of Master Musicians (), by Harriette Brower. None of the composers who are found in . Bakeless, Catherine. Story lives of American composers. Lippincott. Contains music from Indian and Negro spirituals as well as familiar composers such as Piston, and others. Baldwin, Lillian. Music for young listeners: green book, crimson book, and blue book. 3 vol. Silver Burdett. Music to remember. Silver Burdett.   The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: Read "A Short History of English Music" by Ernest Ford available from Rakuten Kobo. It is an attempt to give a simple and rational, though in a volume of this size, necessarily incomplete, account of even Brand: Ernest Ford.