Baseball and the Music of Charles Ives: A Proving Ground

Baseball and the Music of Charles Ives: A Proving Ground

by Timothy A. Johnson
     
 

Baseball and the Music of Charles Ivesoffers readers an exceptionally rich understanding of Charles Ives. Through intelligent discussion of Ives's musical compositions combined with solid research on the composer's lifelong love of the American pastime, Ives's pioneering spirit and unique creativity are highlighted most clearly in this fascinating work.See more details below

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Baseball and the Music of Charles Ivesoffers readers an exceptionally rich understanding of Charles Ives. Through intelligent discussion of Ives's musical compositions combined with solid research on the composer's lifelong love of the American pastime, Ives's pioneering spirit and unique creativity are highlighted most clearly in this fascinating work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810849990
Publisher:
The Scarecrow Press, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.06(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Musical Examples and Illustrations Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 An American Sport—An American Composer Chapter 5 Constant Change—The Growth of Major League Baseball Chapter 6 A Life of Baseball—A"Manly" Game Chapter 7 Playing the Game—Baseball in Completed Compositions Chapter 8 Musical Sketches of Ballplayers—A Baseball Fan's Record Chapter 9 Baseball Techniques—From Sketch to Compositional Language Chapter 10 Notes Chapter 11 Bibliography Chapter 12 Index Chapter 13 About the Author

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