Jewish American classical composers: Leonard Bernstein, Steve Reich, Aaron Copland, Herman Berlinski, George Rochberg, Richard Danielpour

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Steve Reich, Leopold Auer, Meredith Monk, George Rochberg, Marc Blitzstein, Rudolf Friml, Paul Phillips, Richard Danielpour, Franz Waxman, Daniel Felsenfeld, Robert Beaser, Joseph Achron, Arthur Berger, Samuel Adler, Sigmund Romberg, Morton Subotnick, George Perle, Miriam Gideon, Shulamit Ran, Arnold Rosner. Excerpt: Arnold ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Steve Reich, Leopold Auer, Meredith Monk, George Rochberg, Marc Blitzstein, Rudolf Friml, Paul Phillips, Richard Danielpour, Franz Waxman, Daniel Felsenfeld, Robert Beaser, Joseph Achron, Arthur Berger, Samuel Adler, Sigmund Romberg, Morton Subotnick, George Perle, Miriam Gideon, Shulamit Ran, Arnold Rosner. Excerpt: Arnold Rosner (born New York City , November 8 1945) is an American composer of classical music . Rosner, of Jewish descent, got his training at State University of New York at Buffalo, New York ; according to his own account he learned nothing there. Rosner took his own path and composes in the style of Romanticism , traditionally. He has composed in all kinds of genres: opera (2); symphony (6), string quartet (5), chamber music and songs. Many of his compositions have been influenced by his original beliefs, but also e.g. by Catholicism . During the sixties and seventies he became converted by the last. In more recent times he has returned to the Judaism of his youth and written for example Etz Chaim (Tree of Life) and a Sephardic Rhapsody. Websites (URLs online) A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at for the Austrian film architect, see Artur Berger Arthur Berger (May 15, 1912 in New York City October 7, 2003 in Boston , Massachusetts) was a composer who has been described as a New Mannerist . He studied as an undergraduate at New York University , during which time he joined the Young Composer's Group, as a graduate student under Walter Piston at Harvard , and with Nadia Boulanger and at the Sorbonne under a Paine Fellowship. He taught briefly at Mills College and Brooklyn College , then worked briefly at the New York Sun and then for a longer period of time at the New York Herald Tribune . In 1953 he left the paper to teach at Brandeis University where he...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781155460147
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/4/2010
  • Pages: 58
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.12 (d)

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