Selected Correspondence of Charles Ives / Edition 1

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"This is an extremely important work that makes available many hard-to-access primary resources. Owens writes clearly in a straightforward and uncluttered style; his editorial remarks are fresh and insightful. The book expands our understanding of Ives's works within the context of early twentieth century modern musical culture as it humanizes the man and reveals the complexities of his personality."—Denise Von Glahn, author of Sounds of Place: Music and the American Cultural Landscape (2004 ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award winner)
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Editorial Reviews

Gramophone - Peter Dickinson

“This is the most informative and revealing direct line to Charles Ives and his context since John Kirkpatrick’s edition of the Memos came out in 1972.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780520246065
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publication date: 6/14/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 410
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.13 (d)

Meet the Author

Tom C. Owens is Associate Professor of Music at George Mason University.
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Table of Contents

list of illustrations acknowledgments introduction

1. childhood, hopkins, and yale (1881–1903)
2. courtship and marriage (1907–1908)
3. call and response (1911–1936)
4. health (1907–1954)
5. collaborators and champions (1923–1933)
6. travel (1930–1938)
7. editors and performers (1933–1944)
8. final years (1945–1954)

appendix: list of letters and formats selected bibliography index

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