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American composers and their public

a critical look

by Nicholas E. Tawa

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J .
Written in English

  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Music -- Social aspects,
    • Music -- United States -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Composers -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-309) and index.

      Statementby Nicholas Tawa.
      LC ClassificationsML3795 .T25 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 316 p. ;
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1108864M
      ISBN 100810829541
      LC Control Number94034217

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Tawa lays out candid, comprehensive, and revealing vignettes about contemporary American composers and their interactions with audiences. It says something about the sensitivity of this subject that the author felt it necessary to wait until he retired from his university position to submit this book 5/5.

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