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The Resource Amy Beach, Passionate Victorian : the Life and Work of an American Composer, 1867-1944

Amy Beach, Passionate Victorian : the Life and Work of an American Composer, 1867-1944

Label
Amy Beach, Passionate Victorian : the Life and Work of an American Composer, 1867-1944
Title
Amy Beach, Passionate Victorian
Title remainder
the Life and Work of an American Composer, 1867-1944
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Amy Marcy Cheney Beach (1867-1944), the most widely performed composer of her generation, was the first American woman to succeed as a creator of large-scale art music. Her "Gaelic" Symphony, given its premiere by the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1896, was the first work of its kind by an American woman to be performed by an American orchestra. Almost all of her more than 300 works were published soon after they were composed and performed, and today her music is finding new advocates and audiences for its energy, intensity, and sheer beauty. Yet, until now, no full-length critical biography o
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Block, Adrienne Fried
Dewey number
  • 780.92
  • 780/.92 B
  • 780.92B
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • ML410.B36 B56 1998eb
  • ML410.B36B56 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beach, Amy
  • Composers
  • Women composers
  • Beach, Amy
  • Composers
  • Women composers
  • United States
Label
Amy Beach, Passionate Victorian : the Life and Work of an American Composer, 1867-1944
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1 A Prodigy's New England Upbringing; 2 The Cheneys and the Marcys; 3 A Prodigy Despite Her Mother; 4 The Making of a Composer: I; 5 Two Ways of Looking at a Marriage; 6 The Making of a Composer: II; 7 Becoming Mistress of Her Craft; 8 Reaching Out to the World; 9 "One of the Boys"; 10 Amy Beach's Boston; 11 The Composer at the Keyboard: Beach Plays Beach; 12 "A Veritable Autobiography"?: The Piano Concerto; 13 The Composer's Workshop; 14 Choral Music; 15 The Chambered Nautilus; 16 Europe and a New Life; 17 "Lion of the Hour"; 18 My Old New Hampshire Home
Control code
475957081
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (448 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781601298713
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)475957081
Label
Amy Beach, Passionate Victorian : the Life and Work of an American Composer, 1867-1944
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1 A Prodigy's New England Upbringing; 2 The Cheneys and the Marcys; 3 A Prodigy Despite Her Mother; 4 The Making of a Composer: I; 5 Two Ways of Looking at a Marriage; 6 The Making of a Composer: II; 7 Becoming Mistress of Her Craft; 8 Reaching Out to the World; 9 "One of the Boys"; 10 Amy Beach's Boston; 11 The Composer at the Keyboard: Beach Plays Beach; 12 "A Veritable Autobiography"?: The Piano Concerto; 13 The Composer's Workshop; 14 Choral Music; 15 The Chambered Nautilus; 16 Europe and a New Life; 17 "Lion of the Hour"; 18 My Old New Hampshire Home
Control code
475957081
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (448 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781601298713
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)475957081

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