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life and music of John Alden Carpenter.

Thomas Claude Pierson

life and music of John Alden Carpenter.

by Thomas Claude Pierson

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Published in [Rochester, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carpenter, John Alden, -- 1876-1951

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 215 leaves
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18841089M

    Pollack's previously published writing includes Harvard Composers: Walter Piston And His Students, From Elliott Carter To Frederic Rzewski (which has a full chapter on Shapero's Symphony for Classical Orchestra, by the way) and Skyscraper Lullaby: The Life And Music Of John Alden Carpenter. He is a music professor at the University of Houston. cd_older-recordings-of-american-music_john-alden-carpenter-karl-weigl-harl-mcdon Identifier-ark ark://t2bw Ocr ABBYY FineReader (Extended OCR) Pages 4 Ppi Scandate Scanner archivecd-cebu09 (ArchiveCD Version ) Scanningcenter cebu Software_version ArchiveCD Version Source CD Total-time

    Howard Pollack is John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Music at the University of Houston and author of, among other books, John Alden Carpenter: A Chicago Composer; Aaron Copland: The Life and Work of an Uncommon Man; and George Gershwin: His Life and Work. Skyscraper Lullaby: The Life and Music of John Alden Carpenter by Howard Pollack avg rating — 0 ratings — published

    Skyscraper Lullaby: The Life and Music of John Alden Carpenter; Buy this book. In this exhaustive study, Pollack (Walter Piston) offers a compelling look at a composer whose output included much. Songs of John Alden Carpenter TR About Chandos. About Us; Chandos Records is one of the world's premier classical music record companies, best known for its ground breaking search for neglected musical gems.


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Life and music of John Alden Carpenter by Thomas Claude Pierson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Skyscraper Lullaby: The Life and Music of John Alden Carpenter Hardcover – January 1, Author: Howard Pollack. A thorough look at the music, and the life and times, of a fine composer from the first half of the 20th Century who was displaced along with others of this type of music by the coming of Copland, Bernstein, Virgil Thomson and Charles Ives/5(2).

John Alden Carpenter () was one of the first American composers to be influenced by Debussy and Stravinsky and one of the first composers anywhere to incorporate elements of popular song and jazz into concert music.

This book presents his biography/5. The life and music of John Alden Carpenter. [Thomas Pierson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Manuscript\/a>, schema:Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>, bgn:Thesis\/a>. To study this composer is to study the tastes and trends of the American people from through World War II. This bio-bibliography presents Carpenter's life and works, as well as the contemporary views, reviews, and criticisms that reveal historical attitudes and prejudices of American life in those troubled : Joan O'Connor.

John Alden Carpenter () was one of the first American composers to be influenced by Debussy and Stravinsky and one of the first composers anywhere to incorporate elements of popular song and jazz into concert music. This book presents his biography. To study this composer is to study the tastes and trends of the American people from through World War II.

This bio-bibliography presents Carpenter's life and works, as well as the life and music of John Alden Carpenter. book views, reviews, and criticisms that reveal historical attitudes and prejudices of American life in those troubled times. Looking back several decades, it is possible to discover what was enduring.

Carpenter was born in Park Ridge, Illinois on Februand raised in a musical household. He was educated at Harvard University, where he studied under John Knowles Paine, and was president of the Glee Club, also writing music for the Hasty-Pudding Club.

John Alden Carpenter, American composer who was prominent in the s and was one of the earliest to use jazz rhythms in orchestral music. Carpenter studied at Harvard University under the conservative German-influenced composer John Knowles Paine but then joined his father’s shipping-supply firm.

Like Ives, Carpenter never pursued the life of a professional musician, choosing instead to work as vice president of the family business, George B.

Carpenter & Co., in Chicago. Carpenter was born in Park Ridge, IL, and was a direct descendant of John Alden, a passenger on the Mayflower. He graduated from Harvard inand then continued his.

American composer John Alden Carpenter () was the son of a wealthy industrialist and a professionally trained singer, who fostered his early musical studies. After piano and theory lessons with Amy Fay and W.C.E. Seeboeck, he studied music at Harvard with John Knowles cturer: G.

Schirmer, Inc. Compositions by: Carpenter, John Alden. The following 23 pages are in this category, out of 23 total. Adventures in a Perambulator (Carpenter, John Alden) B. Berceuse de guerre (Carpenter, John Alden) C. Concertino for Piano and Orchestra (Carpenter, John Alden) D.

Skyscraper lullaby: the life and music of John Alden Carpenter. [Howard Pollack] -- The first biography of Carpenter, Skyscraper Lullaby balances the composer's complex personal and musical likes.

Howard Pollack considers all of Carpenter's works, tracing the evolution of his. The compositions of John Alden Carpenter (Book) Adolph Bolm collection by Adolph Bolm () A study of the lives and works of three representative American art-song composers by Frederick T Wessel (). Skyscraper Lullaby: The Life and Music of John Alden Carpenter Howard Pollack, Author Smithsonian Books $65 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

OTHER BOOKS. Howard Pollack is John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Music at the University of Houston. Among his books are Aaron Copland: The Life and Work of an Uncommon Man and John Alden Carpenter: A Chicago Composer.5/5(2). Jazz first appeared at the Metropolitan Opera House in the production of Skyscrapers, Carpenter's ballet of work and play.

Carpenter was born in Park Ridge, Illinois, 28 February and died 26 April in Chicago. New recordings of his music have recently been issued in LP and CD formats.

Originally published inthis volume is dated but does contain a thorough biography, chronology, and catalog for many important song composers, including Charles Ives, John Alden Carpenter, Marion Bauer, William Grant Still, Virgil Thomson, Aaron Copland, Lousie Talma, Samuel Barber, William Schuman, and Leonard Bernstein.

By Kuang-Hao Huang and Thomas Hampson. By Louis Campbell-Tipton, Ernst Bacon (), Margaret Bonds (), John Alden Carpenter (), and Florence Beatrice Price. Vocal. Classical. Cedille Records #CDR Published by Cedille Records ().

John Alden Carpenter is an important figure whose music became somewhat lost after World War II. What we have here is a collection of beautifully wrought chamber music, that I've found grows in stature each time I've heard it. The main influence, especially in the Violin Sonata, seems to be Faure.5/5(2).

Howard Pollack is John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Music at the University of Houston. Among his books are Aaron Copland: The Life and Work of an Uncommon Man and John Alden Carpenter: A Chicago Composer."Life and music of john alden carpenter" published on by De Gruyter.Description: The aim of this book is to give John Carpenter's output the sustained critical treament it deserves.

It comprises essays that address the whole of Carpenter's work as well as others which focus on a small number of key films.