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Dvořák to Duke Ellington : a conductor explores America's music and its African American roots / Maurice Peress.

Peress, Maurice (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Stan Getz Library ML200 .P47 2004 37684000970176 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0195098226 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780195098228 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: viii, 254 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2004.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes discography (p. 241-242), bibliographical references (p. 243-244), and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Antonin Dvořák comes to America -- America and Negro music -- Dvořák's symphony "From the New World" -- The Chicago World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 -- The National Conservatory of Music of America -- Paul Laurence Dunbar, Clorilindy, and "The talented tenth" -- James Reese Europe -- George Gershwin and African American music -- Leonard Bernstein -- Gershwin's "Rhapsody in blue" -- The Clef Club concert -- Will Marion Cook -- George Antheil's "Ballet mécanique" -- Bernstein's Mass -- Duke Ellington -- Ellington's "Queenie pie" -- Ellington's "Black, brown and beige".
Subject: Peress, Maurice
Music > United States > African American influences.

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