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Ives Studies - Philip Lambert

Ives Studies

By: Philip Lambert (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 21st August 2014
ISBN: 9780521582773
Number Of Pages: 314

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Ives Studies is a collection of essays on the life and music of American composer Charles Ives (1874-1954). In it, leading scholars address significant issues in Ives scholarship, including the hotly debated chronology of his work, the nature of his compositional philosophy and style, and his place in music history. The essays take their place in a rapidly growing Ives literature that is finally starting to understand and demythologise a most complex man, and that has brought new enlightenment to a stunningly original body of music.

"...is a comprehensive and provocative survey of research by ten prominent Ives scholars...this collection grapples with many critical issues in Ives research and will invigorate interest in this unique American voice". Institute for Studies in American Music Newsletter

Preface
Bibliographical notes
Tradition, Revision and Chronology
-The Things our Fathers Loved-: Charles Ives and the European tradition
Remembrance of dissonances past: the two published editions of Ives-s
Editing Ives-s 129 Songs
Redating Ives-s choral sources
Historical and Biographical Contexts
The idea of potentiality in the music of
Charles Ives and the politics of direct democracy
Charles Ives and Henry David Thoreau: -a transcendental tune of
The Universe Symphony
The realization and first complete performance of Ives-s Universe Symphony
Ives-s Universe
Envoi
Ives today
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521582773
ISBN-10: 0521582776
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 314
Published: 21st August 2014
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.63