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Mavericks and Other Traditions in American Music

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ISBN-10: 0300100450

ISBN-13: 9780300100457

Edition: 2004

Authors: Michael Broyles

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Book details

List price: $97.50
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 3/11/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Michael Broyles is Professor of Music at The Florida State University and was previously Distinguished Professor of Music and Professor of American History at The Pennsylvania State University. He has published one previous book on Beethoven, and his most recent book, Leo Ornstein: Modernist Dilemmas, Personal Choices (IUP, 2007), written with Denise Von Glahn, won the Irving Lowens Prize in 2007.

Acknowledgments
Pioneers
We, the Rebels
William Billings: Rebel with Many Causes
The Log Cabin Composer
New Concepts and Forces in American Culture
Precursors: Charles Ives and Leo Ornstein
"Prologue to the Annual Tragedy"
The Community of the Ultramoderns
After the War
New Directions: The Serial Wars
Postwar Experimentalism: John Cage
The Maverick Core
Minimalism and Strange Bedfellows
The Legacy of the Mavericks
Looking Back: Puritanism, Geography, and the Myth of American Individualism
Looking Forward: "The End of the Renaissance?"!
Notes
Bibliography
Index