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Virgil Thomson: Music Chronicles 1940-1954 (LOA #258) The Musical Scene / the Art of Judging Music / Music Right and Left / Music Reviewed / Other Writings

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ISBN-10: 1598533096

ISBN-13: 9781598533095

Edition: 2014

Authors: Virgil Thomson, Tim Page

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Revisit the Golden Age of classical music in America through the journalism of our greatest critic-composer: For fourteen crucial years in the middle of the twentieth century, Virgil Thomson surveyed the worlds of opera and classical music from his vantage as the nationally syndicated music critic for the New York Herald Tribune. An accomplished composer who knew music from the inside, Thomson communicated its joys and complexities to a wide readership in a clear and winning style, and his daily reviews and Sunday columns set a high-water mark in American cultural journalism. Thomson collected his newspaper pieces in four volumes: The Musical Scene (1945), The Art of Judging Music (1947),…    
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Library of America, The
Publication date: 10/16/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1200
Size: 5.16" wide x 8.19" long x 1.42" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English