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Virgil Thomson

by Virgil Thomson

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Thomson, Virgil, 1896-,
    • Composers -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Virgil Thomson.
      SeriesA Da Capo paperback
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML410.T452 A3 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination424, xiii p., [16] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages424
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4553823M
      ISBN 100306800810
      LC Control Number77023407

      Virgil Thomson had personal or professional ties with many prominent persons, so he is well represented in numerous archival collections. Several of the most important of these are available at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Yale University, including: the Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers (YCAL MSS 76), the Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Collection (YCAL MSS The State of Music by Virgil Thomson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Thomson, Virgil - AbeBooks Passion for books.

      Virgil Thomson had already established himself as one of the nation’s leading composers when he published The State of Music (), the book that made his name as a writer and won him a fourteen-year stint as chief music reviewer at the New York Herald Tribune. This feisty, often hilarious polemic, presented here in the extensively revised edition of , surveys the challenges confronting. other books about virgil thomson: Review of " A Virgil Thomson Reader " By Virgil Thomson () "While his day lasted, [Thomson] wrote our best music criticism since the impassioned prose of novelist and essayist James Gibbons Huneker -- and perhaps Mr. Thomson was even more effective than that enthusiastic propagandist in influencing the. Virgil Thomson - Composer and critic Virgil Thomson was a real musician’s musician. As a composer he created over compositions that skillfully melded indigenous and cosmopolitan influences, while as a writer and lecturer he devoted himself energetically to elevating musical standards and taste, to creating a wider public for classical music, and to creating a legacy of some of.

      Genre/Form: Autobiographie Biographies Personal correspondence Biography Correspondence: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thomson, Virgil, COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Virgil Thomson facts: American composer, critic, and conductor Virgil Thomson () combined literary and musical erudition with simplicity, wit, and skill. Virgil Thomson was born in Kansas City, MO, on Nov. 25, He studied music theory, pi.


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SyntaxTextGen not activatedVirgil Thomson was a gifted composer pdf one pdf the nation’s foremost cultural critics.

The best-selling autobiography Virgil Thomson () is his gossipy telling of his own extraordinary progress from unteachable smart aleck to revered elder statesman.

It recounts his artistically precocious Kansas City boyhood, demanding Harvard education, apprenticeship in Paris between the wars, and.The download pdf way to describe my affinity for this book is that I agree with Virgil Thomson's assessment in the foreword to the edition.

He admits to sweeping generalizations - most of which are both hilarious and incendiary, but it is impossible for every joke to land - and to being a bit gratuitous when comparing and contrasting poetry, film, and especially painting to the art of music.4/5.The Ebook of Virgil As the Library of America prepares to bring out Volume 1 of Virgil Thomson's selected music criticism, the project's editor, TIM PAGE, recalls the great man's wit, brilliance and fire.

© Betty Freeman/Lebrecht Music & Arts Critic and composer Virgil Thomson.