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NY: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (1946).. (1946).. Good. - 8vo, dark teal cloth (bumped; small white stains to covers & spine) titled in gilt between multiple gilt rules, in dw (rubbed & chipped; crease & short tear to front panel; dw spine faded with piece out of head; rear panel lightly soiled; price-clipped). xv & 447 pp. (light crease to rear pastedown; last 2 pages partially & roughly opened with 2 small tears). B&W frontispiece, 1 B&W plate & 12 full-page B&W illustrations. Good.
In preparing this book, John Tasker Howard wrote letters to scores of living musicians asking them about their lives, their work and their views of the contemporary musical scene. He also drew on materials referring to American composers, including a comprehensive archive of reviews of performances of American works from newspapers and periodicals, which he had collected over the previous ten years. Dust jacket present.
Title: OUR CONTEMPORARY COMPOSERS: American Music in the Twentieth Century by John Tasker Howard with the assistance of Arthur Mendel
Publisher: NY: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (1946).: (1946).
Book Condition: Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 537
Keywords: MUSIC; AMERICAN MUSIC; MUSIC CRITICISM; REVIEWS; COMPOSERS; AMERICAN COMPOSERS; REFERENCE; ARTHUR MENDEL.