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Grainger on music / edited by Malcolm Gillies and Bruce Clunies Ross ; with Bronwen Arthur and David Pear
Bib ID 1148016
Format BookBook
Author
Grainger, Percy, 1882-1961
 
Uniform Title Essays. Selections
Description New York : Oxford University Press, 1999 
xix, 396 p. : music ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0198166656 (hardback)
Full contents
  • Pt. I. To 1914. 1. A Recognition. 2. Theme as Related to Form in Music. 3. My Musical Outlook. 4. Beatless-Notation Machine. 5. The Music of Cyril Scott
  • Pt. II. 1915-1921. 6. The Impress of Personality in Unwritten Music. 7. Modernism in Pianoforte Study. 8. A Blossom Time in Pianoforte Literature. 9. Modern and Universal Impulses in Music. 10. The World Music of To-morrow. 11. Richard Strauss: Seer and Idealist. 12. The Unique Value of Natalie Curtis' Notations of American Negro Folksongs. 13. Possibilities of the Concert Wind Band from the Standpoint of a Modern Composer. 14. Let Us Sit in Wait No Longer for the Advent of Great American Composers - They are with Us Already. 15. The Influence of Anglo-Saxon Folk Music. 16. The Value of Icelandic to an Anglo-Saxon. 17. Nordic Characteristics in Music
  • Pt. III. 1922-1930. 18. Guide to Virtuosity: Foreword to Students. 19. What Effect is Jazz Likely to Have upon the Music of the Future? 20. To My Fellow-Composers.
  • 21. The Completion of the Percussion Family in the Orchestra. 22. Sargent's Contributions to Music. 23. The Orchestra for Australia. 24. The Gregarious Art of Music. 25. Music for Ensemble Players. 26. Impressions of Art in Europe
  • Pt. IV. 1931-1939. 27. Democracy in Music. 28. A General Study of the Manifold Nature of Music. 29. Arnold Dolmetsch: Musical Confucius. 30. Can Music Become a Universal Language? 31. Melody versus Rhythm. 32. Characteristics of Nordic Music. 33. Can Music be Debunked? 34. Sublime and Frivolous Elements in Music. 35. Roger Quilter: The Greatest Songwriter of our Age. 36. Free Music
  • Pt. V. 1940 and After. 37. The Culturizing Possibilities of the Instrumentally Supplemented A Cappella Choir. 38. The Specialist and the All-Round Man. 39. Grieg: Nationalist and Cosmopolitan. 40. English Pianism and Harold Bauer. 41. How to Memorize Music. 42. Music Heard in England. 43. The Saxophone's Business in the Band. 44. About Delius.
  • 45. Henry Balfour Gardiner: Champion of British Music. 46. Questionnaire
  • App. List of Grainger's Writings.
 
Notes

Includes index.

List of Grainger's writings: p.

Subjects Music -- History and criticism.
Other authors/contributors Gillies, Malcolm, 1954-  |  Clunies Ross, Bruce

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