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Friedberg, Ruth C., 1928- author
American art song and American poetry / Ruth C. Friedberg, Robin Fisher
Second edition
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Lanham : The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  ML2811 .F75 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Songs -- United States -- History and criticism
Poetry -- History and criticism
Physical Description xi, 425 pages : illustrations, music ; 29 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-415) and index
Contents A nation finds its voice. Edward MacDowell (William Dean Howells) ; Charles Martin Loeffler (Edgar Allan Poe) ; Charles Griffes (John Tabb, Sidney Lanier) -- Charles Ives (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Greenleaf Whittier, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Charles Sprague, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Walt Whitman, Vachel Lindsay, Henry David Thoreau, Louis Untermeyer, James Fenimore Cooper, Thomas Bailey Aldrich) -- Settings by six "Americanists". Douglas Moore (Stephen Vincent Benét, Theodore Rothke) ; William Grant Still (Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, Arna Bontemps, Countee Cullen) ; Florence Price (Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes) ; Ernst Bacon (Emily Dickinson) ; Roy Harris (Carl Sandburg) ; Aaron Copland (Emily Dickinson) -- Two American originals. Mary Howe (Elinor Wylie, Amy Lowell) ; Virgil Thomson (Marianne Moore) -- John Duke (Adelaide Crapsey, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Elinor Wylie, Sara Teasdale, Robert Frost, e.e. cummings, Mark Van Doren, Emily Dickinson) -- Into the new century. Ross Lee Finney (Benjamin Franklin) ; Charles Naginski (Walt Whitman, Carl Sandburg, Sara Teasdale) ; Sergius Kagen (Walt Whitman, Carl Sandburg, Sara Teasdale) ; Paul Nordoff (Conrad Aiken, Elinor Wylie) ; Samuel Barber (James Agee, Frederic Prokosch) ; Paul Bowles (Tennessee Williams) -- The second decade. Hugo Weisgall (Adelaide Crapsey, e.e. cummings, Herman Melville) ; Norman Dello Joio (Stark Young) ; David Diamond (Herman Melville) ; Vincent Persichetti (Wallace Stevens, Emily Dickinson) -- The third decade I. Jack Beeson (Edgar Allan Poe, Abraham Lincoln, Peter Viereck) ; Richard Owen (Stephen Crane, Robert Frost, Amy Lowell) ; Jean Eichelberger Ivey (Sara Teasdale) ; William Flanagan (Edward Albee, Howard Moss) -- Ned Rorem (Paul Goodman, Theodore Roethke) -- The third decade II. Ruth Schonthal (Walt Whitman) ; Lee Hoiby (Ezra Pound, Emma Lazarus) ; Emma Lou Diemer (Dorothy Diemer Hendry, Dorothy Parker) ; Richard Cumming (Philip Minor) -- The fourth and fifth decades. Richard Hundley (Kenneth Patchen, James Purdy) ; John Corigliano (William Hoffman) ; Helen Medwedeff Greenberg (Kenneth Patchen) ; Flicka Rahn (Amy Lowell) -- Half century and beyond. Libby Larsen (Willa Cather) ; John Musto (Louise Bogan) ; Lori Laitman (William Carlos Williams) ; Ricky Ian Gordon (Langston Hughes) ; Jake Heggie (Vachel Lindsay)
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Alternate Author Fisher, Robin, 1960- author

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