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Believe Your Ears : Life of a Lyric Composer

By: Mechem, Kirke.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015Description: 1 online resource (225 p.).ISBN: 9781442250772.Subject(s): Composers -- United States -- Biography | Mechem, KirkeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Believe Your Ears : Life of a Lyric ComposerDDC classification: 780.92 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Prelude; 1 Exposition; 2 Military Music; 3 Key Change; 4 Counterpoint; 5 Development; 6 Vienna, con Tutta Forza; 7 Major / Minor; 8 Vienna, Recapitulation; 9 Choral Cycles; 10 Sinfonia Giubilante; 11 Lento, Molto Sostenuto; 12 Unresolved Dissonance; 13 London; 14 Professor Nontroppo to the Jayhawk; 15 Opera 101; 16 Opera 102; 17 The Life and Death of John Brown; 18 Everyone Sang; 19 John Brown's Resurrection; 20 Intermezzo; 21 Russian Extravaganza; 22 Tartuffe Spricht Deutsch; 23 The Rivals; 24 Darcy Sings; 25 Coda; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Acknowledgments; Index
About the Author
Summary: <span><span style=""font-style:italic;"">Believe Your Ears</span><span> is the memoir of composer Kirke Mechem, whose unorthodox path to music provides a fascinating narrative. Along the way, readers will meet Dimitri Shostakovich, Wallace Stegner, Billie Jean King, The Grateful Dead, Benjamin Britten, Bill Tilden, and Aaron Copland-a who's who of talent in Mechem's storied career.<br /></span></span><br /><span><span> </span></span><br /><span><span> </span></span>
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Contents; Prelude; 1 Exposition; 2 Military Music; 3 Key Change; 4 Counterpoint; 5 Development; 6 Vienna, con Tutta Forza; 7 Major / Minor; 8 Vienna, Recapitulation; 9 Choral Cycles; 10 Sinfonia Giubilante; 11 Lento, Molto Sostenuto; 12 Unresolved Dissonance; 13 London; 14 Professor Nontroppo to the Jayhawk; 15 Opera 101; 16 Opera 102; 17 The Life and Death of John Brown; 18 Everyone Sang; 19 John Brown's Resurrection; 20 Intermezzo; 21 Russian Extravaganza; 22 Tartuffe Spricht Deutsch; 23 The Rivals; 24 Darcy Sings; 25 Coda; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Acknowledgments; Index

About the Author

<span><span style=""font-style:italic;"">Believe Your Ears</span><span> is the memoir of composer Kirke Mechem, whose unorthodox path to music provides a fascinating narrative. Along the way, readers will meet Dimitri Shostakovich, Wallace Stegner, Billie Jean King, The Grateful Dead, Benjamin Britten, Bill Tilden, and Aaron Copland-a who's who of talent in Mechem's storied career.<br /></span></span><br /><span><span> </span></span><br /><span><span> </span></span>

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