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Olin Downes on music

Olin Downes

Olin Downes on music

a selection from his writings during the half-century 1906-1955.

by Olin Downes

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music appreciation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Irene Downes. With a pref. by Howard Taubman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML60 .D73 1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 473 p.
    Number of Pages473
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5682459M
    LC Control Number69013886

    Throughout the book there are illuminating references to such other eminences as Eugene Berman, Aldous Huxley, Stephen Spender, Sviatoslav Richter, Serge Koussevitzky, Olin Downes, Auden and. This chapter presents the text of Brooks Atkinson and Olin Downes' review of the premiere of George Gershwin's opera Porgy and Bess in New York, which was published in the Octo , issue of the New York Times. Both critics wrote positive review of the show. This chapter suggestd that the side-by-side publication of these two reviews is indicative of the importance of the Porgy and.

    Ernest Bloch Collection The collection includes manuscripts (music and lecture material), correspondence (including letters from Ernst Bacon, Harold Bauer, Albert Carré, Elizabeth S. Coolidge, Olin Downes, Carl Engel, the Flonzaley Quartet, Abe Fortas, Sidney Griller. Richard Frothingham, Jr. – an historian, journalist and politician who was a proprietor and managing editor of The Boston Post. Olin Downes – music critic. Olga Van Slyke Owens Huckins – literary editor from to Huckins letter to Rachel Carson inspired the book Silent Spring. Sunday magazineFormat: Broadsheet.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Lure of Music: Depicting the Human Side of Great Composers with Stories of Their Inspired Creations by Olin Downes (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!   This collection doesn't contain one of my favourite pieces of Schoenberg polemic: a letter Schoenberg wrote to Olin Downes, who was the music critic of the New York Times, after Downes had written a glibly dismissive review of a concert of music by Mahler.5/5(3).


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The evangelical zeal with which Downes promoted the work of Sibelius to the American people transformed the Finnish composer into an immensely popular figure in American musical the first volume.

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Books in Review: "Jean Sibelius and Olin Downes: Music, Friendship, Criticism" by Glenda Dawn Goss. People Journals. Subjects. Ethnomusicology Music and Computer Science Music Education Music History Music Librarianship Music New List New Article New Book New Video New Post New Score new.

Home. Journals. Journal of the Conductors Guild. IT can be said, in the first place, apropos'of Calvin Brown's book published by the Georgia University Press, "Music and Literature," that it is vastly refreshing to read a book by a man who knows.

(New York, N.Y.), the settlement of Olin Downes’ estate, the sale of Olin Downes’ music library to Florida State University and the library’s dedication, royalties from Olin Downes’ publications, and personal correspondence with friends and public figures in the music field.

This short, readable volume of previously unpublished letters is an important piece of music history. With the exception of the Downes correspondence, the focus is on projects for which Schoenberg supplied figured-bass realizations, cadenzas, and a transcription of music by the 18th-century composer, Georg Matthias Monn ().Pages: For the answers to these and other questions, readers need only consult the "Invecticon" at the back of this inspired book and then turn to the full passage, in all its vituperation.

Among the eminent reviewers are George Bernard Shaw, Virgil Thomson, Hans von Bülow, Friedrich Nietzsche, Eduard Hanslick, Olin Downes, Deems Taylor, Paul.

This chapter presents the text of music critic Olin Downes' review of George Gershwin's rendition of his own composition An American in Paris in a concert with the Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra in New York, which was published in the December issue of New York Times. Downes noted that Gershwin's performance was the highlight of the show.

The Pianist Who First Climbed Beethoven's Mount Everest: Deceptive Cadence Artur Schnabel was the first pianist to record all 32 of Beethoven's Piano Sonatas. The .From the description of Olin Downes music manuscripts, [ca. ]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: Olin Downes, the music critic of the New York Times from toalso active as lecturer and radio broadcaster, provided the impulse for the creation of the works Railroads on parade and Down in the valley, with music by Kurt.