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The Resource Music with words : a composer's view, Virgil Thomson

Music with words : a composer's view, Virgil Thomson

Label
Music with words : a composer's view
Title
Music with words
Title remainder
a composer's view
Statement of responsibility
Virgil Thomson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1896-1989
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomson, Virgil
Illustrations
music
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vocal music
  • Composition (Music)
  • Libretto
  • Opera
Label
Music with words : a composer's view, Virgil Thomson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-171)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A formal introduction to the subject -- Word-groups -- Occasions for singing -- Making everything clear -- Helping the performers -- The longs and shorts in singing -- Instrumental helps and hindrances -- The "musical idea" -- Both words and emotions are important -- Opera in the vernacular -- The nature of opera -- After all -- Musical illustrations from the works of Virgil Thomson
  • Musical illustrations: La valse gregorienne -- Susie Asado -- English usage -- Before sleeping -- Take,o,take these lips away -- Sigh no more, ladies -- The feast of love -- Tiger! tiger! -- The tiger -- The land of dreams -- Rose cheek'd Laura, come -- Four saints in three acts -- The mother of us all -- Lord Byron -- The death of General Washington --Crossing Brooklyn ferrry -- Missa pro defunctis
Control code
19325531
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
x, 178 pages
Isbn
9780300045055
Lccn
89030709
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
music
System control number
(WaOLN)1233733
Label
Music with words : a composer's view, Virgil Thomson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-171)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A formal introduction to the subject -- Word-groups -- Occasions for singing -- Making everything clear -- Helping the performers -- The longs and shorts in singing -- Instrumental helps and hindrances -- The "musical idea" -- Both words and emotions are important -- Opera in the vernacular -- The nature of opera -- After all -- Musical illustrations from the works of Virgil Thomson
  • Musical illustrations: La valse gregorienne -- Susie Asado -- English usage -- Before sleeping -- Take,o,take these lips away -- Sigh no more, ladies -- The feast of love -- Tiger! tiger! -- The tiger -- The land of dreams -- Rose cheek'd Laura, come -- Four saints in three acts -- The mother of us all -- Lord Byron -- The death of General Washington --Crossing Brooklyn ferrry -- Missa pro defunctis
Control code
19325531
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
x, 178 pages
Isbn
9780300045055
Lccn
89030709
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
music
System control number
(WaOLN)1233733

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