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    Alec Wilder: A Bio-bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in Music) (Hardback) By (author) David Demsey, By (author) Ronald E. Prather, By (author) Judith Bell

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    DescriptionOne of the few American composers to earn an international reputation in both classical and popular music, Alec Wilder (1907-1980) was a true innovator in every phase of composition he chose to pursue. In addition, his life and associations in the world of music, theatre, literature, and the arts make for fascinating reading, and his own writings in these areas are witty and insightful. His many hundreds of musical compositions, ranging from chamber and orchestral music, to opera and ballet, theatre and film, and art songs and popular songs, are documented and annotated here in an exhaustive catalog of works. Included are detailed performance information and cross references to recordings in a discography section and reviews and commentary in a fully annotated bibliography of writings by and about the composer. The book also includes a lively biographical sketch capturing the sense and style of the composer and his times, a summary of archival materials held at the Eastman School of Music, an appendix of awards, a directory of music publishers, a chronological list of compositions, and an index. It is hoped that this thorough compendium to aid in the growing scholarly and musical interest in Wilder will serve to expose his work to wider audiences, while also helping to ferret out missing or unknown manuscripts given away to friends and performers by the composer.


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    Title
    Alec Wilder
    Subtitle
    A Bio-bibliography
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Demsey, By (author) Ronald E. Prather, By (author) Judith Bell
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 640 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780313278204
    ISBN 10: 0313278202
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: MUS
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.1
    BIC subject category V2: BGF, HRCC7
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AVH
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: GBCR
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    BISAC V2.8: SOC022000
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    BIC subject category V2: AVGC6
    B&T Approval Code: A08740000
    BISAC V2.8: MUS006000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15970
    BISAC V2.8: MUS029000, BIO004000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 02
    B&T Approval Code: A08205070
    BISAC V2.8: MUS033000, MUS025000, BIO000000
    DC22: 016.78/092
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC12A: 282.42164092
    LC classification: ML134.W638, ML134.W638 D4 1993
    Thema V1.0: DNBF, AVN, QRMB1, GBCR, AVLA
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3MP
    Thema style qualifier V1.0: 6JD, 6PB
    Edition
    Annotated
    Edition statement
    annotated edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    ABC-CLIO
    Imprint name
    Greenwood Press
    Publication date
    01 February 1993
    Publication City/Country
    Westport