George Whitefield Chadwick

George Whitefield Chadwick

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Whitefield Chadwick (November 13, 1854 - April 4, 1931) was an American composer. Along with Horatio Parker, Amy Beach and Edward MacDowell, he was a representative composer of what can be called the New England School of American composers of the late 19th century-the generation before Charles Ives. Chadwick's works are influenced by the Realist movement in the arts, characterized by a down-to-earth depiction of people's lives. Many consider his music to portray a distinctively American style. His works included several operas, three symphonies, five string quartets, tone poems, incidental music, songs and choral anthems. Along with a group of other composers collectively known as the Boston Six, Chadwick was one of those responsible for the first significant body of concert music by composers from the United States. The other five were Amy Beach, Arthur Foote, Edward MacDowell, John Knowles Paine, and Horatio Parker.show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134908754
  • 9786134908757