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Virgil Thomson

A Reader: Selected Writings, 1924-1984

Edited by Richard Kostelanetz

Routledge – 2002 – 304 pages

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    978-0-415-93795-5
    August 9th 2002

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This essential reader includes Thomson's essays on making a living as a musician; his articles on classic composers; his relation to his contemporaries; his articles on newcomers in the music world, including John Cage and Pierre Boulez; his autobiographical writings and commentary on his own works.

Author Bio

Richard Kostelanetz has edited and authored over forty volumes on contemporary music and culture, including A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes, also published by Routledge.

Name: Virgil Thomson: A Reader: Selected Writings, 1924-1984 (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Richard Kostelanetz. This essential reader includes Thomson's essays on making a living as a musician; his articles on classic composers; his relation to his contemporaries; his articles on newcomers in the music world, including John Cage and Pierre Boulez; his...
Categories: Western Music Styles (Early & Classical), 20th Century Music, Composers and Musicians, Music