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Author Baber, Katherine A., 1981- author

Title Leonard Bernstein and the language of jazz / Katherine Baber
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 268 pages) : music
Series Music in American life
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Bernstein's Philosophy and the Language of Jazz; 2 Trading Fours: Bernstein, Copland, Gershwin, and Jazz; 3 A Jazz-Shaped America: Swing Styles in Fancy Free and On the Town; 4 Jazz as a Rhetoric of Conflict in Symphony no. 2: The Age of Anxiety; 5 West Side Story, Modern Jazz, and Musical Commitment; 6 "Red, White and Blues": Bernstein's Blues and the American Soul; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 -- Criticism and interpretation
Jazz -- History and criticism
Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0252051211 (electronic bk.)
9780252051210 (electronic bk.)