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Author Faucett, Bill F.

Title George Whitefield Chadwick : the life and music of the pride of New England / Bill F. Faucett
Edition First edition
Published Boston : Northeastern University Press, [2012]
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Contents The purest American stock : Chadwick's New England roots -- Musical atmospheres : early life in Lowell, Lawrence, Boston, and Michigan, 1854-1876 -- Chadwick's European education, 1877-1880 -- Getting started in Boston, 1880-1882 -- That fatal facility : Chadwick's Boston, 1880s -- Songs and choruses, fairs and festivals : Chadwick and America's vocal traditions, 1890s -- A hell of a job for a composer : taking charge at New England Conservatory, 1897 -- Sketches in Americanism : Chadwick's instrumental music, 1890s -- Chadwick, modernism, and the end of an era : Adonais to Cleopatra, 1899-1905 -- Our great pilgrimage : Chadwick's grand tour, 1905-1906 -- Thursday evenings and the sea, 1906-1912 -- A beautiful but costly exotic : opera in Boston, the Met, and the padrone, 1913 -- We live on hope : Chadwick's response to the Great War, 1914-1919 -- Altschuler, 1919-1930
Summary The definitive biography of a major American composer and musical leader
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Chadwick, G. W. (George Whitefield), 1854-1931.
Composers -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012002173
ISBN 155553774X (electronic bk.)
9781555537746 (electronic bk.)