Charles Ives
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Charles Ives The Ideas Behind the Music by J. Peter Burkholder

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English


  • Music,
  • General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • 1874-1954,
  • Biography,
  • Composers,
  • Ives, Charles,
  • Ives, Charles,,
  • Philosophy and aesthetics,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9429077M
ISBN 100300038852
ISBN 109780300038859

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The remainder of the book presents documents that illuminate Ives's personal life. A selection of some sixty letters to and from Ives and his family, edited and annotated by Tom C. Owens, is the 5/5(1). Charles Ives Reconsidered reexamines a number of critical assumptions about the life and works of this significant American composer, drawing on many new sources to explore Ives's creative activities within broader historical, social, cultural, and musical perspectives. Gayle Sherwood Magee offers the first large-scale rethinking of Ives's musical development based on the controversial revised 1/5(1).   Charles Ives, in full Charles Edward Ives, (born Octo , Danbury, Connecticut, U.S.—died , New York City), significant American composer who is known for a number of innovations that anticipated most of the later musical developments of the 20th century.. Ives received his earliest musical instruction from his father, who was a bandleader, music teacher, and . Charles Ives was an American composer, renowned for his systematic experimentation in music. He was the first person to combine elements of American popular music as well as church-music traditions with European art music to produce a unique style and experiment with different musical techniques like polytonality, polyrhythm, and tone clusters.

This picture-book portrait of twentieth-century composer Charles Ives () frames the musical maverick's entire life, but it focuses most closely on Ives' source of inspiration--music played by his father, an exuberant, small-town bandleader--and on the difficulties Ives had getting people to accept his innovative music/5(12). Ives Plays Ives The Complete Recordings of Charles Ives at the Piano,   The Charles Ives that emerges from Swafford's story is a precocious, well-trained musician, a brilliant if mercurial thinker about art and life, and an experimenter in the spirit of Edison and the Wright : Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc. Charles Edward Ives (/ aɪ v z /; Octo – ) was an American modernist composer, one of the first American composers of international renown. His music was largely ignored during his early life, and many of his works went unperformed for many years. Later in life, the quality of his music was publicly recognized, and he came to be regarded as an "American original".Born: Octo , Danbury, Connecticut.