By David C Paul
Paul explores either how Ives situated his tune amid altering philosophical and aesthetic currents and the way others interpreted his contributions to American tune. even supposing Ives's preliminary efforts to discover a public within the early twenties attracted a couple of devotees, the resurgence of curiosity within the American literary previous through the thirties made a live performance staple of his "Concord" Sonata, a piece devoted to nineteenth-century transcendentalist writers. Paul indicates how Ives used to be to that end deployed as an icon of yankee freedom in the course of the early chilly warfare interval and the way he got here to be instigated on the head of a line of "American maverick" composers. Paul additionally examines why a contemporary cadre of students has beset the composer with Gilded Age social anxieties.
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Charles Ives in the Mirror: American Histories of an Iconic Composer (Music in American Life) by David C Paul