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Music and Imagination - Copland, Aaron
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One of the most forthright and talented of American composers writes here of the part played by the freely imaginative mind in composing, performing, and listening to music. He urges more frequent performance and more sensitive hearing of the music of new composers. He discusses sound media, new and old, and looks toward a musical future in which the timbres and intensities developed by the electronic engineer may find their musical shape and meaning. He considers the twentieth-century revolt against classical form and ...

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Music and Imagination 1952, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674589155

Revised edition

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