Feb 17, 2020
Music Chronicles 1940-1954
Posted by Virgil Thomson Tim Page

The Musical Scene The Art of Judging Music Music Right and Left Music Reviewed other writingsRevisit the Golden Age of classical music in America through the witty and adventurous reviews of our greatest critic composer For fourteen memorable years Virgil Thomson surveyed the worlds of opera and classical music as the chief music critic for the New York Herald TriThe Musical Scene The Art of Judging Music Music Right and Left Music Reviewed other writingsRevisit the Golden Age of classical music in America through the witty and adventurous reviews of our greatest critic composer For fourteen memorable years Virgil Thomson surveyed the worlds of opera and classical music as the chief music critic for the New York Herald Tribune An accomplished composer who knew music from the inside, Thomson communicated its pleasures and complexities to a wide readership in a hugely entertaining, authoritative style, and his daily reviews and Sunday articles set a high water mark in American cultural journalism Thomson collected his newspaper columns in four volumes The Musical Scene, The Art of Judging Music, Music Right and Left, and Music Reviewed All are gathered here, together with a generous selection of Thomson s uncollected writings The result is a singular chronicle of a magical time when an unrivaled roster of great conductors Koussevitzky, Toscanini, Beecham, Stokowski and legendary performers Horowitz, Rubinstein, Heifetz, Stern presented new masters Copland, Stravinsky, Britten, Bernstein and re introduced the classics to a rapt American audience.

  • Title: Music Chronicles 1940-1954
  • Author: Virgil Thomson Tim Page
  • ISBN: 9781598533095
  • Page: 423
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Music Chronicles The Musical Scene The Art of Judging Music Music Right and Left Music Reviewed other writingsRevisit the Golden Age of classical music in America through the witty and adventurous reviews of our great

    Tony

    MUSIC CHRONICLES 1940 1954 2014 , Virgil ThomsonThis is a recent publication from The Library of America of the writings of Virgil Thomson Mr Thomson was the music critic for the New York Herald Tribune during the years indicated, and was a beacon of information for, primarily, New Yorkers on classical music Over that period of time he attended an incredible number of performances, and managed to provide a sober and unbiased opinion of each He subsequently published these reviews in four books T [...]


    Joe

    Amazing really a treat Will keep coming back to, and haven t read every last entry yet.


    Mills College Library

    780 T485m 2014



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