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Weinzweig : essays on his life and music, John Beckwith and Brian Cherney, editors

Label
Weinzweig : essays on his life and music
Title
Weinzweig
Title remainder
essays on his life and music
Statement of responsibility
John Beckwith and Brian Cherney, editors
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Weinzweig (1913?006) was the pre-eminent Canadian composer of his generation. Influenced by European modernists such as Stravinsky, Berg, and Webern, he was the first Canadian composer to employ serialism, thereby bringing a spirit of innovation to mid-twentieth-century Canadian music. A forceful advocate for modern Canadian composition, Weinzweig played a key role in the founding of the Canadian League of Composers and the Canadian Music Centre during a buoyant and expansive period for the arts in Canada. He was an influential force as a teacher of composition, first with the Royal Cons
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
QE2
Dewey number
780.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
ML410.W429
LC item number
A6 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • discographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1927-
  • 1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beckwith, John
  • Cherney, Brian
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Weinzweig, John
  • Composers
  • Weinzweig, John
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • MUSIC
  • Composers
  • Canada
Label
Weinzweig : essays on his life and music, John Beckwith and Brian Cherney, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-390), discography (p. 373-388) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A self-made composer / John Beckwith and Brian Cherney -- Toronto : the social and artistic content / Robin Elliot -- The activist / Brian Cherney -- The teacher / John Rea -- Music for radio and film / Elaine Keillor -- The first Canadian serialist / Catherine Nolan -- "Naked and unashamed": the instrumental practice / Clark Ross -- Works with texts ; Jazz swing and jazz blues / John Beckwith -- The story of my life : the divertimento series / James K. Wright -- In his own words / Alan Gillmore -- Critical and scholarly views / J. Drew Stephen -- Ear-dreaming : a study in listeners / Eleanor V. Stubley -- How to play Weinzweig / Robert Aitken -- Wienzweig as I knew him / John Beckwith
Control code
716060072
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 402 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781554583218
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, music, portraits, digital file
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)716060072
Label
Weinzweig : essays on his life and music, John Beckwith and Brian Cherney, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-390), discography (p. 373-388) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A self-made composer / John Beckwith and Brian Cherney -- Toronto : the social and artistic content / Robin Elliot -- The activist / Brian Cherney -- The teacher / John Rea -- Music for radio and film / Elaine Keillor -- The first Canadian serialist / Catherine Nolan -- "Naked and unashamed": the instrumental practice / Clark Ross -- Works with texts ; Jazz swing and jazz blues / John Beckwith -- The story of my life : the divertimento series / James K. Wright -- In his own words / Alan Gillmore -- Critical and scholarly views / J. Drew Stephen -- Ear-dreaming : a study in listeners / Eleanor V. Stubley -- How to play Weinzweig / Robert Aitken -- Wienzweig as I knew him / John Beckwith
Control code
716060072
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 402 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781554583218
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, music, portraits, digital file
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)716060072

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