American Mavericks

Author: Susan Key
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520233058
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Collects comments, insight, and actual performances from American composers, representing a myriad of genres and styles, who took part in the 2000 American Mavericks festival in San Francisco.

American Mavericks

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A celebration of musical inspiration and creativity in a gathering of entertaining and compelling stories, personalities, and performances from some prominent tradition - breaking composers.

Mavericks And Other Traditions In American Music

Author: Michael Broyles
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300127898
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It is the story of fantasies and illusions as well as of some extraordinary
individuals in American cultural history. It is about being marginalized and
persisting. It is about dissonance, a dissonance between a collection of maverick
artists and the world in which they lived. Above all, it is about what that
dissonance tells us of that world. Is there an us? Many still think there is; many
are convinced there is not. Differences may matter, but the people introduced in
this story, the eccentric ...

Black Notes

Author: William C. Banfield
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810852877
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This interview was conducted as part of "American Mavericks" by Minnesota
Public Radio. You can find out more at: Alan Baker: What
connections can we make with James P. Johnson, Duke Ellington, and other
developments in early Jazz? William Banfield: What I think we're talking about is
tracking the development of orchestrated or enlarged Jazz or Black music forms.
From Spirituals to Blues to Rag to the concert things we see now in these larger
orchestra ...

Surviving Orchestral Music

Author: Charles Hommann
Publisher: A-R Editions, Inc.
ISBN: 9780895796196
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The year was 1888; the work by George Whitefield Chadwick (1854—1931) was
his Symphony no. 2, op. 21, completed in 1885. Wilma Reid Cipolla, "Schmidt,
Arthur P(aul)," The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd ed., 22:
534. 265. Steven Ledbetter, liner note for John Knowles Paine, Symphony no. 2,
New World Records 80350. 266. For discussion of American maverick
composers, see American Mavericks: A Look at 20th-century Music in the United
States, from the ...


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AMERICAN (nyavericks American Mavericks on the Air and in Print In June 2000,
MTT and the SFS stunned the music world with their American Mavericks festival,
celebrating the defiant, innovative streak in this country's music of the 20th
century. Now Minnesota Public Radio has taken inspiration from MTT and the
SFS in a new American Mavericks radio program: a series of one-hour shows
including music with commentary by MTT and in-depth interviews with maverick

Spirits Rejoice

Author: Jason C. Bivins
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190230932
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In the tradition of American mavericks like Charles Ives, Harry Partch, or Frank
Zappa, Zorn's “jazz” bands confronted audiences with grindcore; his “rock” bands
played George Crumb fragments; his “chamber” ensembles scandalized listeners
with hyperspeed Ornette Coleman nuggets. Zorn's attitude to orthodoxy seemed
exemplified in his composition “Perfume of a Critic's Burning Flesh.” What, then,
was downtown's leading bad boy doing getting all comfy with Judaism? It was an

The Bulletin Of The Society For American Music

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Bulletin Board American Mavericks: Their Time Has Come Michael Tilson
Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony have announced one of the boldest
festivals ever presented by a major American orchestra: American Mavericks.
Between 7 and 24 June, the symphony will present the music of Terry Riley,
Morton Feldman, Milton Babbitt, John Cage, Charles Ives, Henry Cowell,
Meredith Monk, Lukas Foss, Carl Ruggles, Ruth Crawford Seeger, Charles Ives,
Duke Ellington, George ...

21st Century Music

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June 11 June 17 George Antheil Centennial / American Mavericks. Bad Bey of
Music: The World of George Antheil, with Michael Tilson Thomas and the Abel-
Steinberg- Winant Trio. Second Sonata for Violin with Accompaniment of Piano
and Drums. A Jazz Symphony, and Ballet Mecanique. Da vies Symphony Hall,
San Francisco, CA. San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band in Higdon's
Freedom Dreams. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA. A Tribute
to Great Jazz ...

The Mavericks

Author: Stephen DeWitt Stephens
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Chiefly concerned with the life and career of Peter Rushton Maverick, but includes an account of other Mavericks associated with the engraver in New Jersey.