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Published: 26 November 2015

344 Pages


ISBN: 9780199358649

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Orchestrating the Nation

The Nineteenth-Century American Symphonic Enterprise

Douglas Shadle

  • First history of a major American repertory
  • Provides a new explanation of orchestral music canon formation in the U.S.A.
  • Examines the history of the symphony from a transatlantic perspective
  • Includes over 100 music examples, mostly from unpublished manuscripts, supported by a companion website that features over 50 recordings