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Twenty-Two. The Dream Defined

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0023
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This is the first of the Lincoln Center chapters. In this chapter, a short history of the Lincoln Square project is given along with the nature of the Center's first two presidents and the historical ... More


Twenty-Five. The Potemkin Center

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0026
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

One of Schuman's original dreams for Lincoln Center was a summer festival that would take advantage of the Center's air-conditioned halls. In 1967, Schuman's Lincoln Center Festival became a reality. ... More


Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Steve Swayne

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The musical landscape of New York City and the United States of America would look quite different had it not been for William Schuman. This book, the first objective and comprehensive biography of ... More


Leonard Bernstein

Maurice Peress

in Dvorák to Duke Ellington: A Conductor Rediscovers America's Music and Its African-American Roots

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195098228
eISBN:
9780199869817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098228.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter details how the author of this book meets Leonard Bernstein and starts working with him as an assistant conductor with the New York Philharmonic 1961-2. He then takes part in the less ... More


Twenty-Seven. The Death of the Dream

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0028
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This chapter traces the events that led to the end of Schuman's tenure as president of Lincoln Center. His health played a part in his departure, as he suffered from a severe angina attack in the ... More


Still Dreaming of Paradise

Jim Lovensheimer

in South Pacific: Paradise Rewritten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195377026
eISBN:
9780199864560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377026.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This concluding chapter features a discussion of productions of South Pacific subsequent to the original Broadway run. Several of the productions, including a national tour starring Erin Dilly and ... More


Blood on the Fields: Wynton Marsalis and the Transformation of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra

Alex Stewart

in Making the Scene: Contemporary New York City Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249530
eISBN:
9780520940161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249530.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. It includes an analysis of Wynton Marsalis's Pulitzer Prize-winning oratorio, Blood on the Fields, and the relationship of this work to his ... More


Fordham, A History of the Jesuit University of New York: 1841-2003

Thomas J. Shelley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271511
eISBN:
9780823271900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271511.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Fordham is the story of the evolution of a small diocesan college into a major American Jesuit university. Founded by John Hughes, the Bishop of New York, as St. John’s College in 1841, the Society ... More


End of an Era

Jan Brokken

in The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0031
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter describes through the eyes of Wim Statius Muller the end of an era of Dutch Antillean composers writing pieces based on classical music in creolized forms with local rhythms. A new more ... More


Cinephilia in Ruins: An Audience of the Elite, 1960–1970

Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece

in The Optical Vacuum: Spectatorship and Modernized American Theater Architecture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190689353
eISBN:
9780190689391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689353.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 considers the second wave of cinephilia and the art house theater boom particularly in New York City alongside the emergence of underground cinemas intended for the cultural elite ... More


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