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The Post-War Decade, 1948–58

Elizabeth B. Crist and Wayne Shirley (eds)

in The Selected Correspondence of Aaron Copland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111217
eISBN:
9780300133479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111217.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter considers what happened to Aaron Copeland during the decade following World War II. This period in Copeland's life and career was complicated due to the change in the political and ... More


1958 and Beyond

Elizabeth B. Crist and Wayne Shirley (eds)

in The Selected Correspondence of Aaron Copland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111217
eISBN:
9780300133479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111217.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at Aaron Copeland's later years. He spent these years touring the world, conducting and lecturing while at the same time keeping in contact with family and friends. He spent his ... More


Fine and Dandy

Vicki Ohl

in Fine and Dandy: The Life and Work of Kay Swift

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102611
eISBN:
9780300130393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102611.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes the success of Kay Swift's musical Fine and Dandy, which opened on September 23, 1930 at Erlanger's Theater. It explains that the musical was a collaboration between Swift and ... More


Summary and Conclusions

Jeffrey J. Noonan

in The Guitar in America: Victorian Era to Jazz Age

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110188
eISBN:
9781604733020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110188.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of guitar in America. It identifies specific issues concerning the role of the guitar in American musical culture and discusses the ... More


Iran, I

Joel Sachs

in Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195108958
eISBN:
9780190268015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195108958.003.0051
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Henry Cowell's travel to Iran from December 31, 1956 to February 28, 1957. When Henry and his wife Sidney arrived in Iran, the country had become an Anglo-American venture in ... More


Columbia University, 1901–1904

E. Douglas Bomberger

in MacDowell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199899296
eISBN:
9780190268343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199899296.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes MacDowell's activities from 1901–1904. These include his efforts to establish a united Department of Fine Arts at Columbia that would integrate music with the sister arts of ... More


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