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Author Block, Geoffrey Holden, 1948-

Title Ives, Concord sonata : piano sonata no. 2 ("Concord, Mass., 1840-1860") / Geoffrey Block.

Published Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  786.2092 IVES/BLOC    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 114 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Cambridge music handbooks.
Cambridge music handbooks.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-109) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Reception. Critical responses 1920-1938. 1939 and after -- 3. Genesis. Ives's chronology. Ives's chronology cross-examined. A revised genesis. The two Concords -- 4. Form and design. Motivic fabric. Tonal characteristics. Form -- 5. Borrowing. Borrowings: Ives, Cowell, and Kirkpatrick. Later discoveries of Ives borrowings. Other hypothetical borrowings. Musical borrowings in the Concord Sonata -- 6. The program. Ives and programmaticism. "Emerson" "Hawthorne" "The Alcotts" "Thoreau" -- Appendix I. Concord Sonata themes -- Appendix II. Formal and thematic outline.
Summary Geoffrey Block's wide-ranging account of the Concord Sonata.
Subject Ives, Charles, 1874-1954. Sonatas, piano, no. 2.
ISBN 052149821X (paperback)
052149656X (hbk.)