Charles Ives remembered

an oral history
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Yale University Press , New Haven
Ives, Charles, 1874-1954, Composers -- United States -- Biog

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Statementby Vivian Perlis.
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LC ClassificationsML410.I94 P5
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"Interweaving photographs, concert programs, scores, and drawings with the texts of more than fifty interviews with family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues, Charles Ives Remembered is a vivid memory portrait of an enigmatic American composer, told in the voices of the people who knew him best/5(10).

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Charles Ives () was publicly an insurance executive but privately a/5. Interweaving photographs, concert programs, scores, and drawings with the texts of more than fifty interviews with family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues, Charles Ives Remembered is a vivid memory portrait of an enigmatic American composer, told in the voices of the people who knew him best.

Charles Ives () was publicly an insurance executive but privately a composer whose. Charles Ives, in full Charles Edward Ives, (born OctoDanbury, Connecticut, U.S.—diedNew York City), significant American composer who is known for a number of innovations that anticipated most of the later musical developments of the 20th century.

Ives received his earliest musical instruction from his father, who was a bandleader, music teacher, and acoustician. Get this from a library. Charles Ives remembered: an oral history. [Vivian Perlis] -- Charles Ives was an extraordinary personality as well as a brilliant composer and insurance genius.

The publication of this unique work, based on Ives's manuscripts and papers from the Charles Ives. “'Charles Ives Remembered,” Vivian Perlis writes, “cannot explain his music,” although there are some fascinating asides on how he put his music together and kept taking it apart again.

Charles Edward Ives (/ aɪ v z /; Octo – ) was an American modernist composer, one of the first American composers of international renown.

His music was largely ignored during his early life, and many of his works went unperformed for many years. Later in life, the quality of his music was publicly recognized, and he came to be regarded as an "American original".Born: OctoDanbury, Connecticut.

Charles Ives Remembered An Oral History. The award-winning portrait of Charles Ives in the words of the people in his life. Interweaving photographs, concert programs, scores, and drawings with the texts of more than fifty interviews with family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues, Charles Ives Remembered is a vivid memory portrait of the enigmatic American composer, told in the voices of the.

Interweaving photographs, concert programs, scores, and drawings with the texts of more than fifty interviews with family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues, Charles Ives Remembered is a vivid memory portrait of an enigmatic American composer, told in the voices of the people who knew him best.

Charles Ives (—) was publicly an insurance executive but privately a composer whose Brand: Vivian Perlis. This volume shows Charles Ives in the context of his world in a number of revealing ways.

Five new essays examine Ives's relationships to European music and to American music, politics, business, and landscape. Peter Burkholder shows Ives as a composer well versed in four distinctive musical traditions who blended them in his mature music.5/5(1).

InPerlis used this collection to write the book Charles Ives Remembered, which was the first documentation of a musical figure through the use of oral history. Inthe book won the American Musicological Society’s Otto Kinkeldey Award, their most prestigious book mater: University of Michigan.

Charles Ives is best remembered for his ‘Piano Sonata No. 2, Concord, Mass., –60’, commonly known as ‘Concord Sonata’.

Although he started the work in he did not concentrate on it untilfinally completing the piece in He later revised the work and published it. Charles Ives remembered: An oral history by Vivian Perlis. Yale University Press.

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Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Charles Ives, perhaps the quintessential American composer of the twentieth century, drew on his childhood experiences in a small New England town in his music.

Through his close relationship with his father, George, a Civil War bandmaster, Ives developed a powerful feeling for nineteenth-century rural America. Infor the Ives centenary, selections from these interviews — edited and arranged by her — were published by Yale University Press as “Charles Ives Remembered: An Oral History.”Author: Anthony Tommasini.

Charles Ives Remembered: an Oral History. New York: Da Capo Press, ISBN (anglicky) {} SINCLAIR, James B. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Music of Charles Ives.

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New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, ISBN Alma mater: Yaleova univerzita, Harvardova univerzita. Within the pages of Charles Ives Remembered we hear of Ives as a sensitive and generous employer, as a family prankster, and as a loving husband, father, and uncle.

The picture that emerges is one of a deeply caring and profoundly human soul. The Charles Ives Society is sad to report the passing on July 4th of Senior Vice-President Vivian Perlis (). Vivian founded the Oral History of American Music at Yale University and is the author of the seminal book Charles Ives Remembered.

We remember her enthusiasm and tenacity with admiration.5/5(2). Vivian Perlis’s Charles Ives Remembered: An Oral History offers first-hand accounts of the composer through interviews with his family, friends, and musical hed inthis primary source book was the first oral history of an American composer.

These interviews present insights into topics including Ives’s childhood, musical attitudes, personality, and early. Charles Ives has 25 books on Goodreads with ratings. Charles Ives’s most popular book is Essays Before a Sonata, The Majority, and Other Writings.

Charles Ives was the son of George Ives, a Danbury, Connecticut bandmaster and a musical experimenter whose approach heavily influenced his son. Charles Ives' musical skills quickly developed; he was playing organ services at the local Presbyterian church from the age of 12 and began to compose at Ives' rural, rough-and-tumble childhood was revisited vividly and repeatedly in the music he.

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Author: Baseball and the Music of Charles Ivesoffers readers an exceptionally rich understanding of Charles Ives. Through intelligent discussion of Ives's. Charles Ives Remembered: An Oral Perlis. University of Illinois Press. / ISBN X (paperback).

Interweaving photographs, concert programs, scores, and drawings with the texts of more than fifty interviews with family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues, Charles Ives Remembered is a vivid memory portrait of an enigmatic American composer, told in the voices of the.

The project formed the basis of the award-winning book by Vivian Perlis, Charles Ives Remembered: An Oral History (New Haven: Yale University Press,and subsequently reprinted).

Excerpts from the taped interviews were used in a five record package, "Charles Ives th Anniversary" () and in a film documentary, "A Good Dissonance Like. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and   UNIQUE historical recording of Charles Ives at the piano, playing the third movement "The Alcotts" from his Piano Sonata No.2 (Concord Sonata).

On Feb. 22,Charles Ives’s Second Symphony premiered in New York — some 50 years after the piece was completed. Long shunned by the. - Explore chimimo's board "Charles Ives" on Pinterest. See more ideas about 20th century music, Aaron copland and Gothic revival architecture pins. Start studying MUSC Chapter 59 Book Notes.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Charles Ives' compositional voice followed very modernist tendencies, making him one of the more _____, and _____, composers of the early twentieth century. Ives remembered the sound of the _____accompanying.

Charles Ives (–), born in Danbury, CT, was an American modernist composer, one of the most original American composers of all time and a pillar of artistic integrity. Ives was virtually unknown during his composing career. However, his mus.A hundred years ago, Charles Ives composed a portrait of a year in New England.

The Holidays Symphony veers between tender sentiment and savage chaos, a sonic three-ring circus. Beautiful and.Jan Swafford, Charles Ives: A Life With Music (W.W. Norton, ) Vivian Perlis, Charles Ives Remembered: An Oral History (University of Illinois,repr.) J.

Peter Burkholder, ed., Charles Ives and His World (Princeton, ). Check out the collection of .