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Grainger the Modernist

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Published by Ashgate Publishing in Farnham, Surrey, England, Burlington, Vermont .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxiii, 270 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25889279M
ISBN 101472420225
ISBN 109781472420220

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Critics could describe this rapport with his surroundings and his ability to divorce expressive ends from their familiar means as in essence post modernist, a formula that admits every factor into the equation except the single one, personality, that Grainger possessed in abundance. Cosmopolitanism and Transatlantic Circles in Music and Literature traces the transatlantic networks that were constructed between a select group of composers, including Edvard Grieg, Edward MacDowell, and Percy Grainger, and the writers with whom they shared cosmopolitan affinities, including Arne Garborg, Hamlin Garland, Madison Grant, and Lathrop Stoddard.


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Unaccountably, Percy Grainger has remained on the margins of both American music history and twentieth-century modernism. This volume reveals the well-known composer of popular gems to be a self-described ’hyper-modernist’ who composed works of uncompromising dissonance, challenged the conventions of folk song collection and adaptation, re-visioned the modern orchestra, Cited by: 1.

Unaccountably, Percy Grainger has remained on the margins of both American music history and twentieth-century modernism. This volume reveals the well-known composer of popular gems to be a self-described "hyper-modernist" who composed works of uncompromising dissonance, challenged the conventions of folk song collection and adaptation, re-visioned the modern orchestra, experimented.

Book Description. Unaccountably, Percy Grainger has remained on the margins of both American music history and twentieth-century modernism.

This volume reveals the well-known composer of popular gems to be a self-described ’hyper-modernist’ who composed works of uncompromising dissonance, challenged the conventions of folk song collection and adaptation, re-visioned the modern orchestra.

Percy Grainger’s folk music collections from England and Denmark are justifiably well known among Grainger scholars, and are recognized for their descriptive notations of incredible complexity, attention to the details of the lives of the performers, and, in the case of the English collection, the infamous criticism afforded them by the folk music establishment.

When Grainger was ultra-modernist: a study of the American reception of In an nutshell () / Suzanne Robinson 'Serious music': the Brisbane reception of Grainger's historical chamber music recitals () / Samantha Owens Percy Grainger, Henry Cowell and the origins of the world music survey course / Peter Grainger the Modernist book Grainger was far from being a self-sufficient maverick working in isolation.

Through contact with innovators such as Ferrucio Busoni, Léon Theremin and Henry Cowell; promotion of. Unaccountably, Percy Grainger has remained on the margins of both American music history and twentieth-century modernism. This volume reveals the well-known composer of popular gems to be a self-described ’hyper-modernist’ who composed works of uncompromising dissonance, challenged the conventions of folk song collection and adaptation, re-visioned the modern orchestra, Brand: Taylor And Francis.

Grainger the Modernist | Unaccountably, Percy Grainger has remained on the margins of both American music history and twentieth-century modernism. This volume reveals the well-known composer of popular gems to be a self-described 'hyper-modernist' who composed works of uncompromising dissonance, challenged the conventions of folk song collection and adaptation, re-visioned the modern orchestra.

Buy Grainger the Modernist by Suzanne Robinson, Kay Dreyfus (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible orders. Add Book to basket View full details Comrades in Art - The Correspondence of Ronald Stevenson and Percy Grainger,with Interviews, Essays and other Writings on Grainger.

This book, Grainger the Modernist, is a set of thirteen chapters written by symposium contributors from Australia, Canada, USA and England. They address the philosophy of modernism and explain the practical ways in which Grainger demonstrated his modernism. American Record Guide 'The book discusses the negative reception to some of Percy's dissonant music and also delves into his relationship with Henry Cowell whose jailing for indecent acts was a scandal.

Collectively, the authors identify the aspects of Grainger's life showing him to be a modernist equal to the most avant garde composers of his.

Whiteoak, John Andrew./ Minstrelsy, Ragtime, 'Improvisatory Music' and Percy Grainger's 'Unwritten Music'.Grainger the Modernist. editor / Suzanne Robinson ; Kay Dreyfus. Surrey UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, pp. -Grainger the modernist / edited by Suzanne Robinson and Kay Dreyfus Ashgate Publishing Limited Farnham, Surrey Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

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As you read the book, you have a variety of meanings, their origins, ambitions, history and nuances, as well as various circles and sub-transfers each story.

Just a little to remember, but the brain is a beautiful thing and. But Grainger was a modernist, an innovator, a procursor of John Cage. We think of aleatoric—or chance—music as a fairly recent development, but he was well ahead of the game. Suzanne Robinson is an historical musicologist specialising in Australian music history, with particular interests in cultural history and sexual politics.

As a prominent Grainger scholar she is co-editor of Grainger the Modernist (Ashgate, ) and author of articles published in Musical Quarterly and Musicology on holds a honours degree and PhD from the University of. Contact Us. ; Granger Hertzog Ltd, Unit 8 Central Park, Central Way, London, NW10 7FY.

By reappraising Grainger’s social and historical connectedness and exploring the variety of aspects of modernity seen in his activities in the British, American and Australian contexts, the authors create a profile of a composer, propagandist and visionary whose modernist aesthetic paralleled that of the most advanced composers of his day.

Katherine Firth, The University of Melbourne. Michael Hooper, Australian Music and Modernism, (Bloomsbury Academic, ) Australian Music and Modernism,the new monograph by Michael Hooper (University of New South Wales), is a rather more specific intervention into the field than the title might suggest.

Rather than providing a survey of Australian .In The Modernist World, edited by Stephen Ross and Allana C. Lindgren, – London and New York: Routledge. London and New York: Routledge. ISBN The Chicago native went on to found W.W.

Grainger, an industrial-supply company based in Lake Forest, which has $11 billion in annual sales and nea employees. Grainger died inbut.