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William Grant Still

William Grant Still( )
Author: Smith, Catherine Parsons
Series title:American Composers Ser.
ISBN:978-0-252-03322-3
Publication Date:Mar 2008
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $93.00
Book Description:

In this compact introduction to the life and work of eminent African American composer William Grant Still (1895-1978), Catherine Parsons Smith tracks the composer's interrelated careers in popular and concert music. Still merged both musical traditions in his work, studying composition with George W. Chadwick at the New England Conservatory, collaborating with Langston Hughes on Troubled Island, and working as a commercial arranger and composer on Broadway and radio during the Harlem...
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Book Details
Pages:136
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / African American & Black
Biography & Autobiography / Music
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 21.59 x 1.524 cm



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